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Gay marriages should be legal, (In America) regardless of cultural background

Commondebator
mg2

First round is acceptance. Would appreciate federal and moral views.BoP is on both sides ...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Saying that's the way it is without giving a reason is the circular reasoning fallacy.

SitaraMusica
bossnegotiator

Saying that's the way it is without giving a reason is the circular reasoning fallacy. If you are going to say that's the way it is, you have to give a logical reason why....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Is God good?

Ariesx
Tetrahedron06

Round 1 is for acceptance, Round 2 is for arguments, Round 3 is for rebuttals, Round 4 is for defense. Intro: Although, God has suffered from political correctness in our society. God still gives a strong moral character to individuals....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

There is more evidence towards scientific theories (Evolution, big bang, etc...) than creationism

Commondebator
Sphynx111222

First round is not acceptance.Any intention to insult another person's belief is automatic conduct for his/her opponent. ...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

god is real

Sphynx111222
SebUK

God exists because if he didnt we wouldn't be able to think read or write. Where did the first monkies come from? Where did the exploding star in the big bang come from?...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Some case of torture are minimally, morally acceptable.

estersb
kffishs

1.Torture is the practice of forcing someone to say or do something or the intentional infliction of extreme physical suffering on some non-consenting, defenseless, other person for the purpose of breaking their will. 2.Some instances of torture are to gain information, to terrorize some political group, or to gratify a desire on the part of the torturer to inflict suffering and to exercise power. 3.It is never permissible intentionally to inflict severe pain or severe harm on someone unwillin...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

3 divided by 0 equals 3 - Debate Two

Valkrin
vi_spex

I wish to debate spex on this topic once more (only once), as he still seems unconvinced about this.By agreeing to the debate you agree to the following:72 hours to argue, 8,000 characters max per argument.Any offensive content, including, but not limited to, swearing, derogatory language, and insulting will result in a forfeiture of the debate by the offender.If you wish to state the definition, feel fre...

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34 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

LIVE DEBATE: The "Right to be Forgotten" as a Civil Right

bsh1
Zaradi

PrefaceThanks so much to Zaradi for fitting this into his schedule and for agreeing to participate. I am looking forward to doing a legitimate LD round again!The voting floor is set at 2000 ELO. Please do not vote unless you have some rudimentary (or better) familiarity with LD.Full TopicThat the "right to be forgotten" from internet searches Ought to be a Civil RightNon-Live Debate Structu...

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25 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Abortion is always Morally Permissible

bsh1
Envisage

PrefaceI have recently been having some philosophical and logical consistency issues with my Pro-Choice stance. I would therefore like to defend a Pro-Life position to help me understand that persepective, and to determine which point of view I find more compelling.To accept this debate, you must have completed 4 debates already. To vote you must have a minimum of 3,000 ELO. Because this is such a contentious issue, I would also like to remind voters...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Can a human truly be liberated from their ego

Jation
That1User

I don't feel that a person has the ability to become truly liberated from their ego. Often referred to as enlightened. These and other similar terms to me mean that a person is no longer attached to there ego and void of self....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago