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How would an atheist prove the existence of color as an asthetic concept to a blind man?

ViceRegent
vardaanbhat

Do atheists know that their physical senses are the only ones? What would they say to a blind man who said there are only four senses, denying the existence of the sense of sight. He demands evidence from you as to the existence of color as an asthetic concept. What would you say?...

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59 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

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 2 Years Ago

should we kiss girls in high school

buddy123king
Kaynex

I think we should not kiss girls in high school...

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9 Comments
Updated 3 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 6 Years Ago

if a healthy infant can be saved instead of aborted later in pregnancy... it should be requried

dairygirl4u2c
Stephen_Hawkins

in cases where mother's life is at risk, but the healthy baby can be safely removed instead of aborted... this should be required. after six months or so, abortion in the US is restricted to only cases involving health of the mother. (to be sure, this includes much abuse for 'mental health' etc) if even a healthy baby MUST be aborted to save the mother, msot would agree it's the right thing to do. to be sure, however.... healthy babies are too often aborted in the name of saving the mother,...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Should smoking in public be illegal?

squeekietoy
strikepose821

Smoking in public should be illegal because smoking leads to numerous health problems. [c] It has been linked to respiratory problems in people who do not smoke who spend a lot of time with smokers or who live with smokers. [s] People in public places should not be subjected to people who want/need to smoke. The health and well being for non-smokers could be considered a national health problem. Health care due to respiratory issues due to smoking has increased the cost of health care tremend...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 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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Updated 5 Years Ago

Altering our body to be fit for society...

kuroshitsuji
Travniki

Throughout our lives, society has told us how we should look to be deemed beautiful. We try to reach an impossible goal, and waste effort in trying to achieve that goal. We look at these "picture perfect" people and envy their flawless beauty. However, in reality, they are just as imperfect as the people society criticizes. We are so insecure that we go as far as to alter ourselves entirely to achieve that desired flawless appearance. Billions of dollars are spent annually on cosmetic and hair...

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Updated 6 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 6 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 6 Years Ago