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TheMan7991
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The Contender
Jenima
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Religion is a psychological immune system. Therefore, it's good for humans even though god is fake

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Jenima
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 8/13/2015 Category: Education
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 495 times Debate No: 78631
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TheMan7991

Pro

Religion reduces stress and promotes optimism. Religion also enforces morals developed by the behavior immune system. Most religious people are good people.
Jenima

Con

Humans is not the only living being on this Earth, trolls also take part in this world we live in and I think I just found one. God may not be proven to exist, but many believe in this "God", one opinion won't change what the world thinks.
Debate Round No. 1
TheMan7991

Pro

Religious people are less likely to commit suicide

Kanita Dervic, Maria A. Oquendo, Michael F. Grunebaum, Steve Ellis, Ainsley K. Burke, and J. John Mann. "Religious Affiliation and Suicide Attempt" (161:2303-2308, December 2004)." Thinking about God reduces distress but for believers only

prayer reduces Stress

J Tartaro, LJ Luecken, HE Gunn - Journal of Health Psychology, 2005 - hpq.sagepub.com

thinking about God reduces stress

Michael Inzlicht, Alexa M. Tullett. Reflecting on God: Religious Primes Can Reduce Neurophysiological Response to Errors. Psychological Science, 2010; DOI: 10.1177/0956797610375451

prayer reduces anger and aggression

Bremner, R. H., Koole, S. L.,
Jenima

Con

If people have the power to perform sorcery, then people have the power to do much more, create and destroy. What does this have to do this the debate? Sorcery isn't created by men, trees, plants, fairies, gnomes, crystals, rocks and all of these living species have been created by God, of course there's no proof that he's there, but religion has been hiding things from us.
Debate Round No. 2
TheMan7991

Pro

TheMan7991 forfeited this round.
Jenima

Con

Forfeit, thanks..
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by The-Voice-of-Truth 1 year ago
The-Voice-of-Truth
His arguments, if they were to be backed up with reason and evidence, would make for a really good debate.
Posted by The-Voice-of-Truth 1 year ago
The-Voice-of-Truth
Pro isn't trolling..... He is being sincere.
Posted by Jenima 1 year ago
Jenima
@Greg4586, there's more to life than anger, and I'm sure you should know that.
Posted by Greg4586 1 year ago
Greg4586
Ya know I'm kinda pissed at Con for this, because this could have been a legitimate good debate with an interesting topic. Instead Con just accepted it and claimed Pro was trolling.
Posted by Jenima 1 year ago
Jenima
Sure thing! @dsjpk5
Posted by dsjpk5 1 year ago
dsjpk5
Let me know when this debate is over. I would like to read it. It would appear to me that Pro has a rather difficult burden of proof. First, he has to show religion is a "psychological immune system" (whatever that is), then show its good fir humans, and that "God is fake". Good luck to him!
Posted by Jenima 1 year ago
Jenima
You're just trying to get someone to debate with you.
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Vote Placed by dsjpk5 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro ff a round. This is poor conduct.
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Reasons for voting decision: FF, so conduct to Con.