The Instigator
Torton
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
Xerdex
Con (against)
Winning
7 Points

February Beginners Tournament (Round 3): Transhumanism would benefit humanity.

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Xerdex
Voting Style: Open with Elo Restrictions Point System: Select Winner
Started: 3/19/2016 Category: Society
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (4)
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Torton

Pro

This is the debate in the third round of the February Beginners Tournament. Pro, myself, is arguing in favor of the resolution. Con, Xerdex, against.

Terms:

Transhumanism is "a philosophy favouring the use of science and technology, especially neurotechnology, biotechnology, and nanotechnology, to overcome human limitations and improve the human condition." [1]

Structure:

R1: Laying out the terms of the debate, acceptance, and clarification, if necessary.
R2: Pro and Con lay out their arguments in regards to their positions relative to the resolution.
R3: Refutations of opposing cases.
R4: Defenses and conclusions. No new arguments permitted.

Rules:

1) No insults/trolling.
2) No forfeits

[1] https://en.wiktionary.org...
Xerdex

Con

I accept all conditions and look forward to my opponent's views on this interesting topic.
Debate Round No. 1
Torton

Pro

Torton forfeited this round.
Xerdex

Con

Extended, to maintain flow of debate
Debate Round No. 2
Torton

Pro

Torton forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
Torton

Pro

I came into this incredibly under-prepared; that and I didn't have nearly as much time as I'd like to devote to this. Vote con.
Xerdex

Con

At the very least, thanks for instigating. I hope in the future we can have a friendly debate on this exact topic!
Debate Round No. 4
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Vote Placed by dsjpk5 1 year ago
dsjpk5
TortonXerdex
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession.