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Freewill Does NOT Exist and is an illusion brought about by our limited minds

Lamont
knu

Freewill does not exist and is only an illusion that many believe because we as a species are limited in what we can know. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_will http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illusion This argument is straight forward and I will given my opponent the opportunity to express to me why he/she knows freewill is not an illusion....

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Updated 5 Months Ago

The Existence of God is More Probable than Not

janetsanders733
black_squirrel

I will be arguing that the Existence of God is more probable than not. My opponent will be arguing that God's exisetence is not probable. I would also like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Conclusion/No-New Arguements ...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

God Exists

Installgentoo
theta_pinch

I will be arguing that belief in God is fully justifiable and perfectly rational given current scientific observations of the World. My opponent should be an atheist or hard agnostic. First round is acceptance....

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11 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

We can be certain of nothing, not even this statement.

LiamKNOW
GoodOleBoy

I will be arguing that nothing -- not even our own existence -- can be known with certainty, and that it is possible that murder is morally acceptable, generosity is evil, and that we are currently living on the Moon (to give a few provocative examples)....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Do we agree?

rajagopal23295
Multi-Wargasm

The first round will be acceptance....

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

The Devil is on balance a better role model than God

socialpinko
Man-is-good

===Resolution===This debate will be dealing with the relevant characters in the forms represented by Christianity and the Christian Bible. Whether one of the characters is a better role model will be with regards to their actions represented in the Bible. Note though that no religion will necessarily be assumed to be correct. ===Definitions===The Devil: a fallen angel who rebelled against God. The Devil is often identified as the serpent...

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70 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Agnosticism and Atheism are mutually exclusive

janetsanders733
MysticEgg

I will be arguing that Atheism and Agnosticism are mutually exclusive. My opponent will be arguing that that they are not mutually exclusive. I would also like to thank Con for accepting this debate.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening ArguementsRound 3: Rebuttals/Conclusion...

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Edward Snowden is an American Hero

Hierocles
PeriodicPatriot

As the PRO I stand to affirm the resolution: "Edward Snowden is an American Hero" Round 1) Acceptance, definitions, and interpretation Round 2) Constructive(s) opening arguments Round 3) Constructive(s)/Rebuttal/Extensions (no new evidence after round 3) Round 4) Rebuttals (no new evidence) Round 5) Rebuttals (no new arguments or evidence) Resolution Interpretation & Definitions: Edward Joseph Snowden: (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer specialist, a former Cent...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

It should be considered morally wrong to kill sentient animals for their meat

Caploxion
kbub

Should it be considered morally wrong to kill sentient animals for their meat? Firstly, before I even go into the stipulations of this debate, I would like to set the definition of sentience: Awareness; feelings

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Updated 3 Months Ago

It is Better to Rule Through Fear than Through Love

MyDinosaurHands
judeifeanyi

I will be arguing that it is better to rule through fear exclusively than it is to rule through love exclusively. My opponent should do the opposite.Please note that neither form is perfect, what we are trying to show is which of the two is nearer to perfect. Note that we're talking about using only love or fear. There can be no mixture, and you can't say '...

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Updated 1 Month Ago