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Save One Life? Or Save Three Lives?

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PowerPikachu21

Should you rescue three people if it means one person will die? Or should you choose to rescue one person if it means three people will die? Here is a scenario, you are on a boat with no ladders, four people are going to drown unless you throw a life buoy, but you only have one life buoy! Should you throw it to one person, and let three drown? Or throw it to the group of three on the other side of the boat so that only one person drowns? I will argue that the life buoy should be thrown tow...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Objective morality does not exist

kikiki
6gty5jf

This is not only targeted at religious people. I've seen many atheists and agnostics that claim there to be an existence of objective morality. I will argue it's all subjective. Rules: 1. Round 1: acceptance, 2. No insults, 3. That's it....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Space is an intangible reality.

Sonofcharl
Bilbin

Round 1 acceptance. Rounds 2,3,4,5. Should be presented in basic Haiku format. 3 lines, 5-7-5 syllables. Try to offer a conclusion in round 5....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

paranormal activity

anamika9
anaklusmos

paranormal activities are fake they does not exist . some people are supportive to it and some are not why the peoples argue then....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Homosexual Acts are Immoral

Contradiction
WriterDave

TERMSResolved: Homosexual Acts Are ImmoralRounds:1. Acceptance only2. Opening arguments3. Clash4. Closing arguments/clash Definitions: By "homosexual acts" I refer to sexual acts between members of the sa...

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692 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Does 'Reality' TV ever portray a true representation of society?

Exposedtrain412
Dyvilian

The key word, being 'ever' means that reality tv can sometimes portray a true representaiton of society althouh this can be rare with how many constructed TV shows there are out there....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Do we live in the matrix?

CivilianName295
Sensorfire

I will be arguing that we live in the matrix and that our universe is a simulation (virtual reality). (CON) will argue that we life in a real objective reality. This debate will not be about who the simulator is since the simulator could be Gods mind or a computer but this debate won't be focusing on that instead it will focus on if OUR universe is a simulaton. Rules: No bringing religion into the debate, use evidence, no personal attacks Round 1: Accept rules and conditions Round 2: Eac...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

White pride is a joke

Sidex
Forthelulz

I am arguing that "White Pride" is a joke or that it doesn't mean anything. In my opinion, people who have white pride are hypocrites to either Humanity or Christianity....

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26 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Solipsism is fundamental to any rational belief system

3RU7AL
Taust

Thank you for participating in this debate. I will be arguing in favor of the view that solipsism is fundamental to any rational belief system. Before any belief system can be properly analysed for internally consistent logical integrity, you have to figure out where the actual starting point is. What exactly is the unassailable cornerstone that you expect your perfect edifice to rest precariously upon? This pursuit includes confronting some of the most basic epistemic questions such as "how...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Is science the only path to knowledge and truth?

CivilianName295
Sarah9019a

I will be arguing that science is NOT the only path to knowledge and truth and that there are other ways we can know things. I will be arguing against the philosophy of scientism (the belief that science is the only way to knowledge). (Pro) will be arguing that science is the only path to knowledge. Rules: keep debate on topic and make logical arguments and no name callingRound 1: accepting rules and conditions Round 2 Each side giving case for and against scientismRound...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago