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polygamy is more natural than monogamy

dairygirl4u2c
medv4380

polygamy is more natural than monogamy polygamy is more widely practiced in human society now and historically, so that is an indicator, given we are part of the natural world. polygamy is by far most widely practiced in the animal kingdom, even with closely related primates. they did a study on primates, and concluded that the wider a species shoulder, the more polygamous that species is. humans are on the conservative, but polygamous side of things....

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1 Comments
Updated 15 Hours Ago

Should Gays Be Given Full and Equal Rights?

shootingstarmie
guylaquit

In this argument, I'll contest that homosexuals deserve complete and full rights to marriage equality simply because all are born equal, and since they are born with their sexuality, they can't be discriminated for it. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening arguments Round 3: Rebuttal Round 4: Rebuttal Round 5: Rebuttals and Conclusions...

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5 Comments
Updated 15 Hours Ago

Marine Mammals under human care

PotBelliedGeek
agennarelli

In this debate, I will argue in favor of keeping marine mammals under human care. To clarify, I will support the AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) in their captivity methods and purposes. This does not include SeaWorld, as they are not part of the AZA and I do not have a direct association with them, thus I cannot speak for them. My opponent will argue against the AZA, and will argue in favor of marine mammal release. BOP is shared....

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2 Comments
Updated 15 Hours Ago

It doesn't matter whether a society is morally right

inaudita
Mike_10-4

First round is acceptance and definitions....

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2 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

government should intervene more with alternative fuel

linate
Mercury3

why the government should intervene more with alternative fuel. people say the market will take care of itself. in the end, it will. but at what cost in the mean time? we should act now because we'll look back and see how much we've wasted on gasoline. companies say they can make alternative biodiesel fuels for a dollar a gallon. (using algae farms, or any organic material, such as switch grass and other things more energy intensive than corn etc.. and exemplified by brazil etc who are ene...

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Updated 16 Hours Ago

Men are smarter than women

urize
alaska

Here's proof that men are much smarter than women: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhGwfodPZkI...

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19 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

Evolution's Mechanism

creationtruth
Envisage

Please hash out definitions in the comments section if you have any quarrel with the resolution as stated before you accept the debate. Resolution: There is no verifiable mechanism which can demonstrably support the hypothesis of macro-evolutionary changes (I.e. reptile to bird, fish to mammal, etc.) in the framework of any model of biological evolution. Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments (No Rebuttals) Round 3 - Rebuttals/Defence of Arguments Round 4 - Closing Statements...

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32 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

The Benefits of the Ethical Treatment of Livestock Outweigh the Disadvantages

ThoughtsandThoughts
Envisage

I have selected Envisage as my opponent! =) Definitions: Ethical treatment of livestock: This includes, but is not limited to stunning & rendering animals unconscious before they are slaughtered, minimizing livestock's stress before slaughter, handling animals well, and providing them with healthy living conditions. For further details, see Humane Handling of Livestock standards as defined by the USDA. [1] In this debate, I will also apply ethical standards to all avian creatures, like chick...

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14 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

Gen Z will lead the world in the wrong direction.

CountCheechula
elixir

First, thanks Thought of this debate in my head and thought it would be quite amusing. First round is acceptance (FRA) I will be Con because I truly I am a Pro. Devils Advocate some say. I am super interested in this topic and will be glad to debate anyone. Again, thanks....

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1 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

Religion does more harm than good

yoni.man
elixir

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening arguments Round 3: Rebuttals/Arguments Round 4: Rebuttals/Conclusion (no new arguments) I look forward to a good debate!...

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4 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago