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We cannot know reality without the Christian God

condeelmaster
GoOrDin

I challenged ViceRegent to this debate but He cowardly declined It. Anyway, I thought this could be an interesting debate to have with anybody.Rules:1- Pro has the burden of proof. Pro has to logically prove that without the Christian God we cannot know anything. 2- Not acceptance in first round. Directly into arguments please.3- Definitions (the...

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Updated 9 Hours Ago

How do atheists ratiionally know truth from fiction?

ViceRegent
hjhuwei

If God does not exist, then knowledge is not possible. Atheists would disagree. So, I ask a very simple day-1 question about atheist epistemology. How does an atheist rationally know if anything they hold to be true is actually true and not fiction?...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Abortion is always immoral

coffeyk87
szexiv

I will be arguing that abortion is always immoral. Definitions: Abortion: "The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks:" http://www.oxforddictionaries.com... NOTE** Putting aside miscarriages also called "spontaneous abortions". Unborn: "A human offspring at any stage of development from the moment of conception up until birth." Supplied by me Human Being: Any living member of the species Homo Sapiens. Supplied by me Definition...

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Abortion is always immoral

coffeyk87
Reformist

I will be arguing that abortion is always immoral. Definitions: Abortion: "The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks:" http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/abortion NOTE** Putting aside miscarriages also called "spontaneous abortions". Unborn: "A human offspring at any stage of development from the moment of conception up until birth." Supplied by me Human Being: Any living member of the species Homo Sapiens. Suppli...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Are Atheists Able to Know Reality from Delusion?

ViceRegent
JayShay

Can any atheist come up with a rational way for them to know reality from delusion? With your first post, answer this question: I, as an atheist, rationally know reality from delusion by_________________________________? If you believe reality is the product of your perceptions, that is has no objective existence, please do not answer. The atheist will bear the BOP....

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83 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Comprehensible Objective Morality

Saberen
ViceRegent

I would argue against the notion of comprehensible objective morality. As humans, there are simply things we have the inability to understand. This is one of them. Morality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Are Atheists Able to Know Reality from Delusion?

ViceRegent
condeelmaster

Can any atheist come up with a rational way for them to know reality from delusion? The atheist will bear the BOP....

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31 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

love on first site is true

MikeTheGOd
Nicholesarah

Intro: I am doing this because even though i compete in debate on a team and it involves mainly political issues and arguments i find philsophical arguments more interesting. Observation: This is more of a philosophical based topic so i put it under philosophy. Love is preety much a philosophical topic rather then something like minimum wage or the patriot act which are more economical/political based. Pro burden= defend the love on first site concept<...

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Is it Reasonable to Believe in a Creator?

iTruthSeeker
Reformist

Hello to everyone! Since I am a Christian, I normally hear people talk about how "it is unreasonable to believe in a creator of the universe". Otherwise known as "creationism", I'm up for a good thought provoking debate regarding this issue I will not be arguing for a "specific" creator (I.e Yahweh, Allah, etc..) but if it is in fact, reasonable to believe that the overall encompassing definition of God: ( "the Being perfect in power, wisdom, and goodness who is worshipped...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Nonprofit "news" in America

Max.Wallace
Lord_Libertarian

Any "not for profit" news agency in America that does not support the 1st amendment by censoring comments, should immediately be made to pay all taxes due....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago