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DebatingChampion
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Noumena
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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/14/2013 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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DebatingChampion

Pro

I believe Flash (Barry Allen) is the greatest hero of all times. I know what many of are going to think once you read this, "Is this guy serious? The Flash? A hero?" But seriously, he is the greatest hero. If you know how to use your powers correctly, then you most likely be the strongest hero of all time! With Flash, he has the greatest power. Being the quickest man on Earth! He can fast enough to turn back time; he can run around someone in a continous circle, suffocating them to death, and he beat the living crap out of someone in a flash because of how fast he can go! So what do you think?
Noumena

Con

I will choose Superman as a rival to my opponent's choice.


==Rebuttal==


As I will show, Superman has almost the same abilities as Flash and more. Therefore, not only are Pro's arguments invalid in an attempt to show why he's the "greatest" (relative to my counter) but Superman's other abilities thoroughly tip the scale in his favor.

Time.

Superman possesses the ability to use his super-human speed to turn back time as well as the Flash as evinced in 'Superman: The Movie' where he turns back time in order to stop the Hoover Dam from bursting as well as saving the life of Lois Lane.[1]

Suffocation.

With the ability to move nearly as fast as the Flash, one can presume that Superman also possess this ability.

Strength.

Superman's' strength likely beats that of the Flash. This is because Superman obtains his energy from the Sun which allows him to strain himself indefinitely (as long as the Sun is there to provide him with energy).


==Counter argument==


Flight.

Superman possesses the ability to fly, meaning he has an advantage over the land based Flash. Not only can he attack from higher ground, but he gains a strong defensive mechanism from Flash's attacks.

Vision-based abilities.

Superman also possess various vision-based abilities which further heightens the disconnect between their respective powers. Superman has heat, infrared, X-ray, Electro-Magnetic spectrum, telescopic, super-heightened, and microscopic vision[2]. This gives him an added edge in both assessing his surroundings in a superior way while also allowing him to better locate Flash during his high speed runs.

Short of a Krypotonium gun. Superman clearly outmatches the Flash, giving him the position of the "greatest hero of all times[sic]".


===Sources===


[1] http://superman.wikia.com...(Superman:_The_Movie_Continuity)#Adulthood
[2] Ibid.
Debate Round No. 1
DebatingChampion

Pro

I was going to provide a counter argument, but it seems you beat me fair and square. Also, I knew superman would win. I just wanted the facts.
Noumena

Con

That looks like a concession. Vote Con!
Debate Round No. 2
DebatingChampion

Pro

DebatingChampion forfeited this round.
Noumena

Con

Vote Con for concession and forfeit.
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by Maikuru 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession
Vote Placed by 1Devilsadvocate 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession. Don't worry about it D.C. this guy is really good.
Vote Placed by likespeace 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession and forfeit. Also, Pro made a strong case for Superman.