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Activities:Programming, reading philosophy, watching anime, having a stimulating debate, tutoring, basketball, soccer, and video games.
Beliefs:It is irrational and inconsistent to believe in a God because there is no evidence for one. The pleasure of life increased as my knowledge grew in the process of becoming an agnostic atheist.
Movies:The Matrix (1999). All science fiction action movies with philosophical implications compel me but the Matrix is definately the best one.
Music:Love all types of music but noticed alternative rock is my favorite.
Quotes:"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Gandhi
"Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way." - Christopher Hitchens
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Intelligent Agency is the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe

joepalcsak
Orangatang

this is a shared burden of proof debate. I will be arguing in favor of the proposition. Taking the position that intelligent agency is not the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe, con's burden of proof will be to offer a better explanation. First round is for acceptance only...

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Con (Theist) Will Not Fulfill His/Her Burden of Proof in Establishing The Existence Of God

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MoralityProfessor

The debates about whether or not a God exists has been raging on ever since mankind first invented the idea. Regardless of all the excruciating work theists have put into proving their God, none have ever actually met their burden of proof. In this debate Con will present his/her best arguments and/or supporting evidence for the existence of God. I (Pro) will do my best to show that Con's arguments/evidence are not sufficient to establish with any proof or probable certainty that any Gods exists...

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God Most Likely Does Not Exist

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Inspired

Important definitions are provided below: God - A being conceived as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient originator and ruler of the universe, the principal object of faith and worship in monotheistic religions. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/god) Exist - To have actual being; be real. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/exist) Rules: 1) 10,000 characters will be allotted for each round of debate. All arguments and sources must be made within these 10,000 characters; nothing within in...

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Evolution based on Abiogenesis is more Rational than Creationism

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Frenchfrie14

Important Definitions:Evolution - Change in the genetic composition of a population during successive generations, as a result of natural selection acting on the genetic variation among individuals, and resulting in the development of new species.Natural Selection - The process in nature by which, according to Darwin's theory of evolution, only the organisms best adapted to their environment tend to survive and transmit their genetic characteristics in increasing numbers to succeeding gener...

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Evolution based on Abiogenesis is more Rational than Creationism

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leonardlewis4

Important Definitions:Evolution - Change in the genetic composition of a population during successive generations, as a result of natural selection acting on the genetic variation among individuals, and resulting in the development of new species.Abiogenesis - The supposed development of living organisms from nonliving matter. Also called autogenesis, spontaneous generation.God - A being conceived as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient originator and ruler of the universe, the principal object...

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