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Is is probable that the Christian God does not exist.

Cobalt
Briannj17

Full disclosure, I am debating this issue because I'd like to boost my ELO so that I am eligible to vote in the "better" debates. Also, I know this is a topic of importance, so I have no doubt it will be accepted. My position, as the resolution states, is that that Christian God is less likely to exist than it is likely to exist. In other words, there is reason to believe that the probability of the Christian God existing is less than 50%. Rules. 1.Burden of Proof is shared. I will p...

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Updated 10 Months Ago

If the fetus is a human person, then abortion is generally immoral

Trent_H
Grape

Debate DescriptionIn this debate Pro (myself) will argue that abortion is generally immoral because it directly takes the life of a human person who possesses the same basic rights that you and I have. Con will argue that the fetus is a person with said rights, but that abortion is still morally acceptable. I ask that Con only accept the debate in this round and wait to post their opening argument until round two. Round three will consist of rebuttal...

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98 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

God vs. Naturalism

salam.morcos
tejretics

This debate should be impossible to accept. If you accidentally can accept, your acceptance without permission will lead to an automatic loss. I'm looking for a good debate. The topic of this debate: Is it more likely that God exists (Pro), or that naturalism is true (Con)? The debate doesn't require either side to prove that God or naturalism definitely and necessarily are true or false. The goal of this debate is to show which side's claim is more pro...

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91 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

It is probable that God exists

Contradiction
FourTrouble

TERMSResolved: It is probable that God exists.Rounds:1. Acceptance only2. Opening arguments3. Clash4. Closing arguments/clash For the purposes of this debate, the term "God" will be defined broadly as to include the general attributes (ie: omnipotence, omniscience) commonly associated with Judeo-Christian monoth...

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87 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

This House Believes That Sense Experience Is The Ultimate Source of Knowledge!

Ajab
whiteflame

Introduction:This is a debate regarding Epistemology, it seeks to address the age old question which has seperated scientists and philsophers: wether empiricism is significantly the fundamental source of knowledge or whether innate knowledge or rationalistic knowledge forms a significant enough part of human knowledge. The resolution states "rational...

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155 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The Death Sentence Should be Used

prodigyofaristotle
tejretics

If a criminal is proven guilty beyond doubt, he should be executed. Prisons cost lots of tax dollars and they require a lot of maintenance and work....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Truth Does Exist

Bernabei
Oak19

This is a basic argument to prove or disprove the existence of truth. I am studying more into Epistemology and am looking to have others and myself critique my philosophy as it concerns truth and the existence of knowledge. My argument: Truth exist. Truth is what is real. If truth didn't exist, you couldn't make sense of the world or make any truth claim in themselves....

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33 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Abortion Should Be Legal

prodigyofaristotle
fire_wings

Abortion is not immoral. It should be legal....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Abortion

a_janis1
angeloivy

Abortion is the killing of an innocent human being, the right to life is an inalienable right given to every innocent human being, therefore, abortion, as the direct result of the killing of an innocent human child, violates the inalienable right to life. Thus, abortion is wrong. I would like to argue against abortion. There is no layout other than that my opponent should first provide a retort to the paragraph stated above in round one. This is just a free discussion in a relaxed manner. Als...

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57 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

How do atheists rationally know truth from fiction?

ViceRegent
PowerPikachu21

Atheists love to live under the delusion that they are the guardians of rationality. But how can they hold this title when they cannot even articulate a rational way to know truth from fiction. If they cannot do this, they are literally ignorant and the ignorant cannot guard anything. So, what atheist can give me a rational way atheists know truth from fiction? Answering this question is the sole purpose for this debate. If you are unable or unwilling to answer this question, do not respond...

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59 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago