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Planet Earth is older than six thousand years

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JimmyBoJangles

First round is for acceptance, second round is for opening arguments, third is for further rebuttal, fourth is for conclusions/closing arguments.Pro has the burden of proof.Forfeiture is an automatic loss.No semantics or trolling, please.I believe that there are some people out there who believe that Planet Earth is at most six thousand years old. I will be arguing that it is not. ...

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38 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Resolved: While debating, my opponent cannot lose The Game.

draxxt
Logical-Master

We will be debating this topic free style which means any system of debate from conventional to unconventional are welcome so long as each case is refuted in the manner suiting the style they have chosen. Semantics arguments are not allowed and are subject to dismissal by the judging populous. Semantics arguments include any attacks or kritiks on the resolution or any of the rules to follow. Here is my framework, which is not subject to interpretation, should be taken literally, and are not up...

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65 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: The sky over planet Earth is not blue.

lannan13
Domr

THIS IS NOT A TROLL DEBATE.I'd like to thank domr ahead of time for accepting this debate. This debate is about weather or not the sky itself is blue. This does not include clouds, pollution, or a rainy day.RulesNo trollingFirst round is accpetanceRound 2 is Contentions, no rebuttlesRound 3 is rebuttles and conclusionNo semantics.Sky-the space over the Earth where the sun, moon, star...

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17 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Restricted movement in anemonefish causes protandry so the species has better chances of surviving

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lannan13

This (hopefully) will be my first debate. This debate will be about 'Why are anemonefish protandrous hermaphrodites?' My position is that they are protandrous due to a natural selection in order to increase their odds of overall survival of the species. If you have a different opinion on why they are as they are, accept it as "con". Protandrous: "(of a hermaphrodite flower or animal) having the male reproductive organs come to maturity before the female."...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Should we bring back extinct species?

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themoongirl

I believe that we should NOT bring back extinct species, you have to simply convince me otherwise and if you do so good for you you don't get a reward....

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Is Illuminati real?

Tacos69
Imperfiect

Has science gone to far? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPCkcKNUVoo...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Books are better than movies

jenniferlynne
live_laugh_love

Books....

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Scientific Evidence Supports the Theory of Evolution

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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 2 Years Ago

Evolution (pro) vs. Creation (con)

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acvavra

Resolved: Scientific evidence strongly supports the Theory of Evolution by common descent over the "theory" of Creationism. Definitions: No semantics p...

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63 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The Neo-Lorentzian Interpretation is better than the Minkowski interpretation

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Rational_Thinker9119

AveResolutionThis debate will be about whether the Neo-Lorentzian interpretation of special relativity is better than the Minkowski interpretation of special relativity. I will be taking the position that the Neo-Lor...

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13 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago