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Dinasour soft tissues and DNA prove their recent existance

creationtruth
PotBelliedGeek

Dinosaurs are claimed to have gone extinct 65 million years ago. Recent findings of soft tissues in fossils, such as the 2012 discovery of DNA, and even unfossilized dinosaur bone nullify the idea of their ancient extinction. These findings fit just fine in the Biblical Creation model but contradict the geologic column/evolution models. Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments Round 3 - Rebuttals/Closing Statements...

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52 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Imabench's 300th Debate!!! Resolved: Cats are Liquids

imabench
Magicr

This is my 300th debate and I wanted to debate something ive always wanted to debate, whether or not cats are indeed liquids. We all have that one crazy belief that no one else thinks is true, this is my crazy belief. Me and Magicr agreed to debate this, and yes it is only 2 rounds long. Definitions: Liquid: An object with a fixed mass and fixed volume, but does not have a fixed shape and instead match the shape of the container they are poured into. Cats: Demons sent to Earth fro...

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Has science proved a boon(pro) or curse(con) to humanity.

soumya_a_thomas
Joel.98

First round is for acceptance only.From 2nd round onwards the debate starts.Arguements can be made and objections can be raised.:) ...

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal government should mine asteroids.

lannan13
Astal3

This is Round 1 match-up between Lannan13 and Astal3 in the Adopt-A-Noob Tourney. The Resolution that we are debating is above. The link for the AAN Tourney can be found here. (http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/44249/) RulesBurden of Proof is shared.Round 1 is for acceptance only and definitions only.Round 2: Contentions will be presented no rebuttals.Round 3: RebuttalsRoun...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The Roraima Pollen Evolutionary Paradox

GarretKadeDupre
FuzzyCatPotato

I will argue for the following resolution:The finding of Precambrian (Roraima) Pollen undermines Evolutionary Theory.First round is acceptance only!...

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23 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Homosexuality in Humans is Natural

medv4380
Defro

First round is for accepting the debate, stating the resolution, and definitions. Resolution: Homosexuality in Humans is Natural Definitions: Natural is that which does not conflict with natural law. Natural Law has many possible definitions. However, for this debate, natural law will be defined as the evolutionary process. Homosexuality is the state of being sexually attracted to the same sex....

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77 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Is our world merely a flat plate, supported by a shell of a tortoise?

LogicandReasoning
Mikal

I don't expect anyone to accept this debate. But if you do, then... Whatever.Rules1. No plagiarism; Don't copy someone else's work and claim it as your own.Failure to follow this (In singular form, seeing as; I ONLY LISTED 1 RULE!) rule will result in a 7-point forfeiture.

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14 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

The average male bengal tiger can defeat the average male african lion.

Wolfman19
TheDebateMaster1

This is to be a scientific debate, so know statements like "lion is king of jungle, so it'll win." Only accept this if you know a great deal on both felines. Thank you to whoever accepts this debate. ...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The Theory of Evolution Is Valid

Subutai
Dragonfang

I am challenging Dragonfang to this debate per his request. Please agree to everything below for accepting. Full Resolution The theory of evolution is valid. Definitions Theory of Evolution: "The process by which species of organisms arise from earlier life forms and undergo change over time through natural selection."[1] Valid: "Having some foundation; based on truth."[2] Rules 1. The first round is for acceptance. 2. A f...

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24 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

People should become vegan as a result of possible future advances in artificial intelligence.

Wylted
AlexanderOc

When robots take over they may kill us as a result of not being vegan. Come on people, do the right thing....

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42 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago