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Installgentoo
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Evolution is viable scientific theory

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/1/2014 Category: Science
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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A341

Pro

First round is acceptance.

First some definitions:

Evolution is defined as the process which created and is creating the diversity of life through random mutation followed by non random selection eventually leading to speciation and further divergence.

Science is defined as the process by which information is gathered about the world to be organised and for predictions and models of the universe.

Theory is defined as a model of the universe which has predictive capability and is supported by the evidence.

All further definitions can be hammered out in the comments section.
Installgentoo

Con

I accept the debate and the definitions pro has set out as the parameters of this debate.
Debate Round No. 1
A341

Pro

1) Evolution is accepted by every reputable scientific authority [1].

2) Every stage of evolution has been observed, mutation [2], adaption [3], speciation [4] , further adaption [5].

3) Evolution is used to predict adaptions in diseases [6].

I look forward to your counter arguments.

[1] http://ncse.com...
[2] http://www.nature.com...
[3] http://abacus.gene.ucl.ac.uk...
[4] http://webpages.icav.up.pt...
[5] http://www.gate.net...
[6] http://www.liggins.auckland.ac.nz...

The reason I have not posted much is because there is very little to say about it, evolution is science.
Installgentoo

Con

Installgentoo forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
A341

Pro

If you wish please continue this debate. If you do choose to continue I urge voters to overlook what I'm sure was an accidental or at the least unavoidable forfeiture.
Installgentoo

Con

Installgentoo forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
A341

Pro

A341 forfeited this round.
Installgentoo

Con

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Debate Round No. 4
A341

Pro

Well I guess I won?
Installgentoo

Con

Installgentoo forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 5
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