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Science has rendered theism unreasonable

Jellon
Envisage

There is a chronic tension between agnostics and theists where both sides believe people who believe the other side are unreasonable. I often see names called by both sides. As one who believes both belief systems are reasonable, I intend to defend the position that modern science has not rendered theism unreasonable. To win, Pro must show that modern scientific knowledge provides overwhelming evidence that there does not exist a god. To win, Con must be able to reasonably address all argume...

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56 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

All Organizations Must be Self-Serving to Some Extent to Continue their Existence

Jackconway
justiceandtruth

I assert that all organizations must be self-serving to some extent in order to continue existence. My opponent must prove that an organization (government, religious, or social) can continue their existence without being self-serving at all. No other rules than that. Have at it....

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6 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

Which position has better supporting arguments? Theism vs. Atheism

1Credo
Neoman

1. IntroductionIn this debate, I will defend the proposition that theism has better supporting arguments than atheism. My opponent will defend the proposition that atheism has better supporting arguments than theism. As such, the burden of proof will be equally shared. The winner can therefore be selected based solely on which side produces better supporting arguments (as well as grammar, conduct, etc.) Round 1: Introduction and Opening Argument...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Factory Farming Animals is Immoral

Dookieman
hatshepsut

First round is for acceptance. Today I will be arguing that factory farming animals is immoral. BOP is on me. Definition of factory farming: "a system of rearing livestock using intensive methods, by which poultry, pigs, or cattle are confined indoors under strictly controlled conditions." Good luck! (:...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

God most likely exists

zmikecuber
Sswdwm

Good evening/afternoon/morning/midday, ladies and gentlemen. Sswdwm and I don't always see eye-to-eye on issues, and after having many enjoyable forum debates, we've decided to take it to the real thing. The resolution for this debate shall be...God most likely exists.

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250 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Does God exist?

Toviyah
Envisage

Thanks Envisage for accepting this debate. First round for acceptance I'm pro, Envisage will be Con. BOP is on me. 'God' is the Deistic concept of God. (Creator, transcendent, powerful) Enjoy!...

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196 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Gay Marriage

ConservativilyLiberal
EndarkenedRationalist

I do not support Gay marriage, I understand with the increasing number of people accepting it, it is to be legalized in many parts of the world soon. However i want to argue agaisnt it. Not from a religious view, since I understand that whomever is agaisnt me may not be of a Christian belief....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Problem of Evil falsifies the Christian God's Omnibenevolence

Envisage
Wylted

I am honoured to have Wylted accept this debate! Best of luck to him!.The burden of proof is on me to demonstrate the resolution to be true. I will argue in the following round and Con may provide rebuttals/arguments in the same round.10,000 characters.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening arguments, Con may rebut meRound 3: Rebuttals/ArgumentsRound 4: Rebuttals/Conclusions - No new arguments/brand new rebuttalsThat is all, good luck!!...

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240 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

xXCryptoXx's 100th Debate: The Conjugal View of Marriage is Philosophically Valid

xXCryptoXx
bsh1

Opening Speech Hello all and welcome to my 100th debate! It has been a long journey in debating to get where I am on this wonderful summer day. Over the course of my debate history I have debated gay marriage a grand total of 24 times, having lost four of those debates, tying twice, and winning eighteen times. Gay marriage has been the debate topic of 2...

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142 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

is god evil

sabarashy
notyourbusiness

Earlier today I was talking to friend about religion I being an agnostic Christian and him being an atheist we had conflicts and he said even if god is real I would not worship him for he is evil obviously I asked him why he said god lets horrible things happen to the innocent and I said well that is him giving us free will and with that free will comes the price of evil wouldn't it be evil to have no free will?...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago