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Homeopathy-It works

SPARTANTEAMLOGIC
kasmic

Rules for debate- Scientific/theoretical proof required, no pointless religious claims without proof (For both sides) Anyone can accept Please elaborate on any proof taken and please cite your sources. Wikipedia is acceptable (as long as sources seem legit) My argument- There is no scientific proof whatsoever that Homeopathy has medicinal properties and the reason some people get cured is a pure Placebo....

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

People should become vegan as a result of possible future advances in artificial intelligence.

Wylted
AlexanderOc

When robots take over they may kill us as a result of not being vegan. Come on people, do the right thing....

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42 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Evolution is a Fact

DebaterforAtheism
jp_porwisz10

This debate is concerning the validity of evolution. I will be on the 'pro' side, meaning I support evolution being a fact. My opponent, whoever he or she may be, will be on the 'con' side, meaning they do not support evolution being a fact. I will now present some rules.1. Proper spelling and grammar must be utilized at all times. A few minor mistakes in various places are acceptable.2. All sources, if any are used, must be cited. Any citation format is accept...

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28 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

is homosexuality wrong from a non religious stand point?

sabarashy
kebomystic

Yes because it goes against darwinian evolution...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

There is a biological cause to homosexuality

16kadams
RoyLatham

Resolution: homosexuality is mostly caused by biological factors The reason "mostly" was selected is because all behaviors have some genetic impact, even if its small. Definitions: Homosexuality - in this case, a human being sexually attracted to those of the same sex Biological - in this debate, biological will be defined as genetics ("gay-gene"), hormones (a second theory which I call the hormone hypothesis argues hormones in the womb cause SSA), and brain differences (see LeVay 19...

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27 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Global warming is likely (and mostly) anthropogenic

16kadams
DanT

This is for Subutai's environmental tournament. In this debate, I am for the resolution. The BOP will be even since this is a contested issue--BOP shall not be negotiated. The debate structure is first round acceptance, second round arguments (no rebuttals), third round rebuttals/defense, fourth round rebuttals/defense. My opponent is familiar with the wording, and definitions are not needed. Have fun!...

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59 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Evolution is how the universe and Earth began.

TheodoretheMan
vwv

Evolution is the prime belief of America. The universe came about when massive amounts of energy spewed through time and space leaving traces known as planets, stars, comets, etc. When Earth was young, it was barren and desolate, but it needed to thrive to survive in the new born galaxy. The energy of the Big Bang combined with mass from the Earth started to form plants and small creatures. To survive young Earths nasty weather, these microscopic particles had to evolve. Over long periods of tim...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Old Earth Creationsm vs. Theistic Evolution

janetsanders733
OtakuJordan

I will be arguing Pro for Old Earth Creationsm(OEC), and against Theistic Evolution(TE). Con will be arguing against OEC, and for Theistic Evolution. *I want to debate someone who believes in Theistic Evolution, in particular another Christian who supports Theistic Evolution. This debate is not Old Earth Creationsm vs Evolution. I would also like to thank Con, for accepting this debate. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening Arguments (Pro- O.E.C., Con- T.E.) Round 3: Rebuttals (Pro-Rebut...

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36 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Philosophy: Determinism Accurately Describes Reality

GeoLaureate8
Danielle

In this debate, my opponent is taking the hard determinist stance that everything in the whole of existence is predetermined. My duty is to demonstrate that some things are not determined, and I will also present a case for free will. Definitions: Determinism - The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs. [1] Free Will - The philosophical doctrine that the conduct of...

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84 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

That Humans Are Causing Climate Change

CarterWale
Subutai

Lets keep this professional. first round is for acceptance -...

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12 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago