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TT2 Expert Final: U.S. militia groups pose a greater threat to our national security than do FTOs

whiteflame
bsh1

First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate bsh1 on making it this far in the tournament. Much as he has achieved this before, and even won before, I think it's a massive achievement with all of the fantastic competition we've had. Second, I am again honored to be debating a venerated veteran of the site. I have a lot of respect for bsh1 and his debating prowess, something I know he'll bring in spades to this debate. I hope I am up to the challenge, but most importantly, no matter how this ends...

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60 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Short debate game: Minecraft should be used in education

Thanomsak
Realdeo

This is the short debate. Only 500 characters with a time limit for 48 hours in each turn,plus only 2 rounds! So use these 2 rounds and these 500 word wisely! Ignore this first round! You can type whatever you want to type, but not about the debate Welcome Cons to the debate game!...

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0 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Atheism is a religion

Elektergeld
Secular_Mike

Atheism, or any unmotivated claim that God doesn't exist, is to be considered a religion because it states something we don't have evidences for. Religious is any thought that implies believing without proofs....

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Cyberbullying that is held outside of school should be punished by the school.

brandi1227
Egocentric

Cyberbullying that is occurs off campus should not be punished by the school. According to Merriam-Webster, cyberbullying is the electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a person. Schools are exceeding their authority and violating the student"s freedom of speech by disciplining the student for cyberbullying. The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression, assembly, and the right to petition. Unless the problem is brought onto campus, the school cannot interfer...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Does god really Exist? If so, why does he not care what we believe in?

Lel-Derp
stylishBOY

For Example: Ever noticed that somebody who didn't believe in god never get punished so severely? (Except by the crazy religious people). What do you think about believing in god? Is it a good thing not to let a make-believe being cloud your judgments? Or is it the right thing to let such a deity lead your decisions?...

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33 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Theism is a More Rational World-view than Atheism

Installgentoo
Ajabi

First of all, let's define some terms; Theism- belief in the existence of at least one deity Atheism- disbelief in the existence of deities or a divine reality Rational- something which concurs with sound reasoning First round is acceptance/ quibbling over definitions only....

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2 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Are candlesticks safe to jump over?

firefish12
kroshka12

This simply an acceptance round to get your feelings through to one another. I accept. Me and kroshka have returned and hopefully its for good. Thanks for all the support we had on our should Unicorns Be Able to Farm debate and if you haven't heard of it check it out here: http://www.debate.org/debates/Should-unicorns-be-able-to-farm/1/...

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0 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

9/11 justified?

TheMasterofEnglish
Ozzyhead

RIP to the 2,976 Americans that were killed during 9/11 and to the 48,644 Afghan, 1,690,903 Iraqi and 35,000 Pakistan people that paid the ultimate price. The Americans are the biggest of the hypocrites. They have lost their respect in the UN....

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10 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

God Probably Doesn't Exist

n7
Toviyah

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept let me know in the comments.You must have a minimum of 2500 ELO to vote on this debate.Definitions:God: The sentient eternal (has always existed and held his properties) omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent being that was the efficient cause of the universe.Probably: Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell.Doesn't Exist: Does not have objective reality or being....

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165 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Stefan Molyneux is a Cult Leader

A341
bossyburrito

First round is for acceptance only. Definition: Cult leader: "The leader of a system of veneration and devotion directed towards a particular figure or object"...

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11 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago