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The Safavid's had a good chance at becoming a Great Power

Jifpop09
Romanii

Hello everyone! I'll be arguing that the Persians under the Safavids had the potential to become a great power. Possibly even an imperial one. My opponent will argue otherwise.Now its important to note that most scholars agree that the Safavids were a great power, but I want to argue that they had the potential to compete with the Eurupeans as an imperial power.The BOP will not rely on semantics. It will be s...

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3 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

Hannibal Vs The Joker

Imhellspawn2
Mikal

Round 1-Acceptance round 2-State your case Round 3-Rebutiitals I will be doing Hannibal Con will be doing the joker I accept this challenge :)...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Marijuana Legalization

Fight4Liberty
Aircraftfreak1

Due to the overwhelming evidence of the social and legal benefits, Marijuana should be legalized in both Medical and Recreational fields. Round 1 is acceptance....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

The gender wage gap is a concern

A.K
Allrounder

Definitions: "Gender wage gap": a difference in the pay between men and women "Concern": a societal or economic issue serious enough to warrant government action These terms may be negotiated. Statistics are expected, and poor use of statistics should result in less votes. For the first round, acceptance (no arguments)....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Universal Health Care Would be Beneficial to the U.S.

Legitdebater
bsh1

This debate is impossible to accept at this time However, if you do want to participate, please tell me in the comments section. I will choose an opponent in about 3 days time.Debate Structure: Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Arguments and RebuttalsRound 3: Arguments and RebuttalsRound 4: Final Refutations and closing arguments;...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Ronald Reagan was the funniest president.

TheFilmExpert123
Wylted

In my own opinion i think that Ronald Reagan was the funniest president, as he frequently made jokes about his age....

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Random events occur in reality.

Sargon
renji_abarai

AveThe resolution of this debate states that "Random events occur in reality". A random event will be defined as a thing that happens at a time, T, which cannot be fully explained by causal conditions, C, at some other time T'.

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Violent videogames cause violence in players

SkepticalDebatee
relevantviolinist

The debate shall go as follows. Round one-Acceptance Round two-Main argument(s) Round three-Rebuttals/supporting arguments Round four-Rebuttals and conclusion-no new arguments When I say violence I do not mean "a temporary increase in aggression" changes should be permanent and significant. Evidence is required but logic is accepted where appropriate. Burden of proof is on pro (my competitor) for reasons that should be obvious. No freaking out-its the internet control yourself. I...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Progressive Tax

WilliamsP
Danielle

In this debate, I will argue in favor of Progressive Tax. My opponent will argue against it. The debate structure is the following: Round One: My opponent will accept the debate.Round Two: ...

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14 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

Most Important Battles Challenge (7)

1Historygenius
danny123

Rules: We will debate battles for different wars and time periods. What happens is that every round a battle will be placed by each debater. Whoever has the most will get the most points from the votes and thus win. Sieges are not included in this. Just land and naval battles. It is encouraged that a simple overview of the battle is given then each side states their personal reasons why it was important. The intentions for these debates is that they always be quick and simple. The voters then...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago