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Church is a business, selling faith and hope.

bkearney
joycego

My family left "the church" when I was 6. The reason being was my father was told he was not "worthy" of baptizing my older sister. The church told my family that my grandfather was to complete the baptism. Of course my grandfather was a more prominent figure in the church, and a huge financial contributor and still is today. Today's Christian churches operate as a business, and favor their "customers" who are larger contributors to the organizations agenda....

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Religion of Christianity is an misused propaganda tool?

Fox32
gordonjames

Hey there readers, I would like to start a debate to state the following: Religion of Christianity is an misused propaganda tool? Yes, i believe so! Before the debate begins, i would like you to have read my profile. It states the following: - I have a form of dyslexia which give difficulties on spelling and grammar for me. To practice and improve myself I want to anticipate on debate's. - Keep in mind that I would make some grammar and spelling errors, I shall do my best to use th...

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Updated 7 Months Ago

Science can prove that God doesn't exist

Yodaskool
Youth

In my opinion our research and science can prove that God is a fictional character and He does not exist. This is a sensible and understanding debate. Do not state your opinion on the Bible or other scripts of the same sort. Use correct grammar and throw your swears out of the window, they are not required here....

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Etymology and earlier usage The word Scientology is a pairing of the Latin word scientia ("knowledg

bobyochen
Grape

Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by L. Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), starting in 1952, as a successor to his earlier self-help system, Dianetics.[1] Hubbard characterized Scientology as a religion and in 1953 incorporated the Church of Scientology in Camden, New Jersey.[2][3] Scientology teaches that people are immortal spiritual beings who have forgotten their true nature.[4] Its method of spiritual rehabilitation is a type of counseling known as auditing, in which pra...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

The Argument for/Pro presented in the debate "Atheism is reasonably impossible" is flawed

StreetLogician
errya

I would like to take up the debate started by errya in "Atheism is reasonably impossible" since his opponent has not replied. The reader should note that the Pro position here is the Con position in other debate. The argument presented for/Pro "Atheism is reasonably impossible" is flawed. It is flawed primarily for two reasons. It relies on: 1. a false dilemma (Materialism or Folk Dualism) 2. a mistaken notion of "Natural Law" (dictated versus descriptive) The first round is to present a...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The following arguments against the existence of God are valid.

mongeese
Ninjamommy

Existence - state of existing God - the Christian God valid - so constructed that all of the premises are properly sourced to be true, and all conclusions follow the premises so that they cannot be denied without contradiction All characteristics of the Christian God are to be up for debate. My opponent will present one to four separate arguments against the existence of God in this round, and they will be debated over in the next three rounds. I'm looking forward to a good debate her...

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15 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The Bible has not been changed and corrupted

Yo123
kohai

I will be for that the bible has not been changed and corrupted since the time it was revealed. Con will say that the bible has been changed and corrupted from the time it was revealed, and he will have to prove that, like I will have to prove my point. I will let my opponent start first with his arguments, and then we just go from there. Thank you and good luck....

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Christian book of Daniel - prophecy 2.0

Albert
Aceviper2011

I'm For - Book of Daniel speaks of events which 90% have already occurred. Jesus did refer to the book and Daniel, but my position is that the majority has already been fulfilled. Against - Will need to provide strong relation to directly link Daniel to 'apocalyptic' events, which would refers to future (aka 2012+ events). Rules, if my opponent agrees should help the debate run easier. -Short factual replies, if something takes an essay to say, it may lose it's meaning. -If a prophecy...

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62 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Jehovah's Witnesses Are a Cult

ianspigler
Marauder

Premise: Cults require members to make drastic changes in their lives (History Channel: Cults, Dangerous Devotion) and Jehovah's Witnesses are required to quit smoking, celebrating holidays, date and marry only other Witnesses, ect. (What Does the Bible Really Teach?) In addition to that cults have leaders or a leader that cliams "special knowledge from God" (HC: CDD) and Wintness believe that the Wathtowr organization is helmed by a group of "prophets" that have "knowledge of the truth" (WDTBRT...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Why Should I Believe God Exists?

MikeNH
othercheek

This debate will give me (CON) and my opponant (PRO) a chance to have a rational discussion regarding the belief that a god exists. I have been presented with the claim that god exists, and have yet to accept the claim until I am presented with good evidence/reasoning to justify such a belief.---------------------------Rules---------------------------PRO must believe/accept the claim that a god exists, and he/she will have the burden of proof t...

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Updated 7 Months Ago