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Mankind Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

Subutai
Dann

You asked to accept this.Full ResolutionI will be arguing that mankind is the main cause of global warming. We will not be debating whether global warming exists or not. It will be assumed that it does.BoP is shared.DefinitionsMankind: "The human race; human beings collectively without reference to sex; humankind."[1]Main: "Chief in size,...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Evolution is correct

Axonly
Shashwat_V

READ: This debate will be a bit different. Lots of people who do this debate type a ton of words. How boring. This debate is going to be different. We are going to debate using 20 words max per each round (Excluding this paragraph). This isn't a particularly serious debate, so I guess the only strict rule is the 20 word max for each argument. Put your argument in quotes if you want to say something else, anything not in quotes cannot be voted on. "Genetics, Paleontology, Zoology and Geology a...

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8 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

Genetic differences explain racial IQ gaps

someloser
Grovenshar

Many thanks to my opponent, Grovenshar, for accepting the debate! For anyone else interested, comment here (http://www.debate.org/debates/Genetic-differences-explain-racial-IQ-gaps/1/)Rules:- Pro and Con will avoid debating the merits of IQ as a metric, or race as a classification system. While these are certainly debatable, being largely seperate and rather nu...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

understanding=math=functional

vi_spex
Devnith

not being able to remember understanding, or just lack of understanding i guess is like being at a machine that dosnt function.. but once it does you see it.. so you can start testing or and understand.. bit like a pipe system blocked from air.. remove the block, air goes through you see it working...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Should We Colonize Another Planet?

llaurenthellama
MWonderWolf

This first round is just for accepting. I'm voting against it....

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13 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Evolution vs Young Earth Creationism

triangle.128k
NewLifeChristian

This debate is reserved for NewLifeChristian. I will be arguing that Evolution is true and that the Earth is around 4.5 billion years old. NewLifeChristian will be arguing for Creation being true and that the Earth is around 6-10K years old. RulesNo trolling Reliable sources must be usedStructureRound 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Arguments only (no rebuttals)Rounds 3-4: Everything else

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178 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

knowledge beats belief

vi_spex
brontoraptor

truth=knowledge=seen=past=memory...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Living things on other earth like planets.

Alycelilylilan2
PowerPikachu21

I believe there are other living things in earth-like planets. I'd like to have a debate with a person who doesn't believe in this....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

CO2 emissions are directly responsible for climate change.

finn.b14
Hanate333

The Macquarie Dictionary defines the term "climate change" as- a significant change in the usual climatic conditions especially that thought to be caused by global warming. This 'climate change' can be caused by natural or human induced impacts. The global average temperature has risen by nearly a degree in the past 50 years. Scientists around the world have been recording temperature increases, raised ocean levels and melting of ice caps. All this is evidence that the earth is experiencing...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Animal Testing

AshleyAxline
lannan13

Animal testing is wrong and needs to be put to an end. It is only killing innocent animals while getting us nowhere in finding cures and vaccines. You're ignorant if you think otherwise. "Humans are the only hunters that kill when they aren't hungry."...

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Updated 2 Months Ago