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Factory Farming Animals is Immoral

Dookieman
hatshepsut

First round is for acceptance. Today I will be arguing that factory farming animals is immoral. BOP is on me. Definition of factory farming: "a system of rearing livestock using intensive methods, by which poultry, pigs, or cattle are confined indoors under strictly controlled conditions." Good luck! (:...

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

It's morally permissible to kill domestic abusers

Zaradi
Cooldudebro

Full Resolution: It is morally permissible for victms to use lethal force in response to repeated domestic violence.This is an LD (Lincoln-Douglas) debate topic. All Lincoln-Douglas debate cases are acceptable.Round format goes as thus:Round One: AFF POSTS CASE. DO NOT JUST USE THIS ROUND AS ACCEPTANCE.Round Two: Neg posts case and rebuttals. Aff posts rebuttals.Round Three: Neg posts rebuttals, aff posts rebuttals.

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

This House Believes That The Law of Non-Contradiction Is Sound!

Ajabi
vwv

Shalom Alecium!This is to discuss whether the "law of non-contradiction" as stated by Aristotle: any property cannot at the same time both belong, and not belong to the same object in the same respect.You need more than 3500 Elo to accept, if you do not have 3500 Elo you need my permission before accepting. My opponent has the complete burden of proof, and s/he must start immediately in the next round, and skip the last round. Anything written in the last round will...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Gay Marriage

ConservativilyLiberal
EndarkenedRationalist

I do not support Gay marriage, I understand with the increasing number of people accepting it, it is to be legalized in many parts of the world soon. However i want to argue agaisnt it. Not from a religious view, since I understand that whomever is agaisnt me may not be of a Christian belief....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Should historians open egyptian pyramids? yes or no, and why??

junkhead22
dynamicduodebaters

I'm not really sure if they should or shouldn't. I need to write a paragraph about this, so if i hear both sides, I can pick a side. For some reason I'm leaning towards no - historians should not open the pyramids in order to respect the ancient peoples' religious beliefs....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

is god evil

sabarashy
notyourbusiness

Earlier today I was talking to friend about religion I being an agnostic Christian and him being an atheist we had conflicts and he said even if god is real I would not worship him for he is evil obviously I asked him why he said god lets horrible things happen to the innocent and I said well that is him giving us free will and with that free will comes the price of evil wouldn't it be evil to have no free will?...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased

Zaradi
Ajabi

Resolved: A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.This is an LD debate. All LD cases are acceptable.The round structure will go like this:First Round: Acceptance.Second Round: Aff Case, Neg case and rebuttalsThird Round: Aff rebuttals, neg rebuttals.Fourth Round: Aff rebuttals, Neg passes round.Anything typed in the final round for the neg will be considered...

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Stereotypes are good

TheTom
carriead20

I argue that the use of stereotypes are a good and useful function. My opponent argues against this. You may present your argument in the first round if you wish. I am using this to gain perspective on a persuasive essay I am writing, so please don't hold back. Please be aware that this is a 3 hour response debate....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

The overall purpose of philosophical argument should be to answer the question of how best to live

Icebox415
GoOrDin

Philosophy over time has rarely dealt with the most important question. How do we live best in this lifetime? Philosophical content and argument is too oftentimes tied up in semantics and questions that have no bearing on our lives. It's not related to the common man and has therefore lost perspective on what the purpose of philosophy should be....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Pascal's Wager Gives a Sound Argument That One Should Believe in God

Surrealism
TrasguTravieso

The last I debated this topic, my opponent deactivated their account. I would still enjoy debating this topic, however. Don't accept if you will forfeit. First round is for acceptance....

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago