Definition: The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) defines pedophilia as a "disorder of adult personality and behaviour" in which there is a sexual preference for children of prepubertal or early pubertal age. My claim: When not taking the effect of how our society views that sexual preference into consideration, neither the pedophile or those who share the pedophile's surroundings will be negatively affected by pedophilia itself in any other way than sexual preferences accepted...
Inherently: Occurring from birth; within the very genetics of the group.
Round 1: Introduction of the Affirmative Case (by Pro)
Round 2: Rebuttals and arguments
Round 3: Rebuttals and arguments
Round 4: Rebuttals and conclusion (no new arguments on either side)
The ancient civilization of Atlantis existed at some point in time.
I will be arguing Pro, for the existence of the Lost Kingdom, and Con will be arguing that the city never existed. Round 1 is for Con's acceptance, and I would additionally ask for no semantic play. There will be four rounds, with three days to post an argument, and 8000 characters maximum. An external link for sources is accep...
I will be the Pro in this motion and I will carry the burden of proof to show why smoking should not be banned.
The rules for each around is as follows.
R2: Arguments from both sides (Only arguments)
R5: Final Argument (without Rebuttals)
Deprivation of chances to adopt Orphan children living in the homeland of adoptive parents, could have more possibility on finding of a new family if adoptive parents did not take children in other countries. The international adoption is an example social injustice because adoptive parents, neglecting needs of another's children in their country, take on adoption of the foreign. The international adoptive parents often take children with serious diseases. The money spent by them for t...
"In this procedure, the individual is bound securely to an inclined bench, which is approximately four feet by seven feet. The individual's feet are generally elevated. A cloth is placed over the forehead and eyes. Water is then applied to the cloth in a controlled manner....
I wish to thank my opponent for engaging me in this debate. I look forward to a spirited exchange. I will be defending the historic Christian position that homosexual behavior is immoral. Using the same method that Paul employed in Romans 1:26-27, I will argue that homosexuality is wrong because it is unnatural, meaning that it is contrary to the proper functioning of human sexual organs. Additionally, because both myself and my opponent are Christians, I will also make use of Biblical passag...
Animals cloning is benefical.
BoP is shared.
- A living organism that feeds on organic matter, typically having specialized sense organs and nervous...
Post Voting PeriodUpdated 1 Month Ago
In a previous debate my opponent claimed:
"The unborn entity, from the moment of concept, is a full-fledged member of the human community" http://www.debate.org/debates/Abortion-needs-to-stay-legal./1/
Due to forfeits by the other side in that debate, my opponent did not have an opp...