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God's existence

Bhavesh_Shaha
1Credo

Many people say that God doesn't exist. I say that God does exist. I want proof that God doesn't exist....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Man is naturally Good or Neutral or Evil?

Valtin
JarodM

This is will be a short debate on whether Man is naturally Good/Neutral/Evil, I propose that Man is naturally neutral which I will explain further in round 2, first round is for acceptance in which you will accept then choose which side, good/evil, and then wait for me to argue, It is recommended that you present yourself.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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3 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Child birth should be considered immoral

Caploxion
Wylted

4 rounds, 48 hours to argue, 8k characters and a 2 week voting period. Morals - Principles or habits with respect to right or wrong conduct.Discomfort: 1. Mental or...

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Updated 11 Months Ago

It's morally permissible to kill domestic abusers

Zaradi
Vox_Veritas

Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence. Since the last one I did (sadly) ended in forfeits, I decided to give it another go. This is an old LD topic. This debate will be done as such. All types if LD cases are acceptable. Round structure will be as such: Round One: AFF PRESENTS CASE, THIS ROUND IS NOT JUST FOR ACCEPTANCE. Round Two: Neg case/rebuttals, Aff rebuttals Round Three: N...

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36 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Freedom of the Press ought to be valued over National Security

SpiffyTexan
Daltonian

No government ought to be without censors; and where press is free, none ever will. -Thomas Jefferson It is because I agree with Thomas Jefferson that I must negate the resolution resolved: That national security ought to be valued above freedom of the press. Now to define some key terms. Definitions: National Security- The responsibility of the government to protect the lives of its citizens from threats, both foreign and domestic. Freedom of the press-The right, guaranteed by the First...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Ask any questions

zommunist
FuzzyCatPotato

I saw your debate as regard to answering any question for sure.I'd like to answer the five questions you posed him. I'd like you to write your questions in capitals. To compensate for the inconvenience, you may ask me another extra question.I believe I can answer all the questions for sure.If I give satisfactory responses to 4 or more of these questions, I win. 3 is a draw. Less than 3 means defeat (for me).Round 1 is acceptance and posing tho...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

The Most Reliable Basis For Determining Morality Is Via Secular Means

JonMilne
larztheloser

I would like to start my time here at DDO with a subject that is very close to my heart, the nature of where we derive our morality from. In my view, it is via secularist means. I am issuing this as an open challenge to anyone with interest in arguing from a different position. Before we begin, I would like to clarify the terms, namely that: Morality - What we consider to be right or wrong Secularism - actions and thinking that are derived from a non-religious standpoint. Whoever decide...

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31 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The beginning of the universe! for fun!

AgnosticPanda
justiceandtruth

What if the big bang was a super black hole created by the dominant lifeforms that sucked in the whole of the universe and exploded causing the big bang and thus our current universe. If this premise is taken as truth for this debate, what sort of religious or philosophical beliefs are brought into question? Pro will explain the beliefs and I will ask more questions! Just for fun!...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

This House Believes That On Balance Homosexual Acts Are Immoral!

Ajabi
kbub

As-Salam-o-Alikum! This debate entitled: This House Believes That On Balance Homosexual Acts are Immoral is a re-do of one of the first debates I had from my old account. I lost miserably to kbub and I would like to see if my refined argument can now hold any ground. Now I believe that I should clarify the rules, the order, and some principle definitions which will be referred to throughout the debate. 1. The first argumentation rounds of both parties must be positive material only, no...

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107 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

God Does Exist

janetsanders733
DudeStop

I was hoping I could debate Con on the existence of God. I will be taking Pro, and if my opponent accepts, then he will be taking Con. I would also like to thank Con if he accepts this debate.Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: Rebuttals/Conclusion(Can be a short conclusion) ...

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102 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago