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Flat-Earth Model - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-08-24 07:16:07
Well, lets run through your claims against flat earthers: 1. The sun's rays shoot out in all directions while a spotlight is a directed light in a confined space, the sun would shine on all of the e...
Flat-Earth Model - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-08-24 06:39:09
http://www.davidsenesac.com/Information/line_of_sight.html Assuming the radius of the Earth is at about 3965 miles, it would have an average approx. curvature of 7.98 inches per mile squared. T...
Flat-Earth Model - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-08-24 06:37:09
That solstice thing only works for one hemisphere. As somebody on the other side of the planet I can confirm this is not true. What do you mean? It is supposed to light both hemispheres but change p...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-08-24 06:31:50
It is impossible to win this thing.
Flat-Earth Model - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-06-02 20:38:45
The Earth has a curvature of 8 inches per mile squared (since curvature is measured as a straight line extending from a point). However, the arguments brought by the flat earthers here are irreleva...
Anthropocentric Climate Change? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-06-01 23:34:43
Of course, this isn't scientific consensus, just general population, but that was my point.
Anthropocentric Climate Change? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-06-01 23:27:05
Maybe its because you don't live in the U.S. Here are figures: http://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/09/PS_2016.10.04_Politics-of-Climate_1-04.png http://assets.p...
Flat-Earth Model - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-06-01 00:06:49
There was a previous thread on this, and I just got a little interested in what these flat earthers were saying. Apparently, to flat earthers, the earth is actually a flat plane and not a globe, to ...
Debates should be more scientific. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-31 22:39:25
No, just test it. However, different perspectives and explanations for the data can exist, which is certainly worth debating.
Anthropocentric Climate Change? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-31 22:23:50
*Deny this specifically: and people are helping change it.
Anthropocentric Climate Change? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-31 22:23:16
Facts everyone agrees on are that climate is changing and people are helping change it. There are people who deny this.
I'm coming here - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-31 22:19:10
Are you implying that you want DDO to die? Everyone, including sites, are gonna die someday, DDO may have its time coming soon.
Question about speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:29:52
Oh wait, I just realized its taking a while to load pages on this site, so maybe there is a problem.
Anthropocentric Climate Change? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:27:00
Are human caused emissions contributing to a global warming or is it just purely natural climate change? The only way to make the models consistent is to factor in Human CO2 emissions, but could there...
Question about speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:16:31
It doesn't seem like it.
Question about speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:16:18
I am becoming less active now, so I don't know.
I'm coming here - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:12:56
Wait, DDO is finally now coming to its death?
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-19 21:11:54
It doesn't mean that there's two tiny arms either. But the burden of proof would be on you to find the two front walking legs. Also, there is more to the explanation then simply finding the skel...
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-10 00:16:32
Right now scarcity is hardly an excuse because we could provide for everyone. We choose not to because we're not allocating what we have fairly. In times past that wasn't necessarily true and people s...
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-10 00:12:39
Because the whole skeleton hasn't been found yet. But that doesn't mean that therefore there is two front legs. It could be that those tiny bones are part of something bigger. But there is no e...
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-05 20:25:40
He believes this: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. -Matthew 5:39 (KJV)
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-05 20:18:46
It's true that a complete T-Rex skeleton hasn't been found, the closest is this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sue_(dinosaur) Why think that there is two front legs that haven't been found yet?
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-05 20:08:15
But now that I think of it, the google definition of dinosaur is: a fossil reptile of the Mesozoic era, often reaching an enormous size. So it isn't accurate to call the Alligator or Crocodile a d...
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-05 20:06:11
Sure, but I always was told they are technically present-day dinosaurs, regardless of the selective pressures they faced since the Mesozoic epo­ch.
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-04 03:16:22
Unless you mean dinosaurs that are believed to be extinct, that would be cool if there was an island with an alive t-Rex. Jurassic Park in reality!
Unique beliefs debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-04 03:14:11
Dinosaurs do exist today, scientists know that (so it's not radical). Crocodiles and Alligators are two examples.
Paley's Watch - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-04 00:15:07
Like a watch, he said, the universe consists of many complex parts functioning in harmony towards some useful end. From what I see, the universe as a whole is pretty functionless (as far as I know)...
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-05-03 22:45:42
Yeah, a lot of this is based on morals and what we think is just.
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-05 05:16:07
So that is what you meant. First off, "evolutionists" isn't really the right word for this since they deal with biology, not geology. As for C14 in coal and diamond, there are actual...
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-04 19:35:58
I don't * an issue *see
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-04 19:35:26
If you believe that the earth is 4 billion years old, then can you tell me why that there is C-14 in diamonds? C-14 in diamonds? I don't an issue with that in regards to the age of the entire ear...
Thumbs up on shoutbox messages? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-03 23:32:44
Now that I think of it, it sounds sorta pointless to have it, but could work.
Thumbs up on shoutbox messages? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-03 23:31:36
Is it possible and better for there to be a thumbs up feature for the shoutbox? @admin
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-03 23:27:00
How do you think life began? RNA world? Primordial soup? Came via meteor (panspermia)? ET civilization designed a cell and launched it onto earth (that civilization would very likely be long d...
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-03 14:47:46
No, I am not a geology scientist, that would be a pretty cool thing to try out though.
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-02 06:28:25
They say their god is a snake. What does that tell you? Nothing to do with a creation story of another religion. And don't tell anybody what basic history is if you believe the earth is billions o...
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-02 06:19:56
Same story with the origin of life. So, because other systems we know of are adequately explained by natural processes that the origin of life will therefore contain only natural processes? God...
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-02 04:18:51
Do you think it could be that an ET civilization designed cells billions of years ago and they got to earth via a asteroid or they purposely left them on earth by exploration and they evolved into the...
I am leaving edeb8 for good - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-01 19:27:55
APRIL FOOLS! :P
I am leaving edeb8 for good - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-04-01 19:25:13
We had great times on edeb8, but its now dead and will be superfluous to continue to be active on this site. I will shift my activity to DDO, it is a much better and active site than this site. They a...
Rap Battle Tournamet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-31 21:04:06
No.
Rap Battle Tournamet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-29 19:14:33
Imagine if it was a video debate rap.
Free-for-all - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-28 19:35:06
Japanese Anime, some rap, hip hop, etc.
Free-for-all - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-28 06:01:49
Would you rather wear a towel as your only piece of clothing for the rest of your life; or live without electronics? Live without electronics, but that is because I believe in a different form of l...
A change in judging - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-21 05:32:36
Another option: Allow debaters to consent removal PROS -Low quality judgements and vote bombs could be removed from debates. -Will give some protection from low quality judgements. -Would li...
A change in judging - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-21 05:26:21
If you take a look at the site statistics, judgement quality has been dropping. I suppose it is because there were previously more active judges on this site. This calls for a change in how we judg...
Where's the FAQ? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-21 04:50:45
Probably answering questions about how to use the features on this site, like debates, profiles, and formatting. Debate.org even has questions like this on their FAQ: Why should I become a member...
Where's the FAQ? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-21 04:29:43
I say it would be worth adding one.
Where's the FAQ? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-20 02:23:10
Cross-exam is when you get in a heated chat with your opponent and it gets very hefty. You click to enter cross exam, type, and press "enter". I don't know of a site FAQ.
Russophobia - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-19 04:23:44
I mostly mean the population throughout Russia.
Russophobia - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-18 23:57:01
Doesn't Russia have some anti-American sentiments?
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-18 02:14:12
Whether or not they believe in it is totally irrelevant. The bible has no effect on what they believe, they were influenced by what religion they were born with (by society and people), whether the...
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-18 00:58:52
Quoting the bible isn't going to work here since Hindus don't base their beliefs on the bible. The vedic school of Hinduism, the snake expresses the flow of energy. Hindus may worship the snake bec...
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-16 06:46:50
They put dead people's ashes on their faces, eat human flesh, and drink their piss. It's demonic. And it's no coincidence that Hindus worship serpents. Their god is called "the cosmic serpent&quo...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-14 22:46:07
You can't win this.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-14 19:47:23
Not anymore.
Rap Battle Tournamet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-12 20:37:54
The winners are the best rappers?
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-12 20:22:58
I found it. I tried looking it up right before, but didn't find it. I must have typed the wrong thing in my search engine. I don't see anything about "worshiping Satan". They were a group...
CNN (Cannibal News Network) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-11 19:47:47
This guy on CNN did a show about Hinduism and he got in a group of Hindus on the show and joined them in cannibalism and worshipping Satan. Is this a metaphor or did this literally happen?
I'm down - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-11 03:43:32
and posted link to one of my political groups. What do you mean by that?
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-10 20:27:55
Duh. Heck, society yesterday shaped my views today because I saw an ad on TV. But not the conditions of your existence. Design could be, but in my view, the naturalist perspective of evolution is...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 19:11:14
This is the winning comment.
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 19:01:00
What do you think of the merits of Intelligent Design? Could past societies have influenced our universe to a point of shaping our lives? Do you design could be an adequate explanation for biolo...
Intelligent Design and Selfish Biocosm as a theory - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 03:19:52
What do you see the merits of a theory postulating that the universe was the result of an intelligent society engineering it? Eventually, our society may make it to a state where we can create univers...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 03:10:12
Yes, but Marxist ideas remain important. A favorite economist of mine, Richard D. Wolff, is labeled a "Marxian" economist.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 03:03:30
Many of his ideas are relevant today. I like some of it.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-09 02:52:34
Well anyways, Marx is cool.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-08 05:56:32
I don't truly know, it is just that experience has most successfully demonstrated the objective natural world and its consistency (science).
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-08 00:03:17
Nobody has their own "actual" reality. There is an objective world that is independent of our subjective perspective.
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 23:09:50
Honestly I don't care if the world is geocentric or heliocentric. It's less foolish to believe in geocentrism than to believe in millions of years and evolution. What makes you think that? You ...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 23:06:25
It is nothing more than what you think, so it isn't actual.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 04:36:28
Yes, because that is what being inherent requires, it requires to be actual.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 04:35:28
He won't be laughing after the U.S. puts its foot down.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 04:34:16
The worth does need to be objective otherwise there is no inherent worth and therefore no justification.
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 04:27:09
But I don't know why you think geocentrism is equivalent to the earth being about 6000 years old. To believe in millions of years is ridiculous. If I would have told people about heliocentrism back ...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-06 04:17:45
Russia is going down.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 07:01:03
You said this: The reason people are valuable is because they are people. How do you know this? The only way for this to be true is to assume that this identity of being a "person" is an...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 06:49:44
-That China is the greatest foreign challenge and threat to the United States, with Russia being perhaps second The country/nation that is the greatest challenge to the U.S. is the U.S. itself. Chi...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 04:46:05
I think your belief relies on objective morality to be justified. There is nothing inherent in human biology or nature that tells us we ought to create a society on democracy, egalitarianism, and libe...
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 04:43:07
What would you tell these people? True science and the Bible teach an earth-centered solar system - and universe. Since many people in this "modern" age do not accept the Bible as authorit...
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 04:41:54
A very highly qualifed science source proves it: http://www.genesis-creation-proof.com/geocentricity.html http://time.com/7809/1-in-4-americans-thinks-sun-orbits-earth/
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-05 01:35:37
Many today still believe that the sun revolves around the earth.
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 19:06:32
Do you believe the earth revolves around the sun or the sun revolves around the earth?
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 19:04:24
"All truth is relative" Is that statement true? "It is relatively true"
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 18:56:07
The IS signifies the premise, OUGHT the conclusion. Impossible, you can't derive an ought from an is without appealing to objective morality. Businesses ARE Evil, they OUGHT to be banned. Why...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:42:36
Sure, that's the law of identity. Having the same value means your value should be the same. I just can't make sense of how anyone can derive an "ought" (all people ought to have the same...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:26:24
Does common identity necessarily imply equality? All cats are equal to all cats? All chairs are equal to all chairs?
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:16:04
No, but it is a funny argument to use. It attempts to serve as a logical proof of God's existence.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:14:54
How does the quality of being person imply that there ought to be social and political equality among all people? I don't see anything inherent about personhood that demonstrates this.
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:12:01
Yeah I know, not many like it.
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:06:25
@admin @Famousdebater I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT! PROOF THAT GOD EXISTS! GOODBYE ATHEISM! Here it is: 1. God is the greatest possible being. 2. God is a necessary being, which means ...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-04 08:02:00
Why should all people be considered equal?
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-03 23:31:06
How is equality and liberty inherently good? What about it makes it the best option for society?
DDO's Official Op-in Voting Standards - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-03 17:23:42
Maybe that way of judging could be optional in the debate settings.
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-03 05:05:52
Liberalism is too broad, explain further. What do you want society and more specifically, political institutions, to be like? I remember you saying that you are for more localized authority rather t...
Your political philosophy and favorite philosopher - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 19:36:20
Explain your personal political philosophy and view on society. What is your favorite political philosopher of all times?
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 19:25:29
Either that or it makes Lock so poor. I like his political theory and perspective on "Natural Human".
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:24:41
and the earth began to exist in 4004 B.C., that is just a fact.
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:21:51
All truth is relative.
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:21:15
John Locke < Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:12:37
"Who can challenge the great beast of America? Who can challenge this holy empire? War is our specialty, domination is our reward. The great fascists have died off, they lacked honor, they wer...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:07:31
Your Going Down. http://media.carbonated.tv/200649_story__militarytrump.JPG HAIL TRUMP! HAIL AMERICA!
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 05:01:04
1. A long-term sociological trend towards inclusion - people want to connect with other cultures etc rather than shunning them as barbarians, increasingly. Same with for example including diverse gend...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-02 04:54:41
I WILL STOP YOU! THE DAY WILL COME!
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 15:57:45
Unless there is no established religion. Influencing your religious values on a state is not the same as establishing a religious state.
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 15:55:11
What makes you think there are objective negative rights all countries need to keep?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 15:52:52
The men behind forming the world bank and the United Nations were in fact powerful people and have helped to centralize the planets power. How is specifically the Fabian society in control? The...
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 05:21:30
What is the major cause of globalization?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 04:32:25
How do you think globalization is working?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 04:08:45
But globalization is a consequence of greater interconnection of the world, and evolves over time. I find the view that globalization is a result of the actions of one organization at one time to be n...
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 03:53:16
and the universe revolves around it.
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 03:42:03
And the universe revolves around the earth, including the sun (which obviously revolves around earth).
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 03:36:06
What standard are you using to judge what philosophy would benefit society the most? Is that standard a society must reach objective?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 03:33:13
They are False, they are not working behind globalization. Globalization is independent of them. They have their views, but that doesn't mean they are actually leading the world in their power. t...
DDO's Official Op-in Voting Standards - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 00:37:07
Have you seen the edeb8 community voting standard? http://www.edeb8.com/resources/Community+Judging+Standard
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-03-01 00:34:20
You are back to motivations. No, I am saying that this is wrong: When I refer to it, I mean the Fabian socialists working behind the scenes to destroy the world.
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 20:28:31
1) How about a Christian state based entirely on your philosophy? What if that would be a secular state?
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 20:20:11
What if morality is not objective?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 20:16:15
Because it is not true. They openly support globalization, but are in no way controlling it for their ends.
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 20:07:32
That's because RINOs like Bush and Romney infiltrated the party. Once we kick out the Demo rats from the party, it will be small government again Even old laissez faire Pre-Reagan conservatives are ...
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 20:04:45
"That's cool. By the way did you know that in the future Bibles are available in almost every language and that people are allowed to question things?" WHAT!? That is an abomination to the...
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 05:30:58
What I mean is that it is hogwash to believe they are working behind globalization for control in the first place. Whether or not they have malicious motives is meaningless if it is not really happeni...
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-28 05:25:31
American conservatism is a statist ideology. It is like a scale. The most liberal side being marxists, and the most conservative side of the scale being proper anarchists. That is a totally inaccu...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-26 06:28:15
If it abuses its power, it can be.
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-25 20:19:11
Well, the U.S. is the world military superpower, so...
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-25 09:03:53
The sun, moon, planets, and stars all move above the earth.
The earth is at the center of the universe - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-25 08:59:29
I am from the middle ages and am convinced by what was believed in the past, the earth is flat and is at the center of the universe. What do you got to say?
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-25 01:47:34
The game starts all over again...
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-25 01:46:44
Which is exactly what debating is, defending your side at all costs (even if you don't necessarily accept it personally yourself).
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 20:36:19
What if I say the "best" country is the most imperialist and powerful empire (most similar to a roman empire)? Would the U.S. then count as the best? There are people here in the U.S. t...
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 20:30:01
I don't believe in truth so maybe that's the crux of the issue. No objective truths?
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 20:27:08
I download and create a clone for this reality and quickly modify it so it doesn't get accused of plagiarism. This reality has my flag on the hill. There are now two realities. I then plague your...
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:52:38
There are alternatives that do not require doing what you can to attack the other side (remember, you cannot admit your entire case is wrong in a debate). It doesn't matter if you truly believe in the...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:48:06
I return back to my previous reality where you gave up on.
I finally made it, and it takes a lot. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:29:23
That is almost 100 posts a month.
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:28:35
Not in debating format.
I finally made it, and it takes a lot. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:27:46
I finally got a level 5 yellow badge for 1000 forum posts. I have been posting quite a bit on this site and have just now got level 5. 1000 forum posts in ten and a half months.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:23:16
and stays on the hill...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:22:11
I travel to a reality where my flag is on the hill.
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 08:13:39
That still supports what I am saying.
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 05:33:32
Debating is about pushing conflicting views on positions and trying to take down the opposition. There is no "considering" the other side, it is do what you can to perform best.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 05:31:03
I push several fire hoses where you push up the flag to flood the tunnel with water. I then take your flag out and replace it with my flag.
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 05:24:53
What lessons or skills have you learnt from debating? That debating is a terrible way to discuss important issues.
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 05:22:56
If they want society go back to specific social institutions, I say yes.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 05:19:42
A hacker that wanted me to win (and thought I was going to be the only one purchasing a lottery ticket) actually hacked the electronic lottery and it declares all the tickets the winner, which explain...
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:59:59
Conservatism can also be preserving institutions of the past (Going back to the way things were, reactionary). It's not "always" superior, only at that time. But conservatives may believ...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:53:45
I buy a lottery ticket, knowing that there is a 1/100000000000000000 chance that I would win the ability to replace my flag with yours. I just so happen to win. I put my flag on the hill.
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:40:16
In the U.S., Same-sex marriage is legal, but defining marriage as between a man and a women like before is considered conservative. I've never seen a conservative movement actually talk about bring...
Planetary Discovery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:28:35
We can capture some species there, and bring them back to test in our laboratory. That would be the most interesting part to me, but examining mineral and land content is important too.
Planetary Discovery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:24:58
Yeah, and imagine if there was another civilization on one of them.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:17:28
We take the flag down and replace it with another one of our flags and have someone secure the area to prevent it from happening again.
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 04:12:39
That is how I thought of conservatism, it could be preserving a current social institution or a past social institution (reactionary). A progressive would be someone who sees progress (constant gradua...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 02:23:10
I rebuild my army and send a spy in at the same time. We then know your defense plan and send an ambush attack. You are forced to retreat because of our overpowering invasion. We hold a concert for...
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-24 02:10:30
Do you think I almost did that?
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-23 23:39:58
Virtually everyone is a progressive today, it just takes longer for some groups to update their views. For example, Hillary Clinton was against same-sex marriage back in 2000, but is now for it. Many ...
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-23 23:24:26
Yes, it is all dependent on time frames in a society. A conservative of the past is not a conservative of today, just as a progressive of the past is not a progressive of today. Since we live 2017, I ...
Progressivism vs Conservatism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-23 00:10:26
Are you a progressive or conservative? Which philosophy is superior overall? If you are a conservative, why should we keep your values over the other possible values? If you are a progressive, why...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-23 00:00:57
You seem to be assuming metaphysical naturalism in your debate. Your reasoning being that the natural world is all that exists. Since the natural world is all that exists, and God is supernatural, the...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-22 23:29:39
I get one month in and you destroy my chance of winning.
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-22 23:28:50
Here in the U.S. we have a one-party state. This one party is the "Corporate Party of America" and has two factions, the democratic party wing and the republican party wing. These two factio...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-22 05:10:35
Also, when the 51% can exercise near absolute power over the rest of the population Unless you have a constitution of some sort to be governed by. Democracy isn't necessarily an unlimited power by a...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:18:33
No, what I said describes the U.S. empire, and possibly a one-world government.
What's your favorite color? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:17:02
I learned that in preschool, you are telling me I should leave my childhood education?
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:15:57
Domination! Oppression! Power!
What's your favorite color? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:13:23
Grey counts as a color.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:12:15
Don't we need some peace through strength?
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:11:40
Too bad, the U.S. empire rules the seas with its massive military power and troops across the world. There are 50 states, but the U.S. federal government rules them to an extent.
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:08:46
Solves the conflict peacefully.
What's your favorite color? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:07:46
http://images.mentalfloss.com/sites/default/files/styles/insert_main_wide_image/public/image002.gif
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:06:36
Oh ok, I see. You want jurisdiction to be more localized. Why is that important? Is it because of the different interests and concerns across much of the smaller areas?
What's your favorite color? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 21:04:06
This was actually posted like three months ago. Color is just an illusion of the eyes, and we constructed names for them: http://images.mentalfloss.com/sites/default/files/styles/insert_main_w...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 20:48:46
What if the concept of "big" gets degraded and the world is seen as local in itself (even with an 8 billion population). People are kept together through a worldwide democratic system. It wo...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 20:42:07
Flies jets in the area and fires missiles at your archers and ballistas. Thousands of ground troops with gas masks come running in after the airstrikes and release tear gas everywhere to repel and sca...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 20:36:18
Oh, like this: And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. -Revelation 13:7 KJV Sounds like ...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 19:59:37
What if the concept of locality is expanded worldwide and it would be an autonomous world state?
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 03:13:16
Good Question. I would say either a form of social democracy (social market economy and democratic legal system) and/or an economic democracy system as an alternative structure to private hierarchy an...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-21 00:27:08
It is if you're the Antichrist and establishing the New World Order. What if it wasn't for malicious purposes like that? I knew someone would probably respond with something like "a one-world g...
One-World Government - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-20 20:37:37
What is your view on a government/state with worldwide jurisdiction? Instead of many sovereign states, there is one state that governs the world. The potential benefits to this are that everyone can b...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-20 20:08:14
Do you mean that the private sector should not be held above the public sector (and vice-versa) morally and legally in all industries? Either that or you are claiming that we shouldn't underestimate...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-20 07:22:31
The moment we hold up the private sector to a different standard, we run into these issues by concealing power dynamics. But everyone does. Many people will accept public schools and healthcare over...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-20 07:08:29
If we allowed youth to attain equal education, the end result would be a nation of potential competitors for these wealthy capitalists. Even education isn't going to always stop poverty or give you ...
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-20 03:32:32
Nothing is inherently irrational but there are many factors that make up an objective standard for rationality and irrationality. Rationality is a societal construct, therefore, it is up to the fact...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-13 04:08:29
Not entirely, but it is still about reproduction.
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-13 04:07:32
The view you have here is common among libertarian-capitalists. Basically, wealth and income inequality rising in capitalism is due to the state manipulating the markets which allows large businesses ...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-13 03:46:13
Not biologically normal. It is entirely inconsistent with our biology.
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-13 00:03:13
No, its not. Saying homosexuality is abnormal by biological traits is nothing like saying being a non-white is abnormal. Sex, reproduction, and hormones serve a purpose. They are a prerequisite for an...
EDEB8 Transformation - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-12 05:51:22
What I am stating is that the debating is not that serious. What makes you think that?
EDEB8 Transformation - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-12 05:47:57
Are you that person that made around 12 accounts on this site, deactivating each of them in a row?
EDEB8 Transformation - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-12 05:39:02
How are we simply "pretending" to debate? You are not going to suddenly drastically change this site by your ideas, not gonna happen, unless you somehow convince the mod(s) of this site...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-12 05:32:17
No, if you're applying a psychological label to a sociological problem then you're defining normalcy by some dominant trait. No, I am define normalcy by biological traits. There are two sexes, they ...
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 22:28:33
Procrastination is very rarely done for a rational reason and the cases that it is are rare exceptions because it would mean that there'd have to be a legitimate and excusable reason for doing somethi...
Safe spaces - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 21:58:00
I guess you don't care about verbal attacks.
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 21:55:52
The Nazis planned to expel many people anyways for what we may call ethnic cleansing. These people were fleeing from danger, they were not looking for country to attack. Also, the Germany wasn't ev...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 21:35:58
Humans are meant to reproduce, which makes heterosexuality the norm and homosexuality the exception. I think with there being two different sexes needed to reproduce and the biology involved in it, th...
What's your favorite bible verse? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 06:08:42
I don't know for sure what mine is, but here is one I really like: And God said unto Moses, I Am That I Am: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you. ...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-11 05:57:49
If your assumption is that it's normal to have kids, then that's where I'd disagree with you. Reproduction is required for survival. If your assumption is that it's normal for a species as a whol...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 22:25:46
I would at least do refugee camps and consider vetting them to let some in.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 22:22:34
Procrastination can be beneficial: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-path-passionate-happiness/201511/6-reasons-why-procrastination-can-be-good-you So, I wouldn't say it is inherently irra...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 22:13:54
I would definitely consider doing it if I had power at that time.
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 22:12:49
Yes, other animals do too. Biological sex is about reproduction. What I am saying is that homosexuality makes reproduction less desirable. I am sure they can be reproductively successful, but will a h...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 21:09:51
I wouldn't say it is "normal". It is inconsistent with the sexes and reproduction. Thousands of species of animals exhibit homosexuality, there's nothing biologically to suggest it's unna...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 20:14:59
*Middle eastern countries unaffected by the ban
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 20:14:16
There were injuries from terrorist attacks from some of the banned countries, but no deaths. The vast majority of attacks that led to deaths came from countries unaffected by the ban.
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 20:10:06
Despite the fact that no person has died from attacks by terrorists from the blocked countries in the U.S. since 2001. https://infographic.statista.com/small/7914_n.jpg http://dailycaller.com/...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 06:10:40
And I would assume you want the state to ban homosexuality, not just gay marriage.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 06:08:57
Lol like watching TV? This proves you are trying to define a laziness negativity to it, because I can just say not TV, but doing productive work by prioritizing more pleasurable ones first and less...
Safe spaces - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 05:44:11
Safe spaces aren't safe for those who have controversial opinions. They're usually for liberals. Oh liberals. Most people are liberals these days (the two major parties in the U.S. are liberal parti...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 05:38:32
It is a sick perversion. They are all pedophiles and dung-eaters. What if there was one homosexual that wasn't sexually attracted to children and did not eat dung? Just tell me how homosexuality and...
Gay Marriage and Homosexuality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-10 04:11:17
What do you think of homosexuality? Should same-sex marriage be legal? Do you see homosexuality as abnormal? Is homosexuality harmful to society in any way? Is there a Gay gene? or is it social...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 23:04:59
I think the idea behind it wasn't that bad. The idea behind it is terrible. Prejudice against Muslims is never a good idea. I don't see anybody saying that we should have let German's into our c...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 22:37:46
It doesn't make sense from a security angle. It only plays into the hands of terrorists. Trump's choice of countries makes no sense either.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 22:20:29
That's not procrastination. By your definition, it can count. It is rational to put something off if there is something more important for you to do or more logical to do in a particular order. ...
Safe spaces - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 22:04:25
If someone uses safe spaces to hide from debating alternative view points, then that would be close minded and sensitive to other peoples views. However, there can be other reasons for safe spaces too...
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 21:44:48
I would say prioritizing your work by doing more pleasurable ones first and less pleasurable ones last is procrastination.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 04:41:43
If you have much work to be done (like assignments) and you do them in an order, there will be a last assignment done. This means, in a scenario with similar due dates between assignments, you will in...
Safe spaces - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 04:35:15
I personally find safe spaces hilarious at times. "I will now go to my safe space to hide and cope with my insecurities". Why do people need "safe spaces"? By googling the defi...
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 00:28:58
Why it is implemented. It doesn't make sense no matter what acceptable angle I look at it from.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 00:27:58
If you put something off for a rational reason then it isn't procrastination. As behavioral psychologists Sabini and Silver said, procrastination requires postponement and irrationality. What makes...
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-09 00:23:04
Not really. What if someone has much work to be done and they put off some work to the end since they are piled?
Random backgrounds... - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-08 15:47:37
I do not care myself. However, I hope they come back soon.
Travel ban - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-08 02:21:27
It makes no sense.
Procrastination - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-07 21:37:49
Do you procrastinate? Sometimes. Why do you think people procrastinate? For many reasons. Maybe they are busy with other things, don't want to do what they need to do, or just do it regularly ...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-06 20:44:41
Another point, is your statement that ideas are subjective. Ideas are not subjective, because all ideas are designed to work in reality. Property is relative to the society. You can say it is objec...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-06 04:20:26
My point on this is that whatever we claim to be "ours" is what we call property, which is a social construct. The fact that you are saying that whatever a person touches with their reason i...
Einstein's Relativity and Quantum Physics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-06 03:17:07
Oh I see. Yes, I agree with you that science relies on metaphysics and epistemology.
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-06 03:12:53
American's also inherited from Europe that women couldn't vote. duh, I am not sure what point you are trying to make. That the status quo was seen normal is expected... Why wold you expect a chan...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-05 23:05:12
That depends on what constitutes a state and control.
Einstein's Relativity and Quantum Physics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-05 22:59:47
Physics and metaphysics are not the same disciplines though. Science is the most reliable measure for determining objective truths. Its assumptions are the most consistent with our objective world as ...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-05 22:53:15
America inherited slavery from Europe. That is where the white modern Americans descended from (and the first settlers). Yes, it is important to look at it in a historical context. Abolishing ...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-05 02:25:09
The U.S. was even worse in the past, we took steps to make it better (got worse in few ways). Finally, America has always been the place in which a man of any race or persuasion could make somethin...
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-05 00:01:46
How do you know which ideas are evil and not evil?
Are most people moral? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 23:58:21
Do you believe in the existence of objective morality?
Einstein's Relativity and Quantum Physics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 23:57:07
So, you disagree with the metaphysics behind it, but not the science?
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 23:52:41
If a state enforces property rights and the organizations can coerce, than I would think that is pretty close to statism. If capitalism requires a legal system as a prerequisite, than that means ca...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 05:42:41
I mean, the United States is such a great country. We: -Have violent riots in the streets -Have more people in prison than any other country -Piss off minority groups -Have common mass sho...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 02:11:51
Another question: What do you believe the human relationship to capital tends to be, more socialistic (common/collective ownership for the means of producing) or individualistic (keeping things to the...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 01:57:07
So, then "anarcho-capitalism" is an oxymoron since capitalism is statist (has rulers)?
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 01:41:04
Yeah, since organizations are governments. However, if they can use coercion, how close does that make them to a state?
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 01:28:25
What do you mean? That economic institutions in capitalism are also political institutions or that the corporate elite tends to control the state (crony capitalism)?
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 01:25:31
What don't you like about the U.S.?
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-04 01:24:16
But saying that you have the "best" country doesn't necessarily mean you think it has a spotless history. However, some do seem to see it that way.
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-02 04:50:42
Either way, one thing that needs to be remembered is that laissez faire capitalism has its own regulations (it regulates itself). Barriers exist from money, social inequality, and limited resources. T...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-02-01 03:32:01
It is a patriotic saying.
Are most people moral? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-31 19:25:50
Are you saying morality is subjective?
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-31 19:21:59
It makes sense that they would say that considering that this is an objectivist magazine. I don't really buy subscriptions. It would be interesting to read though.
Are most people moral? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-27 23:00:01
This would assume that objective morality exists (unless you mean relatively good or evil depending on societal context or personal opinion). I do believe in objective morality. I think of people as...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-27 22:29:14
This monopoly forms in the market naturally. It isn't government regulation that is creating it, but the aspects of the industry. Government regulation (or even nationalization) exists in part to prev...
"America is the greatest country on earth" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-27 07:28:28
What do you think of American exceptionalism? Is the U.S. uniquely better than the rest of the world? Should it have a mission to transform the world to its values? America, the home of the br...
King of the Hill - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-27 00:22:32
*A tank fires at the top of the hill and destroys the very top and the flag, an army walks up the mountain and puts their flag on the hill, and it looks like this*: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-26 23:05:14
For what it's worth, negative income tax is a terrible idea. Loopholes galore. Assuming there will be many loopholes, which may depend on how it is administered.
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-26 23:01:44
The word "public" in "public utilities" is the give-away that this is government interference in the market. Utilities can be privately owned. They provide services to the publi...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-26 22:42:45
Losing your wealth to the top 1% (shift in labor share). People just tend to not want that. The working class possesses one means of production, themselves. They are there to be rented and profited fr...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-23 06:08:24
You would surely agree to barriers in capitalism that can lead to monopolies. For example, the state can create monopolies with certain barriers. In capitalism, money/cost acts as a barrier in itself....
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-22 22:31:28
You seem to be a liberal. Constitutionally limited government with equality is liberal. You are also conservative if you advocate for retaining traditional social institutions. Marxism and Liberalism ...
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-22 22:18:27
I know they exist, but I see the beliefs that a secret organization is working behind globalization and advancing it to destroy the world with a one world state as hogwash.
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-22 21:03:01
I will think about it. What do you think about the concept of the natural monopoly? Also, wouldn't you agree that money in capitalism limits choices and leads to barriers in production and choice...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-22 20:30:14
I don't think he said that. He said that private property is one of the factors for increasing wealth inequality, and abolishing it would be one possible way to fix that problem. He is mainly referrin...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-22 20:24:41
but I think it was Milton Friedman. He advocated for a negative income tax that would be temporary for a switch to a laissez-faire society. Hell you can only have a basic income in a conservative ...
Are some cultures better? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 21:55:20
The superior one is the one that I think is superior.
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 21:42:30
Oh, just conspiracy theories.
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 21:40:45
I am referring to the actual ideological concepts, not the politicized "liberal vs conservative" terms. Liberalism holds to the concept of liberty, equality, and human rights. Human rights p...
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 02:12:47
Also, conservatism and liberalism are not inconsistent. You can be a conservative and liberal, and American Conservatives tend to be both, since the U.S. was in many ways a liberal society (can't say ...
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 02:04:00
School, media, and news have a liberal slant as evidenced by the presupposed liberal worldview they teach and talk from. Well, I won't deny that. The principles of egalitarianism, human rights, and...
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 01:46:25
How is globalization harmful?
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-21 01:38:36
So, more nationalism and less globalization?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-20 21:06:18
or me.
The future of the world with president Trump - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-20 18:47:34
Donald Trump is now the president of the United States. What change do you expect in the U.S. and the rest of the world?
Plagerism isn't wrong. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-20 01:46:55
With YouTube for example, you have to ask permission from someone to use a snippet of their video, even though you would never claimed to be the one who created it. But would it be wrong to take a y...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-20 01:38:30
Yeah, it's called brain-washing. Which is like I said earlier, the fact that men want to be the leader in a relationship and women want to be the submissive one is so obvious that you have to be socia...
What's the most confusing thing about edeb8? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 22:45:51
I am used to this site now, so I don't think so.
What do people think of Islam in your country? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 22:35:52
Isn't there a great number of Muslims in the U.K.?
Should there be an economics subforum? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 22:25:44
I would post in it. Topics like economic theories and systems. However, the "society" thread already covers economics.
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 04:53:27
Which would mean that women want men to dominate them by their very own nature. This misses the point that society and institutions are what influences the human mind and forms it's views. Equality ha...
What do people think of Islam in your country? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 04:05:14
There are different views where I am. Islam may be seen as seen as a violent and dangerous religion or a religion that is not inherently dangerous or violent and misunderstood. Terrorism has influence...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 03:53:08
Slavery is property law applied to a human being. I just thought it may be accurate to refer to "slave labor" as a part of capitalism since the labor the worker provides is the property of t...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 03:30:15
He wants to apply gender roles and stereotypes to the sexes, so I don't think he is confusing them. He just thinks that men ought to be masculine and women ought to be feminine (which are culturally a...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 02:59:08
There's a difference between gender (are you a girl or boy) and labels associated with them (feminine/masculine). I would call that biological sex vs gender.
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-19 02:18:44
Why is it that people will tend to refer to a person working for a corporation at poverty wages and can barely make a living as an example of slave labor, but not someone working for a business that p...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-18 06:31:35
I almost forgot, there is also the controversy on the monopoly. While the natural monopoly may seem unrealistic, it can exist in industries with high infrastructure costs. The monopoly exists because ...
Capitalism, coercion, and slavery - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-18 06:19:20
I have been a proponent of capitalism and have seen it as a voluntary and efficient system. Many have made a big deal about the rise of wealth inequality and has been seen as a partial part of capital...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-18 05:37:35
I don't think he believes that gender is a social construct.
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-18 05:19:56
The principle of equality is pretty widespread through our modern society. Plenty of women support equality.
Is Christianity a form of Judaism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-18 04:33:31
The religion would likely die and be replaced by a new one. The difference is that Judaism is here today as separate from Christianity.
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-16 06:46:41
I don't see how nature tells us what forms of equality society should defend. Yes, the sexes are different, but this doesn't relate to political or social equality. Women having the child-bearing cap...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-15 07:22:00
Why should society and gender be that way? Where women stay home to be a housewife and the men go out to provide with work. With a defined gender applied to the sexes. This gender-equality thing ...
Feminism or Cancer? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-15 04:36:25
If I literally had to choose if my child would be a feminist or have a form of cancer, I would much rather have my child be a feminist. I like diverse views and ideologies anyways. Feminism is just...
Is Christianity a form of Judaism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-13 06:48:02
It wouldn't be the same Judaism even if the Jewish leaders accepted him. Jesus provided a change.
Is Christianity a form of Judaism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-11 19:30:48
Like Messianic Jews? Judaism and Christianity are classified as separate religions, so it is not a form of Judaism by definition. Since you are referring to labels of religious beliefs, it is fair ...
Continue the story... - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-10 23:29:45
There was a privileged young wealthy man who inherited his father's wealth. He was successful with few failures. He was a billionaire with massive economic power. He one day decided to get involved in...
What taxes should there be? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-10 08:19:22
If you believe in equality of burden when it comes to taxes, is a flat tax or progressive tax the better option?
What taxes should there be? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-10 01:30:12
Here is an interesting question, Why are progressive taxes more fair than flat taxes?
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-10 01:26:37
What makes someone unenlightened? A good example is with the conflict between the democratic and republican party in the U.S. On the issue of voter IDs, republicans are for mandating voter IDs to...
What taxes should there be? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-10 01:01:05
If that were to happen the inflation would be ridiculous so of course I wouldn't favor that. Money is not a magical way to acquire stuff. That is counter to the purpose of my question, but whatever...
What taxes should there be? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 20:38:11
Well, I am not a huge fan of tariffs since free trade has done great at fighting poverty, but they can be useful nonetheless.
Spot the lie - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 19:45:59
I think #1 is the lie.
Fighting for what is "right" - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 03:28:18
We may examine movements/organizations like OWS, Green party, tea party, etc. and be critical or favorable. Many will refer to liberals as "brainwashed" or conservatives a "elitists&quo...
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:56:54
Then God isn't omnipotent. If you remove "and outside of the laws of logic" then God can be omnipotent. This isn't even about "laws of logic", the laws of logic (by definition) g...
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:50:41
The only actual "proof" of Gods existence is the Bible. No, it is a collection of ancient texts, not a scientific test. If we believe the Bible is a true account then we must also beli...
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:34:26
What do you specifically mean by "brainwashing"? How are liberal democrats brainwashed (as a hyperbole)?
Predictions for 2017 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:31:28
How do you win a race war?
Happy new year 2017! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:18:29
Nothing special, just another year. We don't celebrate every day (like a celebration for March 27th because it is a new day) or month, so why a year?
What taxes should there be? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 02:16:21
I live in the U.S., which has the most progressive tax system and highest corporate income tax rate (third highest if counting non-OECD countries). There are so many taxes and a complicated tax code t...
Union blackmail. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 01:36:59
I don't see why it matters.
New Year - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 01:30:40
Yeah, the world is ending in 2017.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2017-01-08 01:28:05
I win.
Going on another hike! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-18 06:27:42
Wow, looks great.
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-18 06:26:42
Wealth inequality is a problem when it is unstable. Capitalism tends to rise all incomes, but the wealth inequality issue has the decline in the labor share. The incomes of the rich have risen proport...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-18 06:15:07
You said that someone or a few would inevitably take close to all the capital given the four factors you mentioned, and I disagree because voluntary interactions don't hoard wealth. Markets distribute...
Recessions and depressions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-16 20:12:27
https://mises.org/sites/default/files/AE-vs.-KE.jpg
Recessions and depressions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-16 19:57:08
The "Animal spirits" is the overall consumer confidence and emotions and instincts that guide people. According to Keynesian economics, if consumer confidence is driven down and a decreas...
Recessions and depressions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-14 02:26:05
There was the great depression in the U.S. back in the 1930s and the 2007-2008 financial crisis. What is your view on the causes of these massive economic crisis's? Austrians say it is the low int...
Server Outage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-12 19:47:28
I don't know about it. So, edeb8 would count as a non-profit organization?
Going on another hike! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-12 19:44:14
Are you camping there?
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-12 19:41:22
The problem is that you assume that this is an inevitable consequence given the four conditions. You use an anarcho-capitalist society as an example, but that is a terrible example. In an anarcho-capi...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-09 20:30:16
Wealth and inequality will always be on the rise except when there is redistribution to prevent it. Some, by means of social or economic standing, will always seek to control the means of production (...
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-09 20:11:15
Lol, tell that to your boss. It doesn't matter who you tell. Well then in that case, I'll just work 10 hours this week instead of 50. After all, like you said, I don't get paid more money if I wor...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-08 21:03:58
Someone will come on and look for this thread and continue to post. It won't end until people stop trying to win this game.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-08 19:07:56
How can I ever win?
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-08 09:14:17
When people argue about "income inequality", it sounds like this child-mentality of "He has so much more money than me. It's not fair!". Well, if you want more money, work harder....
The rise of wealth inequality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-08 00:24:11
Wealth inequality is on the rise. Wealth is increasing for the top but decreasing for the bottom. Average wealth has increased over the past 50 years, but it has not grown equally for all groups. B...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 05:22:01
They just so happened to go to Russia in this scenario. Maybe a ship crashed in Russia and they were helped by the Russian government.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 03:22:33
I am not, and I actually think the destruction of earth is a joke. I don't know how much of a threat to our existence Global warming is or overpopulation. Considering that we have a "Hum...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 02:26:36
I don't know how this is going to stop the destruction of the earth.
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 00:45:52
So then, do you agree that monopolies in many cases come from the state?
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 00:39:49
I understand a free market to be an economy with a lot of freedom, both positive and negative. That is where the confusion is. I see a free market as people voluntarily exchanging without a coercive...
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-06 00:06:13
Just when I think I understand your views, I get confused again. It is probably just the way you phrase it. It is probably the words "free market". I am pretty sure you think laissez faire...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:58:24
What can be done? People have always been influenced and always will. I want to change the political system, but the mass influence on people by the media won't change unless there is mass evolution i...
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:55:36
Then it all comes down to your view that the free market is inefficient and the state needs to do more for workers. If I told you "leave the market alone and everything will get better from the...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:49:56
Since so many are influenced by the media, they certainly can.
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:48:41
I believe in a competitive market so of course I don't care for corporations. Then why give special attention to the workers? They are part of the market as well. Just leave them to it.
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:45:55
I wouldn't want one of them "wall street" candidates. I see Hillary as one of them. They don't get that title they deserve.
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:44:02
Of course the economy's my concern. Without the economy my business can't operate and I couldn't start another. You are accepting a bailout from the state, the corporations that take them don't car...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:34:58
Not compared to anyone, just wondering if you would refer to her as a wall street candidate. To compare her to the others that ran, you would have to consider other candidates like Jeb Bush, which wou...
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-05 23:31:33
Hmmm ... me vs the whole economy. I think I know what's more important. So, you wouldn't be thinking of your business but the whole economy instead? The business is your concern, the entire econ...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 21:01:28
And that the Democratic and Republican parties are bought by the wealthy donors?
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 20:58:29
Do you agree that Hillary is the Wall Street candidate?
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 20:39:02
a) the collapse wouldn't effect anyone except me But wouldn't you be thinking of yourself in such a situation? b) if they really wanted to bail me out, why not give me a handout instead? A bailo...
Determinism (Neurological) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 19:45:33
I agree. That is why I said that it's possible but unlikely. I say it is impossible. Maybe we are predetermined to make moral decisions. But does the fact that we are determined to do things mean ...
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 19:32:26
and bailout small businesses like yours if it is about to collapse?
January 2017 Debating Tournament - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-04 00:03:23
How is it going to happen? What if not enough people join?
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 23:38:49
Bailouts also don't need to be done by the state. A corporation can bailout a group of workers or small business.
Bailouts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 23:37:19
Should the state provide a bailout to a corporation in any circumstance? Are bailouts good for the economy? What about bailing out small businesses? or working individuals? I am defining bail...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 23:18:59
Why? Is it because multinational corporations will benefit at the expense of workers by shipping jobs to lower wage countries? or do you just think there is too many hidden stipulations in the deal (n...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 23:12:37
On free trade deals, are you for or against the Trans-pacific partnership (TPP)?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 19:01:36
And this is what will happen as a result in the future: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK0hXR_XbH8
Determinism (Neurological) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 16:55:49
It's certainly possible. I don't think it is. The properties of free will seem to exist nowhere in our material world (outside of our mind).
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-03 03:59:13
Quit the game instead!
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 23:07:42
What? It's ridiculous to assert the reason people choose drugs is because of the law. My point was that people won't inevitably choose to use drugs if they were allowed to by the law. There are de...
Political parties - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 22:28:29
You don't like the Labour party?
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 22:24:56
They are making poor choices -- choices that also harm others and the safety of those around them. Law and order. People won't inevitably choose to use drugs without a law enforced against it, so C...
Political parties - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 22:18:43
They can take enough votes away to prevent either candidates from winning the electoral vote (270 to win). The independent candidate Evan Mcmullin won 21.5% of Utah and was very competitive. Clinton w...
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 22:01:38
Drug legalization inexplicably leads to higher crime, more hospitalization, and generally worse health. If people choose to use it. I am also in favor of illegalizing tobacco and restricting alc...
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:55:13
What about medical marijuana?
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:48:13
Among other liberals in your country?
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:44:58
Interesting. Is the legalization of marijuana and/or other drugs an issue in your country? or is it currently not up for debate?
Political parties - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:42:37
What political parties exist in your country? Which one do you mostly identify with? I am sure you all know of the United States Republican and Democratic party. It is also worth remembering t...
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:34:40
I meant a prison (incarceration). The "tough" penalties approach. We did before, maybe again sometime.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:28:43
Just want to remind you that you made a mistake on your letter. There already was an I.
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 21:26:22
It's not legal. Marijuana (recreational and medical) is legal where I live. I also think tobacco should be illegal and alcohol should be more heavily restricted. Wow, ok. Punishment should be...
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 02:16:06
Is marijuana legal where you live?
Determinism (Neurological) - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 02:05:16
I believe we have free will, but if you ask me for proof, I couldn't give it to you. I just think that since there is different possible actions that can be taken and we take one, it seems reasonable ...
What's your favorite food? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-12-01 01:52:10
Probably Bread, like french or any kind of bakery bread. I like almost all I have tried. It is probably my favorite of foods. What about you?
BioHazard's profile - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-29 04:33:36
Sounds like a good idea to post your views on certain issues. When I saw @Krazy 's profile, I saw his views in his biography and thought that it would be worth doing the same for mine.
Drug policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-27 20:19:42
What is your view on drug policy? Should the state legalize drugs or criminalize them with strict penalties? What is the best way to combat drug use?
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-23 02:30:51
I think the death penalty is harsher Not necessarily. 1) it restricts a more fundamental right Your moral opinion doesn't effect how harsh a punishment is. 2) it is irreversible That actual...
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-23 00:28:22
Even though you believe capital punishment violates natural rights, do you think it is an overall efficient or inefficient punishment? Do you think life in prison is a harsher punishment? Do you think...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 20:54:29
What's wrong with Mexico? Perhaps it's because Mexico has too many brown people? Canada has a preferable standard of living and social progress. People speak English widely there. It is more compara...
Magic Tricks - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 15:54:46
No way. I don't know any magic tricks.
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 15:51:47
Ah, ok. I get what you mean now.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 15:50:33
https://cdn.meme.am/instances/70388955.jpg
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 06:32:14
And how are republicans racist?
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 06:25:10
Natural rights are inherent. How? You defined "Natural Rights" as: A bundle of morally permissible actions one has because one is human. Morality didn't preexist, at least according to...
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 06:10:29
A bundle of morally permissible actions one has because one is human. But isn't objective morality nonexistent in your view? Wouldn't you agree that natural rights aren't inherent in Humans existenc...
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 06:03:28
Opposed, because life is a natural right that cannot be surrendered Define "Natural right".
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 05:57:35
And a win for Russia. https://i.imgflip.com/19y2zh.jpg
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 05:56:09
Guess who is the good guy now? https://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/65985349.jpg
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 05:54:07
Anyone who supports any form of genocide is a racist IMO. That is an inaccurate way of looking at it. In general, if you support discrimination of any sort on racial grounds, I consider that a for...
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-22 05:41:06
Any crimes. You may specify for which crimes. Mostly referring to murder though.
Capital Punishment - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 22:42:22
What are your views on the death penalty? Provide some arguments for your view.
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 22:37:39
The most racist candidate in the election, AFAIK, was the Green VP Ajamu. Then you must look at racism in a different way. Ajamu Baraka is a civil rights activist, he isn't "racist". In...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 22:05:00
To be clear I don't think he's significantly less racist than most republicans. But still. Oh, never mind then. You seem to be among them that to think that the Republican party is a racist party.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:56:26
This thread will never end.
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:55:53
Really?
SOCINT - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:54:19
What are your thoughts on this, if any? Sounds just like the NSA surveillance to detect danger (security purposes), which I am opposed to (the NSA shouldn't even exist). I am for minimizing police s...
USA Presidential Election Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:42:23
Would you call Trump a racist?
Chess World Championship - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:38:25
I make a move, and then realize it was actually a mistake and they get me with their strategy.
Chess World Championship - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-11-21 21:28:27
I am bad at chess. I just can't see all the possible moves in my head.
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-27 03:08:54
Being truly omnipotent is not possible, correct. That point is what I was wondering about. You said God is not omnipotent since God can't do the impossible. How does that make God not omnipotent? ...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-26 22:54:49
I think the burdens are quite unfair here since you haven't presented evidence in support of creationism. Though I'll still defend evolution. That isn't my point, and I don't support creationism. ...
Refuting God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-26 03:11:22
If we take Definition B then God isn't really all powerful and your argument doesn't follow because he wouldn't be completely all powerful and would be restricted by logic which would refute this argu...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-26 03:02:41
If you mean can as in could? (like, "can I have another piece of cake?") Yes. Then yes, we could, if that's what was factually consistent with reality, then we could, it's a distinct po...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-26 03:00:55
It's like me saying that I'm a giant ant with human arms and hands and a significantly more advanced brain than any human. You don't know me so you cannot disprove the argument. But common sense and e...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 22:15:28
Creationism is the literal believe in Genesis 1-3 and is a belief held by Biblical fundamentalists. Abilities such as divine fiat have absolutely no scientific backing to them. Nor does the creationis...
Death of Conservatism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 03:51:47
@admin provided a good explanation for your point. Societies have progressed overtime, which supports progressivism. Conservatism holds to a unchanging society, which is inconsistent with the his...
I am the new edeb8 mod. AMA - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 03:17:28
Three questions: How knowledgeable are you in being a site moderator? How well do you know edeb8? What are your political views?
Death of Conservatism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 02:56:00
I will respond by point. Conservative values have been visibility pushed back (for better or for worse) What conservative principles are you referring to? U.S. conservatism? from the Renaissan...
Death of Conservatism? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 02:48:18
It is because of progressivism and the rise of globalization and cultural utilitarianism (something I thought of). Inevitably, societal conditions change overtime, that is progressivism.
Citizens United - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-23 02:08:44
But you think it should be regulated, right?
Citizens United - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-22 23:24:29
Would you call corporate donations "free speech"?
Mod Update - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-22 23:20:54
Sounds great! I will consider asking @Kohai as well if I have a question about the site. I don't know if he will be on as often as you though.
Citizens United - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 23:24:27
This is unprecedented and it is the most savage attack against American democracy, and the concept of one person, one vote that we have seen in our lifetime, and what it is is saying if you are a bill...
Citizens United - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 23:21:56
I am referring to the Citizens United supreme court case. In 2010, the United States Supreme Court held that freedom of speech prohibits the government from restricting corporate donations (nonprofi...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 22:07:36
And creationists don't a time machine either. They have a book that was written over a long time period by many people (riddled with fallacies and inaccuracies) with little - no evidence of proof in s...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 21:28:11
To sum up what I am trying to figure out from you, can we indirectly conclude design (just design, not a specific designer) from scientific observations?
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 20:35:13
Modern mainstream science formulates premises based on evidence, facts and observation. Mainstream scientists don't have a time machine to go to prehistoric times, so they don't know things like the...
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 20:07:18
Hes clearly an idiot It would be better to say that he is more "naive", but many view him as a smart person. and a businessman Not in itself a sufficient reason to dislike a candidate...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 19:40:31
Find me a non-bias source and I'll consider the information. Modern mainstream science is bias towards Darwinian evolution. Does that mean we shouldn't consider any information from the major mainst...
DNS update - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 19:23:21
edeb8's DNS will be moving shortly. How exactly does that work?
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 19:09:51
I'm not sure how Americans can like Trump. What makes him unlikable?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 19:01:40
Fuhrer Hitler or Fuhrer Trump?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-21 19:00:53
Which scares you more? http://f.tqn.com/y/history1900s/1/W/v/Q/1/Hitlerseated2.jpg Or........ http://yalibnan.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/trump-hitler-e1457317984900.jpg
Russia US Relations - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-18 02:57:58
What are people's opinion on the course of relations between the two countries as a new president enters the White House? Probably worse if Clinton wins, she remains hostile to Russia. I don't know ...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-17 22:21:08
I am winning!
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-17 22:14:11
They are both generally considered to be terrible - especially in the Western world, which coincides with my viewpoint that being admirable can be determined by cultures/communities. So, in the end...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 23:47:02
I guess a better question to ask is, what do you mean by governments retaining sovereignty?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 23:44:17
Do you oppose globalization?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 23:36:03
@admin @Famousdebater My Hands Are Yuge Do you favor free trade? or more protectionist trade policy?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 23:34:32
Of course you post.
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 23:32:39
Exactly. The key word is people. If it worked by your logic (ie. one person being able to classify somebody as admirable) then loads of terrible people would be considered admirable/deserving of respe...
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 21:32:20
It requires people to consider the person as worthy of respect and approval. I could say I respect ISIS. Does that mean ISIS are deserving of respect? I don't know, but it is up to people to judg...
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 18:51:40
"Respect" and "approval" are something coming from another person. could be considered admirable even without admirers. How is this person considered as admirable? An admir...
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-16 01:55:49
You assume that for something to actually be classied as an admirable act it only takes one admirer. Something wrong with that? That is part of being admirable. In the same way that you wouldn't ...
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-15 22:12:02
Also determined. Admirably determined. If my mom admires how determined I am, then I would be a hero.
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-15 19:51:03
I thought of a hero as someone who fights misfortune for some greater good. Not just simply a brave person. I never thought of a BASE jumper who falls into a cliff side and dies as heroic.
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-15 19:42:02
I got it from evolution textbooks, both college-level and highschool-level. That's what they teach. If your saying that the textbooks are not true, then I completely agree. You probably are talking...
The hero or the fool? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-15 04:47:21
More foolish than heroic.
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-15 04:19:50
It's not a hyperbole, that's really what evolutionists believe. They believe that it rained on rocks for millions of years and then life appeared out of it. I am not sure where you got that from, b...
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-13 04:48:13
I don't quite get what you mean, but I found the answer. Supply-side and demand-side economics. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supply-side_economics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demand-side_econ...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-13 01:33:55
How is it not science? I hope this answers your question: "The overwhelming consensus of the scientific community is that creation science is a religious, not a scientific view. It fails to q...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-13 01:19:48
Creationism is not science because it starts with a conclusion, and then tries to hold it up, It is called a model (a religious one). You fit observations in science (like fossil record) into a mode...
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-12 20:41:05
Under My Hands Are Yuge model, yes. It could be different though.
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-12 20:34:30
Also, I may have electronically seen you before. Does the YouTube channel "islandonlinenews" ring a bell? No, what makes you think that you have seen me before online?
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-12 03:17:46
Random Stranger What do you think of it?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-12 00:18:12
I win.
General Mod Stuff - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 21:03:53
Can't wait to see who admin appoints.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 20:55:33
More accurate name is Владимир Путин.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 20:54:01
How do you like Vladimir Putin?
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 20:06:11
Perhaps I phrased my question wrong. I know the differences, but what assumptions regarding capitalism do these opposing views hold? @admin somewhat answered it, but it would be better if he got mor...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 14:56:45
It is hypothesizing past causes to explain current observable phenomena.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 04:37:45
я выигрываю (I win).
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 04:36:16
Correct regarding what specifically? If a theory makes certain predictions and assumptions, you can certainly accept it as correct while holding other views. I think that it isn't accurate to say so...
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 03:51:33
Would you consider yourself as a part of the Keynesian school of thought?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-11 03:24:11
Ah, so you really like historical Stalin-era Russia?
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 23:09:51
I am not sure if any others besides @admin have much of an interest in economics.
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 23:06:01
It would be our fault for choosing to allow them in and even not allow them in. Either we: 1. Not allow them to come. 2. Allow them, but restrict them in ways like movement (Like in My Hands Are Y...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 22:52:56
I get 25 days in, and you break my win. What made you wanna come back here?
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 22:21:14
We cannot assume design, but methodological naturalism is about accepting what is; and if design "is" and we observe it then I would accept it. Not assume, but conclude. What if it is hist...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 03:35:45
If you mean (and you probably do) young earth creationism, it is just a religious group trying to shove their religious beliefs into science.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 03:32:29
that's an assumption that if anything magical or "supernatural" or strange or alien or counter-intuitive were to exist, then we cannot assume meaning, purpose or design, we must study phenom...
Creationism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 03:16:59
You just titled "creationism", explain what exactly you mean by that.
General Mod Stuff - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-10 00:43:53
You gave the candidates a test that they had to pass?
Keynesian economics on capitalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-08 05:52:22
I made this thread to possibly understand what Keynesian and other economic theories assumptions are. Keynesian's obviously view capitalism in a different way than neoliberals do, so what exactly ar...
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 06:08:10
People may report "advertising and spam", that is what some think of it.
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 04:25:07
Are you sure that won't be knocked down for spam?
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 04:10:34
What would be the point anyways? You will have to pledge to uphold to the edeb8 constitution(Terms and conditions) as an edeb8 politician(moderator).
Edeb8 now has 500 debates! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 03:48:30
514 debates. That is more than this site has by just a little.
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 00:35:17
Oh, its Donald Trump running for edeb8 mod..............
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 00:34:42
I see this turning into an edeb8 election.
Edeb8 now has 500 debates! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-07 00:06:56
You must do a lot of debates.
Does edeb8 need a second mod? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-05 23:57:57
I don't think there are any other expert web developers here.
Edeb8 now has 500 debates! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-04 03:29:48
This is the 500th debate: http://www.edeb8.com/debate/That+school+prayer+should+be+prohibited%5Cn-4 It says in the statistics section that there are 510 completed debates, but on the debate page, it...
Normative Ethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-03 22:49:20
Name the things you believe to be innately wrong.
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-03 00:13:43
When are you planning to add the new topics? Are you usually relatively busy daily?
Normative Ethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 22:34:49
So, its okay to force a certain system of government on people even if they don't like it(if the majority want it), but not okay to kill someone for the benefit of the rest? Imposing a system on som...
Open border policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 22:24:22
Well, its not like the huge border security has prevented it anyways.
Open border policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 22:23:39
There would be absolutely no worrying about terrorists trying to enter the country to kill people? If all countries had open border policies(the world was completely free to move through), I am pret...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 18:56:21
So, you need a reason? And self defense isn't an adequate one?
Normative Ethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 18:05:47
Do you believe it is moral to remove and experiment the brains(basically, kill) of 1% of the population for the benefit of the rest? If the suffering of the 1% was outweighed by the pleasure of the 99...
Open border policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 17:57:18
An unsuccessful forum thread. Oh well, maybe next time.
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 17:56:08
Water guns are ok XD I meant firearms. I don't understand why anyone wouldn't be afraid of something designed to kill people. Well, if you are use to them(maybe your hobby), then its different. ...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 17:48:05
You are one of those people too afraid to even touch a gun? Fear of guns?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-02 17:46:54
Where I live, you hear gun shots out in the distance and its the norm. Hunters and just recreational shooters. Now, if its in the city, then its police or criminals.
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-01 22:02:16
If you heard gun shots from a distance outside, what would your reaction be?
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-01 21:21:40
Everybody you've spoken to from such a large place would be surprising. It may be well known where you live, but it is much different in other parts of the world.
Riddles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-10-01 02:25:16
Your shadow?
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-30 22:09:42
NCEA as in the National Catholic Educational Association?
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-30 04:39:25
I never heard of it.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-30 04:35:45
I'm not assuming naturalism, I'm just explaining how science works. Science doesn't assume that the supernatural doesn't exist, that is Philosophical Naturalism ; and science doesn't make such broad a...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-29 20:06:23
What I mean is that, are you interested in guns? Do you like them or dislike them? I know it is different where I live, but there are people that like weapons and have a passion in guns and the...
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-29 20:00:42
Oh really? It is that well known?
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-29 14:40:22
Ah, so that is why you seem to haven't been on as often. An insane month.
Who was the Inspector? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-28 22:21:40
What do you think the likelihood is that people here actually read it?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-28 22:14:58
Do you personally dislike guns as well?
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-28 00:34:02
The thread continues... If you believe that god exists outside of space and time, cannot be tested, cannot be proven, has no observable effects on the universe, cannot be distinguished from non-exis...
Open border policy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-27 06:38:38
Explain open border policy. Do you believe we should have it? Why or why not? Would terrorists inevitably go through the borders and create a huge problem?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-27 05:52:38
@Famousdebater What is your reasoning on banning firearms?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-26 21:35:29
Well it basically stated that Germany had the sole blame for WW1 and some argue that this made Germans angry and boosted Hitler's campaign causing the rise of Hitler. If that is true, then I would ...
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-26 02:28:37
Is it more harsh than the war? If so, then I would say yes.
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-24 00:24:25
Great, it worked.
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-24 00:24:10
Trying double tagging: My Hands Are Yuge
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-22 22:28:11
What about "net benefit"?
__________________ - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-22 22:27:34
In this, we can talk about anything. We can do discussions in this thread without going off topic. I want to see how this works out. The title is whatever you want it to be. Just don't post any...
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-22 21:36:25
What does this mean?: That a more globalized economy would net benefit indigenous cultures
Universal Rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-22 04:54:43
Here are the rights proclaimed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: 1. All people are born free and equal in rights(Article 1). 2. All people are entitled to these rights and freedoms wit...
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 23:20:35
Trumps chances have risen.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 23:17:33
Many would agree.
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 22:03:07
If they choose to do it. However, in practice, it will just add to the debt instead of spending cuts.
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 21:59:29
Article 13 makes a good reason against this solution.
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 21:51:32
I am not sure how many republicans would agree with this. They may have a another reason for opposing refugees.
Syrian Refugees Solution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 21:49:42
How will the US afford food, water and shelter for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees - they're in massive debt without this huge addition of money being put into this? Just cut other spendin...
Pardon Edward Snowden? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 21:41:33
I have always been more Pro-Edward Snowden. So, in my view, yes, they should pardon him. I oppose much of what the NSA did and kept from the Americans.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-21 04:52:44
I thought this thread was dying, but you revived it.
Debate Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-20 14:35:47
Bump
Debate Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-20 04:11:10
What exactly is the point of saying "bump"?
Universal healthcare - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-19 23:12:13
I'll put it this way: knowing that you'll have to pay the costs for whatever medical treatment you receive is an incentive, if only a slight one, to stay in good health. Doesn't sound like much of a...
Universal healthcare - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-19 23:06:41
If we pay for everyone's healthcare, that'll just incentivise people to live even less healthy lifestyles, since somebody else will be paying the bill. Universal Healthcare doesn't equal less a heal...
Universal healthcare - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-19 02:06:44
The U.S. already spends more on healthcare per person than any other country yet it has a higher obesity rate and lower life expectancy than other countries with universal healthcare.
Gooday - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-18 00:57:08
The first thing you ask him.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 18:24:21
Fine, I guess that makes sense.
Universal healthcare - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 18:19:45
the largest and most efficient Universal healthcare system in the world. What makes it the most efficient?
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 18:15:18
Do you favor Trump's protectionist policies and immigration reform?
Universal healthcare - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 04:55:22
Is universal healthcare worth the expense? How does it work where you live? Universal Healthcare- State provided healthcare system covering all citizens of a particular country. Where I live ...
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 04:40:04
@admin There is a problem with one specific issue. That the government should replace all copyright with creative commons The problem is that creative commons doesn't "replace" copyrig...
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 02:19:40
Which one do you think has the superior policies?
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 02:16:38
Trump has changed his mind so many times.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 01:58:05
Correction: Not literally forever, just continuing for as long as possible.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 01:57:11
But, would that mean we will be doing this over and over again forever?
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-17 01:56:08
So, it isn't her policies, it is her trying for more personal gain?
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 20:58:57
What makes her "almost" as terrible?
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 20:07:37
Zero point in continuing this now, because I finished it.
Your internet speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 20:02:13
Yours is way faster than mine.
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 03:56:53
That's too bad.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 03:56:23
I win.
Your internet speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 03:33:06
My results: First test(speedtest.net site) results: Download speed: 5.18 Mbps Upload speed: 0.90 Mbps Second test(google test) results: Download speed: 2.16 Mbps Upload speed: 0.86 Mbps...
Your internet speed - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 03:25:50
Take these two tests on your speed: http://www.speedtest.net/ https://www.google.com/search?q=bokken&rlz=1C1RNPN_enUS447&oq=bokken&aqs=chrome..69i57.1542j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=U...
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-16 02:04:29
Really? I don't know.
Riddles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 16:52:58
What comes but never arrives? Tomorrow
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 16:45:08
Sites: Hillary Clinton- https://www.hillaryclinton.com/ Donald Trump- https://www.donaldjtrump.com/
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 16:42:14
That homosexuals should have the same adopting rights as heterosexuals That the U.S. should build a wall on its border That transgenderism should be discouraged in society That transgenders shou...
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 03:27:25
What if you had to choose? This is what this thread is about. No third party options, just Clinton or Trump.
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:54:14
@My@Hands@Are@Yuge
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:53:45
@My @Hands @Are @Yuge My@Hands@Are@Yuge Just trying to figure something out.
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:51:18
Between them, who would you choose to be the U.S. president(even if you don't like either as president) and why? Which do you think we would be better off with?
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:48:29
Jury nullification How would that be framed? That Jury Nullification does more harm than good? Whether or not politicians should be allowed to involve religion in political decisions. That rel...
New topics - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:12:02
What do you mean? The issues?
Riddles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:09:59
Like I am supposed to know how to do that.
September 11th anniversary - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:09:14
One time, I mentioned the 9/11 attacks and someone told me it was just an airplane accident and the stories are just made up. I told them that it certainly did happen and they said, "Is everyt...
September 11th anniversary - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 02:05:15
If I said that the terrorists were right in what they did and praised them, would I get warned or banned?
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-15 01:59:02
Not true, I really do.
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 23:32:21
Here: http://www.edeb8.com/forum/Society/1372 Go six posts down or your third post in that forum and you respond to me by saying this: By that metric, capitalism is better. You said this in resp...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 22:18:19
Ideally, in my view, society is free and equal... which is impossible, but maximizing those principles of freedom and equality sounds good. How would the economy work? Mixed with private ownership?...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 22:16:58
You said before that, by that metric, capitalism is better.
Though provoking question - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 22:14:09
But if you didn't return it to me, then I guessed correctly that you wouldn't return it to me That is IF I would never return it, but I said I would if you guessed correctly what I am going to do wi...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 22:02:56
Economic efficiency: Economic efficiency implies an economic state in which every resource is optimally allocated to serve each individual or entity in the best way while minimizing waste and ineffici...
Though provoking question - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 21:57:38
If you stole my pen and told me you’d return it if I guessed what you were going to do with it, would you return it if I guess you’d never return it? No, because you didn't guess what I ...
A-Z game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 21:48:28
Keep playing, because this game sounds interesting.
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-14 21:43:56
I am not really trying to criticize your views(at least in this thread), I am interested to know what you believe. I am kinda confused on that now. Can you briefly explain what your ideal society woul...
Online debating schools of thought - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-08 04:47:54
It is all really a matter of your opinion and desires for a site at the time. Many may love it on DDO and hate it here, and vice-versa.
DDO - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-06 02:18:53
Since DDO is a popular debating site, there would be more well known figures.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-06 02:17:12
I am about to give up trying to win.
Jury Nullification - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 21:53:36
Do you believe that jury nullification is just? In the eyes of the state, No. Morally, it certainly can. Should it be legal? How could it be? That would be like asking, should insurrection be l...
DDO - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 21:41:52
By celebrities, I just mean well known internet figures.
Online debating schools of thought - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 20:13:42
It is Lars Dobbertin-King, I got it right.
Online debating schools of thought - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 20:12:29
There are different schools of thought on online debating. The DDO(debate.org) school of thought is probably the most popular. The edeb8 school of thought broke off of the DDO school of thought after ...
DDO - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 19:52:49
I am not on DDO and probably never will be. DDO is home of the internet debating celebrities, right?
DDO - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 19:50:35
You gave up on DDO?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 19:19:11
I win
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 02:31:18
Then it isn't even a game, since there is no last comment unless it gets abandoned forever(which will probably never happen).
Shoutouts of the week - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 01:25:14
OK thanks.
Shoutouts of the week - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 00:35:15
How do you tag a name that is two separate words? Like Black Flag.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 00:34:13
I heard DDO has this too, but the main difference is that it is impossible to win on the DDO version.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-05 00:33:31
Now I am.
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-04 23:10:20
So are you assuming I believe everything that other social liberals or social democrats believe? In general I tend to argue with people everywhere. That is the group you agree the most with. Of cour...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-04 04:34:30
I don't know that there has to be that dichotomy. An economy can take on elements of capitalism and elements from outside it. To define an economy by the framework of an idea limits you in a policy se...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 23:29:25
Not entirely. You either do or you don't, and you do. Social liberals accept the capitalist framework, they just also want state policies and public goods to "correct" capitalism. Yes. Y...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 22:19:12
As I said I'm not an absolute capitalist. But you accept the capitalist framework. The control in capitalism is exactly that power system, and it violates freedom to determine one's own whole stan...
What's your "spirit animal"? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 19:26:31
Well, it turns out that some animals can perform human tasks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWAK0J8Uhzk
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 19:04:32
I'm not a capitalist in any sort of absolute sense. My own idea of a free market rests heavily on the assurance of negative freedoms, that is, freedom from the consequences of the decisions of others....
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 17:21:08
The definitions you provided aren't very accurate and are very general They are the most accurate. The other ones like the nolan chart are terrible.
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 04:45:48
For example, I believe that hierarchy is inherent in good decision making. If somebody chooses to smoke, knowing the risks, and gets lung cancer, that's on them, at least as far as I'm concerned. Wh...
Best place? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 04:24:43
I didn't see this thread. For a country, Switzerland is a favorite of mine, and of course, the United States. I don't really believe any country is "great" but that is a favorite out of...
Voting/Debate Challenge Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 04:06:02
Challenge: http://www.edeb8.com/debate/That+employers+should+be+required+to+pay+men+and+women+the+same+amount+for+the+same+job/
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-03 02:20:46
What I am referring to is simply left or right. In this, you are either right or left. I provided definitions on what they are from Wikipedia. If you are capitalist, then you are on the right.
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 22:31:20
Are you in opposition to social inequality/hierarchy? You support social equality and egalitarianism?
Hong Kong election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 21:55:28
Who do you think will get elected?
Public transport - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 21:54:05
Is it a good thing? Like charging people to have a ride? It is good for those that don't drive or prefer not to(or possibly can't). Also in a situation where you don't have a car at the moment. Do...
Left-Right spectrum - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 21:46:55
Are you on the left or the right? Right-wing: Right-wing politics hold that social stratification and social inequality are inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable, typically defending this pos...
What's your "spirit animal"? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 21:21:42
I guess admin didn't define "animal", so that can work.
What's your "spirit animal"? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 21:16:36
That isn't an animal, but it is still cool.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 19:59:49
I win
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 02:30:29
I win.
New Stuff - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-02 01:28:36
what happens if you get a notification that you were at tagged in a shoutbox, but then you get to the site and that shout is no longer visible? Either you can add a shoutbox history feature or I gu...
Missile Defense concept - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-01 20:25:36
How realistic is this?
New Stuff - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-01 20:19:13
- Shoutboxes now embed Youtube video and make links clickable Cool. Is it possible for you to make tagging work in the shoutbox? - Tournaments now have round-by-round odds voting capability Wh...
Views on Abortion - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-09-01 20:09:41
I agree. I don't believe that it is "necessary" to reduce these criminal acts though I do believe that it is the most effective way to handle the issue. Punishment/retribution doesn't pre...
Nationalism vs Regionalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 03:03:55
I think a more general definition in IR would hold that regionalism usually refers to blocs. Why would you think that?
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 03:01:34
Are you among those skeptical that North Korea is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missile?
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 02:32:18
That is what you think but is subject to disagreement. North Korea is hostile to the U.S., so they could very well be planning a strike somewhere. What about the threats?
Nationalism vs Regionalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 02:15:47
Regionalism definition: the theory or practice of regional rather than central systems of administration or economic, cultural, or political affiliation. - Google definition Regionalism is compatib...
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 02:02:10
That too. I really don't know what they really want.
Nationalism vs Regionalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-31 01:59:06
Also, you aren't fooling anyone, lol. What do you mean? My username?
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 18:38:14
No, it's not Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) is indeed defense.
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 18:26:42
Well, I've said it before - weapons aren't defense. If nations have any defense forces against foreign attack, they should be hospitals etc. Not instruments of war. Military strength can prevent fu...
Nationalism vs Regionalism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 18:16:37
I predict, however, that if there is a significant enough decline in American power overseas and in living conditions, and if people become disillusioned enough with the Federal Government, there will...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 17:46:56
I win.
Views on Abortion - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 04:41:42
I know these were directed towards Crow, but I will answer some. Based on that logic do you also believe that murder should be allowed since you "do not believe in the law"? Not believi...
Views on Abortion - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 04:18:30
Do you believe that abortion should be banned? No. At what point in the pregnancy is the fetus living in your opinion? There is no point where life begins, it is a continuous process. As soon ...
California Water Crisis - Let them dessicate! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-30 04:08:25
I was talking about the California water crisis.
California Water Crisis - Let them dessicate! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-28 03:25:18
Overuse, commercial farming, and a population that exceeds the sustainable fresh water supply. Then it can correct itself, by many leaving due to the lack of water. Yes, the relevance being? J...
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-28 03:21:10
What if the enemy threatens to attack? Do you support a military for defense purposes? If striking may prevent many more casualties, then it might be justified.
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 17:40:24
Do you believe North Korea is a serious threat?
California Water Crisis - Let them dessicate! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 17:34:53
California does not have a sustainable supply of fresh water, and frequently experiences droughts. The land is starting to dehydrate and destroy itself, and massive forest fires are common. That is ...
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 17:15:07
Definitely not If they were a serious threat then would you agree we should strike?
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 02:42:13
So, a yes because it would prevent greater destruction from happening?
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 02:40:38
Your justification?
National Parks - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-27 02:39:11
Looks great.
North Korea Strike - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-26 20:57:53
Is it time we should strike North Korea to destroy their long-range missiles and nuclear weapons? Are they a serious threat?
National Parks - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-26 18:20:31
What are national parks or other conservation lands like in your area? There are several, two are Mount Rainier national park and Mt. Hood national forest. Mount Rainier national park: https://u...
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-26 17:44:34
That is like saying you can debate by messaging people so there is no need for text debates on here.
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-26 17:42:45
Though you can just debate in live messages, you can go into someone's profile, and if online, you can message each other in live. Yeah, but it can't be judged. A live chat debate would have a title...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-26 03:48:01
This victory is mine, I want to win it.
Normative Ethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-25 21:00:47
I identify as a utilitarian. How do you define utilitarianism?
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-25 03:34:58
To sum it up, I had a couple problems with communism. I have another to add as well. 1. Money may be a natural consequence of exchange. An eventual currency(medium of exchange) may form to use inste...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 23:16:35
Social democracy is just a filler replacement to fool people into thinking the beliefs are any different than fourth international communism. They are not. What admin believes in Trotskyism. So, ar...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 20:59:16
No shit. That's what I just said. Admin does not believe in abolishing the state. and you said this earlier: His ideal state is a communist utopia with no markets, no violence, no work, an...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 20:30:35
He is not a marxist. Abolishing the state is nowhere in his plan. There is no state in the communist utopia. It has been proven that authoritarian socialism does not lead to Marx's vision for a ...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 20:07:31
His ideal state is a communist utopia with no markets, no violence, no work, and no dissent. In other words, no need for politics. Your basically calling admin a Marxist. Believing the state ...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 19:47:13
The state relies on coercion, threatening violence. If admin wants to rely on peaceful means and no violence, then he really should look into a pure voluntary society. If he disagrees, then he believe...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 19:38:52
The state was built on violence and you support it(being inherent to the state). You claim to be against all violence but the state reserves the right to use violence.
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 16:57:47
Notwithstanding that, violence is a natural right. What do you mean by this?
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-24 16:56:09
Under what circumstances do you believe violence to be justifiable?
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 04:52:47
Alright, so it is like anyone else, violence can be justified as long as it is for what you think to be a greater good.
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 04:46:02
So,do you believe state violence is justified, but citizen violence isn't? By violence, I mean physical force by another person or organization of people.
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 04:26:46
Do you believe violence is ever justified?
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:41:08
Putting out opposing arguments and responses by chatting live can certainly be competitive. It is simply one way of debating.
Let the bodies hit the floor - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:22:03
or pro-life could also mean you oppose abortion on moral grounds.
Let the bodies hit the floor - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:19:24
What are peoples views here on abortion? Pro-Life- opposed to legalized abortion Pro-choice- advocating legalized abortion
Let the bodies hit the floor - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:16:01
Actually no, after looking at the literal definitions, I am pro-life.
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:13:39
I consider it to be formal. That is how debates are sometimes considered to be.
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:10:29
I would love a live video debate This is different. I am talking about a live text chat debate, not a live video debate.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-23 02:09:18
Men and women being different genders doesn't mean they should act in certain ways. Your fallacy is in differences implying specific stereotypes.
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-22 19:55:13
@admin
Live chat debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-22 19:47:18
There is stuff on this site I still don't know about, but I am pretty sure we don't have this. I was thinking it would be great to have live chat debates on this site. Where it is like a shoutbox b...
Let the bodies hit the floor - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-22 03:29:29
I am surprised you say that since you are pro-choice on abortion. But, of course, being pro-choice doesn't mean you believe abortion is not abominable or inhuman, just that you don't support the sta...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-22 01:10:05
I am winning.
Let the bodies hit the floor - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-22 01:09:21
Are you sure that doesn't violate terms and conditions? I am surprised you say that since you are pro-choice on abortion.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 18:23:39
I hope Stalin is gone for the next few months, one less person to contest my victory.
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 18:21:47
There may be some things I don't know and other members could respond too.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 18:03:29
Affirmative action- an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education. You said this earlier: I'd define it as the active...
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 04:53:11
It may depend on what you mean by "everyone". I don't think I know "everyone's views" on the subject.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 04:38:11
There is no universal way they all act. Men and women are simply different genders, not specific stereotypes.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 04:30:50
I win.
Militantism vs Pacifism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 04:25:31
Pacifism definition- the belief that any violence, including war, is unjustifiable under any circumstances, and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means. Militant definition- combative ...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 03:21:19
You won one of these games before.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-21 03:20:47
Of course, everyone(almost) knows Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-20 17:28:21
What's ironic is that feminism is completely unfeminine. Feminism says you have to act like a man, dress like man, work like a man, and look like a man, in order to be a real woman. Is there certain...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-20 17:24:13
You won't win.
Voting/Debate Challenge Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-19 03:10:49
Judge this: http://www.edeb8.com/debate/Human+life+should+be+driven+by+utility/
Why I rejected theocracy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 03:46:33
Do you still accept the state?
Why I rejected theocracy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 02:59:20
The reason is that this religiosity would be basically imposed upon people by human hands. Their mental processes would be manipulated and shaped from birth by the policies set forth by a few human el...
Why I rejected theocracy - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 02:55:35
Interesting, someone changing their mind on their political ideology. Is there any other idea you accept now?
Most mental disorders are fake - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 02:37:19
Looking around me isn't evidence of this. Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older or about one in four adults ...
Most mental disorders are fake - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 01:36:01
Our society has gone wild with diagnosing people with a bunch of fake disorders. Pretty much anyone who is socially awkward nowadays is diagnosed with having asperger's, by the millions of dipsh...
A lot of you are unimportant - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 01:29:58
Crow will achieve fame someday, he will organize a private militia/army under a black flag that will.............. Don't remember the rest.
A lot of you are unimportant - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-18 01:25:39
If you die and the whole town doesn't show up, then chances are you lived a pretty lame and insignificant life. I don't think you need to be largely popular to have a significant/commendable and non...
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-17 17:50:37
You mean state policies creating opportunity? If so, wouldn't that be affirmative action? If not, then how would opportunities be created?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-17 05:11:17
And what do you think should be done to empower those of supposed marginalized genders?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-17 02:27:37
I don't support affirmative action but I certainly believe that sentiments like what you've just said prove that feminism is still required. How exactly are you defining feminism in this?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-17 02:11:09
Why? Why do you favor mainstream feminism and have no problem with transgenders in society?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 20:17:09
So, you have a no problem with homosexuality because you can't fight it?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 17:59:32
Explain to me why you have a problem with transgenders but not homosexuality.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 17:43:01
You have no problem with transgenders in society? and you favor mainstream feminism?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 05:25:18
Why? Were you told to believe that, or do you actually have a reason for why not? Because I believe homosexuality is immoral and God made male and female specifically for each other. Heter...
Edit option - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 05:06:38
Oh ok, I didn't know that all this time, lol.
Edit option - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:56:34
I know your more of an expert on moderation, but I thought that moderators would still have access to the post before even after it is edited. Does this turn out to be false? Explain to me the featu...
Edit option - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:52:05
Your worried someone may use it to post inappropriate content that would break the terms of use and edit the post to not get caught?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:47:44
First of all, it implies that homosexuals are going to have a family structure involving kids. In many cases, they do. Beyond that, male and female personalities are really just adhering to pred...
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:20:39
Or legally requiring businesses to pay equal amounts to men and women for the same job. Also, legally requiring businesses to have women on their board of directors.
Edit option - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:18:02
How do other sites handle this? Do they just not have access to the earlier post? I thought even after you edit a post, moderators still have access to what was previously posted.
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:14:54
I find both transgenders and homosexuals to be confused and unnatural and being harmful to society and our traditional values. There is actually disagreement on whether being homosexual can be natu...
Edit option - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:12:17
On other sites, there is the option to edit your forum post after you already posted it. I think this site should have it too. Like, if you make a mistake, or say something you may regret saying, you ...
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:07:03
The only good feminists are those that support true empowerment through self-sufficiency, and not entitlement. So, would you consider anarcha-feminists to be "good" feminists?
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 04:05:20
I find feminism to be a pathetic excuse for being forcibly entitled to equality instead of being self-dependent. A society built on self-sufficiency is a healthy and hard working society. Modern mains...
Feminism and LGBT rights - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-16 02:08:52
What is your view on feminism, transgenders in society, and LGBT rights?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-15 17:20:43
This is going to be hard to win, two years and still going.
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 19:51:36
And to ensure your not misunderstanding something I said, when I say "and its true", I don't mean its true that it is a huge problem(its not in my view), but that its true that the U.S. is t...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 19:47:24
I am surprised you didn't put, "America is the only wealthy nation that doesn't provide universal healthcare to its citizens", since many liberals think that's a huge problem and its true.
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 04:59:09
So, you personally think that pornography harms society?
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 04:26:16
Why the chat about sex? Is that your hobby?
A lot of you are unimportant - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 04:18:48
And a lot of you will die just as unimportant as you were in life. What do you mean by unimportant? I think we should recognize that some lives are just pathetic and pitiful. Why should we? ...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 02:41:41
He doesn't really think the U.S. is the worst country. He said he would rather move to Honduras(country with highest crime) than the U.S.(not serious) He is just jealous that the U.S. is looked at a...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-14 01:27:38
All the progression humanity made was worked for. It was never free. Most of the stuff I have wasn't free. Gaining knowledge has nothing to do with what I said. Anyways, back to earlier, the only i...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 22:51:27
Work ethic, the importance of working for what you need, instead of expecting it for free. Econometrics will prove me right. Jobs were lost overall, not created. Your views on economics altogeth...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 22:39:35
Cars are machinery requiring maintenance as well. Either way, cars require labor. I don't have a problem with machines increasing productivity, but replacing human labor isn't gonna happen unless o...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 22:20:42
That is a false equivalency. Cars need as much and even more work than a horse. People will always find a need for labor. A world where robots do the work and have other robots working on those machin...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 22:07:51
Machines sure help us, but I don't see this as a reason to replace human work. We are what is behind these machines after all. I believe the work ethic to be good for society. Work is part of a pu...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 21:23:07
The amount technology improves doesn't make labor any less necessary for survival. You may have programmed machines do much of the production for you, but there is always work in your life. I don't se...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 20:52:07
1. I think the USA is the worst country in the world overall Wow, you must really hate it then. You would move to Honduras before you would move to the U.S.? 4. I believe we should try to abolish...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-13 20:26:56
"Better" is relative. Labor is necessary for survival, we get our goods and services by labor, contributing to receive from the economy is how it works(and makes sense). For the downtr...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-12 20:42:44
1. I don't subscribe to any political ideology while having an interest in political philosophy. 2. I believe society can be organized in several different ways and be sustained. Basically, people ...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-12 19:13:26
That's how it would work unless you donate goods to the unemployed(charity). Otherwise, they don't receive goods and services. Makes sense to me, if you don't contribute to the economy, you are not pa...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-12 18:59:01
There is a very simple reason why communism will never work. Whenever you divide the classes; and, make it to where it is unnecessary for people to specialize in a field to earn more money, they will ...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-12 05:14:31
How does it assume that? There is nothing you do with people that don't contribute. They are just not part of production(and receiving).
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-12 04:19:33
Communities can manage those things between themselves. Valid point. what do you do with unemployed people? If someone doesn't contribute then they are simply not part of the economy(giving and...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 19:25:09
These all have to do with the past struggles of the followers and prophet. Trying to free themselves from oppression and tyranny. Beheading innocent people and mass murder just isn't part of their rel...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 18:40:38
Most Muslims don't interpret the Qur'an the way you do.
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 18:32:31
Communism wants total equality, but only measures it in terms of economic haves and have nots. If we abolished money today, it would not extinguish the power of groups that had a lot of it. Not rec...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 18:06:49
Quran 47.4 Behead and slaughter the unbelievers; take others captive This isn't a matter of interpretation. It's a blatant instruction to behead people. Whether or not most Muslims believe thi...
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 18:02:40
You can't generalize a religion into being a religion of violence. Most Muslims are not terrorists. The verses you quote are all usually taken to be historical. The prophet and followers fought wars...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 17:53:25
Actually I believe it is impossible. You cannot destroy classes, because total equality is impossible. Humans are not truly equal to one another, nor should we be treated the as if we are. Cl...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 17:26:24
You believe communism isn't sustainable long term?
Opinions that shock people - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 17:18:36
Lets see: 1. I don't subscribe to any political ideology while having an interest in political philosophy. 2. I believe society can be organized in several different ways and be sustained. Basical...
Communism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 04:55:13
What are your views on communism? Is it successful for benefiting people long term? Here is how I am defining it: In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, ...
Edeb8's The Novice - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 02:00:34
You said if nobody else posts, I win by default. 5 days have past, and I am the only one who posted.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 01:26:32
I win.
Metaethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 01:21:59
Okay, but what does that have to do with what I said and the assumption? Even if you can't prove that something is morally bad(or good), you still have a reason for wanting to help others.
Metaethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 00:23:51
Assumption: Motivation is inherently intrinsic and personal. You disagree? The main point I made is true, there is always a reason for choosing to do something.
Metaethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 00:14:21
No reason why, I just do. There is always a reason for you choosing to do something. Your will is not all by chance, you choose for a reason. Maybe you get pleasure from it, or there is something mo...
Metaethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-11 00:09:38
Since I believe in subjective morality, specific to different people I think that the meaning of moral judgments is really dependent on what metaethical and normative ethical systems that the person m...
Edeb8's The Novice - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 23:38:57
Looks like I win.
Metaethical Positions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 19:38:13
I was actually going to make a thread on morality, but you beat me to it. What metaethical positions do you hold? Well, according to Wikipedia there is three general meta-ethical questions: Wha...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 19:11:50
Well if we're assuming he's omnipresent then he isn't outside of the universe is he? God is outside of the universe and is omnipresent. This will sound contradictory if your thinking in purely mate...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 18:20:23
My understanding of objective morality is that it means all people have exactly the same moral beliefs. It sounds like your understanding is just that other moral beliefs are wrong. I'm so...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 18:12:56
I'm not sure how 'personal' God could get if we assume he exists outside of the universe. God can communicate with our minds and our world. God is omnipresent and immaterial. Personal God means tha...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 04:41:14
These religions and cultures share morality in common, they believe we need to do good without harming others, they are actually all very similar, just different concepts of justification. I believ...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 04:05:27
Because of different cultures and religions.
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 03:25:59
It is, like that murder is wrong, rape is wrong, stealing is wrong. Sure, not everyone will follow it, but I believe that to be an objective standard for all and is natural for humans to accept it. St...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 03:20:18
Objective morality doesn't mean "applies" to all humans. It means all humans believe it. I believe in objective morality applying to all humans, and I believe it is natural to humans even ...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 03:07:57
I believe in an objective moral standard above states, the states don't make morality objective. The state may have different values but the same objective moral standard applies to all humans.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 02:43:55
Which is something that is a logical impossibility. Nope, physically impossible, but not logically. Laws exist for a reason. They do not automatically go away when discussing the existence of di...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 02:42:06
It's like I'm arguing against those vegetarians who say that humans are immoral because we use force on animals... and they use force on plants... at some point it's just about what you use the force ...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-10 02:33:56
If the universe encompasses all of space and everything in it, then what could possibly exist outside the boundaries of everything? Something not bound by space, time, and the laws of physics.
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-09 20:33:17
The state isn't voluntary. You can cooperate with a state obviously, but the state uses force to survive. States morality need not be the same as the objective moral standard. You are a slave to...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-09 20:17:36
Nothing can be outside the universe. Absolutely nothing. If you say God exists outside the fabric of the universe, then that is practically saying God exists but doesn't exist. The universe is wher...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-09 20:00:42
God can either be immanent or transcendent. The former means that he has a personal relationship with humanity and exists within the universe. The latter means that he is outside of the universe. A...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-09 03:31:21
You're kinda missing my point about cooperation. I repeat "cooperation" because that is how it is done without the state(instead of force and centralized power). If morality were ob...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-08 03:44:04
In the context of massive infrastructure projects, when you talk about management of such projects, you'll find you have a hard time justifying that from the RBV. Community gardens, sure, those can wo...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-08 02:31:05
At a certain point, large scale cooperation requires consistent rules and management. That's called governance. A government is formed when a society works together to achieve various ends. Managem...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-08 02:04:34
Sure, that's why I said wider infrastructure. You could certainly build a dirt road in your backyard with no state, but much stuff requires a broader organizing body. Doesn't need a state, there is...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 05:08:56
You need states to support wider infrastructure and the rule of law. Infrastructure can be built without the state. Negative freedom, ie "freedom from ... X" cannot without a body of la...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 04:55:27
That is what the state is, but okay. That is what I said, basically the same thing. The state takes militancy to the next level. It no longer becomes about self defense, but maintaining control....
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 04:36:51
Therefore the state is a ruling class that controls a set population (or some other variation on that) True, that is part of what the state is. The state commissions corruption, thievery, killing...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 04:32:07
1. I'd say it's a body of persons and institution who collectively govern a geographic area A decent definition 3. In the long run, yes Really?, why do we NEED the state to survive in the long...
The State - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 02:54:02
I know there was a thread about the state earlier, but I decided to make one dealing with the definition and arguments for and against the state. Questions: 1. How do you define state? 2. What ...
Censorship - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-07 02:10:12
If a site were to go online compiling video documentation of dozens of violent rapes, should it be censored? No, freedom(liberty) of information. Nobody should have the authority to tell people w...
Anyone with pride, respect, and humility... - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-06 18:43:33
So, anyone with pride, respect, and humility would not accept government welfare because it came from mandatory taxes(pay) to the state? It is demeaning enough to be fed by somebody else's spoon S...
The basic function of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-06 03:52:45
You honestly think the state is necessary for the good of all?
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-06 03:14:31
It would be better to live in a society without people carrying guns for everyone to see in public(militarized culture), and be relatively safe for people to live. We don't need a militarized society ...
Judging Standard - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-06 03:11:17
Mandatory explanations already exists as an option btw But it is optional, and mostly not chosen(and don't really like it much anyways). Can you remove a judging standard from your debate if you wan...
Judging Standard - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 20:06:55
Oh No!
Judging Standard - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 19:29:04
Did the community support the judging standard in the first place?
Judging Standard - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 19:24:24
@admin What would it take for you to remove the enforced judging standards?
Liberal attack on the capitalist spirit - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 03:10:35
How else did you find out about Lynkd. From Krazy. Just told me admin owns it. I'd have trouble believing you heard about it anywhere else but here, unless you are confusing it with LinkedIn. N...
Liberal attack on the capitalist spirit - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 03:04:27
Oh, admin owns Lynkd?
Liberal attack on the capitalist spirit - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 02:51:45
As a small business owner, I care very much about ensuring a good business environment esp. for entrepreneurs. That means small businesses must be allowed to compete. You own a small business?
Edeb8's The Novice - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 02:32:17
Here is mine: The IDC(International Debating Cup) is a competition held yearly for professional debaters across the world. The debates are one on one most of the time and at times two vs two. Public...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-05 01:31:16
Technically all that exists is in the universe. Physical existence, yes, but God doesn't exist in the same way we do. Definitely not an anthropomorphic father figure up in a magical sky kingd...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-04 18:11:01
Atheism is not a religion because a religion is defined as: the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. The word "religion" is hard to...
Fantasy and reality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-04 03:10:39
I believe in the existence of a necessary and eternal mind that exists outside of our universe and creating us all(and the entire universe), having omnipotence. This being is known as God since thi...
Fantasy and reality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-04 03:03:29
I agree, Morality and God are the same since God is the moral standard.
Fantasy and reality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-04 02:19:05
Fantasy- the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable. You may disagree with this definition, but what do you believe and disbelieve in?
Fantasy and reality - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-04 02:05:28
Tell me, what do you believe that is commonly believed to exist to be a fantasy? What do you believe to exist that may be disagreed on? Basically, What are things you see as fantasy and reality th...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 20:49:04
I don't think driving a tank in public is uncivilized. As long as you obey the speed limit and traffic rules. I would be a bit scared if I saw a tank coming down the street. But it may be differen...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 19:03:50
Yeah, if they were allowed, it would be mostly corporations buying them.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 05:16:15
I personally am in favor of more militancy in our society, as a means replace the role of government as our "saviors." Having every citizen lug around assault rifles into public places...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:58:40
If you want to live in a society with militarized culture, that is fine, but I wouldn't want to.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:38:38
Yeah, its easy to interpret it differently. It is amazing what laws can be passed even if it were to speak against it. Which is a reason I don't care for them.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:31:22
What's the purpose of carrying a gun if it's unloaded? People are not thinking. Laws on weapons have usually been more emotional than practical. In several states, stun guns(which only cause pain) a...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:16:24
You may be right. Alaska’s gun laws are more lenient than those of many other states, allowing most law-abiding adult residents to carry firearms, either openly or concealed. No special per...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:13:34
In Utah, you can open carry in public without a permit as long as the gun is unloaded.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:11:30
I just changed one sentence a little bit.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:07:56
Edit: States with most lenient(loose/least strict) gun laws: 5. North Dakota 4. Oklahoma 3. Arizona 2. Alaska 1. Utah
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 04:04:10
In the United States, States with strictest gun laws: 5. Connecticut 4. New York 3. Massachusetts 2. New Jersey 1. California States with most lenient(most loose/least strict):...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 03:43:06
Peace through strength.
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-03 03:39:37
In the United States, and even worst in other countries with stricter gun control, the only real guns available are civilian variants of 60-70 year old guns, which are themselves heavily modified. R...
Guns in society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-02 22:40:58
What are your views on guns in society? Should they be made illegal? Is gun control effective? Is it necessary?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-02 22:34:15
I win.
Liberal attack on the capitalist spirit - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-02 20:17:11
But putting those restrictions on big companies can help the smaller companies survive. Small companies are the soul of America, not huge corporations or some kind of public ownership over the economy...
the sex industry has ruined everyone is my guess - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-08-01 23:17:02
Nope, because it is only a subjective observation.
Should central banks try to maximize employment? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 17:36:25
Then, how do you feel about the alternative of free banking(privatized bank)? http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-12/what-would-happen-if-there-was-no-central-bank
Should central banks try to maximize employment? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 17:31:40
Do you think that countries need central banks?
the sex industry has ruined everyone is my guess - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 17:21:31
Nah, the sex industry hasn't ruined people.
I am back - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 17:12:52
But wouldn't you be able to undelete(reactivate) it? or will you change that?
The basic function of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 03:17:27
State definition-a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government. Pretty much, just control and regulate.
I am back - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-31 02:35:07
Then why don't you have deleting accounts instead of just deactivating and allowing to activate later?
Extreme political correctness - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 18:36:37
A terrible definition. That is the mistaken western concept of communism. Wikipedia does a much better job. In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, univers...
Extreme political correctness - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 18:20:22
And correction, communism does mean that the state owns the means of production. No, your mistaken. That is a form of socialism. Your among those mistaken about what communism is. Communists oppose...
Robot Prostitution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 18:12:39
Would you say the same about murder? Should murder therefore be legal? First of all, murder is harm toward another person, so there is a difference. The reason people(non-murderers) don't murder ...
Robot Prostitution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 17:26:48
Sometimes we disallow things on the basis of social harms. Like drugs for example. Not allowing something just restricts more liberty and doesn't solve the problem. Laws don't stop people from using...
Robot Prostitution - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 17:13:31
Today's topic is based on an article I posted on my profile feed this week. Should people be allowed to engage and pay for robots designed for the purposes of sexual gratification? Allowed? Why shou...
Extreme political correctness - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 17:06:50
Communism is just the idea of the state owning the means of production and eliminating private property. Many countries are based off that. Communism does want private property abolished, but no sta...
Extreme political correctness - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 16:58:51
And they might as well be called the same thing in reality. Communism, Socialism, Marxism. That is the equivalent of saying conservatism, Nazism, and Social Darwinism might as well be called the ...
I am back - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 16:53:14
I was sure, but then changed my mind later.
I am back - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-30 16:51:52
really? What makes it a pain?
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-29 19:05:49
What about mixed people, and the fact that many Americans are an admixture? Your presuming the existence of race right there.
Extreme political correctness - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-29 19:01:41
That's similar to communist countries where anybody who says anything bad about the government is immediately silenced and punished. A communist country? Never heard of one. Communist state is an ...
Edeb8 is dead - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-29 17:54:27
Edeb8 isn't dead, it is just a great site with a small amount of active members.
I am back - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-29 17:34:40
I deactivated my account a while ago, but then decided to return. I left because I am not very into debating and this site was dying. But then I thought that a site having little members can be a stre...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 06:41:25
You are looking at anarchism the wrong way. Many philosophers advocate anarchy but may not be anarchists. Like communism, anarchism is a political philosophy. Your just giving the name "anarchist...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 04:56:46
Just anarchism ideology. Not from any philosopher. I read on it before, its really not so much of a complex ideology. You look at anarchism in a complete different way than the ideology. What are some...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 04:51:55
Not sure what your point is anyways. Did you just want to talk about something you learned? That was how I looked at it, that anarchism opposed government. But your defining it differently, its just...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 04:21:37
No, its actually private governments and public governments(a great distinction). There is no definition of anarchism that says "against hierarchy" You make a million different generaliza...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 04:10:40
So, do you think everything the state does, can be done without it? If so, I would disagree, only the state can protect rights. I am just beginning to learn what you really believe, I thought you op...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 03:47:11
There are different kinds of anarchists. I know the anarchist community far better than you, as I have been apart of it. Sure, different schools of thought, but anarchists are against hierarchy, wh...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 02:00:38
It is pretty obvious that good can come from the state. For example, providing security, public goods, protecting property rights, etc. I am sure you know the state can bring benefits, its just tha...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-05 01:55:31
You are conflating governments and states again. A state has a government, but a government doesn't need to have a state. No I wasn't. This is what I said: What is the point in believing in...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 21:33:20
What is the point in believing in non-established governments, but oppose established states? You can propose a non-established government that operates just like an established state. At that point...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 21:25:22
If there was no central government, it may be anarchy by definition. But if a military and police existed to punish others who commit what they deem immoral acts and everyone pays to sustain it, that ...
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 21:04:34
I consider the cartels to be deep states, so waging a violent extrajudicial war against them would not create a police state. They would be some private government, but that can exist under anarchy...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 20:55:06
The state does not produce "good for all." That is because your an anarchist, but I believe it can be enforced for the good of all. In many cases it isn't, but good can come from the stat...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 20:46:24
But you also have to take, "The ends justify the means" into consideration. So, even if some don't want a government, sometimes it needs to be enforced for the good of all.
Extrajudicial murder - good? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-04 19:14:47
So with all the outrage towards the idea of extrajudicial murders, would people really care if the Mexican Army went on a campaign and unlawfully neutralized every individual associated with the carte...
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-03 05:15:30
If some people don't, then either they can leave, or it isn't justified since it is forced on some who don't want it.
Justify the morality of the state - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-03 04:49:27
What justifies the state is consent(if the people agree/want it), and for the greater good of society. States establish laws to protect society and can use force to stop others from using physical agg...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-02 17:59:11
Your first quote wasn't where I got it from. It was this: [N]o purpose of action against religion can be imputed to any legislation, State or national, because this is a religious people....[T]his ...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 20:59:01
In that decision, Justice Brewer said this: These, and many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian n...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:56:16
By the way, just a curious question, do you support this flag?: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/da/Flag_of_the_Confederate_States_of_America_(1861-1863).svg/2000px-Flag_of_th...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:42:58
Oh yeah, and the death penalty isn't even allowed in New York anymore.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:35:48
Also, and I hope you agree, I am glad they don't punish you for practicing a different religion or not being religious at all in the U.S.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:33:46
Then that settles it, you admit there is no federal establishment, just that state constitutions declared to be religious(which are not religious anymore anyways). The constitution protects freedom to...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:29:12
They just required you to "acknowledge" God (or believe that He exists) in order to be a citizen. Although they could have meant the previous one. But again, New York issued the death penalt...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 19:11:18
If the government doesn't establish any religion and allows you to practice any religion you please, then that is a secular state, which the U.S. is a secular state. In order for the U.S. to be founde...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 18:00:36
So, if an atheist moved to north carolina, they would have to become a Christian or leave? That doesn't sound right. Don't say this country wasn't founded on Christianity. It wasn't, you can pra...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 17:46:23
No, it isn't a bad thing. In fact, political correctness is pretty bad since it can get extreme enough where they will censor any form of speech that people may not like in public, and even force you ...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 17:42:25
Yes. Politically correctness definition- the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 17:39:12
I am talking about the U.S. constitution and the federal government. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the f...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 17:32:18
Your views are very politically incorrect.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 17:05:35
The United States is a nation, so in order for it to be found on Christianity, it must be a christian state. It never was, so therefore it wasn't founded on Christianity. Sure, it was founded by Chris...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 15:54:26
It doesn't matter what political system it's under. The majority doesn't determine what's right or true. That is how voting works, the nominee with the most votes is the winner. For example, there i...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 15:44:21
No it's not. It's a republic. A republic is just a type of a democracy where they have elected representatives. Republic definition- a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 05:14:33
Yeah well, just because the majority believe that, it doesn't make it right. But that is how democracy works, if you don't like it, move to another country.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 05:13:18
There are more things illegal in the U.S. now than there was 30 years ago. So, it would be safe to say that our liberties are going down.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 05:11:29
America is no longer a Christian country, even if on paper most are still Christian. It never was anyways. It is true the people who founded America were largely Christian, however, the constitut...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-07-01 05:02:19
I knew you would point that out. The bible promotes rule by God, not by man, but theocracy would be considered a form of government. So Theocracy is what is promoted in the old testament, but the new ...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 19:45:31
The United States was founded on the Bible. It is the most Christian nation possibly in all human history. And it's a constitutional republic. Incorrect, it is not ruled by God. But, if your sayi...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 19:27:08
Like in his book, The God Delusion, he uses what I call the complexity argument for the non-existence of God. However, it fails to understand the nature of the God he is referring to. Also, Lawrence K...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 19:16:44
If God is apart of the universe, then he is bound to the rules of the universe. If God is the universe, then God is bound by his own nature. Under the pantheist concept of God. The new test...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 19:08:21
Ignorant definition- lacking knowledge, information, or awareness about something in particular. When it comes to the arguments for God and atheism(criticism of God), atheists like Richard Dawkins a...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 18:53:07
As what Stag said, the bible promotes a religious theocracy, not a constitutional republic with a free market.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 04:45:59
So in your view is logic necessary also? Then that has an inherent contradiction with the prime mover and the omnipotence point as well. I disagree that there is a contradiction, but like you said,...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 04:38:51
Rape would be an example of the strong oppressing the weak.
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 04:36:35
The strong oppressing the weak is something that happens a lot due to human greed and corruption. Actually Greek philosopher Aristotle classified governments into three categories and considered democ...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 04:13:35
I know first hand what it's like, being told I deserved to be bullied in school because I came from a poor family, for example. Yeah, I hate it that we live in a world where the strong oppress the w...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 03:56:45
But if logic is part of our reality, and God is not bounded by any of the rules of our reality, then surely God is not bounded by logic? Logic is not part of our reality. Logic exists independent o...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 03:43:18
So in other words you deny that such a God is defined by logic, which changes things significantly. When I say that God is beyond our understanding, I mean that since God would exist outside of our ...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-30 02:05:21
I don't think the bible promotes any specific form of government. It may point to things that are immoral(like 10 commandments), but it doesn't promote governments banning these things. These are laws...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-29 23:31:59
Because creating liabilities produces responsibility, and the existence of responsibility makes one accountable to fault. That is an interesting way to look at it. By looking at it that way, then r...
Rape - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-29 23:05:44
Why are rape victims told it isn't their fault? Seriously, not even in the slightest? Doesn't that sort of enable ease, and promote the illusion that rape isn't preventable? How could it be thei...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 23:03:26
Your using the pascal's wager as an argument. Pas·cal's wa·ger nounPHILOSOPHY the argument that it is in one's own best interest to behave as if God exists, since the possibility o...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 22:03:25
Sure but you cannot believe in God and not follow a religion, at least as I understand it. Yes you can. If I believe in the existence of God, but don't follow any of the organized religions(such as ...
Team Debate - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 20:36:48
@admin I was trying to make a team debate but when I clicked on "start debate", it just went back to the blank "start a new debate" page. People seem to be craving a team d...
Duplicate Posts - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 20:19:45
When I try to refresh the page after I posted, it warns me first, so it shouldn't happen by accident.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 20:07:30
Perhaps some conceptions of God are not an organized religion, but they are certainly religious. By religious, you mean the concept of God is in religions? Atheism and Theism can be used to categ...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 19:25:36
So, I guess it would be a matter of logic instead of science.
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 19:21:18
There is no evidence that a God does not exist, so holding an atheistic belief is starting from a position of incredible ignorance. It wouldn't be ignorance, it would be faith. Atheists have faith i...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 19:04:58
I'd consider a religion to be a positive metaphysical belief system. Since atheism is a negative belief (ie a denial of a belief) it shouldn't be called a religion. Do you agree with the definition...
Atheism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-28 04:21:19
What are you views on atheism? Would you consider atheism to be a religion? Atheism definition- The belief that there is no god. Why or why not are you an atheist?
Satan or God? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 19:31:56
So, in this thread, your assuming God and Satan exist? That definition of God you just made up is based on the Abrahamic God, who is claimed to be perfect. The whole point of what I am discussing is...
Satan or God? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 18:53:24
God, by definition, is perfect. The eternal and necessary being that is the moral standard. This doesn't mean the God of the bible isn't an imperfect creator, but then the creator wouldn't be God. The...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:58:49
Governments and anarchy are not actually mutually exclusive. I mean state, I mix up the two a lot. So yeah, you answered all but one: What if someone tries to establish a state? I guess I kin...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:51:00
All homos are pedophiles. I don't care what anybody says. Ok, lets test that. Pedophile definition- a person who is sexually attracted to children. Homosexual- a person who is sexually attra...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:44:39
I decided to revive this thread because I have things I am wondering about Anarchism. How would a murder be dealt with in an anarchy? How would the military be in an anarchy? What about speed li...
Human Nature - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:39:26
Personally I believe that rehabilitation has an extremely low success rate whenever it comes to certain deeply rooted behaviours and tendencies, so deporting bad people is my favoured method. Or co...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:35:27
Overall, I just think the death penalty for homosexuality would be a cruel and unusual punishment. Many believe that even a murder shouldn't be put to death. I believe in laws, but how you view hom...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 04:28:42
Because you oppose the Death Penalty.
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 03:48:56
According to Christianity, we are all sinners/criminals in the eyes of God, and we don't have authority to judge others for being gay. Your supposed to love your enemies(if you consider Gays as your e...
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 03:40:44
It used to be American law to put homosexuals to death. I am glad its not that way anymore.
Shout Box History - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 02:48:40
Sometimes I will ask something in the shoutbox and will come back online the next day and its gone, since the shoutbox holds a certain amount. Then I don't know what they said. I think there should be...
Human Nature - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 02:10:07
Are you saying there needs to be legislated morality?
Orlando shooting - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 01:17:15
I'm not sad over those homosexuals dying since they deserve it. But people shouldn't try to take the law into their own hands though. What do you mean by deserve it? They weren't criminals. If your ...
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-27 01:09:21
All music has expression, what makes music expressive is the combination of different sounds. When it comes to what type of music is better, it is subjective. People have different tastes, its not you...
Voting Needed Thread - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-26 04:39:31
Here is one that needs judging: http://www.edeb8.com/debate/secret-topic-303/ One judgement has already been posted.
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 20:46:19
@Stag All music is expressive, it just depends on whether you like that form.
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 20:32:12
union
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 20:30:13
Either something is expressive or it isn't. In opinion/taste only, saying a song is objectively expressive or not expressive regardless of what people think is ridiculous.
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 04:55:02
soft
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 02:04:06
What if for some people, a song is expressive, but to others, it isn't?
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 01:54:19
It is only an opinion since music being meaningful and expressing a legitimate lingering emotion doesn't make it better. It is subjective rather than objective.
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 01:29:13
Animal
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-25 01:25:55
That's your opinion.
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 23:42:30
Scott and Brendo Bryce Vine Wiz Khalifia and some anime songs like unravel and Kaidoku Funou. I don't like music as much as most people do, but these are what I like best.
Favorite Music - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 23:21:50
Mostly Hip Hop and Rap.
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 23:19:35
Many also believe that pedophilia is okay. If you are implying that majority determines what's right and wrong, that is a very dangerous belief. No, I am not, but there are different cultures and va...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 22:40:32
Probably not, but I thought they stoned for blasphemy.
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 22:23:28
That would mean we would have to turn our non-ASV bibles in, and we would be criminals to have any other bible.
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 22:13:35
However, there is disagreement on what is right and wrong. Many believe homosexuality is not immoral, also, there is disagreement on whether euthanasia is wrong. You seem to be advocating a society's ...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 20:19:18
So, what should be banned or what shouldn't be banned?
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 17:40:05
Yeah, your right on the definition, but I say mentally unstable people since you said this: Saudi Arabia also has an empty, scared, fanatical, and worked up population. By empty, scared, fanatical...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 05:17:52
So you do not think the nazis were fanatical and worked up prior to 1939, with their promotion of killing Jews and oppressing communists? What about the North Koreans, who are taught in school that Am...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-24 05:00:32
Still waiting for you to prove it. This is just conjecture. Like I said, there is no need because it is all a matter of perspective, you can define a fanatical and worked up society in different wa...
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 21:40:32
Appetizing
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 20:41:32
Because it is. That is a fact. No, its not. It is your biased opinion. Would you like to make an argument about how Saudi Arabians are not fanatical and worked up, or would you like to continue p...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 04:48:37
It's your biased worldview. You don't like a nation, so you just describe it as empty, fanatical, or worked up.
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 04:34:12
Saudi Arabia also has an empty, scared, fanatical, and worked up population. In your dreams maybe.
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 04:14:39
Ah, i see. I think a society with good morals and traditional values would have a lower crime rate, and stricter punishment could work. Look at Saudi Arabia, it has lower crime rates than the U.S...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 03:36:29
Because it's wrong. And if they don't obey, then: 1. Give a fine. 2. Give a beating (20 lashes) 3. Issue an execution. You forgot rehabilitation. The prison system just doesn't work....
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 03:14:18
It's on the chart I showed you, anarchism and nazism/fascism are both on the bottom on irrational(belief that human rationality cannot perfect society) but on opposite sides on attitude towards the st...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 03:01:29
Murder and rape are banned, yet people do it anyway. But do you honestly believe that those bans should be lifted? No, like I said, there are many things I want to ban, the point of this thread i...
Banning/criminalizing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 02:28:43
What are your views on banning and criminalizing? I would think its funny that some people want to ban everything they think is wrong(like smoking, porn, or certain symbols). But, will that stop ...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-23 02:07:27
Germany was a fascist nation. If you liked what Hitler had minus the racism, then you are best described as a fascist. I would be similar in belief.
What should I do for my 100th debate? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-22 23:10:54
What was your favorite debate on this site you participated in?
What should I do for my 100th debate? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-22 23:10:01
Have you decided yet?
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-22 22:54:01
An ideology that describes my views is National Socialism. Sadly, it has been treated like it's evil because of Hitler's Nazism. Another thing is that National Socialists advocate a mixed economy with...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-21 03:35:06
You were looking at it completely differently than it is. I am not a fan of the chart myself, but I was wondering where you people would fit on it. It is not too hard to understand what this chart m...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-21 03:22:08
You don't understand this chart, here is an explanation from wikipedia: The two axes are as follows: The x-axis, "Attitude toward the State" (labeled statism), refers to a political p...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-21 03:14:16
Seriously, that chart classifies ideologies as being either rational or irrational. Who gave them the authority? Not ideologies but if social problems can be solved by reason. If your at the top, yo...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-21 02:41:10
So, where would you fit on this chart? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4c/Pournelle_chart_color.gif From left to right, this is your view on how good or evil you believe the state...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 18:46:37
In almost every thread made since Stag is active ends up in an argument with admin and Stag. If there is disagreement, then an argument comes.
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 05:16:42
George Bush was a recognized neo-conservative and classical liberal, but he definitely was not a activist for limited government. Classical liberals believe in limited government, so George Bush wou...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 04:54:03
or national conservative
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 04:36:33
Classical liberal is not the title for you, more like social liberalism. There's a difference. Classical Liberal: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_liberalism Social Liberalism: https://en.w...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 04:17:22
He was able to arrange seven of them from left to right: communist, socialist, green, liberal, Christian democratic, conservative and right-wing extremist. More here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 04:15:50
So, Where would you fit on this scale from left to right? Communist Socialist Green Liberal Christian Democrat Conservative Right-wing extremist
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 03:41:11
- I'm somewhat more opposed to the armed forces So is Bernie Sanders, but the average democrat like Obama and Hillary have been more militant than a liberal usually is. - I oppose gun rights outr...
Priest of Swag - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 03:15:57
This isn't a big deal, but I was thinking that it would make more sense if admin's tester, Priest of Swag, should change it's name to Edeb8 site tester or something like that so people would recognize...
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-20 02:29:36
As for me, conservatism. The two on the list that describe my views the closest are conservatism and Libertarian Conservatism. I like to call myself Conservative Populist.
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 03:53:27
How much in common with an American Liberal(Democrat)? Like Obama, Clinton, Warren, and Sanders.
How to rid a society of swearing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 03:46:13
That is like fining anyone that says a swear word in public, which you said will make it more popular.
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 03:44:22
So, just Liberalism?
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 02:50:50
How would you define National Corporatism?
Your political Ideology - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 02:17:10
What is your political ideology? Pick from here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_political_ideologies
What should I do for my 100th debate? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 01:32:12
So you completed 99 debates?
How to rid a society of swearing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-18 00:37:04
1. Give new meanings to swear words 2. Encourage using them more often Any more?
How to rid a society of swearing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-17 17:50:11
The last two options won't really get rid of them, but they will make swearing more serious. So maybe, that would have the opposite effect.........
Policy Debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-17 17:46:28
Ok, great.
What should I do for my 100th debate? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-17 17:44:11
You have already done 103 debates. Your 100th debate is over.
How to rid a society of swearing - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-17 05:21:59
1. Give new meanings to swear words 2. Encourage using them more often 3. Censor swear words in books and media 4. Fine anyone/criminalize swear words in public
Important notice for recent name-changers - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-16 02:13:46
Alright, I did it.
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 04:49:25
Violence is sure an effective means, and in many cases the best way. Sometimes, we will have to fight for freedom, otherwise, it can be easily taken. Violent means in many cases is more effective than...
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 04:36:05
If the state is committing evil acts to its people, revolution can be justified. Citizens have to fight back, I would want to live in a better world, sometimes violence is the best way out.
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 04:14:24
If you cooperate, that is following the laws. Unless you mean cooperating against the state. Revolution would be the best cooperation against the state.
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 03:55:18
If you cooperate, you won't get anywhere since you have to follow the rules(or at least make it harder to change anything), which is not desirable when your ruled by a corrupt state. If you go by revo...
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 03:21:40
If you want to defeat a government that uses violence on its own people, violence to defeat it would be effective if you can overpower it.
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 03:14:03
Violence can be used as a means to an end, yes. It just is a particularly poor means to an end that hurts people. Violence is an effective and quick means to an end, sure, it may be immoral in many ...
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 01:58:34
http://static.politifact.com.s3.amazonaws.com/politifact%2Fphotos%2FPolitiFact-Ohio-True.jpg
Resolutions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 01:12:20
That's called "squirreling" and has never been acceptable. That's what I thought.
Universal Healthcare Coverage for Trans - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 01:05:59
Are you planning on Trans surgery?
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-15 00:57:45
I got the idea from it, I always liked the idea of a truth o meter.
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 21:36:11
"Crime is rising." — Donald Trump on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 in a speech after several primaries concluded http://static.politifact.com.s3.amazonaws.com/rulings%2Ftom-pantsonfire.g...
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 21:34:12
http://twitchy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/politifact-false.jpg
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 21:33:45
Says Nevada lawmakers voted to allow teenaged boys to "shower with your teenaged girls in public school locker rooms." — Nevada Assembly Republican Candidates on Tuesday, May 31st, 2...
Truth-O-Meter - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 21:31:49
I didn't know where to post this, but I think this is interesting. Tell me a factual(not opinion) statement and the meter will tell you. http://www.smerconish.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/1...
Resolutions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 20:22:45
Sounds ridiculous if you ask me.
Resolutions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 19:37:52
I know a long time ago we agreed to allow the affirmative to frame their own position and to have the other side be forced to go along with it I didn't know this.
Terrorism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-14 03:06:24
What are your views on terrorism? Is terrorism justifiable? Why are some people terrorists?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 04:16:10
I might win as well
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 02:52:42
As for real military vehicles, the F-22 raptor, the best plane for air to air combat. https://theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/F-22-Raptor-aar.jpg As for a non-American jet, I would ...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:43:00
So someone running for office to lessen state control to prepare for anarchy is inconsistent with Anarchism?
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:41:21
Here is another vehicle I would like: http://img08.deviantart.net/81cb/i/2006/074/b/5/modded_hover_tank_by_warxsnake.jpg A hover tank http://img14.deviantart.net/b55b/i/2012/331/0/d/light_hov...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:37:29
There is even a communist party in the U.S., people can be serious about their beliefs and participate in democracy.
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:34:28
Probably not, but if someone is serious about their beliefs, they would make an effort to change society to fit their ideology. Transforming the U.S. into anarchy(abolishing the fed and state governme...
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:27:43
In movies they are, but in reality, probably not. Legs are much better for uneven terrain, however, floating over terrain would be even better.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-12 01:23:37
Yeah, I guess competition makes it better.
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 04:10:27
I posted this in society, but it seems to be just as scientific as it is political. The scientific case for racism is an ideology known as scientific racism. More information on it here: https://e...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 04:03:48
I win. Nobody else post please.
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 01:40:52
If you want to defend this ridiculous and impractical idea, then you should start by arguing why this would be useful relative to everything else we already have. Its not ridiculous and impractical,...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 01:33:52
Trump will win against her easily, I'm calling it. Hillary Clinton has a better chance, however, these elections are so unpredictable, that maybe Trump will win by a landslide. I predicted last y...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 01:30:42
Would you vote for an anarchist if there was one running?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-11 01:25:55
When I watch anime, i usually watch it in english. It doesn't make it worse. However, if you like anime because of its language, then I can see what you mean.
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 19:46:46
What candidate do you want to win?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 19:36:36
Just post them in english
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 18:16:51
You say admin would probably object, why? Is it because of Japanese lyrics?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 18:01:22
Why?
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 04:59:29
1. Their size makes them large targets. It is essentially giant-sized infantry, but the main benefits of infantryman are that they are small, fast, and versatile compared to vehicles. A good siz...
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 03:51:10
Of course, this isn't a vehicle, so its a bit off topic, but it would come from a bomber.
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 03:49:52
Or this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjnm3V0xYjI I can defeat my enemies with it easily.
My Favorite Military Vehicles - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 03:48:11
My favorite would be a Knightmare Frame, its fictional, but if it did exist, I would prefer it. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/82/Knightmare_Frame_-_Glasgow_model_(screenshot).jpg Mor...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 03:40:58
Yeah, and I will win, but people keep stopping me.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 02:59:02
I win
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 02:54:02
Race is a social construct, biology can't disprove race as socially constructed. You classify humans into one race, however, they can be classified into separate races. Race is really a matter of orig...
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 01:48:25
Humans descending from one couple doesn't disprove that humans are divided into races. Race is a classification we give. Even evolutionists believe we all came from a common ancestor(but instead of fr...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-10 01:36:01
Ah, i see what you mean, but she talks about changing things all the time. She may be your average democrat, but democrats have called for progress. I mean, Obamacare is a good example of some change(...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 05:01:55
I doubt you could name me one thing Clinton actually wants to change about the current government policy. Absolutely the epitome of establishment politics. I must be misunderstanding what your sayin...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 04:53:42
Hillary Clinton is more Liberal, she holds liberal beliefs. I don't know Donald Trump's true motivations, but I would guess that your incorrect, he seems to have his own views.
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 04:36:25
It has been 20 days, but I decided to respond to this. Hillary Clinton isn't great because she's a conservative masquerading as a progressive. Donald Trump isn't great because he's a self-serving po...
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 03:30:37
How are you defining "race"?
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 03:12:28
So, that means your not a racist.
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-09 02:05:18
I thought everyone would respond more negative about this, but I guess you guys are a bit more understanding on this topic.
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-08 03:16:19
but I do not believe that any of these characteristics make any racial classification superior or inferior to any other. This is a big part of racism though. Racists believe that people from other r...
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-08 02:08:36
I feel the same way, you may be able to call me a racist, I believe Humans can be divided into races, but I don't think belonging to a particular race inherently makes you "inferior" or &quo...
Racism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-07 04:50:13
Racism definition- the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or ra...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-06 03:40:59
The anarchist ideology is not a very complicated one, but its more than no state. Anarchism proposes anarchy and no authority. They consider private property to exploit others. The point I am making i...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-06 03:23:22
Here is what anarchism is: belief in the abolition of all government and the organization of society on a voluntary, cooperative basis without recourse to force or compulsion. You need more than j...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-06 03:03:39
Most of the anarchist community is in favor of private property, voluntaryism, and capitalism. I have listened to just about every obscure anarchist punk band out there, and watched/read the teachings...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-06 02:43:18
They are economic/social positions, political philosophies may advocate an economic system. Anarchism is a left-wing ideology. When I say "right-wing or left-wing", I mean the nolan chart...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-05 03:52:30
By basic I mean what Anarchism is as a political philosophy. Anarchism is about self governing and collective ownership is part of this. Here is an example from Wikipedia: Anarchist economics is th...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-05 03:38:48
Yes, but this is the basic anarchist ideology.
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-05 03:32:20
Anarchism is also a left-wing ideology, it favors abolition of the state for maximizing social freedom, while advocating the formation of collectives. Private property is replaced.
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-04 02:56:57
If you got your way, you would just abolish the federal government altogether.
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-04 02:46:00
States cannot sue the federal government and state powers are anything the federal government does not claim for itself. Were you trying to dispute that information? No, I was just weighing in on th...
True perspectives - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-04 02:31:52
That person would have no sense for objective moral values. That person would probably push to legalize rape. I would tell him that he will go to prison if he tries, and is unacceptable in society....
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-04 02:17:04
The states have no rights, just powers that the federal government decides not to take for themselves. That's the same thing, here is a quote from Wikipedia: In American political discourse, states'...
Hello i am NathanAllen and i am new to this site. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-03 19:51:15
Welcome to Edeb8, wow, interesting, an LGBT activist. It is always great to have a new person on here.
A plague in modern society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-02 05:09:21
However, I don't think increased technology to make things easier is a bad thing.
A plague in modern society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-02 05:06:41
And you think that was a bad thing? No I don't. I believe in the work ethic. People have the potential to work just as hard with technology nowadays, for even greater goals. The point I was m...
A plague in modern society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-02 02:24:34
It is easy to make money nowadays, and in the past establishing a foundation for a family would of been a more noble goal, but as money becomes more readily available, more should be expected in terms...
Proactive bans expanded to cover spam - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-02 01:55:37
how did you merge with Priest of Swag?
A plague in modern society - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-01 18:23:38
Wouldn't you agree that the world has always been this way? No one really fights for what they have anymore. People are empty inside, and as a result we live in an empty generation. What do you m...
Proactive bans expanded to cover spam - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-06-01 17:59:32
Why do you talk to yourself through your two accounts? Priest of Swag is one of yours. Or is there something I am mistaken about?
Likelihood of an American Civil War - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-31 05:56:39
I doubt there will be an American civil war soon. You hear predictions on WW3 and the end of the world, but they get it wrong every time.
Likelihood of an American Civil War - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-31 00:52:43
Maybe someday. This is probably not going to happen anytime soon though. It is definitely worth laughing at.
Why I Don't Comment Often - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-26 15:35:01
Recently, there has been one commenter on here insulting other people calling them "stupid," "nazis," and "idiots." Yet he goes on to make snarky remarks that people are ...
Anarchism - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-25 21:59:56
Is anarchy possible? Do we need government? What do you think about Anarchism?
Jump in Debates - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-25 21:37:33
Can you name a site that you would consider a great debate site?
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-25 03:19:51
Your Anarchist?
Stag - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-25 03:17:28
No, you don't know me. I joined edeb8 last month.
Stag - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-24 23:05:17
I don't know this user(I am new), but welcome back.
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-24 06:36:39
Not that I support this view or anything, but you seem to oppose government on the internet, so I thought something like this would work.
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-24 06:19:14
Hire private internet censors, Problem Solved. The private sector can operate more efficiently than the government, so this may work well.
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-23 06:08:03
The internet isn't owned or controlled by one country, but is a global system. That is why I thought freedom of speech should remain universal on the internet and independent of any government, but th...
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-23 05:59:11
A big difference is that the internet is world wide.
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-23 05:28:47
Otherwise I would have to accept allowing child porn and stuff like that, and we can't accept one countries values over the others.
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-23 05:27:17
There can be exceptions. There should be no restrictions of speech on the internet unless maybe it interferes with state interests. Alright, I am a bit contradicting myself here and accepting your sid...
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-22 20:47:11
Why not allow universal freedom of speech on the internet?
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 19:08:48
For example, we should allow people to say what they want, so we shouldn't criminalize sites that speak positively towards eating disorders or things like that. This may be an exception: http://www...
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 19:04:33
but don't you agree that freedom of speech should still exist on the internet even in countries where there is no true freedom of speech?
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 18:56:33
Nothing
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 05:37:55
Space
Freedom on the Internet - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 05:35:58
Should the internet be unregulated or should government's censor and take control?
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-21 02:31:05
Is this game dead now?
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-20 05:48:41
Explain why you think Hillary Clinton is not a great candidate(if you think so) and why you think Donald Trump is not a great candidate(if you think so). Then explain what a great candidate would lo...
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-20 01:54:20
Do you think all immigrants should be required to learn English?
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-19 05:22:50
Is a national language needed?
Is Martial Law considered a tyrannical rule? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-18 05:59:10
tyrannical- Tyrannical rule is the opposite of democratic rule, which places the power in the people, the majority of whom makes the decisions. Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Joseph Stalin are th...
U.S. National Language - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-18 05:26:38
Currently, the U.S. has no national language even though English is dominate. I like it that way, but many think the U.S. should have a national language. What do you think?
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 23:45:28
A natural-born citizen is one who was a U.S. citizen at birth and had no need to go through naturalization later. You do not need to be born on U.S. soil to be a natural born citizen. Children of citi...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 21:47:32
The U.S. doesn't need to be the police of the world, we should focus more on other issues at home. The U.S. has over $19 trillion dollars in debt, crumbling infrastructure, and the military budget is ...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 21:10:54
The constitution says you have to be a natural born citizen. Ted Cruz's mother was America-born, so he qualifies. As for Ted Cruz being dishonest, you think Donald Trump is any more honest? I woul...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 06:03:20
Why this one?
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 05:48:45
Gary Johnson has the prior experience as former governor of New Mexico and has done pretty good for a third party candidate in the 2012 election. I think he will do even better in this election. Since...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 05:27:31
Are you a fan of Larry Lessig?
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-16 04:59:09
What 3rd party candidate would you want? The libertarian party is isolationist as well. Otherwise, the rest don't have a chance. Also, how would isolationism increase other countries aggression? It...
U.S. presidential election - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-15 06:53:40
It is becoming more obvious who the nominees of each party is going to be. Here are the current results: Republican Party: Donald Trump- 1,134 delegates Ted Cruz- Dropped Out John Kas...
New Issues to add - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-15 05:24:13
Ok, great.
An actually hard game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-13 19:15:59
Does your device not support flash?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-13 19:15:26
I am mostly referring to war and conflicts like that. I don't think we should stop all international trade. The U.S. should remain neutral in conflicts.
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-13 03:16:21
Why not stay out of other countries business? I am thinking the U.S. should lean towards Isolationism like it did before.
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-13 00:20:52
Here is what you said: Warmongering on behalf of international security, stability, and prosperity is a dirty job for sure but somebody has to do it. If it means what I think it means then your...
An actually hard game - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 23:53:45
Video games are too easy these days. If you want to know what a hard game is like, then play this: http://www.worldshardestgame.org/
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 23:35:32
body
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 21:14:41
Are you saying we need war? If so, then why?
What happened here? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 20:15:10
So when it says Last Online: 3 months ago, its inaccurate?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 20:12:53
So that would mean to achieve greater peace, you need to get less involved in conflicts.
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 20:03:31
The only economically sustainable system is built on Capital Accumulation. There are two economic systems I know of that are built on this: 1. Capitalism 2. Market Socialism Government soci...
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 19:30:36
that would explain why the U.S. is so hated, it gets involved in so many conflicts.
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 06:30:14
Is war good? It seems some think we should solve wars with more wars.
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 06:24:05
Do you view the U.S. as the good guy and the others like Russia the bad guy?
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-12 06:19:21
What do you prefer, market socialism or capitalism when it comes to economic sustainability?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-11 21:57:48
Maybe its time to plan terrorist attacks to stop this war.
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-11 19:47:40
The best definition of socialism i know of is that socialism is social ownership of the means of production. There are many different varieties of socialism, such as public ownership and cooperative o...
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-11 05:53:12
Its an economic system too, although it requires a particular form of government to support it.
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 23:14:01
What about communism?
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 06:34:44
It depends on the goals of the country at the time, but in the long term socialism is more sustainable. I disagree, i think capitalism is more sustainable. Capital accumulation forms the basis of...
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 04:57:46
Which do you favor overall, capitalism or socialism? and what variety of socialism are you talking about(state ownership, cooperative ownership, etc.)
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 04:48:02
Also, best at achieving economic efficiency. A broad term that implies an economic state in which every resource is optimally allocated to serve each person in the best way while minimizing waste a...
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 04:36:15
Best at serving every individual. An economic system best at lifting everyone's living standard and making life better for all individuals, with less in poverty. Obviously no economy can be perfect...
The best and most successful economic system - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 03:35:27
This is a very interesting topic to me. What economic system(capitalism, socialism, etc.) is the most successful and best for us?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-10 03:08:19
War isn't good but it happens, so It would be a good thing to have a strong military to protect us. Military strength can be a good way of peace if it scares your enemies from war. War should really b...
Word Association II - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-09 21:51:38
Sparkle
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-09 21:49:16
What if someone refuses to cooperate?
What happened here? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-09 05:21:07
I look at past forums and debates and see users that were once active but it says Last Online: 2 months ago or 3 months ago, a lot. Did something happen 2-3 months ago that made many want to leave?
New Issues to add - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-09 05:12:49
Another one to add is- "That the U.S. should shut down guantanamo bay"
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-09 05:07:47
Diplomacy better than military strength for peace?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-08 06:01:34
Well, in my view, the UN is useless when it comes to war and peace. The U.S. should withdraw or at least scale back in its involvement. I see the UN as being used by the U.S. to further its own intere...
ELO score - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-07 07:02:33
Has anyone ever beat you?
New Issues to add - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-07 02:02:30
I went through the issues in the Answer Issues area and I think there are more worth adding. It lacks some issues we have here in the U.S. Here are some: That the United States should decrease its...
Apple - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-06 21:37:06
Its funny how a forum on Apple turned into an argument over homosexuals. Killing someone because their homosexual is immoral anyways.
Existence of God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-06 02:59:35
God is a hard concept to understand, it is way over our heads. Just like quantum physics is. I think me and @Krazy agree since we both say its logically impossible for God to make a rock he can not li...
Existence of God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-05 22:50:17
Well, God can't do the logically impossible. Creating a rock heavier than it can lift is logically impossible for God since God is omnipotent. It is logically impossible for an omnipotent being to cre...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-05 20:33:03
What makes private charities superior to government welfare?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-04 20:45:02
At a point the minimum wage does determine how much you at least have to pay someone, but if you get paid a higher than the minimum then the employers determine the wage(and most workers do get paid m...
Existence of God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-04 19:40:52
Why is omnipotence a problem?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-04 19:29:52
Why would someone else determine the wage of somebody else's workers? Why doesn't he just determine the wage of his own workers, instead of somebody else's? The minimum wage doesn't determine priva...
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-04 05:23:13
You seem to believe that peace is best kept through a strong military and threats to other nations preserve peace, to prevent war. I am assuming you believe powerful weapons and a deadly military are ...
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-03 22:37:51
So you believe overwhelming military force is needed to preserve peace?
Preemptive strikes and nukes - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-03 22:35:59
The existence of nuclear weapons is a mistake. They should have never been invented. However, since they are already used, It would be hard to turn back. Preemptive strikes, in my view, should only ...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-03 03:56:37
Capitalism does seem to have some similarities with slavery, does it?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-03 03:53:22
Then this would mean you got to do something like making universities public with no tuition cost and have just about everyone attending after they graduate high school. Then attending a university be...
Existence of God - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 23:03:45
What are your views on the existence of God? Why do you believe God does or does not exist?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 22:45:05
There is good evidence that the minimum wage kills jobs. So what we do then is try to figure out how much this period's minimum wage increases may have contributed to this overall decline in low-ski...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 21:56:45
I find the federal minimum wage is pointless, the minimum wage in my state is higher than the federal minimum and different states have different standards of living. It would be better to raise the m...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 05:16:10
In my view, I think the federal minimum wage should be abolished and be left to the states here, but this is more of a constitutional issue. In a capitalist economy, i may prefer a minimum income over...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 05:04:44
So, are you a capitalist or if not then what are you? If I were to guess, you seem to be mostly a capitalist that favors an economy mixed with government control and private ownership of wealth.
New feature: time extensions - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 00:36:30
That sounds great. So many forfeit debates, so this would help a lot.
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-05-02 00:10:40
So, abolishing the minimum wage would have a negative impact on the economy? Is the minimum wage necessary for capitalism?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-30 16:58:59
Also, more new jobs may be created and the price of products would go down. However, wages would go down. In the United States, it could be left to the states and there could be a different minim...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-30 06:59:23
What would you think happen if the Federal minimum wage was abolished?
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-29 01:35:18
Then maybe the minimum wage should be raised up $3 to $10.25 or $10.50. The amount of workers getting paid the minimum wage is not very high, so it won't affect a huge percentage of working class A...
Is there an afterlife? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-28 22:55:47
The answer is, we don't know. We can't interview dead people to see if there is an afterlife. If there is one, then we would have to have our mind get there after we die. So an immaterial soul would h...
U.S. Minimum Wage - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-28 20:58:47
There is debate here in the U.S. on whether the federal minimum wage should be raised. It is currently at $7.25(U.S. Dollars), which is 10.42 New Zealand dollars or 4.96 British Pounds. The liberal de...
あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-28 20:43:50
What is one thing that is illegal on the internet in New Zealand but not in the United States?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-28 20:29:18
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あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-22 21:47:04
After reading terms and conditions, I realize this is prohibited: "While we support free speech in the context of fair and open debate, the following content is strongly prohibited on EDEB8.com...
Postmodern art - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-18 22:39:44
Art- the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or em...
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-18 22:11:59
Last comment wins here right? I thought I won until STALIN commented.
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-15 17:31:30
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Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-15 06:25:22
what would you think if i was Blackflag?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-15 06:23:24
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Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-15 06:20:38
hmmmmm, why the confusion?
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-15 05:57:18
Thought I won
Some People... - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-13 21:49:05
It is social liberalism, they want a change in values. They want same-sex marriage, marijuana and drug legalization, think transgenders are normal, etc. Different views on the issues. They want chan...
Giving up on edeb8 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-12 22:51:52
Top 4 debate sites: 4. ForandAgainst.com 3. CreateDebate.com 2. Debate.org 1. edeb8.com
Last Comment Wins. - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-12 19:34:45
I win
Edeb8 member survey! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-12 06:39:34
there doesn't seem to be much of an increase, not enough people know about it maybe.
Edeb8 member survey! - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-12 04:21:59
I took it, how many responses now?
Prosperity and Poverty in Countries - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-12 03:17:11
I think I already know the reason why, and it is not cultural factors that lead to prosperity or poverty. It is some economic factors.
Prosperity and Poverty in Countries - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-11 22:35:43
Why do you think some nations prosper and are successful(like the U.S., U.K., Canada, etc.) and other nations are in poverty(such as in Africa). I would like to know what any of you think. There has t...
Judging: How should it be done? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-11 20:45:21
At least I would want examples, like a judging standard that you could use for reference.
Judging: How should it be done? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-11 05:04:04
That would be a good idea, I am a novice on judging and debating and it would help to have a format to use. I think we need a judging standard for the debates here because then I( and other novices) c...
What do you actually believe? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-10 06:44:08
1. I am a Capitalist on economy 2. I am a Conservative on political ideology 3. I am a Christian on Religion 4. I am a Diest on God 5. I believe in Objective moral values and truth
あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-10 06:36:59
It doesn't matter anyways, I only speak english. I used a translator to post this. So I will have no need to speak in different languages.
あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-10 06:30:27
So, edeb8 has a official language of english? You can translate it. So it is understandable. Just use this: https://translate.google.com/ I will remember not to use another language besides english ...
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-10 06:26:09
My main problem is with richer avoiding taxes and then the weight gets shifted to others, such as the middle class. The rich should continue to have the highest share of the taxes out of all income gr...
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-10 06:23:14
That is probably the explanation. How would feel about a flax tax that changes for richer, like a tax rate at 10% then at incomes above $250,000 it becomes 20%?
あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-09 23:39:28
それは私が思ったよりも大きな、多分より多くの人々がここで行うです
あなたのいずれかが、アニメが好きですか? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-09 23:31:38
あなたのいずれかがアニメ漫画のようにこのサイトにありますか?
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-09 20:11:23
There is actually reason to believe lower taxes are better for making the rich pay more. Most will say an idea that cuts taxes on everyone including the rich, will favor the rich. However, this may no...
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-09 03:27:43
In any nation, free stuff like welfare or government single-payer healthcare are not really free. They are paid for by taxing citizens. So if your receiving money from the government, it would actuall...
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 20:41:43
In a true free market economy, anyone would have a chance to get rich. The reason why some people are rich in capitalism is because they contributed something to society which benefit others. In free ...
Legal Polygamy? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 19:23:01
Just to clarify this idea, there would be no marriage in society. Marriage would only be for those whose religion uses it, but they would get no marriage license. Nobody could marry a five year old un...
Legal Polygamy? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 18:28:54
Those would be some problems with that idea, and in this view, same-sex marriage would not exist unless if your religion promoted it. You could live a homosexual lifestyle but there would be no need f...
Legal Polygamy? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 18:23:36
According to this idea, then yes, but it is unrealistic as of now anyways and it would still be up to their parent or guardian. Marriage now is fine but I think this just might work better. Does it so...
Giving up on edeb8 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 18:19:24
Ok, good
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 04:09:08
So you believe that free market capitalism tramples the poor and working class? The republican party supports more free market policies and believes that the economy is best if more is left to the fre...
Giving up on edeb8 - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 03:58:12
I am new on here, so are you saying it was a waste of my time to join Edeb8? Your a premier debater so you can go debate the pros.
Legal Polygamy? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-08 03:45:52
What I am saying is that there should be no marriage unless for religions that recognize marriage as a holy act. So non-religious would live together and have a family without getting married. If your...
Is the GOP the party of the rich? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-07 08:24:08
Many believe the republican parties policies favor the rich and trample the rest. This idea is all based on the premise that www.americanthinker.com put so nicely and seems to describe the Liberal Dem...
Legal Polygamy? - Posted by Bi0Hazard 2016-04-07 07:41:58
There should be no state definition of marriage. The government should never intervene in marriage and make some forms illegal, instead, marriage should be left to the individuals and religions. If so...