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women: for the kitchen .vs. for the office

paigeteevee
Rockylightning

women are able to vote they have jobs we can even own land!...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

A New Radical Justice System

RationalMadman
Beginner

When I was a little boy, say five years old, I would be what most would consider a highly philosophically-minded child. When my teacher told me that I should put my hand up to ask a question I asked her why, when she got annoyed she would just tell me to shut up and sit down (in kinder words than the ones I proposed). However, I never understood the rule, nor did I feel the need to obey it... Because being shut up and told to sit down isn't truly terrifying. On the other hand, if I had been...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

You should follow Stoic principles.

Tim1632
ehorton

Stoic doctrine states that we should detach ourselves from our emotions and only worry about what we can control. If we follow this school of thought we will not waste our time on things that are futile, but only worry about that things that we have the capacity to control ourselves. By doing this we will live a better life because we will no longer waste time on what is out of our control, and therefore we will use our time concentrating on what we can, which will lead to better use of our time...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Ketchup tastes good on Everything

PurpleDrank
SaltyFries

Ketchup...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Resolved: that there are moral absolutes.

Happyreclusive
Valladarex

I set out to prove that there are moral absolutes. I"ll use "moral" and "ethical" synonymously, choosing one over the other as style dictates. By "absolute," I mean something is that true in all possible worlds, necessarily true, and true in all situations. For example, the judgment "lying is wrong" is necessarily true and there is no circumstance when lying is right."My arguments are Kantian, so my opponent...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

If there is no empirical evidence of any given thing, can you say it exists?

MWysocki
oilythigh

To assume something exists without empirical evidence is purely illogical. If you could accept a belief in something without evidence, you could believe any possibility. You could assert that there is a large dog floating in the sky striking down those that displease it, and think it true. However, it could be said that just because you can't prove something doesn't mean it's been disproved. This being true, the converse is also true, you can't believe in something because of a lack of evidence....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The Kalam Cosmological Argument is Sound

Magic8000
tala00131

Kalam 1. Everything that begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. Therefore 3. The universe has a cause4. If the universe has a cause, then an uncaused, personal Creator of the universe exists, who sans the universe is beginningless, changeless, immaterial, timeless, spaceless, and enormously powerful.Therefore, 5. An uncaused, personal Creator of the universe ex...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

If you think racist jokes are funny, you are racist.

Whomp
monkeeman

Acceptance for 1st round....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Is there a supreme being?

specialrelativity101
Spatial1

Is it logical to believe in a supreme being? How did the universe begin with or without a supreme being? Is a god necessary for the universe, life, and everything to exist?...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

People should eat much less meat

MistyBlue
mistersilver

Rules: 1. Polite conduct at all times 2. A picture or cartoon with every argument (just to be entertaining :D ) I will be arguing that people should eat a lot less meat or become vegetarian, Con will be arguing that meat is beneficial to the human diet. First round is acceptance.......

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Updated 1 Year Ago