Free will vs Problem of evil

izbo10
willyxiao

My opponent will have to make the case that the problem of evil is refuted by free will, I will take the counter that free will is no an adequate rebuttal to the problem of evil. First we must define the god we are talking about, as right from the beginning the problem of evil is only a problem for specific gods. So lets define god: The all powerful, all good, perfect creator of the universe and heaven. By adequate, I mean that the response makes it possible for this god to exist. My opp...

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The USFG should initiate a program to colonize Mars modeled on the Mars Direct Plan.

willyxiao
Xboxlive

Round 1 is clarification - The "Mars Direct Plan" refers to Zubrin's Mars Direct Plan. Zubrin 6/28/2011 – president of pioneer Astronautics and the founder of the Mars Society, former senior engineer at Lockheed Martin Astronautics, master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics and a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering ("The Case For Mars: The plan to settle the red planet and why we must", Revised June 28, 2011, pg.2-3 ) "USFG" is United States federal government. Any other questions,...

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The USFG should reinstate and substantially fund the Constellation program.

willyxiao
bluesteel

3 Reasons: 1. Space development - The private sector is not willing to take the risk that the federal government is willing to take. Thus, the status quo hinders the further development of cost-effective launch vehicles and space exploration. We are utterly defenseless against many problems on our planet including warming, resource scarcity, and wars. Only by expanding to space can we continue to our existence. (For a good article on this search Collins and Autino 2010). Constellation all...

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Intelligent Design should be taught in mandatory education in the appropriate science classrooms.

Stephen_Hawkins
willyxiao

I think the motion is quite clear, but I will explain it in more words. The Motion is that creatonism should be taught in science or biology classrooms, alongside evolution. The Pro may start his argument for creationism being taught in science lessons in the first round, if he wishes....

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