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The Christian god is Fair

solo
InquireTruth

Resolved: The Christian god exists. The Christian god is not fair as described in the following bible passage: http://bibleresources.bible.com/passagesearchresults.php?passage1=Deuteronomy+32:4&version=51 Deuteronomy 32:4: 4 He is the Rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and upright he is! The Christian god is selective of whom he directly communicates with, which is just one example of unfairness....

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50 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

If God is omnipotent and omniscient, then God cannot be omnibenevolent at the same time.

Lexicaholic
InquireTruth

Resolution: If God is omnipotent and omniscient, then God cannot be omnibenevolent at the same time. Definitions: benevolent : marked by or disposed to doing good omnibenevolent: disposed to doing only good good: 1. virtuous, right, commendable 2. kind kind: 1. of a sympathetic or helpful nature 2. of a forbearing nature : gentle 3. arising from or characterized by sympathy or forbearance 4. of a kind to give pleasure or relief omnipotent: almighty almighty: having absolute power over...

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45 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

It is reasonable to accept the theory of evolution

Yvette
GodSands

Thank you for accepting this debate. If you accept this debate, you agree to the rules and formats of the debate. Breaking the rules and formats of the debate is considered forfeiture. This is in response to my opponent challenging Debate.org's atheists. I carry most of the burden of proof, however, my opponent must defend his position that evolution is untrue. Rules: 1. No insults or ad hominem. 2. The scientific position that no thing can be proved 100% and can only be shown to be clo...

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133 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

This debate will get 10,000 views before the voting period starts

Wallstreetatheist
CakeIsTruth

I am wagering the benefits that come from winning this debate on the conjecture that this debate will receive 10,000 views before it enters the voting stage.The time to argue is 24 hours, so it should take too long to get through the debate.Good luck to you and me. May the gods battle and show favor toward whomever slaughters the most goats.Kittens! ...

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52 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Convert Me

Cerebral_Narcissist
Mirza

Though the instigator normally bears the burden of proof by taking this debate my opponent accepts the burden of proof. The Rules. 1: My opponent as Pro is to make a case for the truth of their religion. 2: I as Con am to critically examine this case and attempt to test it to destruction. 3: Pro's case must consist of one or more of the following. An argument of logic/science, a test or experiment that can be recreated or performed by a non-believer or actual physical evidence (scientific...

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202 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

The Law of Parsimony Favors Intelligent Design - B

InquireTruth
TombLikeBomb

Resolved: The Law of Parsimony Favors Intelligent Design Over Alternative Theories. Please abstain from the use of semantics. I would like to thank my future opponent for his/her willingness to debate this topic. For the sake of clarity I will briefly summarize the rule of parsimony and Intelligent Design, and then follow with my numerically listed points. The Rule of Parsimony: Essentially, the simplest theory wins. That is to say, the theory with the same explanatory power and least...

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72 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

Evolution is a ridiculous theory

rougeagent21
ournamestoolong

I stand in affirmation. I will allow my opponent to open up the discussion. Why is evolution (Macro-Evolution) a plausible and provable idea?...

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69 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

The Jesus of the Bible Probably Existed

InquireTruth
JustCallMeTarzan

I will make my case and address the most common arguments presented by the mythological Jesus camp. The Historicity of Jesus as reported by extrabiblical sources, biblical sources, and basic logic: 1. Tacitus was an early Roman historian who wrote early in the 2nd century. In his writings we have a reference to Jesus as the founder of Christianity and his being crucified under the thumb of Pontius Pilot. Unfortunately much of Tacitus' work has been lost, including portions from 29-32 AD –...

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46 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

The Bible Qualifies as a Collection of Fairy Tales - E

JustCallMeTarzan
cto09

The proposition on offer is that the Bible qualifies as a collection of fairy tales. The letter is to disambiguate from other versions of the same debate. Obviously by collection, I mean that there are more than one in the same book ("something that is collected; a group of objects or an amount of material accumulated in one location, esp. for some purpose or as a result of some process" - Dictionary.com). And by fairy tale, I mean the following: Fairy Tale: –noun 1. a story, usually fo...

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58 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

On balance, capitalism is more humanitarian than communism.

J.Kenyon
Danielle

Thanks, Lwerd for accepting, and good luck! As before, the burden of proof is equal: we both must show the merits of our respective systems and demonstrate their superiority over the alternative. == Definitions == Capitalism – economic system characterized by voluntary exchange, private ownership, and the prohibition of force, fraud, and coercion. Humanitarian – showing concern for welfare and happiness of mankind. I'll leave this term open-ended. Some possible criteria might incl...

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92 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago