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The United States should have a death penalty.

RoyLatham
Mikal

The death penalty, i.e. capital punishment, is "execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense." [1. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capital%20punishment] Currently 32 states and the Federal government have a death penalty. [2. http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/states-and-without-death-penalty]. Background inf...

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120 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

The United States should build and maintain a border fence

RoyLatham
kbub

A border fence is one of the possible mechanisms used to control immigration and the flow of goods over U.S. borders. In this debate I will contend that existing border fences on the southern border should maintained and upgraded, and that at least a new 700 mile fence should be built .I do not require that a border fence...

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Drawing Debate

Mikal
MoralityProfessor

This is a Drawing Debate. My fiance and I have been trying to find a way to spend time together on the site. She loves to draw and is pretty freaking good at it, so I came up with the idea of a drawing debate. She shall participate in this herself.Each round a person shall submit a drawing. It has to be sketched with pencil or pen. At the bottom of the Drawing you are to sign your DDO username or at least something noticeable where people will know you ac...

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99 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: Frozen is better than the Lion King

imabench
Raisor

First round acceptance only. Prepare your anus....

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47 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

DDO should keep a voting system with multiple categories

RoyLatham
thett3

Currently, debate.org uses a seven point voting system for judging debates, with points awarded in categories according to:Who had better conduct (1 point)Had better spelling and grammar (1 point)Made more convincing arguments (3 points)Used the most reliable...

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36 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

fish are important to the world

theawesomeguy2
theawesomeguy

First round is accepting the definition and debate. Second round is first point. Third round is 2 new points and NO rebuttles. Fourth round is rebutting and summarizing your points....

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Life has more meaning without god

Dwint
Yarron

I will argue that without the belief in god, life has more meaning. It's up to my opponent if we will talk about the christian god or about god in general. I would like a serious debate, so if you want to accept, please leave a comment with your opinion on the topic. meaning = the end, purpose, or significance of something[1] Structure: Round 1: acceptance Round 2: arguments (no rebuttals) Round 3: rebuttals(no arguments) Round 4: additional arguments/rebuttals Round 5: conclusion...

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40 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Homosexuality in Humans is Natural

medv4380
Defro

First round is for accepting the debate, stating the resolution, and definitions. Resolution: Homosexuality in Humans is Natural Definitions: Natural is that which does not conflict with natural law. Natural Law has many possible definitions. However, for this debate, natural law will be defined as the evolutionary process. Homosexuality is the state of being sexually attracted to the same sex....

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77 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Dancing horses are real

theawesomeguy
kongfujason

Dancing horses are real because horses can dance, if you check on youtube, there are dancing horses on video....

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

should your best friend be rude to you at any price?

Ilona
wildcat101

I think that your best friend shouldn't be rude but be blunt...

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Updated 4 Days Ago