Here is the debate!
- First round acceptance, just so I can outline everything (you can briefly outline your arguments if you want to).
- 4 rounds because of the outlining in the first.
- No new arguments in the last round.
1. Presentation of the LCA/Initial Refutation
No new arguments should be presented in round 3 unless in direct response to a new argument presented in round 2.
God is defined as the necessary, personal first cause of the universe.
We should rationally accept an argument as sound...
The state regulates marriage for a reason. It dispenses benefits for a reason. Understanding what this reason is will tell us what criteria are and are not relevant to marriage, and thus whether any rights are being denied. If the state excludes same-sex couples from entering into legal marriages on the basis of criteria relevant to the public purpose of marri...
Resolution: "Most Things Are Preferable to a Sharp Stick in the Eye" The debate will be done in rhyming poetry format, and judged based on arguments and the structuring of those arguments. Both substance and style should be considered when voting. First round is acceptance. I'd like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate. Good luck....
I would like to start my time here at DDO with a subject that is very close to my heart, the nature of where we derive our morality from. In my view, it is via secularist means. I am issuing this as an open challenge to anyone with interest in arguing from a different position. Before we begin, I would like to clarify the terms, namely that: Morality - What we consider to be right or wrong Secularism - actions and thinking that are derived from a non-religious standpoint. Whoever decide...
First of all, this debate is going to be Lincoln-Douglas Value Debate.
This debate will follow NCFCA LD Debate speech structure. (AC then NC then 1AR then NR then 2AR)
Remember: During the rebuttals(1AR, NR, and 2AR), no new arguments may be presented! You may only refute your opponent's position!
I will begin constructing the affirmative's/my case.(AC)
The next speech will be for t...
God is a maximally great being, and by definition, you cannot conceive of anything greater than god.
'Most probable' simply means that it is more possible than its negation. If the theist side's arguments are more plausible than t...
I am challenging Magic, an atheist, to a debate about the soundness of the cosmological argument. Soundness means that the premises of the argument are true, and that the conclusion follows logically from the premises. God is defined as the timeless (therefore beginningless), immaterial, spaceless, omnipotent, and p...
True love conquers all.
This is an expression which most of you are undoubtedly familiar with. But to what extent does such an expression hold merit?
For some, love is fleeting. For others, love is f...