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Elements of division,

Max.Wallace
VelCrow

The main reason we fight wars is that we divide ourselves by these 4 horses of the apocolypse. Sorry for the mispell, so what. Race/Color Religion/Faith Sex/Gender Party/ No Party I would like to have a Master Debater contest this but they mostly get it, so this is open to the first fool that presents themselves....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

God is Black

Blackangel
1Credo

I bear witness that the Blackman and Blackwoman are God in its Supreme Condensation. And Therefore, the Fathers and Mothers of all events following بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Chores are child slave labor.

Dpowell
superbowl9

Round 1: Acceptance. Round 2: Pro and Con put in their debates. Round 3-4: Amendments and rebutals. Round 5: Conclusion....

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Updated 15 Hours Ago

Obligation precludes sincerity, or in being sincere one must ignore obligation.

Luden
MyDinosaurHands

Whereas, to be obliged is to forgo the privilege of sincerity, and, Whereas, an obligatory action is one performed under the pretense of the obligation and, Whereas, sincerity is the freedom from all pretense and, Whereas, a sincere act must be a desired act regardless of the pretense and, Whereas, it isn't the act asked by obligation that affects the sincerity, rather, it is the idea of obligatory action, the same act for under the same circumstances without the phrase obligatory would make...

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Updated 16 Hours Ago

Money can get you out of almost every little predicaments

Rafaat
intellectuallyprimitive

I feel it's right...I need to know how it can also be put otherwise......

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Updated 22 Hours Ago

Stereotypes are good

TheTom
carriead20

I argue that the use of stereotypes are a good and useful function. My opponent argues against this. You may present your argument in the first round if you wish. I am using this to gain perspective on a persuasive essay I am writing, so please don't hold back. Please be aware that this is a 3 hour response debate....

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Updated 6 Days Ago

This House Believes That The Law of Non-Contradiction Is Sound!

Ajabi
bossyburrito

Shalom Alecium! If you wish to change anything in set-up inform me prior to accepting, if you cannot accept at this time let the timer run out so that whenever we want to debate this, we can start immediately. 1. This is to debate the "law of non-contradiction" which is defined as: 'no two properties, statements, propositions, events contradictory in nature, can both be true at the same time. It is therefore impossible that A is B, and A is not B are both true, and there exists between t...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

'Yes or No' questions are fundamentally different to 'True or False' questions.

vwv
Domr

Conditions for eligibilityMust have 8-43 completed debates and must be able to follow rules.Rules of Discourse1. Absolutely no trolling whatsoever, even a slightly sarcastic joke or jest for any other purpose than highlighting...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Gay Marriage

ConservativilyLiberal
EndarkenedRationalist

I do not support Gay marriage, I understand with the increasing number of people accepting it, it is to be legalized in many parts of the world soon. However i want to argue agaisnt it. Not from a religious view, since I understand that whomever is agaisnt me may not be of a Christian belief....

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Updated 5 Days Ago

Is self-sacrifice an ethical choice in a one on one scenario? What about lethal self-defense?

Maia
Luden

I think that self- sacrifice, even for only a single life, is indeed an ethical option. In this hypothetical situation, the person being saved is of approx. the same age as the saver, has no choice in the matter and has committed no terrible crimes or acts of unselfish good. Personally, I choose to answer this question with yes because I would not be able to live with myself otherwise. I would forever feel like I had payed for my life in blood. This might push me to inspired acts of kindness, bu...

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Updated 2 Days Ago