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macroevolution of humans has stopped for the foreseeable future

linate
FMAlchemist

macroevolution of humans has stopped for the foreseeable future we are not longer evolving significantly as humans. true, people in africa and other poor countries die, many religious fanatics die, but as a whole, we are adapting the environment to us, instead of it forcing us to adapt. remember, evolution is where the weak die and the only those that live to copulate further their genes. changes in specific animals doesn't cause evolution... you can't cut your thumb off and get your kids...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

polygamy is more natural for humans than monogamy

linate

polygamy is more natural for humans than monogamy polygamy is more widely practiced in human society now and historically, so that is an indicator, given we are part of the natural world. polygamy is by far most widely practiced in the animal kingdom, even with closely related primates. they did a study on primates, and concluded that the wider a species shoulder, the more polygamous that species is. humans are on the conservative, but polygamous side of things....

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Evolution is true

FMAlchemist
Aerogant

First round is acceptance.I'm not debating the veracity of creationism or the existence of God,i'm debating the veracity of the theory of evolution.Also,i'm debating the theory of evolution like it is now,not from the book by Darwin "The Origin of Species".Good luck con.Definitions:Evolution:The process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from e...

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39 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Restricted movement in anemonefish causes protandry so the species has better chances of surviving

discomfiting

This (hopefully) will be my first debate. This debate will be about 'Why are anemonefish protandrous hermaphrodites?' My position is that they are protandrous due to a natural selection in order to increase their odds of overall survival of the species. If you have a different opinion on why they are as they are, accept it as "con". Protandrous: "(of a hermaphrodite flower or animal) having the male reproductive organs come to maturity before the female."...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Did the Big Bang happen??

Victoria85176
Samreay

I'm really exited to debate this!! Round one- Acceptance Round Two-Arguments Round Three & Four-Arguments/Rebuttals Round Five- Closing arguments -- Rules: *No trolling *No new arguments in the last round __ I'm super exited to debate this topic, good luck! :)...

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27 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

The Big Bang

lightingbolt50
Victoria85176

I shall be arguing that the universe began with the Big Bang. In your acceptance statements, please state what you think created the universe. Round 1: Acceptance StatementsRound 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: Counter Arguments Round 4: Counter ArgumentsRound 5: Closing Statements1. Please, no trolls. I don't want someone replying with "Santa made the Universe!".2. No Ad Hominids or Cursing.3. If you are quoting or getting...

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4 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

Evolution's Mechanism

creationtruth
Envisage

Please hash out definitions in the comments section if you have any quarrel with the resolution as stated before you accept the debate. Resolution: There is no verifiable mechanism which can demonstrably support the hypothesis of macro-evolutionary changes (I.e. reptile to bird, fish to mammal, etc.) in the framework of any model of biological evolution. Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments (No Rebuttals) Round 3 - Rebuttals/Defence of Arguments Round 4 - Closing Statements...

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44 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

is sex is important fr life

Hariharn
Aerogant

Sex important. Or not...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Pregnancy Begins at Conception - not Implantation. ACOG is wrong.

Chuz-Life

** For the purpose of screening candidates, this deabate should be near impossible for you to accept. However, if you are interested in accepting the role of defending ACOG's position in this debate, please make yourself known in the comments section. **The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued the following statement in response to recent 'personhood' measures by some States in the U.S.

16 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

global warming is significantly man man made

linate
George_Clinton

global warming is significantly man man made here is a general website that debunks anti man made global warming folks, claim by claim http://www.skepticalscience.com here is proof that carbon dioxide has nearly doubled and increased exponentially since the industrial revolution http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Carbon_Dioxide_400kyr.png here is a similar graph that shows temperature following a similar fate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hockey_stick_controversy here are websites...

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2 Comments
Updated 22 Hours Ago