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Resolved: The United States Federal government should mine asteroids.

lannan13
Astal3

This is Round 1 match-up between Lannan13 and Astal3 in the Adopt-A-Noob Tourney. The Resolution that we are debating is above. The link for the AAN Tourney can be found here. (http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/44249/) RulesBurden of Proof is shared.Round 1 is for acceptance only and definitions only.Round 2: Contentions will be presented no rebuttals.Round 3: RebuttalsRoun...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Evolutionism Vs. Creationism

JasperFrancisShickadance
nonprophet

Pro = for Creationism * Con = for Evolutionism This will NOT be about the Big Bang or Beginning of Life, although Creationism explains all that together and Evolution is hard to believe without knowing where it started. Please don't be close-minded. I'd like to see a logical argument where we each show evidence and reason for our cases. Each round will bring it's own topics to hand, I'm sure :) 1st of all, I believe Creationism relies on the Bible (vice versa). 2nd, you cannot deny that Cr...

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57 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

A Neo-Lorentzian Ether Exists

Sargon
Citrakayah

AveResolutionThis debate will be about whether or not the Neo-Lorentzian interpretation of special relativity is true. I will be taking the position that the Neo-Lorentzian interpretation of special relativity is tru...

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108 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

People should become vegan as a result of possible future advances in artificial intelligence.

Wylted
AlexanderOc

When robots take over they may kill us as a result of not being vegan. Come on people, do the right thing....

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42 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Evolution is a Fact

DebaterforAtheism
jp_porwisz10

This debate is concerning the validity of evolution. I will be on the 'pro' side, meaning I support evolution being a fact. My opponent, whoever he or she may be, will be on the 'con' side, meaning they do not support evolution being a fact. I will now present some rules.1. Proper spelling and grammar must be utilized at all times. A few minor mistakes in various places are acceptable.2. All sources, if any are used, must be cited. Any citation format is accept...

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28 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The Big Bang Theory Is True

Subutai
Anti-atheist

I'm doing this for a lot of reasons - Commitment, learning, and most importantly, the weekly stupid. The Big Bang Theory - "A cosmological theory holding that the universe originated approximately 20 billion years ago from the violent explosion of a very small agglomeration of matter of extremely high density and temperature."[1] First round for acceptance, and please don't forfeit. Sources [1]: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/big+bang+theory...

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27 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Books are better than movies

jenniferlynne
live_laugh_love

Books....

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7 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Pregnancy Begins at Conception - not Implantation. ACOG is wrong.

Chuz-Life
creedhunt

** For the purpose of screening candidates, this deabate should be near impossible for you to accept. However, if you are interested in accepting the role of defending ACOG's position in this debate, please make yourself known in the comments section. **The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued the following statement in response to recent 'personhood' measures by some States in the U.S.

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Updated 1 Month Ago

That Humans Are Causing Climate Change

CarterWale
Subutai

Lets keep this professional. first round is for acceptance -...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Antarctica: exploit or preserve?

Class6CD
pariashi

We should exploit the natural resources of Antarctica to help our species develop and thrive?...

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31 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago