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God most likely exists


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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Updated 4 Years Ago

God's love for humanity is questionable


I will start in round 2. This is an acceptance round. Premise; The biblical God does not love you unconditionally, therefore 'His' love for humanity is questionable. I challenge lifemeansgodisgood to this debate. I am not here to convert you, only to discuss. I am not an atheist, I am an agnostic. So please, join me in the dinner table conversation. I wait for your reply....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

The Earth is not Flat


First Round:I challenge 'Edlvsjd' for this debate. In the first round is acceptance and presenting which model of the Earth we accept and giving explanations on things we observe and experience, such as how far the sun and moon is and explanations for the downward force that keeps us on the ground and things that can vary from model to model.

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Earth: Flat (pro) vs. Spherical (con)


Since the last debate was a bust, this is a copy paste job. To prevent any more noobs accepting, and forfeiting, by that i mean people that haven't even researched their own model enough to give a valid reason they think they live on a spinning ball, let alone any other models or theories enough to argue against them, I'll screen this one. If you'd like to accept please state so in the comments section. Pro will argue for a flat earth, con will argue the spherical side. To avoid semantics inv...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Did God intend humans to sin.


I will show through scripture the purpose of why God created the human race and why it is illogical and not biblical to say God intended for man to sin. (1.) He created man for His glory: Isaiah 43:7 - [Even] every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him. (2.) To have dominion over all the earth: Genesis 1:26 - And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, an...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

On balance, capitalism is more humanitarian than communism


Charleslb has an awful lot to say about capitalism (and capitalists), but he has yet to take on any of the experienced libertarian in a formal debate. The burden of proof is equal: we both must prove 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. Note: while there are other definitions o...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

Insulting someone by calling them a liar is materially different from other insults


This topic originated from long, tedious discussions between PRO/CON. I adamantly stick to PRO on this position, whereas CON is not fully convinced. This debate aims to further convince CON of PRO's case.Resolution:Insulting someone by calling them a liar is materially different from other insults.Definitions:...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Scientists have no proof that humans are responsible for a significant amount of global warming.


There, I said it. And it's true. Even scientists who "believe" humans are largely repsonsible for recent temperature changes will admit they do not have definitive proof. The PR campaign of the left claiming scientists "have reached" a consensus implies the research is finally complete. However, a "consensus" is only 51 percent, and no one is stopping to consider that legitimate science is a product of fact and not popularity or speculation in the absence of conclusive evidence. The liberals and...

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Updated 9 Years Ago

The Problem of Evil falsifies the Christian God's Omnibenevolence


I am honoured to have Wylted accept this debate! Best of luck to him!.The burden of proof is on me to demonstrate the resolution to be true. I will argue in the following round and Con may provide rebuttals/arguments in the same round.10,000 characters.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening arguments, Con may rebut meRound 3: Rebuttals/ArgumentsRound 4: Rebuttals/Conclusions - No new arguments/brand new rebuttalsThat is all, good luck!!...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

You cannot prove that Bigfoot does not exist


Izbo10 appears to think it is possible to prove that a given thing does not exist. For the sake of this debate, we shall use Bigfoot as an example, but you could replace Bigfoot with any other item or entity that is not logically contradictory (A circle with four sides is logically contradictory so you it is not valid, the flying spaghetti monster is not logically contradictory so it would apply). However, he is unwilling to support defend this in debate. I am opening this debate up to anyo...

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Updated 6 Years Ago