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Resolved: Jupiter is not a Planet.

lannan13
TheJuniorVarsityNovice

This debate is impossible to accept.THIS IS A SERIOUS DEBATE In honnor of New Horrizon coming close to Pluto I've decided to do another space debate.RulesFirst Round is Terms and defintions by Pro, Acceptance by Con.Second Round is Constructive Arguments, NO REBUTTALS!Third Round is Rebuttals.Forth Round is Rebuttals and conclusion.No Semantics, the definitions provided are what is to be used in this debate.No Trol...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

macroevolution has effectively stopped in humans

dairygirl4u2c
Cooldudebro

we won't be developing into another species in any immediate sense, or getting significantly altered due to evolution.we may evolve in space, but this is far off and not the current time period being discussed.remember, evolution is where the weak die and the only those that live to copulate further their genes. changes in specific animals don't cause evolution... eg, you can't cut your thumb off and get your kids thumbless.there will be spurts as those who are...

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Humans were not meant to leave earth

arpanray
mfigurski80

We humans occupy a infinitesimally small part of the cosmos and we don't even have the slightest idea of the scale of the universe we are dealing with. Upon that we have ventured out to explore the entire cosmos with tiny little specs of dust called spacecraft's .my argument is do we really have the knowledge of the entire cosmos that we have the 'permission' to explore.arent we aware of the fact that exploring the cosmos disturbs the harmony of its existence....

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Does the world need Genetically Modifed Food?

freakingout
geothermal

Genetic modification has been a popular topic of discussion and debate for the past many years. So, I hope I do not have to define GM. Without wasting any time, I'll go straight to the topic. It has been predicted that by 2050, the world population will reach nine billion. To accommodate this large population, the land that we have is being used more for settlement and other purposes, and very little land we have been left with for agriculture. The land that we have now for agriculture w...

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Should alcoholics receive free health care and free liver transplants?

daniel_helbing
greatkitteh

They'll ruin it again. It's the same as letting a convicted murderer get out of jail and letting him kill again. They say they will stop drinking in order to save their new liver but in the end we all know that they'll slip up and start drinking again and end up needing another new liver....

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All littering is beneficial for the environment.

Gogert777
TinyBudha

First round is fist fight and opening statements. I look forward to this debate. I am going to prove that littering of any kind is beneficial to our natural environment, and my opponent has to prove otherwise....

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any action not based on a natural need is evil

vi_spex
Greg4586

shoot...

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evolution=live or die

vi_spex
ClashnBoom

survival+adaptation=evolution evolution=any difference between any being natural selection=adaptation...

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It Is Not Probable That the Genesis Flood Narrative Actually Occurred

Subutai
Alpha3141

You asked to accept this.Full ResolutionIt is not probable that the Genesis flood narrative, as related in the book of Genesis in the Bible, actually occurred.You are defending the biblical story of the great flood. You cannot use revisionist theories. You must accept that the flood happened around 2300-2200 BC.BoP is shared.Defin...

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Plastic bottles should be left out in the sun

Occisionis
sara_ann_dee

Plastic bottles should be out in the sun because the plastic will melt in the water and it tastes better and better for you....

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