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Flat tax is more fair than progressive tax is

Stensson
Mydearwhatson

Hello everyone, I would like to argue that flat tax is more fair towards society as a whole than progressive tax is. Con will argue that, on the contrary, progressive tax is fairer. Society - An organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes. Fair - Legitimately sought, pursued, done, given, etc.; proper under the rules: a fair fight. PLEASE NOTE The definition of "fair" is subjective. As s...

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Are our experiences real?

SarcasticMethod
Bravo8675309

Are our experiences real? I will take the position of PRO. I have burden of proof. Round 1: Definitions and Opening statements Experience: (noun) A unit of information taken in by the sensory organs. Some types of experiences are sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and feelings. Real: (adjective) Having the property of existence. A priori: that which is known without experience A posteriori: that which is known with experience Analytic: Trivial knowledge - statements such as "All unmarried m...

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Collectivism vs. Individualism

Romanii
famousdebater

Full Resolution: On balance, Collectivism is preferable to IndividualismTEAM DEBATE !!!PRO team-- Romanii-- UniferousCON team-- Famousdebater-- Hayd== Rules ==1. First round for acceptance. No new arguments or rebuttals in the fi...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

life is fair

Takaakiishikawa
Zarium

Hello. My name is Taka from Japan. I'm turning 21 this upcoming January. Here I am saying honestly if life really is fare or not form my standpoint and my whole life experience. Before I begin, Id like to thank you for coming to this debate topic and find me....

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The United States was morally wrong to drop the atomic bombs on Japan to end WW2.

cptmcdowell
Bravo8675309

To open I would ask that any opponent uses credible sources, and provides a website, like I have done as to where they found their information. Thank you, and goodluck! Morality- concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior and the goodness or badness of human character Morality has only to do with the people harmed, not the technology used Estimated totals of deaths, on impact, and from radiation within 10 years down the road, according to history.com Hiroshema- 65,000...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Could we survive an AI take over?

Themeaman909
dumbocrat

What if one day your smart phone told you what to do? Think I'm over thinking it? It already may be! First round is accepting the debate nothing else and have fun!...

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Physicalism is improbable

Romanii
BlueDreams

Thanks to Sargon for proposing this topic. Standard DDO rules apply -- first round for acceptance, no new arguments or rebuttals in the final round, no semantics, no trolling, etc, etc etc. I have the burden of proof in this debate to show that Physicalism is improbable. The definition of Physicalism can be found here -- http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physicalism/ I look forward to an interesting debate!...

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Plato & Dualism Caused the Holocaust

ShabShoral
Romanii

First round for acceptance....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

What do you guys think?(accept if you want)

WP_henderson
kingkd

Once upon a time there was a village flanked by a lake on one side, and a mountain on the other. The people of the village spent their days fishing on the lake, swimming, and worshiping the old man of the mountain, who slew the dragon and built the cathedral. This mode of living was passed down from time immemorial and most of the people were happy most of the time. It was the custom of this people that when each villager had become advanced in age, he or she was presented with a massive boo...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Two heads are better than one

Karsaurlong
PowerPikachu21

I will be taking the con position. Round one acceptance. Round two arguments. Round three rebuttals. A nice calm and pleasant debate...

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