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Con (against)
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Humans are sentient.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/13/2015 Category: Science
Updated: 10 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 266 times Debate No: 83866
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Humans are sentient because I say so.


My opponent's singular argument is an appeal to authority, in that my opponent says because he/she said something is true, therefore it must be true. This argument does not affirm the resolution due to it being a logical fallacy [1]. Since this is my opponent's singular argument, and it fails to fulfill the BoP, Con claims victory by default.

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Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by Wylted 10 months ago
You're making an assertion and instigating the debate. How about using some common sense kid
Posted by Stupidape 10 months ago
Since when does the burden of proof automatically fall to Pro?
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Vote Placed by Yassine 10 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Arguments: Pro's sole argument is an appeal to authority, as Con has pointed out. In which case, regardless if Pro's conclusion, that is Humans are sentient, is true or false, his argument is still invalid. => Con's win.