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mackoman_93
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jat93
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Resolved: Religion is not fake

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jat93
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/1/2010 Category: Religion
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 954 times Debate No: 11945
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mackoman_93

Pro

Religion is not fake. There is not much else to say on the matter until my opponent provides a counter premise.

The bottom line is that it is almost UNIVERSALLY accepted fact that religion exists. The evidence to support this position is next to infinite.
jat93

Con

My opponent must clarify his statement. No educated person will make the case that religion is "fake." Whether specific religions are divinely inspired or not, on the other hand, is and has always been a subject of fierce debate. You cannot demand a counter premise from an opponent when you have not given him a premise yourself. From what you have given me, all I can tell you is that A) Everybody, unless you live in a cave and have yet to come into contact with human civilization, holds that there are different religions that different people worship. B) That being said, though, not everybody in the world believes in one same, correct religion. By correct, I mean divinely inspired, or that it came from God. There are certain people that believe that Christianity is correct. The same goes for Judaism, Islam, (those are the three major Abrahamic religions) and others. One cannot possibly believe in/ practice more than one of those religions at the same time. It is impossible for all of the major religions of the world to be divinely inspired. Only one of them can be, or none at all. If you wish to make the case that a specific religion is divinely inspired, then so be it. You must be more specific first.
Debate Round No. 1
mackoman_93

Pro

mackoman_93 forfeited this round.
jat93

Con

My opponent has forfeited the first round.

I reasonably assumed that by saying "religion is not fake" my opponent was going to try and make the case for a specific religion, or maybe even religion's positive effects on the world, because no educated person will put the "existence" of religion into question. Maybe I made a hasty assumption by assuming that he was an educated person. I don't know.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by jat93 6 years ago
jat93
I meant second round, second round...........***
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