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DDO Tier Tournament 2-Flat Earth Theory vs Spherical Earth Theory

Wylted
Romanii

Pro will be providing evidence for Flat Earth Theory. Con will be provided evidence of a round Earth. The debate should be determined by preponderance of evidence.There are to be no semantics with the terms round Earth or flat Earth. Neither round Earth theory or Flat Earth theory doubt topographical differences.First round is for acceptance. P.s. Romanii wanted me to add this. Round earth theory doesn't necessarily mean a perfect sphere. Just like flat Earth theory wo...

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186 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Scientific evidence does not support Evolution

Cook123
NumingDisasterAnon

I will be arguing that that evolution has not been proven scientifically and any evidence used to support it could be reasonably explained from a creation viewpoint. Since the theory of evolution is taught in schools as science, and creation is presented as religious, the burden of proof is on con to show that evolution can and did happen. Science - Knowledge gained from observation, experimentation, and demonstration (Can be proven). Evidence - The available body of facts or information ind...

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25 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

The Universe (time, space, matter) has always existed - no beginning.

Channe
Sunfire315

There is no solid evidence that the Universe as we know it truly had a beginning. And it makes sense for it to be eternal. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. This means it had no beginning. I assert that this is true for the elemental properties of the Universe - including space, time, matter, and energy (STME). While we may be one of many versions of the Universes that has expanded and contracted, I find it more logical that at a base level STME has always existed. The argument of...

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Over half of all reported rapes are likely false

I_am_Spartacus
Death23

Round 1. Acceptance Round 2-4. Arguments and rebuttals. Round 5. Closing argument with no rebuttals. I believe that there is now mounting evidence which suggest that false reporting of rape is indeed very high. The lack of thorough studies and societal will to explore the real extent of false rape reports notwithstanding, there are already many in-depth studies by independent judges and prosecutors which conclusively show that reported rapes to the police are fraught with false claims, very...

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9 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Is Cloning Animals A Good Idea?

llaurenthellama
MWonderWolf

Cloning animals is a good idea to me. We could recreate all the extinct animals and bugs, resulting in a rich environment for the future....

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Gravity Does Not Exist

Stonehe4rt
peace_out_man

Okay, I will be putting forth that Gravity does not exist. Pro will have to offer proof of Gravity and examples, While I will offer proof of gravity not being the reason things stay down and examples. First Rounds will just be confirmation of our stances like I have done so. Second Round is where we will offer our Debate with our evidence. Third Round we will refute and attempt to debunk the other. Fourth Round will be Extra Evidence, can just be thoughts, logic, questions ect. F...

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73 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

The chicken came first on the earth, not the egg

ishi911
Ragnar

British researchers say the chicken must have come first as the formation of eggs is only possible thanks to a protein found in the chicken"s ovaries. "It had long been suspected that the egg came first but now we have the scientific proof that shows that in fact the chicken came first," said Dr Colin Freeman, from Sheffield University, who worked with counterparts at Warwick University. "The protein had been identified before and it was linked to egg formation but by examining it closely we h...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Humans should colonize Mars by 2050.

BenJWasson
heywil2

Definitions: "colonization" Oxford defines colonization as establishing oneself in an area. The point at which human colonization occurs is when crops are grown and humans can self-sustain. Rules: 1. No forfeits 2. Sources may be provided in the comments 3. No new arguments in the final round 4. Maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere 5. No trolling 6. First round is for acceptance only 7. Violation of any rules is an automatic loss...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Hunting should be banned

Himan360
JustAnotherFloridaGuy

Hunting animals is a bad thing. Some animals are hunted to extinction. Why don't you just wait till' it dies before you hunt'em....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

god is only true to a believer, therfore god is false

vi_spex
Danielle

belief=false=disbelief=atheist to non god...

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago