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if we allow killing similiar to partial birth abortion... accidental birth killing should be allowed

dairygirl4u2c
bp_1138

if we would allow partial birth abortion, by extension, we should also allow killing the baby during an accidental birth that occurs during an attempted abortion. i would like a rhetorical debate. i am actually against this. but, i want someone who is for partial birth abortion etc but say they are against this to debate me. i am aware that partial birth is banned by federal law now... but it's a hypothetical debate. (we could also consider pregnancies that are beginning to be delievered, a...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

blacks probably = lower intelligece, at least as measured by IQ & brain size, than whites and asians

dairygirl4u2c
bluesteel

+++++++ "general consensus among scientists as published in the Wall Street Journal in 1994 titled "Mainstream Science on Intelligence" shows a consensus among scientists that average IQ are as followed in America. Blacks 85. Whites 100. East Asians 106. Further studies done and published in science journals show IQ to be overwhelmingly genetic. Minnesota Twins Study by Dr. Thomas Bouchard, the most famous twin study done, shows that identical twins separated at birth are significantly more sim...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Geography should be given more priority in middle school and high school

Awesome-Sauce
ConservativePolitico

Resolved: The subject of geography should be given more priority and therefore be taught more in middle school and high school.First round acceptance. No trolling/semantics please.Thanks to all considering ...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Gas prices and oil

Onefloorhigher
nyyfan

Whoever accepts to take this argument will be talking about how we are getting gas from the middle instead of Canada. Which to me makes absolutely no sense. Thank you, -Tyler...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

It should be socially acceptable to make fun of God.

Blob
ConnorR

I will be arguing that it should be socially acceptable to make fun of God. Con will be arguing that it should not be socially acceptable to make fun of God. DefinitionsGod: any supernatural god of any religion. Make fun of: Find humor or laugh at in a vile or insulting way. To tease, ridicule or make jokes about, generally in a pejorative manner.Socially acceptable: Worthy of being accepted b...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

That the CIA should rig elections in post Arab-Spring countries to ensure the moderates win

qweerty650
larztheloser

Challenger is Affirming. "Rig" can mean a number of things and I am happy to let the challenger define it within the clear intent of the topic. This is my first debate here, and I'm more used to Australs and WUDC style debating than LD, but hopefully my arguments will be clear anyway....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

To hold the idea of zero as not sufficient in-itself to be called a number is immoral.

abstractposters
MouthWash

By the definition, every member of the domain of 0 IS a member of the posterity of the 1st term; hence the successor of a member of the domain of 0 must be a member of the posterity of the first term (because the posterity of a term always contains its own successors, by the general definition of posterity), and therefore a member of the domain of 0, because by the definition of posterity of the first term is the same as the domain. All numbers do not have the same successor....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Is abortion morally justified and should it be legal?

Billdekel
Chaos88

Rules1. No semantics.2. Nothing about religion or God will be discussed3. Pro in Round 1 will just say they're accepting the debate and rules. 4. Arguments will start in round 2....

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Troll debate: Hitler was gay for Stalin

RationalMadman
Anti-atheist

(vote on who trolled the best) Hello everybody who happens to read this utter series of sh*t. I assume you will have a very crap time reading it and an even worse time masturbating to it but nonetheless wish you the best on both.It is that time of year when we all must wonder if Hitler was gay for Stalin and the answer of any sane lunatic (as I am) is... YES!Not only did he shake the old man's hand several kinky time but unlike a 'spit shake'...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Privacy is a Fundamental Right

wrichcirw
the_croftmeister

Background:This debate originated from this thread on Edward Snowden:http://www.debate.org/forums/politics/topic/32280/My esteemed opponent saw little to no reason to be agitated by the NSA surveillance program PRISM. In order to attempt to understand his perspective, I made several allusions to physical reality, whether it be the government surreptitiou...

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20 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago