The Instigator
mind101
Pro (for)
Losing
7 Points
The Contender
Thaddeus
Con (against)
Winning
55 Points

GOD does not exist,

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/22/2011 Category: Religion
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,916 times Debate No: 17179
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mind101

Pro

it would be nice if there was some possible way for Him to exist, but I simply cannot see any way. It's impossible. Look at the evidence! My father says the Bible is evidence, but the Bible is not evidence. It may be based on fact but something that old could've been written as a book of fiction based on reality and we would never know. Also, the way religion changes so much. There are no set rules. Religious leaders come up with new rules all the time and it's just ridiculous.
Thaddeus

Con

Hi Mind! Welcome to DDO and thank you for sending me this challenge.
For this debate you are asserting that God does not exist. As the instigator, and pro you have the burden of proof to demonstrate that God does not exist.
Seeing as God hasn't been defined let us define it as an omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent being which created the universe.

I shall now address pros arguments

1. The bible is not reliable
While I do believe the bible to reliable, it is not really relevent to the debate, as it is entirely possible for god to exist, yet the bible be completely false! This argument does nothing to demonstrate that god doesn't exist.
2. The lack of fixed rules
Here you are saying that because men are fallible and change their minds about things, god cannot exist. This is a non-sequiter. It does not show that god does not exist.

Even though it is not required of me to give arguments for gods existence, I shall do so. Unfortunately, due to lack of time, I will not be able to post them in this round.
Debate Round No. 1
mind101

Pro

mind101 forfeited this round.
Thaddeus

Con

Can't look in her eyes
She's out of my league!
Just a fool to believe I have anything she needs
She's like the wind...

Hi.
My name is Thaddeus River. I am a lonely soul wandering down the lonely garden path of loneliness. I'm interested anyone, preferably of the female nature. This person must also enjoy flying sky galleons and not be allergic to dragons or dancing.
Yours
Thaddeus the Radd(i)est
Debate Round No. 2
mind101

Pro

mind101 forfeited this round.
Thaddeus

Con

I'll be honest, I just woke up (four minutes to go til I forfeit) and I can't think of anything funny in my rainbow addled state. I guess vote for me, because I said shizzle.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Man-is-good 5 years ago
Man-is-good
Thaddeus had all the time to have fun in this debate, especially with Con's forfeiture.
Posted by el-badgero 5 years ago
el-badgero
i think the goverment might be testing some form of drug on thaddeus...?
Posted by Cody_Franklin 5 years ago
Cody_Franklin
What the hell is this?
Posted by el-badgero 5 years ago
el-badgero
i've been using pimpitudinal since way back.
Posted by el-badgero 5 years ago
el-badgero
it was beautiful...
Posted by Thaddeus 5 years ago
Thaddeus
I'm not sure this really happened. My mind feels kind of see through and wibbly.
Posted by Thaddeus 5 years ago
Thaddeus
If I'm mad do I get to make up words now?
I've always wanted to.
Rollifipitude
Crundleberry
Grytzlgmn
and of course; pimpitudinal.
Posted by Thaddeus 5 years ago
Thaddeus
I think I've gone insane. In a good way.
Posted by Thaddeus 5 years ago
Thaddeus
That sentence didn't make sentence.
Posted by Thaddeus 5 years ago
Thaddeus
Open question; has anyone ever been tried to kill by an inanimate object?
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Reasons for voting decision: countering the dumbass
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Reasons for voting decision: FF, args, grammar. Easy vote is easy.
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Reasons for voting decision: shizzle
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro forfeited, and Con said shizzle.
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Reasons for voting decision: Neither side provided evidence. However, Thaddeus managed to refute Pro's weak assertions, and also earns a conduct point due to Pro's forfeit. Pro practically wasted the entire debate, unfortunately...
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Reasons for voting decision: Obvious forfeit
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit, plus the pro made nothing but baseless assertions.