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Addiction is not a mental disorder.

Edgar_Allan_Poe
Bogcha

I love psychology and I don't think that addiction should be a DSM disorder. Accept my challenge and rounds two and three can be for the actual debate (you can begin your argument in the first round I suppose)....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

God most likely exists

zmikecuber
Sswdwm

Good evening/afternoon/morning/midday, ladies and gentlemen. Sswdwm and I don't always see eye-to-eye on issues, and after having many enjoyable forum debates, we've decided to take it to the real thing. The resolution for this debate shall be...God most likely exists.

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251 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

This House Believes That Synthetic A Priori Knowledge Exists!

Ajabi
bossyburrito

Welcome! THIS DEBATE IS IMPOSSIBLE TO ACCEPT. PLEASE COMMENT/MESSAGE ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ACCEPT THIS DEBATE, PLEASE ONLY DO SO IF YOU HAVE A HIGH ELO, OR OTHER CREDENTIALS IN PHILOSOPHY. YOU NEED 2000 ELO TO VOTE ON THIS DEBATE WITH A SELECT WINNER OPTION. Introduction: This debate seeks to adress one of the oldest, and most revelutionary ideas of Philosophy: of whether there exists...

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68 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Animal Experimentation is Morally Justifiable

Biodome
mapleleaf173

The practice of Animal Experimentation has always been generating concern from the Animal Rights communities worldwide. I wanted to instigate this debate to discuss this topic in a more civilized manner.DefinitionsAnimal Experimentation - the use of non-human animals in research and development projects, esp. for purposes of determining the safety of substances such as foods or drugs.Moral - of, relating to, or concerned...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Homosexual Acts are Immoral

Contradiction
WriterDave

TERMSResolved: Homosexual Acts Are ImmoralRounds:1. Acceptance only2. Opening arguments3. Clash4. Closing arguments/clash Definitions: By "homosexual acts" I refer to sexual acts between members of the sa...

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691 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

God Probably Doesn't Exist

n7
Toviyah

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept let me know in the comments.You must have a minimum of 2500 ELO to vote on this debate.Definitions:God: The sentient eternal (has always existed and held his properties) omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent being that was the efficient cause of the universe.Probably: Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell.Doesn't Exist: Does not have objective reality or being....

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216 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Strong Atheism is a Sound Position

Envisage
Mhykiel

Details:The BoP is on me to demonstrate the resolution is true. My distinguished opponent Mykeil may either refute my arguments (so I fail to meet my BoP), or provide stronger arguments of his/her own for the antithesis (that Strong Atheism is an Unsound Position) to win.Definitions:

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45 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

May Regular Tournament: God Exists

tejretics
Mister_Man

PrefaceThis debate is for the first round of Unitomic's May Regular Tournament [http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/67223/], on solely highly controversial topics. After long discussions on PMs, Mister_Man and I have finally decided on a topic, the existence of God, since it is one of my favorite topics. I shall be playing Devil's advocate in this debate, so it shall definitely be interesting. <...

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51 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Immanuel Kant was more important than John Stuart Mill in the development of philosophy

phantom
kasmic

100th debate! This debate should be impossible to accept. Introduction and Clarifications Credit to SocialPinko for the idea. We had a similar debate a while back and I wanted to do one like this again. The terms “important” and “development” will be open for debate. There is no need to agree on the specific definitions but we should apply common sense...

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78 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Kantian metaphysics and epistemology is superior to Objectivist epistemology and metaphysics

phantom
bossyburrito

IntroductionThis debate is for round 2 of Bsh1's Philosophy and Ethics Tournament. Thanks to Bsh for moderating the tournament, and I look forward to having this debate with Bossy. The topic of this debate involves t...

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30 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago