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Euthanasia should be available to everyone who is considering suicide.

philipisbad
Reformist

My position is that euthanasia should be available to anyone who wishes to kill themselves. I am not stating that everyone will have easy access to euthanasia like they have access to a can of Coke. There must be counselling, talking with the families, and a lot of time to reconsider the decision. This is important because the individual cannot be making this decision because of treatable mental health issue or a sudden whim of emotion. This must be a rational decision based on their convictio...

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7 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

God`s omniscience contradicts the notion that we have free will.

hldemi
Illegalcombatant

Common 4 round debate structure. Round 1: Acceptance of debate and definitions.Round 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals and Final conclusion ( no new arguments ) Definitions :Omniscience - is the capacity to know everything. (Omniscient - All knowing ; having infinite knowledge ) Free will - The ability to choose...

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30 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Abortion Is Prima Facie Morally Wrong

Freeman
JoshBrahm

Allow me to begin by saying how pleased I am to be debating Josh Brahm. I'm sure that many of you will never get to read a more powerful case for the pro-life position than the case you will read in the course of this debate. And I only hope that I can do as well while I proceed to defend the pro-choice position. In this debate I'm going to argue that abortion is not morally reprehensible and should not be illegal, given the actual qualities that a human fetus possesses. Unlike a person, a f...

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72 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The Argument from Religious Experience

popculturepooka
Envisage

Thanks to Envisage for agreeing to debate this important - and relatively under discussed - subject with me. (In all likelihood some form of religious experience probably is what most theists take to justify their religious beliefs.) I will be arguing that the argument from religious experience can give significant epistemic justification for believing in the existence of God. Envisage will be attempting to undermine my argument and show that the argument for...

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48 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

God Exists

tejretics
Mathgeekjoe

PrefaceThis has been for a while, and still is, my favorite topic on DDO, ever since my first debate, titled "A Supreme Being Can Rationally Exist". I'm looking forward to some more interesting opposition on this topic, which is my strong suit. Voters must have an Elo score of 2,000 or more to vote, and you must have completed at least 1 debate to accept. If you have not completed a debate yet and still wish to accept, please apply in the comments section. ...

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33 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

I am the only real person on Debate.org

TuracoPersa
Zarium

Debate.org I've got you now. You are made of machines. I am the only real user on this site; all the rest is AI....

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21 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Gay Adoption

Cooldudebro
Bennett91

First round is for acceptance. Good luck....

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86 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Abortion is generally immoral

zmikecuber
Zarroette

Resolved: Abortion is generally immoral.Four rounds. Shared BoP. No new arguments in R4. R1 for acceptance.I shall argue that abortion is immoral in most cases. This means excluding extraordinary cases such as rape, incest, to save the life of the mother, etc. So I shall be arguing that in cases where the individual gave consent and partook in sex, resulting in a pregnancy, abortion is immoral. My opponent shall a...

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113 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Does God exist?

Toviyah
Envisage

Thanks Envisage for accepting this debate. First round for acceptance I'm pro, Envisage will be Con. BOP is on me. 'God' is the Deistic concept of God. (Creator, transcendent, powerful) Enjoy!...

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196 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

God vs. Naturalism

salam.morcos
tejretics

This debate should be impossible to accept. If you accidentally can accept, your acceptance without permission will lead to an automatic loss. I'm looking for a good debate. The topic of this debate: Is it more likely that God exists (Pro), or that naturalism is true (Con)? The debate doesn't require either side to prove that God or naturalism definitely and necessarily are true or false. The goal of this debate is to show which side's claim is more pro...

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91 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago