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Resolved: The Atomic Bombings of Japan were justified.

lannan13
Philocat

I would like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate. Rules Round 1 is for rules and definitions by Pro while Con accepts and/or chooses to define anyword Pro left undefined. Round 2: Opening arguments shall be presented. There shall be no rebuttles round 2. Round 3 Reubttles shall be made. Round 4: Rebuttles and conclusions will be...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Strong Atheism is a Sound Position

Envisage
Mhykiel

Details:The BoP is on me to demonstrate the resolution is true. My distinguished opponent Mykeil may either refute my arguments (so I fail to meet my BoP), or provide stronger arguments of his/her own for the antithesis (that Strong Atheism is an Unsound Position) to win.Definitions:

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38 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Professionalism should be practiced no matter where you are

Zephani0852
Berend

Professionalism should be practiced no matter where you are....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Theism offers a more likely context than atheism for affirming moral realism.

popculturepooka
Sargon

I thank Sargon agreeing to debate me on this topic. I shall be arguing that given moral realism theism is more likely than atheism. Or that theism makes "more sense" of moral realism than atheism does. My job is to argue that, yes, theism offer a more likely context in which to affirm moral realism and Con's job is to argue that, to the contrary, atheism offers a more likely context than theism in which to affirm moral realism. In short, this will be a mostly meta-ethical debate. [1]<...

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122 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

This House Believes That Sense Experience Is The Ultimate Source of Knowledge!

Ajab
whiteflame

Introduction:This is a debate regarding Epistemology, it seeks to address the age old question which has seperated scientists and philsophers: wether empiricism is significantly the fundamental source of knowledge or whether innate knowledge or rationalistic knowledge forms a significant enough part of human knowledge. The resolution states "rational...

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155 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Are First Person Shooters bad for kids?

BossAtheism
TimothyDrewFlms

TimothyDrewFilms, If you accept. You will be defending your position on why first person shooters are bad for kids....

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago

Our Sense of Morality Has Evolutionary Origins

Surrealism
CordialCongressman

As usual, the first round is for acceptance.DEFINITIONS:Evolution - The descent of different species from a common ancestor over many generations. [1]Morality - a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational persons [2]

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Updated 2 Months Ago

On balance, Collectivism is preferable to Individualism

UchihaMadara
lannan13

1. First round for acceptance 2. No new arguments in the final round 3. This debate should be impossible to accept. Finding a way to accept without permission will result in an automatic loss for Con. If you would like to accept, please say so in the comments section, and I will challenge you when I feel like it. 4. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to the following definitions... >> Collectivism- the philosophy that the interests of society as a whole should be considered ethicall...

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91 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Resolved: Truth is Subjective

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
Miv_Tu

Hello everyone I would like to propose a debate in which my opponent will defend that truth can be subjective. By truth I do not mean ethics nor morality.The following definitions must be accepted as fact throughout this deabte: Definition of Subjective:A.)

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47 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Military Officers should NOT lead from The Front

Jingle_Bombs
sengejuri

I'd like to thank sengejuri for accepting this debate. Looking forward to another bloodbath as usual. Should you wish to adjust any of these rules, please message me. --- Military officers (ranked O-1 to O-10) should NOT lead troops from the front. Con must prove at least one modern command & control concept or combat necessity that wisely argues for military officers to be present with units actively engaged on the front lines. Victory goes to the most convincin...

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Updated 2 Months Ago