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7-Day Cycle of Masturbation Abstinence Helps Attract Women

Wallstreetatheist
Raisor

Resolution: the 7-Day Cycle of Masturbation Abstinence Helps Attract WomenRules:(1) Debater must have typing experience and internet access.(2) Place your arguments and s...

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17 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Has science proved a boon(pro) or curse(con) to humanity.

soumya_a_thomas
Joel.98

First round is for acceptance only.From 2nd round onwards the debate starts.Arguements can be made and objections can be raised.:) ...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

The Earth is hollow.

Chrysippus
Nur-Ab-Sal

This is in response to this thread: http://www.debate.org/forums/science/topic/21157/ A brief explanation of the subject can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth Hollow in this case does not refer to the fact that there are caves and mines in the outer part of the crust, but to an alleged vast central space inside making up a significant fraction of the Earth's total volume. I will be arguing that the earth, in fact, is not hollow to any significant degree. My oppone...

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44 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Water being wet

Icetea
airmax1227

Water isn't wet. I'll explain after you....

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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

Animal Testing

Yunior4life
TUF

In today's society, science advancements make the world go round, that's a great thing. Unfortunenatly, with this great power, comes great responsibilty. Humans are animals! Just like a dog, a bunny, a horse, we all have animal cells, we all breath, we all feel pain. If science is "so" advance, why are we resorting to hurting other creatures for the purspose of research?...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The average male bengal tiger can defeat the average male african lion.

Wolfman19
TheDebateMaster1

This is to be a scientific debate, so know statements like "lion is king of jungle, so it'll win." Only accept this if you know a great deal on both felines. Thank you to whoever accepts this debate. ...

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12 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The US Federal Government should mine asteriod.

9spaceking
lannan13

Hello. I'd like to argue that the US federal governement shouldn't mine asteroid. Round one is for acceptance only.Mine:"an excavation made in the earth for

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4 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Information science demonstrates that biological information requires an intelligent mind (i.e. God)

creationtruth
sviridovt

The information science, and definition of information that will be the resolution for this debate is to be found on this webpage: http://creation.com/laws-of-information-1 You can disagree with the information laws, but we must agree on the definition for information. If you do not agree with Dr. Gitt's definition of information (statistics, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and apobetics), then please do not accept this challenge, but you may state why you don't agree in the comment section....

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Updated 6 Months Ago

If it's possible to go faster than the speed of light, then time travel (into the past) is possible.

KingDebater
PotBelliedGeek

I am con.Today I'll be debating whether the ability to travel at speeds faster than the speed of light means that it's possible to travel (into the past) through time.First round is for acceptance. DefinitionsTime travel - n. travelling through time to the past or future (i).The speed of light - 299,792,458 m/s (ii)

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17 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago