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Age of The Earth (Team Debate)

creationtruth
lannan13

Team Debate on The Age of The Earth Affirmative Position (Pro): The Earth is less than 10,000 years old. Negative Position (Con): The Earth is greater than 4,000,000,000 years old. Team Pro: creationtruth, NothingSpecial99, Theist_1998 Team Con: lannan13, ThinkBig, Ramshutu Debate Rules: Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments (No Rebuttals) Round 3 - Rebuttals (No Defense of Arguments) Round 4 - Defense of Arguments (No New Arguments) Round 5 - Final Rebutta...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

rainbows dont exist to a person born blind

vi_spex
Nuka-Social

a blind man once found the gold at the end of a rainbow, and yet he never lived to tell about it, because on his way home he was killed by a leprechaun, and only a single peace of gold was found on him.. guess leprechauns like gold...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Gravity Does Not Exist

Stonehe4rt
peace_out_man

Okay, I will be putting forth that Gravity does not exist. Pro will have to offer proof of Gravity and examples, While I will offer proof of gravity not being the reason things stay down and examples. First Rounds will just be confirmation of our stances like I have done so. Second Round is where we will offer our Debate with our evidence. Third Round we will refute and attempt to debunk the other. Fourth Round will be Extra Evidence, can just be thoughts, logic, questions ect. F...

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73 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Humans should colonize Mars by 2050.

BenJWasson
heywil2

Definitions: "colonization" Oxford defines colonization as establishing oneself in an area. The point at which human colonization occurs is when crops are grown and humans can self-sustain. Rules: 1. No forfeits 2. Sources may be provided in the comments 3. No new arguments in the final round 4. Maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere 5. No trolling 6. First round is for acceptance only 7. Violation of any rules is an automatic loss...

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1 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

A Neo-Lorentzian Ether Exists

Sargon
Citrakayah

AveResolutionThis debate will be about whether or not the Neo-Lorentzian interpretation of special relativity is true. I will be taking the position that the Neo-Lorentzian interpretation of special relativity is tru...

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108 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Hunting should be banned

Himan360
JustAnotherFloridaGuy

Hunting animals is a bad thing. Some animals are hunted to extinction. Why don't you just wait till' it dies before you hunt'em....

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Updated 11 Months Ago

Mankind Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

Subutai
lannan13

We've decided to redo this debate since Lannan was unable to finish it earlier.Full ResolutionI will be arguing that mankind is the main cause of global warming. We will not be arguing if global warming exists or not, it will be assumed that it does; only if global warming has an anthropogenic cause.BoP is shared.DefinitionsMankind: "The human race; human beings coll...

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19 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Scientific Evidence Supports the Theory of Evolution

Muted
Wnope

This is in response to "Wnope"s Evolution Corner" http://debate.org/forums/religion/topic/26562/, where he has made the claim that creationists wet their pants when presented with the "actual math." As such, I want to see what Wnope is really made of and sent this challenge. The last debate he had was made solely to gain voting rights. For this debate, Definitions: Scientific evidence : Data gained through the scientific method, which can be summarized as "testable, repeatable, falsifia...

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137 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The earth is a spherical shape.

Edlvsjd
WaraiOtoko

Pro, please provide proof that the earth is not flat. Bop is on pro. Proof must not depend on the first assumption that it is a sphere. Proof must be reprovable with common sense and everyday observations and experimentation recorded anyway. Any media publicly available is useable. Sources can include anything until the opposition proves them unreliable recources, or the claim is false. I hope pro accepts this debate, I feel this is the most important conspiracy. It proves the bible t...

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186 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Animal have sentience, can feel pain, and can suffer.

Stupidape
iylabie

Animal have sentience, can feel pain, and can suffer. [0] Sources. 0. http://www.livescience.com/39481-time-to-declare-animal-sentience.html...

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Updated 5 Months Ago