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Young Earth Creationism Is Not Possible

Subutai
Pennington

I hope you like the definitions chosen, and please agree to them before accepting the debate. Full Resolution Young earth creationism is possible. BoP is shared. Definitions Young Earth Creationism: "...the religious belief that the Universe, Earth and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of the Abrahamic God during a relatively short period, sometime between 5,700 and 10,000 years ago."[...

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99 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Resolved - The earth is spherical

Philocat
lannan13

I invite my opponent, lannan13, to debate the resolution of whether the earth is spherical.I will be arguing in support of the veracity of the resolution.Definitions:Spherical: shaped like a sphere (1)If my opponent disputes this definition then he can do so in the comments section before round 2, I will then evaluate the contention.My opponent is also free to present further definitions in round 1, if I dispu...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Unicorns Once Existed

Sswdwm
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

I will be attempting to demonstrate that unicorns had at least existed at least at some point in the past.Debate Format:Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening Arguments (no rebuttals)Round 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals & Conclusions Good luck! ...

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81 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Resolved: Homosexuals are 'born that way'

16kadams
purpleduck

Hello. == Definitions == Homosexuality: In this debate, we will be specifically be focusing on orientation. Same-sex behavior is different as it is often distinguishable from orientation. Thus, homosexuality will be defined as "an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of . . . the same sex or gender." -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_orientation 'Born that way': The theory argues homosexuality is inborn. Homosexuals are born tha...

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26 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is our world merely a flat plate, supported by a shell of a tortoise?

LogicandReasoning
Mikal

I don't expect anyone to accept this debate. But if you do, then... Whatever.Rules1. No plagiarism; Don't copy someone else's work and claim it as your own.Failure to follow this (In singular form, seeing as; I ONLY LISTED 1 RULE!) rule will result in a 7-point forfeiture.

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15 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Mermaids Exist !

Tminusfour20
fasttrack

I have strong evidence for the existence of mermaids or marine ape like creatures based on knowledge we currently have about evolution. ...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The Theory of Evolution Is Valid

Subutai
Dragonfang

I am challenging Dragonfang to this debate per his request. Please agree to everything below for accepting. Full Resolution The theory of evolution is valid. Definitions Theory of Evolution: "The process by which species of organisms arise from earlier life forms and undergo change over time through natural selection."[1] Valid: "Having some foundation; based on truth."[2] Rules 1. The first round is for acceptance. 2. A f...

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

is science or philosophy better at solving problems and improving society

jakemg
TheNamesFizzy

science is how questions get answered and problems get solved. I see the scientific method as the greatest invention inhuman history because it has caused the most exponential growth in human advancement....

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7 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Belief is pascals wager

vi_spex
Challengerqwerty

are you sure, how do you know, so you are certain there are no ghosts? and your friends are not keeping secrets from you? the moon in the night sky is not a hologram? your neighbour is not an alquida plotting to blow up the Capitol, while manifacturing the bombs right next door with unstable and shaky hands, and she is not making the bombs to blow aliens up at the capitol because the government is not run by aliens?...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Did the Big Bang happen??

Victoria85176
Samreay

I'm really exited to debate this!! Round one- Acceptance Round Two-Arguments Round Three & Four-Arguments/Rebuttals Round Five- Closing arguments -- Rules: *No trolling *No new arguments in the last round __ I'm super exited to debate this topic, good luck! :)...

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30 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago