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Developing countries should prioritize environmental protection over resource extraction

Nefelibata
angryduck

Full Resolution: Developing countries should prioritize environmental protection over resource extraction when the two are in conflict.The first round is for acceptance. ...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Can animals be as deranged as Humans?

09gellerj
Mister_Man

Although humans may be capable of having more cognizance than other animals, it is not only possible, but common for animals to partake in behavior that is as or more deranged than that of humans....

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2 Comments
Updated 19 Hours Ago

You Do Not Exist

blackkid
MOV_8556.MOV

Your objective if you choose to accept is to reason that you exist. My objective if you choose to except is to reason that you do not exist. Rules: 1. You are allowed 3 points for your evidence of existence. (I.E., I exist because A, B, and C) and you may not add more points, you must stick to the points you choose. 2. You may use quotes and citations however you may not chop up paragraphs. If you choose to use a citation you must use the entire paragraph so that people do not have to...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Unalienable Rights

Mike_10-4
blackkid

Pro will argue all humans are born with Unalienable Rights. Con will argue against. Unalienable Rights, "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

God Probably Doesn't Exist

n7
Toviyah

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept let me know in the comments.You must have a minimum of 2500 ELO to vote on this debate.Definitions:God: The sentient eternal (has always existed and held his properties) omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent being that was the efficient cause of the universe.Probably: Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell.Doesn't Exist: Does not have objective reality or being....

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37 Comments
Updated 23 Hours Ago

"unlimited paradox" - an ever present unlimited force does not exist

dairygirl4u2c
JacobDoe

"unlimited paradox" - an ever present unlimited force does not exist. in another matter of speaking i am saying "the unlimited does not exist" can the unlimited limit itself? if not, it is not unlimited. if so, it is not unlimited. also, reality as far as we know it indicates that anything that might be 'unlimited' is limited by the laws of logic, as far as we know. thus, we can see by probing a few questions about what it means to be unlimited, that it does not really exist, at least i...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Can God create a rock so big he can't lift it, or not create the rock? either, not @ same time

linate
Domr

Can an Omnipotent God create a rock he cannot lift? it is said that If one answers yes to the question, then God is therefore not omnipotent because he cannot lift the rock, but if one answers no to the question, God is no longer omnipotent because he cannot create the rock. my position is that he can do one or the other, at different times, but he can't do both at the same time. and, that he can't do both at the same time doesn't disprove God as omnipotent. the solution is to say that God...

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4 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

nature is the only thing that affects personality

JGriffin3
Saska

We can tell the personality of an unborn child in their mothers stomach area. Often people will turn from their roots because it is not "who they are"....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

"Reality Is Mental" Is A More Rational Proposition Than Its Negation

Rational_Thinker9119
KhalifV

The burden of proof will be shared. I must show that Monistic Idealism is more rational than the view that there is a non-mental aspect of reality (such as Dualism or Physicalism). My opponent must show that it is more rational to believe in a non-mental aspect of reality than Monistic Idealism. The first round is just for acceptance. Good luck :) ...

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10 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

There Are Good Arguments for Atheism

TheMatt
KhalifV

I will be arguing that there are no good arguments for atheism. My opponent will argue that there are good reasons for athiesm. I would also like to thank my opponent for accepting this deate.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Conclusion ...

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago