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Pacifism

FREEDO
J.Kenyon

My first debate after getting back from my suspension! =D Oh Joy! I thank J.Kenyon for suggesting we debate this topic and I'm really looking forward to it. I'll probably lose seeing as I'm in a very small minority on this one. I gladly accept the burden of proof in this debate. I am arguing in favor of Pacifism and my opponent is arguing against it. I'm going to go right ahead and start. === DEFINITIONS === 1. Pacifism: paciĀ·fism . noun Opposition to war or violence as a...

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36 Comments
Updated 3 Years 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 1 Year Ago

LSD should be legalized for recreational use.

Aric
untitled_entity

LSD refers to Lysergic acid diethylamide, a psychedelic drug illegal in the United States of America. If you challenge me, you are in support of keeping LSD illegal, and/or increasing penalties for possessing or selling it. LSD should be legalized for the reasons listed below. A) LSD use is a victimless crime. If someone ingests LSD, no one is being victimized in any way, shape, or form. B) LSD is less addictive than many legal drugs in America. (1) (2) C) Only one person has ever d...

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36 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Women have it easier then men.

aliasam1337
Maikuru

Con will either prove men have it easier then women or both genders face equal obstacles. First round is acceptance. Second round is argument. Third is rebuttal. Fourth is rebuttal and conclusion. Not following the debate outline, using cheap cemantics, changing around what I say or the meaning of what I said, or misquoting me in general will not be tolerated. For example, if I say something and you change the meaning or completely misquote me and change what I say and state "Since you sai...

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35 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Government intervention is always a retardant of beneficial market mechanisms.

Esuric
TheAtheistAllegiance

This is a philosophical defense of markets and an attempted refutation of government intrusion into market activity. To be clear, my argument is not that politicians/the government are evil, in general, but rather that it, the government, is structurally defunct and wholly incapable of efficiently allocating scarce resources towards warranted economic employments. My argument will focus on the incentive structure set in place for politicians, and the fact that the government (central planning) l...

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35 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Citizens should have guns

ricar321
Mallory

Ok, you say "if guns were illegal, it would keep guns out of the hands of criminals." Oh, really? That's why no one has any types of illegal drugs because they are illegal, right? If a criminal is crazy enough to shoot people, then nothing is gonna stop him from getting a gun, especially a law....

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35 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Abortion is right

mariahsaywhaaa
HatedvsLoved

Abortion is not wrong, you have to think about the people that are in the situation of being raped? If you were raped and a pregnancy was a result of that would you really want to have that baby?! What if there was someone that was raped by someone in there family and that resulted in a pregnancy, do you think they should actually have to give birth to that baby? Not to mention what if you were completely under age? a child having a child. In situations like that abortion is completely understan...

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34 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Bestiality/Zoophilia should be legal and is not inherently immoral

ADreamOfLiberty
dawndawndawndawn

Because of the length constraints a completely specified argument is impossible, indeed it would take a small book. I will however assert some premises which I hope are self-evident to my opponent. If they are not those topics must be clarified before meaningful debate on the resolution can be had. 1. Legality and morality are inherently linked, if something is moral it should be legal and if is legal it should be moral. The difference between them is the differe...

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34 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Mutilating dogs for aesthetic reasons

newc_25
TheSkeptic

This is a debate on the mutilation of dogs, namely ear and tail docking and ear cropping, for aesthetic reasons. I shall be taking the 'against' role. I would like to begin with some definitions: Aesthetic and mutilation were taken from http://www.dictionary.com/ - Aesthetic 1. Pertaining to a sense of the beautiful or to the science of aesthetics. 2. Having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love of beauty. 3. Pertaining to, involving, or concerned with pure emotion and sen...

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34 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: Disney World should continue to have "gay days."

ScarletGhost4396
american5

This round is for acceptance....

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34 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago