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The earth is probably less than 10,000 years old.

GarretKadeDupre
bluesteel

In this debate, Pro will argue the evidence that the earth is younger than 10,000 years, and Con will argue the evidence that the earth is older than 10,000 years. The debate is to be determined by the preponderance of evidence. Years are taken as units of time in the conventional sense as presently measured, not in an allegorical or poetic sense.The claim that the earth is less than 10,000 years old is part of Young Earth Creationism (YEC). In this debat...

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104 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Does God exist?

Flippenout
cleoforman

I will be arguing for the existence of a deity(s) while my opponent will point out his arguments against the existence of a deity. 1st round: Acceptance 2nd round: Opening statements only (no rebuttal) 3rd round: Rebuttal 4th round: More arguments/rebuttal 5th round: Concluding statements...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

This House Believes That A Virgin Birth Is Scientifically Possible, Even If Improbable!

Ajabi
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

As-Salam-o-Alikum! This is an interesting debate topic, is it not? In any case the Spirit of the Motion is that there is a scientific possibility, or that science proves that a virgin birth could have occurred, even though it is improbable. My opponent would have to show that there is no scientific possibility that such a birth could occur. S/he could either provide medical/scientific evidence to the contrary or argue that the evidence I provide is irrelevant. In both cases my opponent must p...

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44 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The United States government would be wise to invest more in NASA.

Starskii
Samuel60

The first round is for accepting, second for opening argument, third is for rebuttal, fourth is for closing statements. So, I will be debating for an increase in NASA's budget. ...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Unicorns Once Existed

Sswdwm
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

I will be attempting to demonstrate that unicorns had at least existed at least at some point in the past.Debate Format:Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening Arguments (no rebuttals)Round 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals & Conclusions Good luck! ...

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81 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

There is no scientific evidence to support evolution

LittleBallofHATE
Samreay

What I mean by evolution, is Darwin's theory of descent with modification or macroevolution, as it's commonly referred to. In other words, the theory that all life has a common ancestor. Con must accept the burden of proof. He must prove that there is real scientific evidence for this theory. Four rounds. Acceptance. Opening arguments. Rebuttals. Closing argument. I look forward to this debate. Good luck....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

polygamy is more natural than.. monogamy

dairygirl4u2c
Machrineith

polygamy is more natural than monogamy polygamy is more widely practiced in human society now and historically, so that is an indicator, given we are part of the natural world. polygamy is by far most widely practiced in the animal kingdom, even with closely related primates. they did a study on primates, and concluded that the wider a species shoulder, the more polygamous that species is. humans are on the conservative, but polygamous side of things....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Pregnancy Begins at Conception - not Implantation. ACOG is wrong.

Chuz-Life
creedhunt

** For the purpose of screening candidates, this deabate should be near impossible for you to accept. However, if you are interested in accepting the role of defending ACOG's position in this debate, please make yourself known in the comments section. **The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued the following statement in response to recent 'personhood' measures by some States in the U.S.

107 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Humans are responsible for global warming?

Epicknightmc
Frostblade

For anyone who thinks that humans are not guilty with striking raw nature with global warming You may start the argument anytime you want....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: the Zombie Apocalypse Will Happen

AngelofDeath
Sswdwm

Be it resolved that: the zombie apocalypse will happen. I would like this to be a serious debate, so no trolling please. My only rule is that my opponent cannot use Max Brooks as a legitimate source, since he doesn't have a PhD on zombies. If this does happen, however, I request that voters please take note and vote for me. Format: Round 1, acceptance Round 2, claims Round 3, rebuttals Round 4, rebuild and voting issues Although this is a serious debate, i want all involved t...

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39 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago