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voulentary euthanisa should be legal


My point is simple and i will get straight to the point If i person wants to die and has a terminal illness and they have made this decsion then let them give them time to wait and decided but if they are certain they want this let them its that simple. how would you like it if you live in extreme mental and physical health and want to die but some judge who doesnt give a s**t about you says no you cant jsut because he feels like it? i leave you with one message pretty straightforward and a...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Moral Argument: Meat Eating


The consumption of animal flesh by modern human beings is morally wrong. Humans have moved beyond the necessity of killing and eating animals for food. We have socially evolved beyond eating other animals. In ages gone by, humans have had to struggle against the wilderness. Every scrap of food was precious, and every hunt could mean life or death for the tribe or family. Eating animals was an absolute necessity for survival. But today, modern humans living in developed countries are...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

A fetus IS living based on the definition of the word 'living' and the words within


Hello ladies and gentleman of DDO, I hope you all are having a swell day and thank you in advance for reading and voting for this debate. I wish my future opponent the best of luck in this debate and I hope you will enjoy it regardless of the outcome. Living- the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaptation to environment through changes originating internally. This...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Wierdman's Tourney- Animal Testing


I thank Cobo in advance for accepting this debate. BOP-I will be against animal testing. My opponent will be for animal testing. Definitions-Animal Testing: the use of non-human animals in research and development projects, esp.

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Eating meat is good for your health


Does anyone want to argue in favour of this? Assuming focus on developed western nations, and that extended life expectancy and prevention of disease = good for health. Also, that eating meat is good for your health in comparison to other non-meat alternative food sources (i.e. not to be compared with eating nothing instead etc.). I'll argue against. If someone accepts, this will be my first debate, so please let me know if there is anything that I've missed out regarding format & rule...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Legalize Euthanasia


This first round will only be to establish definitions/basic information on the topic and to confirm our positions. I will be pro-euthanasia and my opponent will be against it....

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Resolved: Vaccination is Beneficial


Previously participated in this debate, however after much effort opponent forfeited in the second round. I will port my opening here. 10k characters, 4 rounds. I expect evidence to back up your BoP in demonstrating that, on balance, vaccinations are not safe and beneficial, just as I will provide evidence where I bear the BoP for demonstrating my arguments.I take no issue with giving you the opportunity to see my arguments prior to the debate.

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Updated 11 Months Ago

WODC: Organ Procurement and Just Societies


PrefaceThis debate is for Larz's World Online Debate Cup Tournament. I thank Arc for this opportunity to debate him and I look forward to an excellent round. Also, there is a 1,500 minimum ELO required to vote on this debate.Full TopicA just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.DefinitionsOught - Morally DesirablePresume -...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

On Balance, GM Foods are Beneficial for Humans to Use.


It's about time that I tried a serious debate (without forfeiting), so might as well. I will use the same rules as Bsh1's debates, albeit slightly altered to my tastes: Rules: 1. No forfeits 2. Any citations or foot/endnotes must be individually provided in the text of the debate 3. No new arguments in the final round 4. Maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere 5. No trolling or semantics 6. No K's of the topic 7. My opponent accepts all of the following definitions...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Marijuana Is a Medicine


A powerful medicine Marijuana contains an amazing chemical, beta-caryophyllene, and scientists have thoroughly proven that it can be used to treat pain, inflammation, atherosclerosis, and osteoporosis. Jürg Gertsch, of ETH Zürich, and his collaborators from three other universities learned that the natural molecule can activate a protein called cannabinoid receptor type 2. When that biological button is pushed, it soothes the immune system, increases bone mass, and blocks pain signals — withou...

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Updated 4 Years Ago