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Resolved: The Earth is flat.

lannan13
MissLenaElan

This debate is impossible to accept. If you wish to accept please say so in the comments section. Note that I don't actually believe this, I just find it fun to debate. Definitions: Spherical: shaped like a sphere (1) Flat-having a wide, smooth surface and little thickness (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat) If my opponent disputes this definition then he can do so in the comments section before round 2, I will then evaluate the contention. Structure Round 1: Acceptance...

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17 Comments
Updated 3 Hours Ago

atheism and theism are false by default

vi_spex
Berend

only know is true, i dont know is a position i know, as i have to see to see that i dont see a dog right now, and i am certain that i am not false=anywhere beyond my personal physical experience of now, as i dont know is true belief=be lie, as i dont know is true=i can at best imagine it imagination is false, and now is true, 0 and 1...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

logic determines right and wrong thus morality

vi_spex
lannan13

the right way, is the moral way, is the logical way it is wrong for you to close your eyes now and keep them closed in order to read on till this last word...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago

logic determines right and wrong and thus morality

vi_spex
Diqiucun_Cunmin

the right way, is the moral way, is the logical way it is wrong for you to close your eyes now and keep them closed in order to read on till this last word...

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3 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago

logic determines right and wrong, and thus morality

vi_spex
masterdrave

the right way, is the moral way, is the logical way it is wrong for you to close your eyes now and keep them closed in order to read on till this last word...

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1 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

There is no research in science to back or deny the statement 'God Exists'

Feyerabend
BethM

Science has not geared up to prove or disprove the existence of God. Religious belief is held to be OK as long as it does not interfere with scientific work. Many areas of ordinary language lie outside the scientific domain. Terms like public good, free-speech culpability dream content also fall outside the scientific domain. If there are no canons within science for dealing with religious statements how can science pronounce such statement false....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Mankind Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

tejretics
Kylar

This is a direct challenge to Kylar. I thank Kylar for this debate. Full ResolutionI will be arguing that mankind is the main cause of global warming. We will not be arguing if global warming exists or not, it will be assumed that it does; only if global warming has an anthropogenic cause.BoP is shared.Definitions

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

is global warming an issue?

Vampire.queen
Phenenas

i think that global warming is an issue that we as people should act upon global warming has increased by a large amount and us being a main cause of it should find a way to figure a way to decrease the amount...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Are brains fully developed at the age of 18?

hdickinson
Moonlightdreams

Is the brain fully developed at the age of 18? Why has the United States not yet lowered the voting age to 16?...

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Updated 54 Minutes Ago

Evolution is more likely than intelligent design to account for our modern selves.

AnthonyR
DrFuzenstein

Evolution has many supporting factors that, in weighing all of the ideas on the origin of life, push it above all of the other origin points. I am not saying that it is one hundred percent undeniably the only source, but the margin between it and the next best thought (intelligent design) is quite great when one looks at every bit of information from every possible point of view and comes to a conclusion without a predetermined belief in this or that. One should not look at something as an absol...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago