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Christianity is Therapy For Learned Helplesness

Shawn_Hartnell
DiverseSynergy

In this debate I'm going to argue that Christianity, as describe in the synoptic Gospels is more of a therapy for learned helplessness than a religion. Or at least that's the point of be religion....

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19 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Should junk foods advertisements be banned to stop childhood obesity

saranya.rajkumar
SJM

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious problem in the 21st Century. It is one of the Global problem and it is steadily affecting many Low, Middle and High income class families and their children all over the world. Overweight and Obese children are likely to stay obese into adulthood and likely to develop Non communicable diseases like Diabetes and Cardio -Vascular diseases at a younger age of Overweight and Obesity. These above causes are mainly based on the advertisements of junk foo...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Clinton or Trump? Explain Why.

CENTIPEDEGEEK
brontoraptor

I originally voted for Ted Cruz. Well, he dropped out of the race and from there I was lost. I didn't know what to do. I never liked Trump. Everything was pointing against him. Do I support everything he stands for? No. But to be honest I am not sure Clinton is a better choice. Say what you want about me. Yes, God does influence my decisions. But just as it says in the word, "I do not set aside the grace of God, for it righteousness through the law, then Christ died for nothing" Galatians 2:21...

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Updated 5 Days Ago

The Bible is a reliable and accurate text.

Innkeep
Gdougie

The Bible is not a reliable or accurate text and is not valid evidence for its own claims. Round 1: Acceptance/Opening Statement Round 2: Argument and Evidence/Source Material Round 3: Closing Arguments Define: "Reliable: adjective 1.that may be relied on or trusted; dependable in achievement, accuracy, honesty, etc.:" "Accurate: adjective 1.free from error or defect; consistent with a standard, rule, or model; precise; exact." -Dictionary.com Thank you and may the best arguments wi...

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Reform of the Common Core

ThePunisher1234
David_Debates

Good day, everyone! This debate will be centered on whether or not the common core system for American education needs to be changed. I will be arguing that it does need to be changed. Whoever accepts the Con position in the debate will be arguing that it does not. Round one is for acceptance. Please only accept this debate if you are serious about it. I look forward to a fun, provocative, and interesting debate!...

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14 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

is it ok to vote for hillary clinton

sorgan71
DebaterGood

is it ok to vote for the most corrupt candidate ever to run for office? is it ok to do it just because she is a woman....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

The Federal Reserve

ThePraetorian
EagleRyder

I argue that the Fed is needed to counter deflation and maintain a healthy and balanced economy....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Capitalism has FAILED the bottom 50%

migmag
Surgeon

Democratic Socialism is a MUCH better alternative to our current Capitalism system because the bottom 50% would have a MUCH higher standard of living if so....

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Black Lives Matter movement and organization does more harm than good.

BenJWasson
migmag

Hey everyone! Some rules: -First round is acceptance only. -No semantics or ad hominem attacks. -Use actual evidence and cite sources please. -Have fun! A couple other things about my speeches: -If anyone doesn't know, a contention is another word for point or assertion, I will be using this word in my speeches. Also, c means contention as well (like if I say C1 it means Contention 1). -Al...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

civil unions

migmag
Diqiucun_Cunmin

you've not only lost the Civil Unions/Domestic Partner argument, you've lost the Gay Marriage argument. You see, in the REAL world, you have to base things on SCIENCE and FACTS, not a fictional "god"...

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7 Comments
Updated 6 Days Ago