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This House Believes That Homosexuality Is Immoral!

Ajabi
9spaceking

As-Salam-o-Alikum! This debate entitled: This House Believes That On Balance Homosexual Acts are Immoral. This is ROUND 3 of WODC hosted by edeb8 and larztheloser. Now I believe that I should clarify the rules, the order, and some principle definitions which will be referred to throughout the debate. 1. The first argumentation rounds of both parties must be positive material only, no refutations will be allowed in the first argument. 2. The first round is for rules, orders, definiti...

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Existence of God

Hagrid
Secular_Mike

First round is opening, second rebuttals and third closing. As I am suggesting God exists the burden of proof is on me. When looking at the universe we can see that all the entities that we know of are contingent in the sense that their existence cannot be explained without reference to another entity. For example my existence cannot be explained without reference to my parents. Therefore if all parts of the universe are contingent then it follow that the universe is contingent. So it fol...

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Developing countries should prioritize environmental protection over resource extraction

Nefelibata
angryduck

Full Resolution: Developing countries should prioritize environmental protection over resource extraction when the two are in conflict.The first round is for acceptance. ...

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Can animals be as deranged as Humans?

09gellerj
Mister_Man

Although humans may be capable of having more cognizance than other animals, it is not only possible, but common for animals to partake in behavior that is as or more deranged than that of humans....

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You Do Not Exist

blackkid
MOV_8556.MOV

Your objective if you choose to accept is to reason that you exist. My objective if you choose to except is to reason that you do not exist. Rules: 1. You are allowed 3 points for your evidence of existence. (I.E., I exist because A, B, and C) and you may not add more points, you must stick to the points you choose. 2. You may use quotes and citations however you may not chop up paragraphs. If you choose to use a citation you must use the entire paragraph so that people do not have to...

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Unalienable Rights

Mike_10-4
blackkid

Pro will argue all humans are born with Unalienable Rights. Con will argue against. Unalienable Rights, "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

God Probably Doesn't Exist

n7
Toviyah

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept let me know in the comments.You must have a minimum of 2500 ELO to vote on this debate.Definitions:God: The sentient eternal (has always existed and held his properties) omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent being that was the efficient cause of the universe.Probably: Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell.Doesn't Exist: Does not have objective reality or being....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

"unlimited paradox" - an ever present unlimited force does not exist

dairygirl4u2c
JacobDoe

"unlimited paradox" - an ever present unlimited force does not exist. in another matter of speaking i am saying "the unlimited does not exist" can the unlimited limit itself? if not, it is not unlimited. if so, it is not unlimited. also, reality as far as we know it indicates that anything that might be 'unlimited' is limited by the laws of logic, as far as we know. thus, we can see by probing a few questions about what it means to be unlimited, that it does not really exist, at least i...

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Can God create a rock so big he can't lift it, or not create the rock? either, not @ same time

linate
Domr

Can an Omnipotent God create a rock he cannot lift? it is said that If one answers yes to the question, then God is therefore not omnipotent because he cannot lift the rock, but if one answers no to the question, God is no longer omnipotent because he cannot create the rock. my position is that he can do one or the other, at different times, but he can't do both at the same time. and, that he can't do both at the same time doesn't disprove God as omnipotent. the solution is to say that God...

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nature is the only thing that affects personality

JGriffin3
Saska

We can tell the personality of an unborn child in their mothers stomach area. Often people will turn from their roots because it is not "who they are"....

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