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Parmenidean Monism

Surrealism
justiceandtruth

This is a topic I have never debated before, but I am very interested in exploring it further. Definitions: Parmenidean Monism - The idea that all of reality is unchanging, and thus all observed change is illusory....

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6 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

Dogs cannot be Anarcho-Socialists

mightbenihilism
Max.Wallace

My proposition: A lot of people say dogs' love is unconditional and they are "loyal" animals. Evidence proves the contrary, however. Instead, dogs manipulate people and use coercion and even violence in order to get what they want, just like authoritarian governements. Ultimately, this means that dogs are incompatible with a truly Anarcho-Socialist-Syndicalist worldview and, furthermore, dogs should be prohibited by the Anarchist Politbureau. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl-yszPdRTk Here is...

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14 Comments
Updated 11 Hours Ago

Benevolent God

FreedomBeforeEquality
Apokiliptik

Please explain why you think an alpha/omega style god should be seen as only being or wanting good....

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2 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

The Existence Of Everything Including Life Is Unavailing WIthout God

Ramos-7
Blade-of-Truth

Without God (a necessary being) the strive to survive in life is only avoiding the inevitable (Death) and is unavailing. You could die the moment, hour, day, month, year after reading this argument I am posting and have had a enjoyable/awful life, but why continue to survive and whether you are willing to go to irrationally lengths to live (like killing another person/being) if you believe you will one day die, reject life after death like Heaven just to life a bit longer before you die?...

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16 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

A Non-Mental Reality Must Exist.

bossyburrito
dylancatlow

DEFINITIONS:Mental: Of or relating to consciousness (a "Mental reality" being one that is contained solely in consciousnessReality: That which is real - that which exists. In this debate, PRO will argue that there must be a non-mental reality, with "mental reality" used as defined above. I do not have to show that there are no mental aspects of reality, but that they must not be all there is in the makeup of realit...

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15 Comments
Updated 12 Hours Ago

The first impression of a person is always right!

moses_moses
derFuhrer

The first impression of a person is always right!...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Fate

FreedomBeforeEquality
Man_Of_Few_Words

Do you believe in fate. It can take whatever form. Individual or as a species. Is there some set of pre determined aspects of humanity? The universe (Pro)? Or is it all some random occurrence (Con)?...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights

Zaradi
UchihaMadara

Resolved: Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights.This is an old LD topic. All types of LD cases are acceptable, and this debate will be done in LD format. Round structure will go as thus:Round One: AFF PRESENTS CASE. THIS ROUND IS NOT JUST FOR ACCEPTANCERound Two: Neg Case + Rebuttals, Aff RebuttalsRound Three: Neg rebuttals, Aff RebuttalsGl to my opponent! ...

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42 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

It's morally permissible to kill domestic abusers

Zaradi
Vox_Veritas

Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence. Since the last one I did (sadly) ended in forfeits, I decided to give it another go. This is an old LD topic. This debate will be done as such. All types if LD cases are acceptable. Round structure will be as such: Round One: AFF PRESENTS CASE, THIS ROUND IS NOT JUST FOR ACCEPTANCE. Round Two: Neg case/rebuttals, Aff rebuttals Round Three: N...

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29 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

Religion should be banned.

yejuneyoon
MonetaryOffset

First round is for acceptance. Please do NOT use any personal insults or swear words, and please write with only your knowledge and not use any websites. Thank you. Good luck!! -Pro team...

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago