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You can't be a theist and a scientist simultaneously

Batman8214
extian

I would first like to that anyone that has accepted this topic. The first round will be acceptance and definitions only. Pro is arguing that scientists cannot be theists. Con is arguing that scientists can be theists. The following rounds will have their main contentions, rebuttals, and final arguments. I will be expecting reliable resources for both sides. Definitions: Theist- 1) The belief in one God as the creator and ruler of the universe, without rejection of revelation (distin...

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31 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Slavery

kallen18
prodebator12345

White people must pay...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Philosophy Debates are just mental fights to feel superior

mschechtel17
Michaelniel

No trolls. I propose that the true goal, conscious or unconscious, of a philosophical debate is the same goal of a boxer or MMA fighter. The goal is to prove your superior to another, the only difference between boxing and philosophical debating is you use your mind rather than body to feel superior. One might mask their true intentions by saying their goal is to expand the depths of their mind and knowledge, but this is a lie to themselves and their opponent. 3 rounds, start with your argu...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Cheating on tests is ethical.

DATXDUDE
BeckaD

First round is acceptance....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

If Aristotle Were Alive Today Do You Think He Would Change The Four Cardinal Virtues? Explain your

bowenslr
TheDarkandStormyKnight

Times have changed but at the same time these factors are still something that we can learn from and help ourselves grow in society...

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Aristotle

bowenslr
GoogooGaga

If Aristotle Were Alive Today, Would He Revise the Cardinal Virtues? Explain Your Reasoning...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

This debate is a waste of your life.

GoogooGaga
Gangsta_Bob

I'm against, so Pro has to make the case, to be honest....

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

DCL: Cultural Relativism

bsh1
famousdebater

IntroThis debate is for the Debate Champion's League. Many thanks to DK and Max for organizing this tournament, and thanks to our opposing team (Pugna Verborum) for this debate. We're looking forward to an excellent debate.Due to a recent experience of mine with receiving almost no votes on a high-quality debate, I have decided to make this a judge-only debate. Judges were selected based on their impartiality and on the fact that they were recently a...

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47 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Can we know anything for sure? We can.

Agabus
Silly_Billy

We certainly know and we know we know. Because we don't lie down in front of transports and say we are dreaming. Neither do we call our dreams our real life. If we do these things we will be called insane or mental. We act as if we know because we know. And we admit we know when we come face to face with a brick wall. Reality is reality, or isn't it, friend?...

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Resolved: If Forced To Choose, people ought to priotorize their national identity over their common

lannan13
That1User

I would like to thank That1User for accepting this debate as it is the 2nd round of Bsh1's Unique Topics Tournament. For more info you can click on this link. (http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/91461/)ResolutionResolved: If Forced To Choose, people ought to priotorize their national identity over their common humanity.Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations s...

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16 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago