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RESOLVED: It is better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.

Logical-Master
Danielle

INTROTrue love conquers all. This is an expression which most of you are undoubtedly familiar with. But to what extent does such an expression hold merit? For some, love is fleeting. For others, love is f...

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56 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Materialism is the best way to pursue happiness

Ariesz
missbailey8

Round 1-Acceptance, Round 2-Cases, Round 3-Rebuttals, Round 4-Defense Materialism- a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values. Pursue-follow (someone or something) in order to catch Happy-feeling or showing pleasure or contentment: I will be arguing that materialism is the best way to achieve happiness. My opponent will argue that there are more negative effects of materialism than there are benefits....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

If the fetus is a human person, then abortion is generally immoral

Trent_H
Grape

Debate DescriptionIn this debate Pro (myself) will argue that abortion is generally immoral because it directly takes the life of a human person who possesses the same basic rights that you and I have. Con will argue that the fetus is a person with said rights, but that abortion is still morally acceptable. I ask that Con only accept the debate in this round and wait to post their opening argument until round two. Round three will consist of rebuttal...

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98 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The consumption of meat is ethically wrong

xxXChelseaXxx
Valladarex

Greetings Valladarex,Here is the debate! Ethics: normatively to refer to a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational persons.Outlines:- First round acceptance, just so I can outline everything (you can briefly outline your arguments if you want to).- 4 rounds because of the outlining in the first.- No new arguments in the last round.- The...

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163 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Individualism is better than collectivism

Equality5-2521
Aarthew

Individualism-the habit or principle of being independent and self-reliant Collectivism-the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it Individualism makes sure that your ideas and you are recognized and matters. With individualism, you get a choice and liberty. With collectivism you get conformity and "equality" which is often at the expense of others....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Russians were created before the earth

Bassel123
lizanemirovski

sooooo..... russians were definitely created after the earth was. Where did the russians live when they had no earth? did they fly in space or some shiz...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Most Things Are Preferable to a Sharp Stick in the Eye

airmax1227
Oryus

Resolution: "Most Things Are Preferable to a Sharp Stick in the Eye" The debate will be done in rhyming poetry format, and judged based on arguments and the structuring of those arguments. Both substance and style should be considered when voting. First round is acceptance. I'd like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate. Good luck....

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16 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

I am the only individual in existence with free will.

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
Furyan5

Resolved: One can rationally support the claim that they are the only individual in exsistence with free will.=================================================================

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170 Comments
Updated 2 Years 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 4 Years Ago

It is probable that God exists

Contradiction
FourTrouble

TERMSResolved: It is probable that God exists.Rounds:1. Acceptance only2. Opening arguments3. Clash4. Closing arguments/clash For the purposes of this debate, the term "God" will be defined broadly as to include the general attributes (ie: omnipotence, omniscience) commonly associated with Judeo-Christian monoth...

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87 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago