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The Paris attacks were justified

Lexus
Dilara

Resolved: on balance, the Paris attacks were justified.Definitions:on balance - with all things consideredParis attacks - a group of terror attacks in the capital of France, Paris, in the evening of 13 November 2015justified - based on or behaving according to what is morally right and fairRules:1. Definitions are not contestable.2. Don't accept if you're TheHitchslapYou argue first round. I have set the voter Elo to 3000 so...

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106 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Stand your Ground Laws are a legitimate expansion of the doctrine of self defense

Iampro
carpediem

The first round is acceptance. I will be arguing the pro side and I hope for a worthy challenger since Im using this to strengthen my case. Any tips will be greatly appreciated....

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10 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

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 4 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 4 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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2 Comments
Updated 4 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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2 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Best House Songs

Loserboi
xXECLIPSEXx

We will each post one house song in each of the next 4 rounds. This is very general and you can post any variation of house music from electro, to dubstep, to progressive, trance, dirty, or any other variation you want. Most importantly have fun!...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Homosexuality is Natural

emospongebob527
agus.prabawa

This is a debate about whether or not Homosexuality is natural. 1. Acceptance 2. Definitions/Presentation of Main Argument 3 & 4. Rebuttals 5. Resolution/Closing Argument...

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Impossibility exists

Micromann
InVinoVeritas

This debate has been initiated multiple times on DDO, with the win going to both pro and con.[1][2] I hope this debate will be fun for all parties involved and am open to suggestions regarding the rules (and definitions) of this debate. But please do not dispute them in-round.Debate Rules:· Each debater will have 72 hours to post an argument· Each argument will have a maximum of 8,000 c...

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6 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

lannan13 is a Troll

TheTrollHater
lannan13

Rules: 1: The first round is for acceptance. 2: Pro has the BOP, and has to bring accusations and proof that con is a troll. 3: Con has to counter pro's arguments, but beyond that has no BOP. 4: If pro wins, accusations should be brought to the president that con is a troll, and all voters must tell the president con is a troll. 5: If pro does not prove con is a troll, pro should automatically lose. 6: Con is innocent until proven guilty....

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Updated 5 Years Ago