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Palestine Should be Recognised by the United Nations as an Independent Nation

A341
AlternativeDavid

Definition: Palestine: The land inside the 1967 borders. First round is for acceptance only....

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Fair Trade is better than Free Trade

BeardlessMarxist
tien.hunter

Round 1: Acceptance. Round 2: Opening statements Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Rebuttals Round 5: Closing arguments....

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Was Jesus crucified on the cross for the sins of mankind

khizr
Truth_seeker

I strongly believe that Jesus ( may peace be upon him) was not crucified for the sins of mankind. If you think about it rationally, it seems quite absurd, how can one man pay the price for the sins of humanity. There are millions of people around the world. Why would god punish someone else for the sins of other people. That would make god very unjust. How can a christian who has lived as a good human being and another christian who kills people and causes oppression on earth and dies that way...

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Enoch was not raptured but died

Truth_seeker
CountCheechula

Non believers can debate on some conditions : 1) stay on topic - no going to the existence of God and the reliability of the Bible 2) no bashing - It's not relevant to the debate 3) you must support your reasoning from the Bible First round acceptance...

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The "Supreme Being" MUST exist

WileyC1949
Secular_Mike

I will be arguing that the Supreme Being must exist and that He is the likely the creator of the universe and thus is omnipotent (capable of doing all that He wills to do that is not self-contradicting), transcendent (not a part of the universe), immanent (involved in the affairs of the world), omnipresent, omnibenevolent, and omniscient (having all knowledge). I will be relying primarily on logic and science. The first round is acceptance only. 4th round is for summary only. No new arg...

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Theory of Evolution

person1234
numberwang

Round 1 - accepting Round 2 - beginning arguments Round 3 - rebuttals Round 4 - Rebuttals Round 5 - conclusion List your sites & resources...

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Oral transmission in the Bible is reliable

Truth_seeker
Sagey

Reliability will be measured by the ability to recall memory to the point where the essentially entire message is preserved. I will provide evidence for why oral transmission used to pass the Bible (particularly the New Testament) is reliable (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oral_gospel_traditions). first round acceptance...

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Economic Understanding should be Acquired Before Exercising Union/Voting Powers

wxyz2000
TrasguTravieso

The topic simply means that people should have a basic understanding of economics and basic proficiency in financial literacy before being able to exercise voting and union powers. I am not going to argue about whether or not such an option is implementable, but only whether or not it should. By "basic proficiency" I mean that people should know how to compound interest, what government debt and deficit is, how a bank works, how a credit card works, etc. Things we will encounter in our daily liv...

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Further steps should be taken to contain the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

ForSerious
Hlinnerooth

I limited the character count to 4k because it is the school year.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2-4: NormalSources are highly encouraged. ...

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Fallacies are not valid arguments

TruthGen
BobTurner

I challenge anyone who can defend fallacies as valid arguments in a reason-based debate. 1st round: Accept the challenge 2nd round: Statements and main points for the defense of each side. 3rd round: Rebuttals 4th round: Second-round rebuttals 5th round: Conclusion (No new information or rebuttals)...

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5 Comments
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