The Instigator
Fanath
Pro (for)
Losing
0 Points
The Contender
Romanii
Con (against)
Winning
29 Points

God probably exists

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after 8 votes the winner is...
Romanii
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/26/2014 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 902 times Debate No: 55431
Debate Rounds (5)
Comments (18)
Votes (8)

 

Fanath

Pro

Is God real?

Hello. The BOP is on Pro to give arguments showing that God probably exists, while Con must effectively refute all of them. Both Romanii and I will be playing devils advocate in this debate, meaning we represent a side we don't agree with.

Debate structure:

Round 1: Acceptance/rules

Round 2: Opening Contentions from Pro / Rebuttals

Round 3: Rebuttals / Rebuttals

Round 4: Rebuttals / Rebuttals

Round 5: Conclusions / Conclusions ; no new arguments or rebuttals on either side

Clarifications on God:

I'm advocating for the deistic God in this debate. The deistic God, in his wisdom, created all of the desired motions for our world, universe, etc in it's creation. The deistic God does not make mid course corrections, such as visions or miracles.

It should be noted that Con is arguing for *atheism* in this, so Con advocating for his God or the exact same God I am advocating for with the exception of a few characteristics is not acceptable.

Additional rules:

1. Forfeiting a round is an automatic loss for The debater who had forfeited.

2. A violation of the debate structure is a full forfeit.

3. Plagiarism will result in a full forfeit.

4. Semantics/trolling will result in a full forfeit.

5. And finally, voters should not take statements from the comments section into account when voting, with the exception being one debater pointing out that the other had violated one of the rules in one of his rounds.

Thanks for agreeing to debate this Con. If you have any questions either PM me or tell me them in the comments of our debate.

Happy Memorial Day.
Romanii

Con

I accept this debate!
Good luck to Pro :D
Debate Round No. 1
Fanath

Pro

Fanath forfeited this round.
Romanii

Con

Well....that's disappointing... hopefully my opponent can post next round and we can continue the debate like normal...
Debate Round No. 2
Fanath

Pro

Fanath forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
Fanath

Pro

Fanath forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
Fanath

Pro

Fanath forfeited this round.
Romanii

Con

Vote Con -_-
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by ESocialBookworm 2 years ago
ESocialBookworm
Well played Fanath... well played. Ima make better rules next time. :P
Posted by PeacefulChaos 2 years ago
PeacefulChaos
They must've killed him.

Only possible explanation.

Only. One.
Posted by ESocialBookworm 2 years ago
ESocialBookworm
Fanath you [CENSORED BY THE DDO ELITE] !!!!! YOU WEREN'T SUPPOSED TO FORFEIT!!! YOU [CENSORED BY THE DDO ELITE]!!!!! .... sighz.... I should have phrased it better.
Posted by Fanath 2 years ago
Fanath
Ha ha, it hasn't even started.
Posted by PeacefulChaos 2 years ago
PeacefulChaos
Ron Bratt tweeted this debate, too.
Posted by Fanath 2 years ago
Fanath
It's a bit different, as we're double devils advocate...
Posted by Romanii 2 years ago
Romanii
...this is one of the most over-used topics on the site, lol
Posted by Kaustuva 2 years ago
Kaustuva
its a nice topic....waiting for all the arguments..:)
Posted by Fanath 2 years ago
Fanath
??? You keep pointing things out that don't actually exist.
Posted by Romanii 2 years ago
Romanii
Lol you changed it back... take the previous one, then.
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Reasons for voting decision: Con gave arguments. Pro forfeited.
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit
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Reasons for voting decision: Finger-fish
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct for the forfeits. Arguments, despite Con's lack of presenting any, for the fact that Pro explicitly accepted the BoP, and then utterly failed to do anything to uphold it. Con, in the future, you'd have gotten this point more clearly if you'd presented SOMETHING in terms of argument, even though your opponent gave you nothing to rebut. But it was enough for me to award arguments, at least. What little S&G Pro provided was equal enough, and nobody sourced. As always, happy to clarify this RFD.
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Reasons for voting decision: confuct for FF