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If the Bible was written by ancient goat herders, is it still relevant for today in 2014?

Jikpamu
voxprojectus

*5 Points being made in this first argument and they are numbered 1 - 5 : ) Daniel 8:13-14, 26 and Antiochus IV Epiphanes 1) Establishing the 360 Day Prophetic Year: Revelation 11:2-3 (NIV 2011) (2) But exclude the outer court; do not measure it, because it has been given to the Gentiles. They will trample on the holy city for 42 months. (3) And I will appoint my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth." 1260/42 = 30 * 12 = 360 Day Prophetical...

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2 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

Evolution is not real.

thisisbob
OtakuJordan

Alright. I will argue that the theory of evolution is false. You will argue that evolution is true. Rules: Ummm... Just don't swear.First round is acceptence only....

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36 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Global Warming is Real and is Manmade!

Juan_Pablo
JoJoju1998

Global Warming is real and is manmade! Over the last decades, Earth scientists around the world have evaluated pools of atmospheric, geographic, and oceanic data to reach the same conclusion: the Earth's surface is getting warmer. Besides registering a constant increase in the Earth's average surface temperature decade after decade, scientists also show that the world's sea levels are rising 3.16 mm per year--(and have risen a total of 8 inches&n...

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27 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Young Earth Creationism Is Not Possible

Subutai
Pennington

I hope you like the definitions chosen, and please agree to them before accepting the debate. Full Resolution Young earth creationism is possible. BoP is shared. Definitions Young Earth Creationism: "...the religious belief that the Universe, Earth and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of the Abrahamic God during a relatively short period, sometime between 5,700 and 10,000 years ago."[...

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99 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Intelligent Agency is the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe

joepalcsak
Orangatang

this is a shared burden of proof debate. I will be arguing in favor of the proposition. Taking the position that intelligent agency is not the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe, con's burden of proof will be to offer a better explanation. First round is for acceptance only...

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21 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Geocentrism

GarretKadeDupre
Samreay

Although the debate is titled "Geocentrism", I will only be arguing that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is within 100,000 light years of the center of the universe.If any appeal to authority or majority is challenged, it will have to be argued from empirical data.First round is for acceptance only. Please comment if you're interested. ...

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73 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Consciousness (Human, animal, etc) Can Exist Without a Brain

BradK
InnovativeEphemera

The topic of the debate is consciousness, the premise is that it can exist outside of the brain but we just don't have a machine capable of running it.Suppose that we understood all of the laws of nature that enable life to exist. Then suppose hypothetically that you could simulate all the models of chemistry/physics/quantum physics necessary, either in a virtual world, or in reality in some sort of "brain machine". I think that you could have an independently thinking conscious...

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17 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Sasquatch does not exist

DonutBoy17
RainbowDash52

I will provide evidence that Sasquatch does not exist by using facts, scientific data, opinions, and just plain common sense. I will provide a few reasons and points that support my argument each round as well as rebuttal points made by my opponent. The opponent may use the first round argument however he/she pleases....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Zero point nine repeating is equal to one

Enji
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

Resolution: Zero point nine repeating (0.9r) is equal to oneBurden of Proof: Burden of proof is on Pro. Pro must prove that 0.9r = 1 and Con must disprove Pro's arguments. Voting: This is a maths debate and the resolution is true or false; the "Select Winner" point system will be used on this debate.Additional notes: The real number system will be used in this debate. The first roun...

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25 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Why is Bryce so Rachet?

SnoopyKiwi
G3cyrB

Bryce yo so Rachet I bite my thumb at u and rip out yo weave. I mean do you even watch MLP?...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago