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"Cogito, Ergo Sum." Makes since.

ben671176
blackkid

First round is for acceptance....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

burning building: test tube babies v. 6 yr old girl - saving girl is inconsistent w prolife message

linate
dsjpk5

there is a burning building. you only are able to save a box of test tube babies with at least ten inside, or you can save a six year old girl. which is morally the right thing to do? i would say save the girl. i define prolife here. someone who is prolife at all points of pregnancy, where they think the laws should pretty much reflect that by mostly outlawing abortion..... should to be consistent save the test tubes. how would it be consistent for them to save the girl?...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Is The Bible Is The Best Advertisement For Atheism??

Sagey
Truth_seeker

I consider that the Bible is the Best Advertisement for Atheism, on the grounds that I myself and many I've known became Atheists from their reading the Bible and discovering it is Irrational Nonsense.This is a common view as even Richard Dawkins (an Agnostic Scientist) has publicly stated that he wants Bibles in all school libraries so children can access it unguided, to attempt to read it l...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Abortion Should Be Legal

AlternativeDavid
wierdman

Rules: Round 1: Acceptance, no arguments. Round 2/3: Arguments and rebuttals. Round 4: Closing statements. No new arguments or rebuttals. I argue that abortion should be legal During the First Trimester....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Deontology is not a justified normative ethical system

creedhunt
Aerogant

Hello all. I'm of the opinion that Deontology, the normative ethical system that disregards the moral importance of consequences, is not a justified position. Because I cannot be aware of my opponent's supposed justification until they have presented it, I will allow Con to make a case in the first round....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

It Is Not Possible For An Atheist To Win in Pascal's Wager

LifeMeansGodIsGood
Robert_Weiler

Rules: (I like fair rules) For this debate, "atheist" is defined as a person who believes there is no God.My opponent agrees to accept this definition without broadening the definition and without questioning the definition. The agreed upon definition of "atheism" for this debate is the intellectual and/or religious belief system which concludes that there is no God. My opponent agrees to accept this definition without broadening the definition and without ques...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

'cookie cutter' ideologies are a huge problem n politics and religion

dairygirl4u2c
dexterbeagle

a cookie cutter conservative or liberal is someone who believes things because that's what they are suppose to believe to be liberal or conservative. all social issues, all economic issues, down to the party line. the problem, is that truth is not a party line thing. historically, we have two random parties that exist with an arbitrary array on how the issues are sorted. there's all kinds of historical and ideological ways to create a party, yet people want to adhere to what the current infr...

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago

'cookie cutter' ideologies are a huge problem in politics and religion

dairygirl4u2c
ayayanouvet

a cookie cutter conservative or liberal is someone who believes things because that's what they are suppose to believe to be liberal or conservative. all social issues, all economic issues, down to the party line. the problem, is that truth is not a party line thing. historically, we have two random parties that exist with an arbitrary array on how the issues are sorted. there's all kinds of historical and ideological ways to create a party, yet people want to adhere to what the current infr...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

This Debate Exists

FuzzyCatPotato
blackkid

This Debate Exists --- Definitions This: "used to indicate a specific ... thing ... being indicated", [1]. Debate: "a ... discussion on a particular topic ... in which opposing arguments are put forward", [2]. Exist: "to have objective reality or being", [3]. --- BOP Full BOP rests on Pro. --- Assumptions No unproven assumptions will be accepted. --- Rounds First round is NOT acceptance. In Round 5, Pro must write only "No round as agreed." --- Rules:...

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago

is it possible that the world was created by a super natural being?

Jellon
KhalifV

Round one is a description and acceptance. As pro, I will provide evidence for the existence of a super natural being capable of creating the universe. Con must provide evidence that no such entity can possibly exist in our universe....

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Updated 1 Month Ago