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Objective Belief

Impartial
AmeenDebateLord

I think belief is subjective. It's an opinion. Only when it is proven does it become knowledge. The two definitions of the word 'belief' in the Oxford English dictionary state that belief is: 1. An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof. 2. (belief in) Trust, faith, or confidence in (someone or something). The first definition objectifies belief and is surely, in every way, impossible....

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only now is true

vi_spex
GDNE

me not being able to argue with all that i read, on my home made calendar, as today now, is fun. everyday is today, and experience is now...

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god doesnt exist

myopinionsonthings
David.Cameron

God doesn't, exist. That is my opinion and a subject i feel strongly about. I don't think there is such thing as god, Jesus, etc. I believe in the big bang theory, evolution, not the 7 days god created the world. This argument is not to disrespect anyone, i dont judge on what people believe in, however i am an Atheist, always have been, always will be!...

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Riggs v. Palmer summary

1h8tephil
Maleck

1). Francis B. Palmer owned a farm and personal property. (1.2) 2). Francis B. Palmer made his last will and testament on August 13, 1880. (1.1) 3). Francis B. Palmer"s will attested that his two daughters Mrs. Riggs and Mrs. Preston receive small legacies while Elmer E. Palmer his grandson, receive the remainder of his estate as long as Elmer outlives Francis and is unmarried and without any issue. (1.1) 4). Elmer knew of the provisions that favored him in Francis"s will so he decided to mur...

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The Existence of God is Impossible

DebaterforAtheism
justiceandtruth

IntroductionIn this debate, I intend to prove to my opponent that the idea of a god is not only unlikely, but outright impossible. I will be on the pro side, and my opponent will be on the con side, which means he or she will be taking the stance that God is possible.RulesI will now lay down a few rules to abide by for the duration of this debate.1. Proper spelling and grammar sh...

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racism=to believe that i am better then others

vi_spex
GDNE

to end all racism=i freely choose to accept that everyone is equal, 1 is 1...

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only personal physical experience of now is real

vi_spex
gomergcc

my personal physical experience of now is everything, and anywhere beyond that is the reflection of nothing...

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Self-Ownership Libertarianism

bsh1
barebels58

PrefaceI am interested in doing a debate on libertarian ideology. Specifically, a variant espoused by the likes of Nozick. As someone who is definitely not libertarian, I look forward to taking the Con side of this topic. There is a 48 hour time period to post arguments and a 2000 ELO floor to be able to vote on this debate.Full TopicSelf-Ownership-based Libertarianism is a sufficient accounting of how governm...

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Morality is Objectively and Analytically the Same regardless of Culture and Era.

Unitomic
Philocat

Debate: The debate is over whether morality is objectively the same regardless of the Culture, or the Era, and that this can anylatically proven.Rules: The rules of the Debate are:1: No Semantics2: Sources much be online and open to general viewership3: You must explain why something is fallicious in order to call it a fallacy.First round is for acceptance, however Pro may choose to issue his initial argument....

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Voluntary Euthanasia is Morally Justified

TheBlueWizard
Anonymousposterperson

R1: Acceptance R2: Arguments R3: Rebuttals R4: Rebuttals and Convlusions The opponent agrees to the following definitions: Voluntary Euthanasia: Legal, consenting, premature ending of one's life in order to alleviate suffering. Morally Justified: Considered morally right or just. The opponent also agrees to the following rules: Rule 1: No forfeits Rule 2: No Semantics Rule 3: All sources must be cited and linked if it's a website Rule 4: there is no rule four Good luck to my op...

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