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Individualism is better than collectivism

Equality5-2521
Aarthew

Individualism-the habit or principle of being independent and self-reliant Collectivism-the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it Individualism makes sure that your ideas and you are recognized and matters. With individualism, you get a choice and liberty. With collectivism you get conformity and "equality" which is often at the expense of others....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Russians were created before the earth

Bassel123
lizanemirovski

sooooo..... russians were definitely created after the earth was. Where did the russians live when they had no earth? did they fly in space or some shiz...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Which is better to look at?: The past or the future

Sidex
youssjohn

Choose whichever side and I will argue the opposite. I'm just trying to hone my debating skills. If you win, good for you. If you think that beating me undermines everything that I've said, that is your prerogative. Try not to get trapped on this one, please....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Collectivism ought to be preffered to Individualism

kasmic
famousdebater

Full Resolution: On balance, Collectivism is preferable to Individualism == Rules == 1. First round for acceptance. No new arguments or rebuttals in the final round 2. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to the following definitions... Col...

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208 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Policing, law enforcement, or security services provided by government is immoral

tommylibertarian1
EXOPrimal

R1: Acceptance R2: Argument R3: Rebuttal R4: Closing Remarks(only limited new argument if absolutely necessary) I am taking that position that modern policing that is, all protection, security and law enforcement currently provided by governments is immoral. I will try to argue generally but my frame of reference is the United States....

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is Santa Claus Good for Children?

cloebowie
VyridosVhasselion

This debate is whether Santa Claus is good for children or not. I can tell you why he's not, and you can tell me why he is. Santa Claus is a bribe. Children are no nicer because of him. The children on his "nice list" are just as fake as he is. Make the best debater win....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Which came first. The chicken or the egg.

Sonofcharl
CosmoJarvis

Con can choose which side of the argument they wish to debate. 5 open rounds. With a bit of conclusion at the end....

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

There Are Good Secular Reasons to Disallow Same-Sex Marriage

Contradiction
HonestDiscussioner

HonestDiscussioner and I have agreed on terms. I will launch immediately into my opening statement.~The state regulates marriage for a reason. It dispenses benefits for a reason. Understanding what this reason is will tell us what criteria are and are not relevant to marriage, and thus whether any rights are being denied. If the state excludes same-sex couples from entering into legal marriages on the basis of criteria relevant to the public purpose of marri...

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211 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

How do atheists rationally know truth from fiction?

ViceRegent
starhammer

THIS DEBATE IS ONLY FOR AN ATHEIST. IF YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO READ THIS WHOLE POST AND THEN RESPOND TO THE SINGLE QUESTION IT ASKS, GO AWAY. I FIND IT HILARIOUS THAT THESE ATHEISTS KEEP VOMITING WORDS AND YET NOT ONE HAS ANSWERED MY Q. Atheists love to live under the delusion that they are the guardians of rationality. But how can they hold this title when they cannot even articulate a rational way to know truth from fiction. If they cannot do this, they are literally ignorant and...

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20 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Government is immoral

tommylibertarian1
Lupricona

Round 1 is acceptance only Round 2 is for argument Round 3 is for rebuttal Round 4 is for conclusions Thanks and good luck!...

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Updated 1 Month Ago