The Rich Have a Moral Obligation to Donate to the Poor - *Fall Tier Tournament - Round 1*

Geogeer
Wylted

The topic is pretty clear.Pro will argue that there is a moral obligation on the rich to donate to the poor.Con will argue that there is not a moral obligation on the rich to donate to the poor.Pro and Con have agreed on a shared burden of proof for this debate.Rules4 Rounds72 hrs per round10,000 Characters...

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DDO Tournament Debate: Zygotes Should be Recognized as Persons

Geogeer
schachdame

IntroductionThis debate is part of Mikal's DDO Tier Tournaments Take 2.Round 1 of Mid Tier users.I thank schachdame for partaking in the tournament and I look forward to a hard fought debate.ResolutionPro's contention is that zy...

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The Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation is false

philochristos
Geogeer

I have exactly 1376 forum posts (it may be different by the time you read this since I plan to post some more), and since Section 1376 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church contains the definition of "transubstantiation," I thought this would be a good time to initiate a debate on the subject.According to the doctrine of transubstantiation, when the bread and wine of the eucharist are consecrated, they cease to be bread and wine and literally become the body and blood of Jesus...

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Pro-Life Results in Punishment for Women

Double_R
Geogeer

Since Con and I can not come to an agreement, we decided to let the DDO users decide. Pro-Life: The position that abortion should be illegal. Women: Any woman who is pregnant and wishes to have an abortion. I will leave "punishment" as part of the debate to be reasonably interpreted. Standard debate rules apply....

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Shroud of Turin

Geogeer
Wylted

It is more likely that the Shroud is Authentic or a Fake?As this is (possibly) an ancient historical artifact, absolute proof is impossible thus there will be shared burden of proof. Pro will argue that the Shroud dates back to the time of Christ.Con will argue that it is a forgery.Con may choose to seize the initiative an...

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