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DDO Tier Tournament 2-Flat Earth Theory vs Spherical Earth Theory

Wylted
Romanii

Pro will be providing evidence for Flat Earth Theory. Con will be provided evidence of a round Earth. The debate should be determined by preponderance of evidence.There are to be no semantics with the terms round Earth or flat Earth. Neither round Earth theory or Flat Earth theory doubt topographical differences.First round is for acceptance. P.s. Romanii wanted me to add this. Round earth theory doesn't necessarily mean a perfect sphere. Just like flat Earth theory wo...

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184 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

The Big Bang Theory Is Probably True

Subutai
ChosenWolff

Unfortunately, neither of the people who wanted to accept this debate have responded back to me. However, after an interesting discussion in one of the poll's comments section, ChosenWolff has kindly asked to take up the challenge. Full Resolution The Big Bang Theory is probably valid. BoP is on pro. Definitions The Big Bang Theory: "The prevailing cosmological model for the early development of the universe. The key idea is that the universe is...

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222 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: The sky over planet Earth is not blue.

lannan13
Domr

THIS IS NOT A TROLL DEBATE.I'd like to thank domr ahead of time for accepting this debate. This debate is about weather or not the sky itself is blue. This does not include clouds, pollution, or a rainy day.RulesNo trollingFirst round is accpetanceRound 2 is Contentions, no rebuttlesRound 3 is rebuttles and conclusionNo semantics.Sky-the space over the Earth where the sun, moon, star...

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17 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Does God exist?

Flippenout
cleoforman

I will be arguing for the existence of a deity(s) while my opponent will point out his arguments against the existence of a deity. 1st round: Acceptance 2nd round: Opening statements only (no rebuttal) 3rd round: Rebuttal 4th round: More arguments/rebuttal 5th round: Concluding statements...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Restricted movement in anemonefish causes protandry so the species has better chances of surviving

discomfiting
lannan13

This (hopefully) will be my first debate. This debate will be about 'Why are anemonefish protandrous hermaphrodites?' My position is that they are protandrous due to a natural selection in order to increase their odds of overall survival of the species. If you have a different opinion on why they are as they are, accept it as "con". Protandrous: "(of a hermaphrodite flower or animal) having the male reproductive organs come to maturity before the female."...

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

This House Believes That A Virgin Birth Is Scientifically Possible, Even If Improbable!

Ajabi
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

As-Salam-o-Alikum! This is an interesting debate topic, is it not? In any case the Spirit of the Motion is that there is a scientific possibility, or that science proves that a virgin birth could have occurred, even though it is improbable. My opponent would have to show that there is no scientific possibility that such a birth could occur. S/he could either provide medical/scientific evidence to the contrary or argue that the evidence I provide is irrelevant. In both cases my opponent must p...

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44 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The United States government would be wise to invest more in NASA.

Starskii
Samuel60

The first round is for accepting, second for opening argument, third is for rebuttal, fourth is for closing statements. So, I will be debating for an increase in NASA's budget. ...

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8 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Has science proved a boon(pro) or curse(con) to humanity.

soumya_a_thomas
Joel.98

First round is for acceptance only.From 2nd round onwards the debate starts.Arguements can be made and objections can be raised.:) ...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The most basic living cell was Intelligently Designed

Mhykiel
Sswdwm

The first basic living cells were intelligently designed. serious debate....

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114 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The earth is probably less than 10,000 years old.

GarretKadeDupre
bluesteel

In this debate, Pro will argue the evidence that the earth is younger than 10,000 years, and Con will argue the evidence that the earth is older than 10,000 years. The debate is to be determined by the preponderance of evidence. Years are taken as units of time in the conventional sense as presently measured, not in an allegorical or poetic sense.The claim that the earth is less than 10,000 years old is part of Young Earth Creationism (YEC). In this debat...

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104 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago