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You can jump in the same river twice

debatojenvo
Peter_10

Round one is acceptance Round two is arguments, no rebuttals Round three is rebuttals, no new arguments. I believe that you can't jump in the same river twice....

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A Command Economy has the Ability to be the most effective economic system

Avelvetnightmare
asox44

My argument is that A Command Economy/ Planned Economy has the ability to be more efficient and beneficial to a Nation than a free market economy if it is implemented strategically. I would like to start out by defining what a command Economy is: It is essentially an economic system where construction, production, investment, prices, and income are determined Centrally by a government. Examples where this economic system is prevalent is Cuba, the USSR, North Korea, and Maoist China. (not very mu...

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Time has a starting point

TheMagi
Sonofcharl

The Argument is such: I believe time has to have a starting point. In other words, it cannot be infinite. Awaiting a challenger......

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The Fine-Tuning Argument For Design Succeeds

Rational_Thinker9119
TheMagi

The fine-tuning of the universe (by fine-tuning I mean that which involves strictly the different parameters and physical constants, not about designed life versus Darwinism) for the existence of intelligent life is often posited as a reason to infer a designer of the initial conditions of the univserse. The argument is as follows: P1: The fine-tuning of the universe is due to either physical necessity, chance, or design P2: The fine-tuning of the universe is not due to physical necessity...

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Islamic culture and Islam are immoral

Topaet
WhyAbhorReality

Immoral = Evil/violating moral principles; not conforming to the patterns of conduct usually accepted or established as consistent with principles of personal and social ethics (e.g. human rights). Islamic culture = The cultural practices common to historically Islamic people. Rules: 1. Provide evidence for your counter-arguments. 2. Please refrain from using ad hominem arguments and/or logical fallacies 3. The first round is for the rules/agreeing to the debate. 4. The fourth round is...

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The Standard Big Bang Model Entails A Contradiction

Rational_Thinker9119
Furyan5

I am going to argue that the standard Big Bang model entails a logical and mathematical impossibility. First round for acceptance....

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Time is an intangible reality

Sonofcharl
THe_genus

No More than 100 words per round. Use your own thoughts and ideas as much as possible. Do not rely on third party referencing. No formal structure to this debate. Time just is. Humans have acquired the ability to measure and calibrate the duration of events. We regard this as the passage of time. But in reality time does not have passage. Nor does time necessitate the need to be observed or given structure or value. Time will always be. Because time just is. Time...

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The single greatest mistake a man can make in life is getting married

Drake8595
BMHTheGreat

Relationships and marriages in America are in a disastrous state. It is a proven fact that the man will overwhelmingly lose in court even when he wants to the marriage to work out. The man stands to lose everything for doing nothing wrong. A man can live a much better life staying single and not giving a woman control in his life. Statistically it is the woman who cheats on the man and the man will lose financially in court as a result. Divorce, promiscuity, and infidelity are all at record high...

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Should we encourage moral relativism?

LIFEISNEVEREASY
MakeDebatingGreatAgain

Rules for this debate: 1. Both pro and con must use polite language. 2. Both pro and con must use evidence and logic to support their arguments. 3. The focus of this debate shall be and ONLY BE about whether we should encourage moral relativism. 4. Whether there is objective truth in ethics is a different question than this one. 5. Whether there is a right to believe in moral relativism is a different question than this one. 6. The first round is for opening statements; the second, third...

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We should stop supporting pandas and let them go extinct

LatinSummers
PowerPikachu21

Rules for the debate. * Try to support your argument with a bibliography and good grammar * Try to avoid cursing and insulting * This is nothing personal so try not to take offence Thank you for accepting my challenge. We should cut of most but not all support for pandas....

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