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Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights

Zaradi
UchihaMadara

Resolved: Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights.This is an old LD topic. All types of LD cases are acceptable, and this debate will be done in LD format. Round structure will go as thus:Round One: AFF PRESENTS CASE. THIS ROUND IS NOT JUST FOR ACCEPTANCERound Two: Neg Case + Rebuttals, Aff RebuttalsRound Three: Neg rebuttals, Aff RebuttalsGl to my opponent! ...

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64 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Does Abortion Kill a Human Being?

JoshBrahm
jeeoh

I believe abortion kills a human being. We know the unborn is biologically a member of the human species, because she comes from human parents. Her DNA could also be tested in utero, and we would always find that she has human DNA. Most pro-abortion-choice people, however, agree with the above statement. Their issue is usually the question of whether the human entity killed is a "person," or a member of our species that has basic rights. The pro-choice ad...

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70 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Cogito Ergo Sum is Bunk

RyuuKyuzo
dannyc

Resolution:The argument "I think, therefore I am" fails to prove its conclusion. Definitions:I don't think either of us intend to play the semantics game in this debate, so I'll keep these general.I: The self, one's conciousness

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16 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Psychological Egoism

MyDinosaurHands
YYW

Definition:"Psychological egoism is the thesis that we are always deep down motivated by what we perceive to be in our own self-interest." I will be defending this thesis, and my opponent's objective should be to show that there are instances where a person acts with with purely altruistic motives. First Round will be for Acceptance. Any questions, please ask in the comments before accepting. Any confusion that arises that could've been avoided with a simple qu...

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15 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Does God Exist?

Stealyogirl-osaurus
QueenAnnesRevenge

My argument is that God does not exist based on the fact that all "evidence" that has been proposed to me thus far has been without merit and sprouted out blindly from every person that has tried to convince me that God does in fact exist. I am looking for a healthy debate where we can argue the existence of God through reason and evidence....

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8 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

I will lose this debate.

newbiehere
Emmo

Sometimes, debates aren't about winning; they're about losing, and this is one such debate. Voters are free to interpret the goal of this debate as they wish and may vote accordingly. I have selected Emmo as my opponent because he expressed an interest in debating with me in the comment of another post. My goal is to lose this debate.Throughout this debate, I will argue that regardless of my overall rank, skill, etc. as a debator, I will do a terrible job in this particular deba...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Burning the American flag is protected under the constitution

AbandonedSpring
Faisal_Umerani

Prove that burning the American flag should not be allowed. First round is acceptance....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Resolved: All human acts are selfish.

lannan13
Cold-Mind

I'd like to thank Cold-Mind ahead of time for accepting this debate. RulesMy opponent will begin his argument round 1Round 2 is arguments and rebuttlesRound 3 is rebuttles and Con's conclusion.Round 4 is Rebuttle and conclusion by Pro.Con will end round 4 by stating, "No argument as agreed upon."No swearingNo SemanticsBurden of Proof is equally sharedViolations of these rules will result in a forfe...

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20 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Chores are child slave labor.

Dpowell
superbowl9

Round 1: Acceptance. Round 2: Pro and Con put in their debates. Round 3-4: Amendments and rebutals. Round 5: Conclusion....

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13 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

3 sides of the coin

Max.Wallace
PauseAndThink

There are 3 sides to a coin. Heads. Tails. The edge. We perform coin tosses to make decisions sometimes. Sheeple pick a side. Never the edge. This debate is about the tendency of the human species to choose a side, which the sheeple do, so they can be declared by the elites to be winners. The elites, those in the .000001% income bracket that attempt to control us, use this tendency to create more power for themselves. Don't listen to the propaganda and choose a side, eventually you...

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22 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago