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Is tit for tat a good way to lay down the law?

xOs
CorOdin

Just in case my soon to be contender has forgotten the rules,Round 1- AcceptanceRound 2- Main ArgumentsRound 3- RebuttalsRound 4- Closing Remarks(Closing remarks can not be more than 5 sentences)Breaking Any Of These Rules Subjects the Offender to a Full Seven Point Forfeit.BOP is split both ways, as pro must prove that tit fo...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Does good and evil exist?/Examining scenarios to prove statement

Kai_Piranha
FMAlchemist

This is my first debate, and I decided to start with the topic of whether good and evil exist, using a certain scenario as a jumping point. I am arguing that good and evil do exist. The scenario that I would like to present is the following: If I was talking to someone about something trivial and then suddenly took a gun and shot the person in the head because I felt like it (and for no other reason; the conversation had nothing to do with it), this would be considered evil because I woul...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The Earth is Overall, Flat

9spaceking
TheQuestion

The resolution is simple. I have to prove overall the Earth is flat. Overall: mostly. Flat: level, evenEarth: This place pictured below First round acceptance ...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

"Reality Is Mental" Is A More Rational Proposition Than Its Negation

Rational_Thinker9119
KhalifV

The burden of proof will be shared. I must show that Monistic Idealism is more rational than the view that there is a non-mental aspect of reality (such as Dualism or Physicalism). My opponent must show that it is more rational to believe in a non-mental aspect of reality than Monistic Idealism. The first round is just for acceptance. Good luck :) ...

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Updated 1 Hour Ago

You Do Not Exist

blackkid
MOV_8556.MOV

Your objective if you choose to accept is to reason that you exist. My objective if you choose to except is to reason that you do not exist. Rules: 1. You are allowed 3 points for your evidence of existence. (I.E., I exist because A, B, and C) and you may not add more points, you must stick to the points you choose. 2. You may use quotes and citations however you may not chop up paragraphs. If you choose to use a citation you must use the entire paragraph so that people do not have to...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

It is impossible for God to know everything (assuming God exists)

RainbowDash52
Mister_Man

Definition: Knowing if a statement is true means that you are be able to correctly respond with either true or false when asked if that statement is true....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Does God exist?

Toviyah
Envisage

Thanks Envisage for accepting this debate. First round for acceptance I'm pro, Envisage will be Con. BOP is on me. 'God' is the Deistic concept of God. (Creator, transcendent, powerful) Enjoy!...

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196 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

It is better to have never been

Zarroette
Envisage

It is better to have never been Introduction: This is the debate I have always wanted...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

is it possible that the world was created by a super natural being?

Jellon
KhalifV

Round one is a description and acceptance. As pro, I will provide evidence for the existence of a super natural being capable of creating the universe. Con must provide evidence that no such entity can possibly exist in our universe....

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16 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Agnosticism makes no sense

Truth_seeker
MailboxVegetable

It's not a good philosophical approach to God First round acceptance...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago