Cygnus
 
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Ideology:Moderate Education:Bachelors Degree
Party:Independent Ethnicity:White
Relationship:Married Income:Not Saying
Interested:No Answer Occupation:Technical
Looking:No Answer Religion:Agnostic
About Me:A simple guy from Pittsburgh that currently lives in State College, PA.
Activities:Amateur astronomy, astrophotography, comparative religion.
Beliefs:I'm a secular humanist and agnostic. I don't have a problem with the faith of others, so long as: 1. They don't use their faith to justify harm upon others. 2. They don't use their faith to influence science and legislation. Moral situationalist. I believe in law and order, but there are times when I get so fed up with everyone's political bullshit that I'd love nothing more than to sit back and watch it all burn.
Movies:2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, Last of the Mohicans, There Will Be Blood, Oblivion, and any movie with a guy running around in a rubber kaiju suit.
Music:Rush, Opeth, Yes, Pink Floyd, Animals As Leaders, Scale the Summit, Amplifier, Porcupine Tree are my top bands, but I love ambient, jazz, and classical.
Quotes:We have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
Sports Teams:Penguins. Steelers. Pirates. Flyers suck.
TV Shows:MST3K, The West Wing, Northern Exposure, The Walking Dead.
College:
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, Undergraduate Class of 2004
University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Is Secularism Rational Choice?

tahir.imanov
Cygnus

Debate is about : Philosophical aspect of Secularism Morality History of Secularism (Secular Countries in Historical Context) Does Secularism respond to human needs? Burden of proof is on Pro. Pro posts first argument, so Pro will not post argument in last round....

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God is good despite evil.

JonathanDJ
Cygnus

The world contains much suffering and moral corruption. Yet, the God of the Bible is morally pure and kind. Some have argued that when one considers the full nature of God; then both cannot exist. Some things about evil. One, God did not create evil. Evil is not a thing. It is a state of being that a thing might find it self in. It is a disposition. The possibility of the existence of evil is the logical necessity of the greater good known as freewill. God can be sovereign and yet limit himself....

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Abortion

JWP
Cygnus

I am extremely pro-life, so if you fancy yourself as pro-murder, welcome to the debate!...

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Best classical music

Cygnus
Beginner

For this debate, my opponent and I will select the best pieces of classical music in four categories after their acceptance which will be Round 1. The categories are as follows:Round 1. AcceptanceRound 2. Best piano piece.Round 3. Best classical guitar piece.Round 4. Best cello piece.Round 5. Best violin piece/closing.If you're not into classical or just have a passing interest, please simply leave your thoughts in the comments section.My opponent can select any piece or composer from any centur...

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Agnosticism can not support its claims with facts and evidence

janetsanders733
Cygnus

I will be arguing Pro that Agnosticism is not based on facts or evidences to support its claims. Con will be arguing that Agnosticism does have evidence to support its claims.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: Rebuttals to Opening Arguments/Conclusion...

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Cygnus
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Opinion Arguments:30
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