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Tesla is better than Edison

zmandebater
BestDebate

Both Tesla and Edison were very smart inventors, no doubt about that. Edison held thousands of patents on inventions. Tesla, not so many. However, many of Edison's inventions were ideas of people who worked for him, Tesla being one of them. Tesla also created things that cannot even be recreated with todays technology. Whenever the two had similar inventions, Tesla's would usually be first, like the light bulb, or better, such as Direct Current, or DC....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Selflessness does not Exist

Ralyx
BoggyB

The proponent (myself) should attempt to maintain that all examples of human behavior are inherently selfish. The opponent should attempt to establish the existence of any case of human behavior that is devoid of selfishness. Round 1: Acceptance only Round 2: Opening arguments Round 3: Responses/rebuttals/additional arguments Round 4: Responses/rebuttals/additional arguments Round 5: Closing statements...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Should Prisons Focus on Rehabilitation?

Normerican
DavidHudson

The question is: Should prisons in the United States focus on Rehabilitation rather than Punishment? I for one, agree. The person who accepts the debate will disagree. Round 1: Tells about the debate and person accepts debate. Round 2: Opening Arguments Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: More Rebuttals Round 5: Closing Arguments....

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Christianity or Atheism

deathstrokeisbrett
DrewMcD

hello...

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Updated 18 Hours Ago

Andrew Jackson was a Good President

kingkd
Commondebator

Round 1: Opening Round 2: Rebuttal Round 3: Closing Rules: Cite sources Drops are concessions Andrew Jackson was a great president and leader. For this debate, I define "good president" as one that benefits their citizens. Contention 1: Economy Andrew Jackson helped the economy.First, he vetoed the National Bank. The National Bank was a corrupt organization run by aristocrats. The Bank answered only to private investors and wealthy, and would not answer to or loan to the common pe...

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The Christian God is Purely Man-Made

jared_edington
Jeong_Donghyun

I am of the position that the Christian God is purely man-made. This is to say that he is entirely false and holds no truth. I would like to thank whoever it is that accepts this debate challenge....

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Should Assisted Suicide Be Legal?

DragonInk101
Absentia

This debate is about whether or not assisted suicide should be legalized. For this debate, I will be for assisted suicide being legalized. The debate will be divided into 5 rounds: First Round: Acceptance Second Round: Introduction Third Round: Rebuttal Fourth Round: Cross-Examination Fifth Round: Conclusion Please note, this is in fact my first debate on this, so if I mess something else, that's why....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: Just governments ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.

ColeTrain
Andrea75

The resolution is as stated. Resolved: Just governments ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.The format will go as follows:Round 1: Acceptance and Opening Pro ArgumentsRound 2: Con (Arguments and Refutations) Pro (Arguments and Refuta...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Trolling should be illegal.

GamerKnowledge
benjacannada56

Trolling should be illegal because it's actually bullying and it doesn't help our community at all. Trolling can destroy a young child's current and future life. Posting a kid raging on the Internet where anyone can access and watch the Youtube video can ruin our children's life. It affects their social life. Their friend can easily watch the Youtube video of them raging or being trolled that can easily reject the friendship between them. If the video gets popular enough, it can decrease t...

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Updated 14 Hours Ago

Super Smash Bros Rap Battle

yomama12
Unruly_Hybrid

Rules- -one character per round, and you have to do it so that the character you rap as that round only raps against the character I state that raps that round(sorry if confusing, I will try to explain in comments better if you want me to) -no troll debates -First round acceptance FOR ME ONLY!!! My opponent will concede in the last round. -failure to follow any of these rules will result ina full 7 point forfeiture My characters: Sonic Falco Pikachu Good luck!...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago