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In an Atheistic World, the American Concept of Inalienable Rights is Based on Sound Reasoning

Crito
areddy12434

Full Topic: The resolution states, “In an atheistic world, the American concept of inalienable rights is based on sound reasoning”. That is to say, that in the absence of deities or a higher power, the concept that life, liberty, and property are universally inalienable is based on sound reasoning. The key words for this debate are: "inalienable", or unable to be taken away. Although these rights can be abused, humans will always have the...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Justin Bieber shouldn't be hated.

dinokiller
Smitchell

This debate is all about Justin Bieber, so I expect someone who hates justin bieber to accept this challenge, but also before you begin accusing/hate him of something, BRING ME CONCRETE PROOF. Arguments are posted at round 2....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Death Penalty

MyDinosaurHands
KingDebater369

Resolution: The Death Penalty should remain a sentencing option in the United States. First Round will be for Acceptance. If there are any questions, please ask them before joining....

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Young people do not have good arguments.

Tatarize
Solarman1969

Solarman, you've made repeated arguments that youths are inherently unable to make good arguments and that more-over they do not have enough life experience to competently defend a position. 1) Regardless your age, you are unable to make a cogent argument on any subject. 2) Young people quite often have cogent arguments. 3) Attacking people on the grounds of their youth is simply an ad hominem attack. For example, you are apparently born in 1969 making you nearly 40. You've had a number...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

Zoophilia/Bestiality should be legal and is not inherently immoral

ADreamOfLiberty
Citrakayah

(A)Explaining the Resolution The resolution has proven itself vulnerable to misunderstanding or misrepresentation in the past therefore I will spell out exactly what it means.

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Shouldn't kids get as much respect as adults expect from kids.

KernGordon
MassiveDump

Nowadays adults think that because they've been living longer they deserve respect from children because we are younger well I think that is a [Edited by moderator] and that adults can [Edited by moderator] if they think they can get respect from me when they think they can treat me like s h i t. When we ask for a little bit of respect they say that we are young and we shouldn't give respect to anyone except adults when adults them selves don't even care about giving it. I'm surprised that the...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Homosexuality is not natural

ScottyDouglas
girg

Thanks to anyone who reads and accepts. I am currently looking for interest in this debate and will choose who really wants to debate this. Please post a short reason why you want to debate this and I will choose one by the end of the day. Thanks. Resolution: Homosexuality is not natural! BOF: Burden of proof is upon both. Pro must show that homosexuality is not natural. Con must show that homosexuality is natural. Winner will be the debater who provides the most convincing argument....

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Being gay is not a choice.

mongeese
Danielle

Gay - homosexual - having the romantic or sexual attraction or behavior among members of the same sex, situationally or as an enduring disposition http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homosexual Choice - the mental process of thinking involved with the process of judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one of them for action http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choice I contend that being gay is a choice on behalf of the person whose sexuality is being questioned. There are at least two...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Parent-elective circumcision of offspring is ethically unacceptable

1Devilsadvocate
FourTrouble

Parent-elective circumcision of offspring is ethically unacceptable. This is to counter Jarhyns' debate, which he made impossible to accept. Pro will make opening arguments in Round 1. Con gets final word in round 5, Pro may not respond. If Pro does respond con automatically wins....

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Jack vs The Police (Jack Murdered Mr Giant)

Saoirsesfather
hunnydew

Hi, this is a mock trial of Jack and the Beanstalk. I will be defense or against the claim that Jack murdered Mr Giant. Please refer to this link for the info: http://www.abc.net.au/mocktrial/thecase/thecase.htm The prosecution must prove each and every element of each offence beyond reasonable doubt. It is conceded by the Defence that the alleged victim, Mr A Giant, died from head injuries received from a fall which occurred while he was climbing down a beanstalk on 1 April 1997. It will...

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Updated 2 Years Ago