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1 plus 1 equals 2

Logician1234
729AO

Resolved: 1+1=2....

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Is Guilt Determined by Intent? (In this scenario)

davidsondw17
imnotacop

I wanted to present a philosophical exercise that I'm sure a few have already heard or gone through before. Scenario One: A man goes on a trip with his wife and their friend. While on the plane, mid-flight, a group of men hijack the plane and take control. One of these men forces a gun to our focus' head and hands him a gun. He then tells our focus that he has to shoot his friend or the whole plane will be blown out of the sky. Our focus then shoots his friend in order to sav

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It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people.

Seagull
n7

This is my first debate on debate.org I am eager to start debating. Here is the topic. Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people. I have set the character limit to 6,000 and the time between rounds to 3 days. Please do not accept without permission. If you would like to debate this, please comment on the debate....

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Why have my appendeges superseeded yours?

DATXDUDE
missbailey8

It's obvious that I am above you (DDO travelers) in all respects. The intellectual capacity of your crainial appendages are all DWARFED by mine. This being the case, I have attempted to figure out WHY I was given my powers. This is quintessential to foster my understanding the greater powers. Their abilities are beyond even MY unfathomable grasp....

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How would an atheist prove the existence of color as an asthetic concept to a blind man?

ViceRegent
NickS5185

Do atheists know that their physical senses are the only ones? What would they say to a blind man who said there are only four senses, denying the existence of the sense of sight. He demands evidence from you as to the existence of color as an asthetic concept. What would you say?...

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are humans more valuble then animals

debatefox
lamyukching

animals have the same value as humans. animals feel pain and pleasure just as humans do. the only thing that separates us is knowledge. and to say that we are more valuable just because we have more knowledge would be the same as saying i'm more valuable as a person then some one else just because i'm smarter then him which is untrue....

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their are four types of christian gods

debatefox
kperry

Im not arguing anything an i know this is a poor use for this website but i'm am curious on what a "strong" christian has to say about my statements i want this to be more of a discussion then an argument. I have in my mind four possibilities of types of gods. each one i will discuss each one in my opening statement but i would like my opponent to focus on each one....

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Bad boys are not good, but good boys are not fun

Takaakiishikawa
Petfish

Hello my audiences. I'm Taka. Thx for your attention to this topic. I'm very excited about this topic cuz it really is related to my old experience and it also reminds me of my good old days....

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Which is better: daydreaming or night dreaming?

Briannj17
This1User

I say night dreaming is definitely better. I want to surprise you with my reasons so feel free to accept and say whatever you want to in the first round. I have an ELO requirement so for those of you who don't meet my requirements and you want to accept just post a comment. Rules: It's a pretty straightforward debate. No new arguments last round, unless your still crawling I imagine you understand my definitions so don't bloody use semantics. Let's see how this goes....

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Con Will Not Forfeit First

mostlogical
vi_spex

I agree with the statement "Con will not forfeit first". Rules: must have completed a min of 10 debates, and be ranked as good or better than me...

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