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god is false

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Lee001

if nature is intended, its a machine, therefore god is stories....

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81 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Evolution is true and Creationists are dumb

Vox_Veritas
GoOrDin

First Round is for acceptance. Burden of Proof is on my opponent because I am not making a claim I am merely bringing into question Creationist claims....

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80 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Animal Testing

rawritsmichelle
Kleptin

I strongly disagree with animal testing. Animals are living creatures, and deserve a chance to live. They cannot tell us what they want, but I am positive that they do not want to be tormented and abused for human-caused problems that modern day science could solve for us....

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79 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

morality=reason+intent

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ChickenBakuba

healthy mushroom=not immoral to give to my kid deadly poisonous mushroom=immoral to give to my kid "default setting" it is wrong for me to punch you, unless its right, morality explained...

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Updated 7 Months Ago

The theory of Evolution

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Jonnykelly

In this debate, I will be arguing that the theory of Evolution is true. Con will be arguing why Evolution isn't true. This debate should be impossible to accept, if you find a way to accept it, you automatically win for being so clever. If you are interested in debating against me, please let me know in the comments. The format will go like this:Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Arguments...

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79 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Abiogenesis Is Improbable

SuburbiaSurvivor
RoyLatham

This round is for acceptance, definitions, and rules only.Abiogenesis:"The supposed *spontaneous* development of living organisms from nonliving matter. Also called autogenesis, spontaneous generation."-The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language(Emphasis on spontaneous added so as to avoid a debate on semantics. This keeps in line with the original definition sinc...

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78 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Homosexuality in Humans is Natural

medv4380
Defro

First round is for accepting the debate, stating the resolution, and definitions. Resolution: Homosexuality in Humans is Natural Definitions: Natural is that which does not conflict with natural law. Natural Law has many possible definitions. However, for this debate, natural law will be defined as the evolutionary process. Homosexuality is the state of being sexually attracted to the same sex....

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77 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Our Reality Was Possibly Caused by a Being That Can Be Defined As God

SubTh3ory
V5RED

My Introduction: My name is Paul and I hail from Clarksville, TN. I used to be a devout Christian. I joined the Navy and eventually found myself to be an atheist after studying religion, History, Science, and multiple other general things about our world. Later on, I started dabbling in Quantum Physics and was finding it hard to maintain my new Materialistic worldview. I was stuck between Atheism and religion and I couldn't go back to religion without being intellectually dishonest. My eventu...

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75 Comments
Updated 4 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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Updated 1 Year 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 7 Years Ago