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Abortion is always Morally Permissible

bsh1
Envisage

PrefaceI have recently been having some philosophical and logical consistency issues with my Pro-Choice stance. I would therefore like to defend a Pro-Life position to help me understand that persepective, and to determine which point of view I find more compelling.To accept this debate, you must have completed 4 debates already. To vote you must have a minimum of 3,000 ELO. Because this is such a contentious issue, I would also like to remind voters...

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137 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Two plus two equals five

Mulan
Wylted

two plus two equal five...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

Collectivism vs. Individualism

Romanii
famousdebater

Full Resolution: On balance, Collectivism is preferable to IndividualismTEAM DEBATE !!!PRO team-- Romanii-- UniferousCON team-- Famousdebater-- Hayd== Rules ==1. First round for acceptance. No new arguments or rebuttals in the fi...

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Suicide is not necessarily inherently wrong.

Forgone
Varto

Conditions:1. This is a philosophical discourse.2. Keep it clean please, no inappropriate language or spamming.3. We will set a scenario and try to remain on the case.4. We will not discuss every single possibility.Pro: The action of a person committing suicide, or the possession of the will to commit suicide is not necessarily inherently wrong....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Is the Existence of a God Logical?

Hillary4Prez
kwagga_la

First round acceptance only.Definitions:God: the perfect and all-powerful spirit or being that is worshipped especially by Christians, Jews, and Muslims as the one who created and rules the universe. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/god)Existence: The state or fact of having being especially independently of human consciousness and as contrasted with nonexistence. (

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Updated 1 Month Ago

The Problem of Evil falsifies the Christian God's Omnibenevolence

Envisage
Wylted

I am honoured to have Wylted accept this debate! Best of luck to him!.The burden of proof is on me to demonstrate the resolution to be true. I will argue in the following round and Con may provide rebuttals/arguments in the same round.10,000 characters.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening arguments, Con may rebut meRound 3: Rebuttals/ArgumentsRound 4: Rebuttals/Conclusions - No new arguments/brand new rebuttalsThat is all, good luck!!...

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240 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Team Debate: God Exists

tejretics
salam.morcos

IntroductionPrefaceThis is a team debate. We (Team Con) thank Team Pro for accepting and having time to do this debate. Please do not accept this debate until the 29th of May, 2015. There is an Elo restriction of 2,000 to vote on this debate. There shall be 72 hours per round, with 4 rounds and a maximum of 10,000 characters per round.

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44 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Theism offers a more likely context than atheism for affirming moral realism.

popculturepooka
Sargon

I thank Sargon agreeing to debate me on this topic. I shall be arguing that given moral realism theism is more likely than atheism. Or that theism makes "more sense" of moral realism than atheism does. My job is to argue that, yes, theism offer a more likely context in which to affirm moral realism and Con's job is to argue that, to the contrary, atheism offers a more likely context than theism in which to affirm moral realism. In short, this will be a mostly meta-ethical debate. [1]<...

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122 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Abortion Is Prima Facie Morally Wrong

Freeman
JoshBrahm

Allow me to begin by saying how pleased I am to be debating Josh Brahm. I'm sure that many of you will never get to read a more powerful case for the pro-life position than the case you will read in the course of this debate. And I only hope that I can do as well while I proceed to defend the pro-choice position. In this debate I'm going to argue that abortion is not morally reprehensible and should not be illegal, given the actual qualities that a human fetus possesses. Unlike a person, a f...

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72 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Wimps outlaw guns.

Max.Wallace
KeyserSoze115

That is a fact....

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago