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Competitive Horse Riding is a Sport

Rottencat
coolkid1231

I am an Eventer, someone who rides in Events competitively. Events include three main stages: Dressage, Stadium Jumping, and Cross-Country Jumping. I agree that this is a sport, as well as other competitive forms of riding. I do not, however, believe that trail riding and riding for pleasure are sports. In both of these, nothing is demanded from either horse or rider other than to move forward and occasionally turn. But in competitive events, both Western and English, the horse and rider complet...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

A.I. of sufficient intelligence deserves Personhood

blackkid
happybook

First round is acceptance. Basis & Definitions: We will presume that the entity's nature itself does not matter. The question is essentially whether a being that functions as a human would fully entitled to emotions, mental capabilities, and intelligence should be considered a "Person". The standard of machinery still is present so the object still requires initial input unlike biological systems but beyond that input can assess within it's parameters which is assumed to be equivalent to a hu...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Is it ethical to fudge the data for the experimental drug that saved two Americans from Ebola?

Eboladebator
9spaceking

The experimental drug has already saved two Americans infected with the virus one of which was an older lady and was serverly infected ,almost at death. Your telling me you rather lets billions of people die because you don't want to tell a little white lie?

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1 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Is College Worth It For Everyone (USA)?

Snuphalem

The question at hand is "Is college worth it for everyone (USA)?". Pay key attention to the word "everyone". It plays the most important role in the question and if absent would completely change the meaning of the question. I added the "USA" in parenthesis because college is much different in the US compared to other countries. Many other countries have different requirements and much cheaper costs for college. College is not for everyone. To understand the purpose and meaning of col...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

The United States of America is a secular nation not founded upon the Christian religion

bookwyrm

This is an open debate that anyone may accept. i will attempt to prove that the United States was not founded upon any religion, Christian or otherwise. Con will bear the burden of showing that the country was founded upon Christianity. Definitions Christianity- the Judeo-Christian religion centered around Jesus and His divinity. Founded upon: that the founding fathers set the country up based on Christian values and ethics. Note: Con only has to prove that the country was based on the i...

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Should Unicorns be able to farm? Part 2

kroshka12
firefish12

Last time we did this debate, it was two years ago and I won, of course. but now we're back to finally settle this important argument. This is only an acceptance round. To accept this debate, please resound to this. The challenge is on....

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3 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago

Are candlesticks safe to jump over?

firefish12
kroshka12

This simply an acceptance round to get your feelings through to one another. I accept. Me and kroshka have returned and hopefully its for good. Thanks for all the support we had on our should Unicorns Be Able to Farm debate and if you haven't heard of it check it out here: http://www.debate.org/debates/Should-unicorns-be-able-to-farm/1/...

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0 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

(Troll Debate) Rage meme or forever alone?

This_World_Sucks
Gump

Troll arguments only! No cussing swearing or talking dirty! I am a pro COME AT ME!...

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0 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Floral shirts should be compulsary school uniform

Reece.Shelton
QueenM08

I am holding the opinion that floral shirts should be made compulsory in all post 16 center's across the united kingdom. They liven up any classroom and makes people feel better as they laugh at how funny the different designs are....

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2 Comments
Updated 20 Hours Ago

Game of Thrones is better than Prison Break

PradaGucci
GucciPrada

Game of Thrones has dragons....

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1 Comments
Updated 20 Hours Ago