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Free Will Exists

Biodome
Peili

A common topic in philosophy. I find it quite interesting and fun to debate. Please comment if you want to accept this. Please note that following the Rules is mandatory, and violating them will cost you conduct points and, possibly, result in a loss. Acceptance of the debate is regarded as an acceptance of the Rules. Any issues/questions/requests must be dealt with before the debate in the comments section.

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

They who casteth the tho most votes, are the pharo, in their own pea brain.

Max.Wallace
greatkitteh

So true. Accept it....

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Knowledge Requires Experience

Varrack
vi_spex

Resolved: Knowledge is always obtained through physical experienceSince vi_spex has made several debates titled "know=physical experience", I challenge him to prove his point. All I need to do to win is to negate the resolution.Knowledge - awareness of fact or truth.Experience - physically encountering something. Pro may begin first....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Open bigotry was common EVERYWHERE in America, not just the South

Adam2isback
JoseKNT

I will argue that open bigotry and racism has existed everywhere in America. Some of the most notorious incidents (unpunished) went down in states like North Dakota. ...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

The SN 1006 Supernova caused when World War Two occurred

Surrealism
400spartans

I will be arguing for the resolution as stated, namely that "The SN 1006 supernova caused when World War Two occurred".I will use the following definition:Cause - to mandate the existence or occurrence ofFurther definitions will be supplied as necessary. I believe that SN 1006 supernova and World War Two are well understood enough to not require definitions but if my opponent desires one that is fine.Good luck to opponent....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Racism and slavery in America had ABSOLUTELY nothing to do with each other

Adam2isback
GOAT_23_6

The racism that came to America had to do with feelings of white superiority that was brought with them from the West. As many immigrants started coming in big numbers (including African immigrants), many of the native white population feared their culture was going to be changed by "scum" races. Also there was the brutal conquest of Native American land by presidents like James Polk and Andrew Jackson. Abraham Lincoln was also a racist against Natives. During the Civil War, there was also...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Racism in America has always been white/non-white, not black/non-black or white

Adam2isback
lannan13

I will be arguing today that racism in America has always been white and non-white. Some of the biggest examples include the Trail of Tears, attacks on Japanese citizens because of their heritage, attacks on blacks, etc. http://www.aboutnorthgeorgia.com/ang/Cherokee_Trail_of_Tears http://www.gateschili.org/webpages/cwhite/resources.cfm?subpage=13733 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Thurber...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Banning voters is a tyrannical society. That be this.

Max.Wallace
CommunistDog

Those that have legally been accepted into a union, should not be banned from votership, unless the leaders of the union are cold blooded, ideological, inhuman, dictators....

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26 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Death Penalty

Pase66
Vortex-Blue123

Question: The Death Penalty Should not be Abolished.Rules:1.) Con agrees to support the notion that the Death Penalty Should be Abolished. 2.) The BOP is shared3.) Con agrees to forfeit the last round4.) Format

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

This is not a frivolous debate

Elonbin1
Turbanator

I will be arguing that this is indeed a very serous debate that touches upon important and serous things....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago