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A philosophy degree is useful

Sargon
Raisor

AveThis debate will be about whether a philosophy major is useful. The standard for usefulness will be 'A perfectly rational person would recognize it as useful'. The winner of the debate will be the person who proves their case beyond a preponderance of the evidence. General DDO expectations of c...

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33 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

America is not a Christian nation

Truth_seeker
LogicalLunatic

I will argue that America has never been a Christian nation and that the Bible states that Israel is nationally God's chosen people....

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

DDO Tier Tournament Take Two: A Liberal Social Democracy is Preferable to Anarchy

FuzzyCatPotato
kbub

Resolved: A Liberal Social Democracy is Preferable to AnarchyDebate Details:Round One of the DDO Tournament Take Two, Middle Tier. (http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/42275/)

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15 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Death Penalty

MyDinosaurHands
phantom

Full Resolution: The Death Penalty should remain a sentencing option in the United States of America. First Round will be for Acceptance....

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Sex is good. Money is good. But sex for money? That's just wrong! Is it really?

Alduin
RevL8ion

Should prostitution be legal?...

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27 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Children should not be allowed to use guns in school even with training.

Epicknightmc
Garbanza

Before you accept, anyone may join no cussing think before you act. My debate: Children should not be able to use a gun in school even with training. hats because of a child's temptation, anger, use of weapon, school budgets, PTA, health (injuries,) and the child. Temptation, Anger: due to lack of resistance against anger and temptation in most children, children may shoot at a fellow innocent classmate when the child gets angry and tempted. This could lead to a firefight between...

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The minimum wage should not be raised to $15/hr for fast food workers

RoyLatham
TheHitchslap

Unions recently staged protests demanding that McDonald's in the U.S. should be required to pay workers a minimum of $15 per hour. An ABC News report provides some background on the issue [1. http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/fast-food-workers-demand-pay/story?id=20235304]. While McDonald's was the focus of the demonstrations, a law cannot target just one fast food company. If that were legal, other chains might get most of the business, McDonald's w...

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99 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should fishing be legal.

NoahMuns
vindog14

There are many people out there who say fishing and hunting is wrong. So I wish to challenge someone to a debate about this. My argument is that fishing is a more humain way of getting meat then, lets say, getting it a Safeway where they get there meat from factory farms. Also my families ranch is kind of far from legit grocery stores so we get a lot of are meat from hunting and fishing. So please get me a good challenge. And remember please respect each others opinions....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The term "Rape Culture" is not beneficial to society

Mister_Man
Pipe_Dreamer

This is all in regards to first world countries. Primarily America and Canada. Pro will accept the position that the term "rape culture" is needed in today's society, and will help progress the judicial system as well as society as a whole, or anything else they wish to...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

The term "Rape Culture" is Beneficial to society

Mister_Man
apb4y

This is all in regards to first world countries. Primarily America and Canada. I tried having this debate before, but like way too many debates here, my opponent left the planet. I will try again - almost anyone can accept. If you cannot, leave a comment and I will decide if I will debate you - I...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago