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Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices.

Zaradi
kasmic

Challenging kasmic so he can take the side he wants.Resolved: Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices.Definitions will be debatable and presented within the debate.Round structure will be like this:Round One: AcceptanceRound Two: Pro case, Con case + rebuttalsRound Three: Rebuttals all aroundRound Four: Rebuttals all around. No new arguments at this point.72 hours. 10k C...

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83 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Transgenderism is a mental illness.

InVinoVeritas
NotThatClever

Resolution: Transgenderism is a mental illness. Definitions: "Transgenderism": The condition of being transgender (i.e., being one "whose self-identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male or female gender." [1]) "Mental illness": A mental disorder, also called a mental illness, psychological disorder or psychiatric disorder, is mental or behavioral pattern that causes either suffering or a poor ability to function in ordinary life [2]. Rules: The first round is for acc...

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6 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

A Ban is an Act of War.

Max.Wallace
Zarium

Be it pitbulls, Be it ladies, Be it gays, Be it blacks, Be it pets, Be it dress Be it any ban Ban's be WAR!!!!!!! What would you ban, fools?...

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52 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

God Exists

MaxSchmidt181
helement

I am looking to debate someone and defend the position that God exists based on the philosophy I have been taught. Don't care about gender, age, or debating rank, I will challenge anyone :D....

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33 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

The Problem of Evil and Hell

Microsuck
KRFournier

Resolved: The Problem of Evil and the Problem of Hell are sucessful arguments against the existence of the Judeo-Christian type God.Clarification: This debate is not necessarily about a particular religion, rather, it an argument aganist a Judeo-Christian type God who has the three omni-attributes (omnipotence; omnibenevolence; and omniscient). RulesA. Structure1. Acceptance/abstract2. O...

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43 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The Kalam Cosmological Argument is Sound

Miles_Donahue
SirCrona

The kalam cosmological argument is a powerful and cogent argument for the existence of God, and I'm willing to defend that claim against anyone who disagrees....

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

It is most probable that a god exists.

Typhlochactas
Magicr

Ave!God is a maximally great being, and by definition, you cannot conceive of anything greater than god.'Most probable' simply means that it is more possible than its negation. If the theist side's arguments are more plausible than t...

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23 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

The Reverse Modal Ontological Argument Refutes God

Envisage
Mhykiel

Details:I am playing devil's advocate in this debate - since my position is that neither argument actually can even hope to be demonstrated to be sound. Leave a message if you wish to accept. Messaging that you are "unable to accept due to your age criteria, etc." clearly demonstrates you have not read the rules, and thus will be unlikely to receive the cha...

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74 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Resolved: The Atomic Bombings of Japan were justified.

lannan13
Philocat

I would like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate. Rules Round 1 is for rules and definitions by Pro while Con accepts and/or chooses to define anyword Pro left undefined. Round 2: Opening arguments shall be presented. There shall be no rebuttles round 2. Round 3 Reubttles shall be made. Round 4: Rebuttles and conclusions will be...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Morality

8bit-chess
Ariesx

Is it morally right to value put your own life before any other in ANY situation? Since nobody is ceirtan that there will be afterlife or reincarnation all that is left is nothingness, so no matter how many people you can save by sacrificing your life it wouldn't matter because as far as you know your world will be over and whether anyone appreciates your sacrifice will be irrelevant....

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3 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago