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It is morally permissible...

Ragnar_Rahl
LR4N6FTW4EVA

The resolution is: "It is morally permissible to use this site to non-satirically advocate that the killing of innocents is both acceptable and unacceptable in the same context." The following is agreed to by every debater on this site: " Will not use the Service in any way to provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the source, location, nature, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization designated by the U.S. government as a foreign terrori...

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22 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Hunting

crackofdawn
rex-town

This argument is going to based off of whether the government should let hunting continue or ban it. I am pro for letting it continue. I will let my opponent point out why he thinks it should not continue and respond to his arguments. I thank my opponent in advance for taking on this controversial topic and wish him good luck....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

umpire age limit/requirements to umpire a game

bird-debater
YonRoku

i believe that an umpire should have played softball/baseball in order to ump and have had a minimum of 6 months training to keep things fair...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed t

StDebateJ
FlamingSheep

Because joining an international court brings justice to perpetrators of crimes against humanity, I stand in affirmation. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. I render the following definitions for clarification purposes: Ought- used to express justice, moral rightness Jurisdiction- A government's general power to exercise authority over all persons and things within its territory; A...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Schools ought to replace textbooks with a digital medium.

MitchellDeYoung
Protagoras

I will allow the negative to have the first say....

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Determinism and free will completely contradict each other and cannot be both true simultaneously.

Goni
Nail_Bat

Determinism is defined as the philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs. Free will is defined as the power or ability of agents to to act otherwise than they in fact do. The Contender should explain how these two opposites can settle down together peacefully....

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Zionism is racist

Cerebral_Narcissist
Narwal19

It is my position that Zionism is a racist ideology. Definitions Zionism: The international movement that supported the establishment of a Jewish homeland/state in the land loosely defined as 'Palestine' and which continues to support the State of Israel as a Jewish state. Racist: Shall be defined as discrimination or prejudice on the grounds of membership or lack thereof in a racial, ethnic or religious group. The Argument The settlement of Jews upon what was Arab land, the definitio...

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Public High School Students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exa

10lipicht1292
Reas0n

"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." It is because I agree with these words by world renown philosopher Socrates, that I stand in firm negation of the resolution Resolved: Public high school students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exams to graduate. For the advocacy of today's debate, I will up hold the value of Societal Well fare. I will support my value t...

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Global Warming

missmarysubijano
WorldTraveler

Rules: 1. This debate will be on science: Were leaving out politics and scientific consensus. No Al Gore or Oregon Petition please. 2. Understand the mechanics of Global Warming Have a basic understanding of the science before accepting this challenge. Like I said before, quotes won't cut it here. We need good scientific arguments. 3. Prove me wrong, not my credibility Don't ignore my arguments and say 'You don't have enough evidence, therefore I don't have to respond' Whether...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

The "Ash in a Coma Theory"

Crayzman2297
Chronos

I believe that the "Ash in a Coma" theory points to an entirely possible, deep sub-plot to the Pokemon television series. I challenge somebody to disprove the theory itself. If you are unfamiliar with the theory, you can read it at this link: http://www.scribd.com/doc/24299239/Pokemon-The-Ash-is-Really-in-a-Coma-Theory Rules for this debate are as follows: It is to be civil. It is to be friendly. Acceptable sources include the theory itself, as well as any and all television episode...

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15 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago