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Evolution is a coherent theory with significant amounts of data to establish its veracity.

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GodSands

Jacoby claimed in another debate comment: "I'll just call you Con. You called the debater ignorant. He just doesn't understand. Well. based on your comments. You certainly aren't in any position to call anyone ignorant. Arrogance becomes the astute know -it -alls that use dogmatic rhetoric to insure your position. Fact is. Not one thing you stated is a fact on evolution. You]re simply parroting what you THINK you know. That is the problem with amateur debaters. Ever read Punctuated Equilibrium?...

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255 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

There is a smallest distance

beem0r
mmadderom

My position is that there is not a smallest distance. We'll start with this for my opening argument, just because I'm sort of obligated to say something: There is no smallest distance because it is always possible to halve said distance. That said, I guess I'll wait for an opponent....

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15 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The Earth / universe(s) is only several thousand years old, as opposed to being several billion

JasonMc
Kleptin

The belief that the Earth / universe(s) is only several thousand years old, rather than being several billion years old as the scientific community suggests is an erroneous belief. Most of the opposing arguments against the position of the scientific community seem to be influenced by personal biblical interpretations that suggests the Earth / universe(s) is only a few thousand years old. I contend that: A) The view that the bible states that the Earth / universe(s) only several thousand year...

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13 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Evolution and the Big Bang are real.

polka-dots323
ComradeJon1

Tell me why you believe the above statement is correct. I have information and facts to prove the staement wrong....

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13 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Evolution is true and the Big Bang occured.

polka-dots323
Kleptin

I am obviously a religiouss person. I don't believe in evolution and the Big Bang didn't occur. I know thos because where did the stuff to create the atom that formed the universe come from??? Where did it start? I am not debating God's existance, for I know it is real and true. I am debating against these 2 theories and their lack of sense and evidence....

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16 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Hippo's are mammals.....

PryorPirate93
SportsGuru

Hippo's are mammals because: 1.THEY ARE BORN LIVE 2.THEY HAVE HAIR 3. THEY'RE CUDDLY So hippo's are the cuddly giants of the river......even thought they could kill you in an instant!!!!!!!...

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11 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Intelligent Design should be taught alongside evolution as an equally valid idea.

Anonymous
Tatarize

Let me start by clearly stating that I am trying to show that intelligent design is just as likely (if not much more likely) from a scientific viewpoint as the theory of randomness...err, I'm sorry, the theory of evolution. You will notice that I said intelligent design, not Christianity or any specific religion, although studying writings such as the Bible, the Quran and etc. would prevent alot of the ignorance we see in many people when it comes to the many different texts regarded as scrip...

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18 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

white is not a color

astrosfan
zander

To start I will define some key words in this debate 1.color- a phenomenon of light (as red, brown, pink, or gray) or visual perception that enables one to differentiate otherwise identical objects b (1): the aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation for objects and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources ; also : a specific combination of hue, saturation, and lightness or bri...

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11 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

It is possible to show that 1 is exactly equal to 0.999999999 (recurring to infinite).

leethal
Yraelz

First, let me say that I do believe it is possible to show that 1 is exactly equal to 0.99999999999 (recurring to infinite), despite the counter-intuitiveness of the statement. HOWEVER, I posted this debate because if I am wrong anywhere in my reasoning, I want to know about it. That said, I would like this debate to be taken on by a mathematically-minded person who legitimately wants to debate the mathematical side of this topic. I ask please for no semantically-based argument (ie. the definiti...

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18 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Global Warming Was NOT Caused By Humans

shelbih
Curtispov11

Global warming is a natural phase of the Earth. Back in the Ice Age, the Earth melted the ice on its own. All of these scientists out there in this world are saying that humans caused global warming and we are all going to die some day because of it. so are they saying that millions of years ago when cavemen were dominant, that they emitted harmful things into the enviroment? The Ice Age wasn't started because of them. And I can tell you that it didn't melt because of people either. No,...

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24 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago