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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

Calling out trolls

Max.Wallace
Alpha3141

Calling out trolls exposes you as intolerant and elitist. You do not wish to argue as you suppose yourself to be superior in every way, at least with a keyboard, or on the podium of political correctness. Bring it! First round is for acceptance....

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9 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Abortion

a_janis1
angeloivy

Abortion is the killing of an innocent human being, the right to life is an inalienable right given to every innocent human being, therefore, abortion, as the direct result of the killing of an innocent human child, violates the inalienable right to life. Thus, abortion is wrong. I would like to argue against abortion. There is no layout other than that my opponent should first provide a retort to the paragraph stated above in round one. This is just a free discussion in a relaxed manner. Als...

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57 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

I might be crazy, but.......

Max.Wallace
lol101

My skin is light toned so most of the globe wishes my demise. First round is for acceptance....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Science is a major threat to human existence

mfigurski80
Wylted

I will be arguing that humanity's existance is directly and inderectly threatened by scienceI have made this debate impossible to accept. If you wish to debate, please apply in comments.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Main PointsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Defense against round 3 rebuttalsRulesNo forfeitsNo deconstructive criticismNo vulgaritiesNo changes to debate structure, or definitions without consent of both deba...

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57 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Objective Morality Does Not Exist

Chaosism
Benshapiro

If anyone is willing to accept this debate, I will simply be arguing that morality is not an objective concept.Definitions [1]Objective : (of a person or their judgment) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.Subjective : based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions.Morality : principles concerning the distinctio...

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17 Comments
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

The Metaphysics of Star Trek: Dr. Ira Graves failed to Cheat Death

n7
Wylted

I've chosen WyltedThis debate was inspired by Bsh1's series on the ethics of Star Trekhttp://www.debate.org/debates/The-Ethics-of-Star-Trek-Holograms-Rights/1/ This debate will focus on the metaphysics of the 6th episode of season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation called "The Schizoid Man". This episode features the dying Dr. Ira Graves who attempts to cheat death by u...

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30 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Morality is Objective

bossyburrito
MyDinosaurHands

This Debate is Part of the first round of BSH1's "Ethics and Philosophy Tournament". The minimum voting Elo rating is 2500.DefinitionsMorality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior.Objective: not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.Feeling or opinio...

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59 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Substance Dualism is true

Genghis_Khan
n7

"Substance dualists typically argue that the mind and the body are composed of different substances and that the mind is a thinking thing that lacks the usual attributes of physical objects: size, shape, location, solidity, motion, adherence to the laws of physics, and so on. Substance dualists fall into several camps depending upon how they think mind and body are related. Interactionists believe that minds and bodies causally affect one another" [http://www.iep.utm.edu/dualism/] Pro's burde...

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20 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago