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The Universe is ~13.8 Billion Years Old

Omicron314
RainbowDash52

To whomever accepts this debate: I. Round 1 will be for stating your argument, Rounds 2, 3, 4, and 5 will be for polite debate, with brief closing remarks made at the end of Round 5. II. I expect the usage of reliable sources throughout this debate. Examples of reliable sources include textbooks, scientific lectures, .edu sites, and so on. Holy books are not reliable sources as all arguments based on them tend to be circular in nature. III. We will not be debating how the Universe came...

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4 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Having a mega-penguin friend would be better than having a robot butler.

Shqiptar
Boesball

Didn't know what category to put, so I put funny. My sense of humour isn't that great anyway. So, my argument is that having a mega-penguin friend would be more awesome than having a robot butler.Both of them are passive-aggressive, protective over you and speak the same language as you.First round is acceptance.Then, we proceed to our argument, we will have one argument only, so it will have to be a good one. ...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

The Death Penalty

Mister_Man
StormySkies

First round whatever you want, open with your own arguments. I saw some people discussing this earlier and thought someone would at least consider trying to change my mind. I think the death penalty, or capital punishment, should not exist. Pro will obviously be arguing to keep the death penalty where it is already in place, or implement it in more regions. Please no semantics. Good luck!...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Wild animals should not be kept in zoos

LuceCaeli
Samuel60

A zoos only purpose is it's entertainment value. They fail to educate people about animals. They do not provide adequate housing for the animals under their care. Nor do they help with conservation in any significant way. Zoos are worse than useless; they are harmful....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

It is ok to kill an innocent person in order to save the lives of more innocent people

KingDebater369
AlternativeDavid

PREFACEReally cool LD debate topic from ~6 years ago. I won't be debating this in LD format. It's going to be just like a regular debate on DDO. Good Luck to whomever may accept!Full Topic It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of many innocen...

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8 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Voting rights ought to be reserved to veterans of the Military.

Harry_Gamtle
AlexanderOc

First round is for acceptance, and final round shall be free of any fresh arguments.Please do not debate semantics/troll.Please do not forfeit....

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3 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

single payer health care is better than our current health care system

dairygirl4u2c
Max.Wallace

single payer health care is better than our current health care system i am borrowing this debate from else where. please use this link to find working links in this debate http://www.debate.org/debates/single-payer-health-care-is-better-than-our-current-health-care-system/1/ The right single payer system would cover everyone, while yielding better results, and saving money. BETTER RESULTS WHILE SAVING MONEY: we spend more per capita, and get less health care results back... than...

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Ruthlessness is a positive thing in politics.

LudwigEmanuel
Atheist-Independent

This debate will be about if ruthlessness is a positive or a negative attribute in politics.This debate is in the philosphy category which means that the arguments will mostly be based on own ideas, of course is it allowed to use factual arguments but the debate is mean to be a more ideal debate and both sides should stick to that principle.Pro/For: Consider that ruthlessness is a positive thing in politics.Con/Against: Con...

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6 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Can anyone and everyone be an artist?

VU
LogicalLunatic

Some believe that only a precious few are granted artistic vision and ability. Others would argue that each and every individual is an artist, and may even go so far as to say that everything is art. True? Perhaps. False? Perhaps. Debatable? Absolutely....

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

People on this site cannot debate, because they think it's a game, therefore all actions are null.

Aerogant
LogicalLunatic

He who fights for fame, is he who has lost the game. He who fights for freedom, is he who has won the game....

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15 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago