The Instigator
LEEDANIEL
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
orangutan
Con (against)
Winning
6 Points

Everyone should go to church or participate in religion.

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orangutan
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/4/2015 Category: Religion
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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LEEDANIEL

Pro

every one should go to church or participate in religion.
orangutan

Con

I accept. Burden of proof is on Pro.

I contend that, since religion is false, not everyone should participate in religion.

1. If God existed, we would expect that science would not explain the natural world so well, since deities with intentions would interfere with the natural order of things. Science, however, explains the world very well. Science also disproves creationism in favor of evolution.

2. If God existed, we would have more direct evidence for His existence than we actually have [1]. There would only be one religion.

3. If God existed, there would be less gratuitous suffering in the world. [2]

[1] http://infidels.org...
[2] http://infidels.org...


Debate Round No. 1
LEEDANIEL

Pro

LEEDANIEL forfeited this round.
orangutan

Con

Arguments extend.
Debate Round No. 2
LEEDANIEL

Pro

LEEDANIEL forfeited this round.
orangutan

Con

orangutan forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by Chaosism 2 years ago
Chaosism
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit by Pro in two rounds, forfeit by Con in the final round. Since Con's last argument wasn't necessary, the forfeit is irrelevant. Conduct to Con. Pro's arguments never made it beyond an assertion, so the resolution is negated. Arguments to Con. Con was the only one to cite sources.