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Anthropogenic global climate change.

Stupidape
medv4380

I will contend that anthropegenic global climate change exists. The contender will contend that anthropegenic global climate change is non-existent.StructureR1 Acceptance & definitionsR2 ArgumentsR3 RebuttalsR4 DefenseBurden of proofBurden of proof will be shared equally. This is because I am making the affrimative claim and the instiagator, yet am arguing for what is normally accepted in...

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70 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Earth is round not flat

Youngastronomer
Sonofcharl

Greetings to the one who accepts, I (pro) will argue Earth is round, Con will argue it is flat. 1) Acceptance 2) View/Opinion 3) Rebuttals 4) Defense Good luck!...

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Humans are the most intelligent animals on Earth.

Sensorfire
Autumn-sky

This debate will be about whether humans are more intelligent than other animal species on Earth. I will be arguing for this, my opponent will argue against it (i.e. humans are not the most intelligent).Structure:Round 1 is acceptance.Round 2 is opening arguments.Round 3 is rebuttals. No new arguments.Round 4 is further rebuttals with new and/or revised arguments.Round 5 is final arguments and closing statements.<...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Genetic Modification on Humans

zeon
Asoz

I believe that genetic modification on humans should be legal, but well-regulated. I think that humans should be able to be cured of genetic diseases, as well as the parents being given options of the child's physical appearance/traits. I do not think that genetic modification (namely CRISPR) should be used to create anything that is not human, no humans with gills for example. I look forward to an interesting debate on this subject with anybody who will challenge me in this regard....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Earth is flat (disk or infinite plane?)

Youngastronomer
chocninjaman

Greetings, I will argue Earth isn't flat and not a disk or an infinite plane. Pro will argue it is. 1) Acceptance 2) View or opinion 3) Rebuttals 4) Defense Rules 1) Sources 2) No forfeiting 3) No ad hominem 4) No profanity 5) No trolling...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Should smoking be banned?

alspals
PsychocisTheory

Smoking is something that can kill you. When you are near someone that is smoking, you get affected too. It may feel nice, but if you look at your body after you have smoked, you see that the smoking has greatly harmed your insides. STOP SMOKING NOW....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

should we explore space or the ocean more?

minaid
TomThePenguin

Do you think that we should explore Space or Ocean more? Let us know what you think!...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

THBT space exploration should be pursued by private companies rather than governments.

warren42
missmozart

This debate is part of the first round of The DDO Olympics Team Debate Tournament, sponsored by Bsh1. I will be working with my partner, TN05, against missmozart and her partner, Biodome. Therefore, neither Biodome nor TN05 are eligible to vote. The full text of the resolution is as follows: "This house believes that space exploration should be pursued by private companies rather than governments."Structure: Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Constructive (No r...

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50 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Oil Drilling

Beisan.MAs
PsychocisTheory

Is it ethical to continue to drill for oil and install pipelines for oil transport at the cost of our environment when we have other sustainable energy resources?...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Should we be able to genetically engineer humans?

Estudiante2016
MagicAintReal

We should not be able to genetically engineer humans because in doing so, we take away the right of diversity and individuality that each of us possess. It is also not fair to those who are genetically engineered. ...

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1 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago