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Smartphone use yields negative results for intellectual evolution

Mfuss
katie.snappy

The increased usage and dependence on cellular smartphones is an evolutionary caveat. It stifles creative thinking and moving ones mind to higher purpose thinking....

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Updated 19 Hours Ago

Enact A Racist Ban On Burger King

provideoman123
DeuceKaboose

Hello to all, I am known as provideoman123, Master Debater.During my few visits to the American restaurant chain and franchise known as Burger King, I have had mostly positive encounters. However there were some groups of people who always made the experience there unpleasant and uncomfortable. I am proposing adding a security guard to the door of such establishments, to prevent certain groups of people from entering. This is not done to offend the person, but rather to enhance...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The ratio from Men to Women has to be 10% men and 90% women for true equality.

ADHDavid
opinionatedbritt

This will be an open debate as to the equality of society given the ratio of men to women. For this debate I will take con, or against the subject listed above. This will be an argumentative debate, so it is up to the voters, and only the voters to decide who won or lost. I and the person who I am debating cannot say he/she has won because of a mistake in logic or proof. With all that out of the way, I hope that I can get someone to debate! Round 1 Is just stating position, with all other...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The Current Theory of Evolution is a Scientific Theory

mapleleaf173
NothingSpecial99

Hello! Recently evolution has come under fire from religious groups, particularly Young Earth Creationists, that attempt to disprove evolution. Specifically, their efforts appear to be focused in discrediting evolution as a scientific theory and classifying it as a belief. I am creating this debate with the users CreationGuy or Cook123 in mind, but I would be happy to debate any creationist. The way Young Earth Creationist try to debunk evolution is through "scientific evidence". My objectiv...

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Open and Concealed Carry should be allowed in every state permit free.

ANichols0063
Mr_Anderson

In this debate we will begin by talking about open carry. Open carry is the practice of carrying a weapon in plain view, not concealed, for personal safety. I am for this. I feel that if you can pass the background check to buy a firearm legally, you should be able to carry a weapon as the Second Amendment gives us the rights to bear arms to protect ourselves from an oppressive government and those who seek to do us harm. Here is Ky policy on open carry. This statement statement is about what is...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Are legal minimums the correct punishment for drug users?

WalterSobchak
GavinSucks

Drugs in our society have become more and more common in our day to day then ever before. Since the United States declared it's war on drugs, the U.S. has been breaking down hard on any users through using large minimum prison sentences. The original goal through establishing these minimum sentences was to incentives people to not get involved with drugs, in other words to scare them off. Since then the U.S. has the highest prison population in the world filled with drug offenders faced with sev...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: The United States Should Adopt an Open Border Policy

16kadams
RoyLatham

== Voting == Select winner, 3k ELO, 2 week voting period== Structure == 10k characters. 71 hours to argue. 4 rounds.

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15 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Hunting should be banned.

Fletch290
jslan

Title says it all, in light of the Cecil story, I am curious as to what some of your opinions are so feel free to comment in the comments section if you wish! Rules:1. Pro must argue that a total ban should be put on hunting in America, not just trophy hunting. R1 Acceptance onlyR2 and 3 are yours to do with as you wishYou may use R4 to conclude the debate and remind voters of which points you feel you won if you wish to. Defi...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

nuclear families are better than joint ones

staraa
Moneyboss

Nuclear means living in a small family that includes you ,your parents, partner and children. There are certain circumstances and reasons behind nuclear family. Later i shall discuss all the points. I personally belongs to nuclear family...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

I Am A Cordial And Respectful Man

provideoman123
RaymondCrichton

Hello to all, I am known as provideoman123, a cordial and respectful man. I am the paragon of respectfulness, as shown by my professionalism and humbleness. I am a man of superior intelligence, and I am an expert on many topics, including cordiality and respect. My debates and comments are one of the most civil on this site, a stark contrast to the barbaric and rude comments that have been attacking my name. I always show self restraint and insight and I am always considerate to other people. I...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago