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Nihilism

Beginner

Nihilism is the belief that nothing matters and that all life is meaninglessI have always held nihilism to be the objectively strongest ideological position, and would very much like to hear an opposing viewpoint.My task would be to establish that nihilism is indeed the objectively strongest philosophical position. My opponent's job is to show that it is not (I heavily suggest finding 1 or more philosophical systems and show the chosen system(s) to be superior to nihilism. ...

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20 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

Is funding of super-pacs justified in a democracy

Ariesx

Round 1 is for acceptance. Round 2 is for arguments, Round 3 is for rebuttals, Round 4 is for defense. Intro: I believe that super-pacs are not justified in a Democracy, because it unfairly represents the people that cannot fund. Good Luck to my opponent....

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0 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

Rap Battle

Mikal
Adam2isback

Con starts in R1 and passes R4 to even out the rounds. Failure to follow this results in a full FF due to con having an extra round My first debate in a month and since the move. Ready to have fun and pop some bars :)...

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8 Comments
Updated 59 Minutes Ago

Evolution isn't true

Sphynx111222
benko12345678

I'd like to say evolution isn't true because its based on religion and not on science. Weve never seen a monkey become a guy......

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5 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Should the death penalty be outlawed

r4ndom.stuff
AHA9673

P1: As a member of society, one is bound by a social contract. It is in consensus that if one behaves wickedly and/or inflicts harm on others, whether intentional or not, such agreement is voided and a punishment that matches one’s crime ensues. P2: The death penalty serves as a severe method of punishment that can be used in...

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0 Comments
Updated 33 Minutes Ago

Legalization of Marijuana

phil105
Werdna1000

Issue: Legalization for marijuana Pro P1: Marijuana should be legalized since it is similar to alcohol. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/07/31/the-federal-governments-own-statistics-show-that-marijuana-is-safer-than-alcohol/ P2: Alcohol is legalized in the US. P3: Marijuana is also less harmful than alcohol, which causes people people to be violent. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa38.htm Therefore people should be allowed to use Alcohol....

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0 Comments
Updated 20 Minutes Ago

Catholicism is a positive force in the world.

Philocat
ark200

First round is for acceptance, to ensure a fair debate. To clarify, I am arguing that Catholicism benefits the world more than it harms it. Con will be arguing that Catholicism harms the world more than benefits it (or any variation around that). Here's to a great debate!...

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0 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

PC Gaming Is Better Than Console Gaming Today.

SwaggyG27
ingrambros

Hello to the challenger. First off, I do not own a pc capable for even playing World Of Warcraft, so there is no bias. Also, I am talking about the modern setting; I have a different view of the past. Today, consoles are becoming more and more like PC's. They have glitches, they are running similar OSs, and they have the same hardware. You can get the same game for computer and console. PC's are versatlie and can constantly be cutting edge, whereas consoles are fixed and slowly(except for the 8...

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0 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

god is real

Sphynx111222
SebUK

God exists because if he didnt we wouldn't be able to think read or write. Where did the first monkies come from? Where did the exploding star in the big bang come from?...

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2 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Cyanide or happiness?

Talha7680
Jation

Which one would you take cause both of them lead the same place...

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0 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago