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The Earth is flat

Cat47
Edlvsjd

In this debate, I will be challenging debate.org's favorite flat Earther Edlvsjd to another debate on the shape of the Earth. The rules are simple. 1. First round is for acceptance only. 2. Second round is for arguments only. No rebuttals, because that is for the third round. 3. No new arguments can be made in the third round. 4. Show some proof for your arguments......

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92 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

The earth is probably less than 10,000 years old.

GarretKadeDupre
bluesteel

In this debate, Pro will argue the evidence that the earth is younger than 10,000 years, and Con will argue the evidence that the earth is older than 10,000 years. The debate is to be determined by the preponderance of evidence. Years are taken as units of time in the conventional sense as presently measured, not in an allegorical or poetic sense.The claim that the earth is less than 10,000 years old is part of Young Earth Creationism (YEC). In this debat...

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104 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Should Animal Testing be Legal?

Twiggy1612
Plasmastrike

Human beings act on instinct. Animals do not have that ability. That is a well known fact. However, does this simple ability distinguish us so much that while you are barely allowed touch another human, you can do completely immoral experiments to animals? I hope not, my friends. While I agree that for diseases such as Swine Flu, animals should be treated on, I find it cruel to test in perfectly healthy animals. I hope the audience can see my point on this matter....

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0 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Are there more than 2 genders?

beavertamer69
KaylaCarter988

ur ghey if you dont vote n3rd....

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3 Comments
Updated 11 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 1 Year Ago

evolution=survival adaptation

vi_spex
tahirimanov

like the advanced color patterns on a tigers fur, Tigers have distinctive white circular spots on the backside of their ears, which could make a another predator think its looking its direction, thus leading to its survival...

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

morality=survival truth

vi_spex
Tthompson1995

ye...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Evolution vs Young Earth Creationism

triangle.128k
NewLifeChristian

This debate is reserved for NewLifeChristian. I will be arguing that Evolution is true and that the Earth is around 4.5 billion years old. NewLifeChristian will be arguing for Creation being true and that the Earth is around 6-10K years old. RulesNo trolling Reliable sources must be usedStructureRound 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Arguments only (no rebuttals)Rounds 3-4: Everything else

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178 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Climate change is both real and a serious issue

NeuralNetwork
Captain3

OverviewThis debate session will be 5 rounds with 48 hours to conduct an argument. 10,000 characters are permitted for each response. Open voting will take place over 10 days with comments enabled.Rules Please try to use objective evidence and cite at the bottom of your argument Please try to use proper spelling and grammar...

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5 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Should people be able to keep exotic animals?

AnimalJamRocks
Mal618

One reason why people shouldn"t be able to keep exotic animals is because they are very hard to take care of. Exotic animals aren"t very good companions. They need lots of attention, space, and when they grow up, lots and lots of food. If the animals needs aren"t met, they could suffer....

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago