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PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING! *Updated November 6, 2012* This thread has images

Comprehensive Rules List as of 10/26/12: If you're debating and state something as a fact - if challenged you need to produce proof. If you can't you get banned. No personal attacks. Which you should not do when debating. Start 'effort'...

25th March 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Do you believe in a higher being; God? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 76 77 78 79 Last ) This thread has images

Do you follow a religion? What higher being do you follow? Or do you follow the Christian God? Why? If you don't have a religion, or don't believe in religion, why? I'm interested in everyone's different views/opinions.

14 Hours Ago
by sgman91 Go to last post
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The logic behind Religion ( 2 3 4 5 .. 46 47 48 49 Last ) This thread has images

If one claims there is a God, they need to prove there is a God with scientific evidence for it to be considered true. Otherwise there's no reason to believe in him any more than you believe in the flying spaghetti monster. Correct? Why would the...

18th January 2014
by MrJazzy Go to last post
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Gays - Seriously, what's wrong about them? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 35 36 37 38 Last ) This thread has images

Hello, today I am here to discuss the "most awful thing to walk our planet", the Gays. What is my opinion on them? They're humans. They're like us and in my opinion they should be treated as if they were no different. Who they like should not...

1st February 2012
by Levithan Go to last post
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Gun Control: Where do you draw the line? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 22 23 24 25 Last ) This thread has images

Brought up by the Connecticut school shooting: http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1232781 Gun Control is a very controversial issue here on FP. This should be an interesting thread. I believe that banning guns is a very bad idea. I also...

20th July 2013
by KillerLUA Go to last post
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Piracy? or Try before you buy? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 22 23 24 25 Last ) This thread has images

I would like to say first. That my point is not to encourage piracy at all, but to look at it as, maybe a business opportunity. This is strictly opinion and probably would never happen, but I would like to hear others opinions about it. ...

19th July 2013
by okaywalrus Go to last post
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Religion : why does it exist ? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 17 18 19 20 Last ) This thread has images

Hello there. This debate is about the existence of Religion. We are not here to argue which religion is the best or if religion should or shouldn't exist, but to discuss about why religion was "invented" in the first place. In my opinion, Religion...

1st October 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Gay Marriage ( 2 3 4 5 .. 15 16 17 18 Last ) This thread has images

I originally started asking this on Omegle Spy Mode, and it gave some interesting responses (once the trolls were filtered out) What are your opinions on Gay Marriage? Personally, I am for Gay Marriage. It does no harm towards us at all, and it...

1st October 2011
by Soviet Bread Go to last post
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Do You Believe in 'Life after Death'? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 14 15 16 17 Last ) This thread has images

I am here today to discuss the largely debated, discussed and acknowledged 'Life after Death' topic. Once upon a morrow, I was browsing a forum. I saw a thread about death and such, and a smart guy came around. Not me of course. He explains that once...

1 Week Ago
by Bat-shit Go to last post
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Circumcision ( 2 3 4 5 .. 14 15 16 17 Last ) This thread has images

I often see a lot of people arguing over whether Circumcised or Un-circumcised is better, and both sides have valid points, I myself am all for circumcision if you want to be circumcised, but I'm against circumcision at birth when it is totally unneeded....

2nd October 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Should drugs be legalized ? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 14 15 16 17 Last ) This thread has images

Inb4 420 #YOLO Smoke w33d erry day. I am not only talking about marijuana. Should drugs be legalized ? Do the positives outweigh the negatives? Should it be your own choice to decide what you put in your body ? For me, drugs should be legalized. ...

21st February 2013
by kaskade700 Go to last post
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Extraterrestrials - Here/Real or not? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 13 14 15 16 Last ) This thread has images

I had a bit of a discussion on reddit recently, where we debated this for quite some time. What are your thoughts about extraterrestrials being here on earth already? Why would people such as Gordon Cooper (Mercury & Gemini Astronaut), Edgar...

3rd September 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Are we too hard on Religion? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 13 14 15 16 Last ) This thread has images

One of the largest and consistently base-splitting arguments Facepunch - and a large amount of the world - has ever had the misfortune of being deeply entrenched in. Religion. A lot of threads devolve into random flaming of Creationism (more often than...

21st February 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Ghosts and the paranormal ( 2 3 4 5 .. 13 14 15 16 Last ) This thread has images

A thread on paranormal and supernatural stuff. I personally see it that ghosts/paranormal/etc do not exist, and never have done, them arising from tales and legends in the past. For example, one might say ghosts have the ability to go through walls...

18th June 2013
by Badballer Go to last post
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Do you think America is doomed, or that it hit a bump in it's progression as a nation? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 13 14 15 16 Last ) This thread has images

With current standings today, only 9% of American's polled said they supported Congress, which is a sad thing to ever hear about a government institution if you live in said country. So, we have a government which obviously seems corrupt, we have an...

1st November 2012
by Audio-Surfer Go to last post
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Poem: "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus" video. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 13 14 15 16 Last )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IAhDGYlpqY Tell me this guy's wrong. He pretty much summed up my entire philosophy. Religion is elitist, but Jesus' love is available to everyone. Gay and Straight. Black and White. What do you think? NO...

2nd February 2012
by fox '09 Go to last post
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Trans-humanism (H+) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 12 13 14 15 Last ) This thread has images

I haven't seen a debate about trans-humanism, so I made one. What are your thoughts about trans-humanism? Personally I think that it is a utopian situation, it makes us limitless. If we wanted to travel to another planet, we could as we would not age...

27th October 2011
by Devodiere Go to last post
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Gun Control: Why it is Idiotic ( 2 3 4 5 .. 11 12 13 14 Last ) This thread has images

So I checked my email yesterday and one of my close friends sent me an email that made me realize how idiotic gun control is. The email contained some fun facts, so here it is: 1. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. 2. A gun in the...

13th January 2012
by Comrade Lurker Go to last post
547 12,386

Vegetarians - Your thoughts on them ( 2 3 4 5 .. 11 12 13 14 Last ) This thread has images

What do you think about vegetarians? Many people I have met are very anti-vegetarian where I live, and call vegetarians words like "faggot" and "pussy" just because they don't want to eat meat. One of my friends is a vegetarian, and he is a vegetarian not...

9th March 2012
by Daemon Go to last post
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Religion Of Christianity ( 2 3 4 5 .. 11 12 13 14 Last )

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14th February 2014
by Pythonox Go to last post
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Socialism, Seriously? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 11 12 13 14 Last ) This thread has images

whats the point in having socialist country? it really limits your country's power.. while capitalism has developed good economy, rich create job to others ,and socialism will kill the rich people right? that makes less jobs right? so what is the...

2nd January 2012
by Robbobin Go to last post
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Homosexuality - Is it a gene or a choice? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 10 11 12 13 Last ) This thread has images

Megafan brought up a very questionable debate topic with his last post in the thread, and I believe that it is extremely arguable whether it's a choice or a gene. In my own terms, I believe it is a gene; mostly because of the characteristics of...

4th June 2012
by Splurgy_A Go to last post
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The problem that every country is frustrated with. Immigration ( 2 3 4 5 .. 10 11 12 13 Last ) This thread has images

Pretty sure every country or at least most countries are experiencing this problem. Mainly first world countries. Everyday, all I hear on the news is how much immigration is causing problems to jobs, housing, etc. I personally do not oppose...

24th July 2012
by Smashmaster Go to last post
487 9,322

Capatalism and Communism. (Which is best?) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 10 11 12 13 Last ) This thread has images

Before every American goes ahead and says Capitalism... Think of it as a theoretical battle. Don't bring in "Vietnam was bad" or something. See on each system in theoretical way, and not the follows that happens when we brought them to life. ...

11th June 2012
by Sobotnik Go to last post
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Why You Should Be In Favor Of No Minimum Wage ( 2 3 4 5 .. 9 10 11 12 Last ) This thread has images

Intro I'll start this off with a fictional scenario. There are only two mining companies in South Africa, one that pays well above minimum wage: Company A; and the other that pays minimum wage: Company B. Both companies are pretty equal in performance...

15th October 2011
by Megadick Go to last post
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Theories on Death. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 9 10 11 12 Last ) This thread has images

What are Facepunch's theories on Death? I'm on the fence on whether there might be an afterlife or not, but as of right now, I believe we go back to what we were before we were born- nonexistent. Which in a sense, I do not fear death because I wouldn't...

11th March 2012
by matsta Go to last post
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Pirating and other illegal free options through the internet ( 2 3 4 5 .. 9 10 11 12 Last ) This thread has images

We've all heard about it, most of us are against it, and some are for it. These are my thoughts, I do not pirate things and it is completely immoral to do so. Pirating What's right? For me, the so called 'good' or 'right' things in pirating...

5th October 2011
by FlakAttack Go to last post
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Free health care ( 2 3 4 5 .. 9 10 11 12 Last ) This thread has images

Do you believe free health care (or at least virtually free health care) should be a basic human right? I personally do.

29th June 2012
by Fenderson Go to last post
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Is the general Dislike of Anime unwarranted? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 8 9 10 11 Last ) This thread has images

Everytime someone brings up the subject of Anime, there is alot of hatred or dislike towards it. Usuall arguments include: - Art Style (usually the eyes) - 'Stupid' plots - The Word Weeaboo - It's Anime Now, up until a few years ago, i thought...

13th March 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
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Death sentence ( 2 3 4 5 .. 8 9 10 11 Last ) This thread has images

Ohoho, here's an opinion that's split on Facepunch. Here's my opinion; Death penalty is the most middle-aged backwards thing that exists in Western countries today. The concept of taking a life in so called "justice" is the most ironic and ...

21st June 2012
by GenPol Go to last post
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Gun Control ( 2 3 4 5 .. 8 9 10 11 Last ) This thread has images

Let's discuss the positives and negatives of the wide ownership of firearms, shall we? I believe that people have the right to put their safety in their own hands. I also believe that background checks and some form of mental health investigation...

25th October 2011
by Snuffy Go to last post
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Transgenderism, should it be accepted or not? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 8 9 10 11 Last ) This thread has images

Since nobody else has done so, I think I'll give this a try. The definition of transgender: Transgender is the state of one's gender identity (self-identification as woman, man, neither or both) not matching one's assigned sex (identification by others...

22nd March 2014
by Megafan Go to last post
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Lenient gun control leads to greater homicide rates. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 8 9 10 11 Last ) This thread has images

Hello people, today I will talk to you about the often debated topic of gun control and its many merits. In this thread, I put forward an argument that basically more guns = more homicides. Now I shall be bringing up some assistance with this. ...

11th November 2012
by Marbalo Go to last post
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Gays v2 - really, there's nothing wrong with them ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last ) This thread has images

Other thread was locked, continue debate in here. Really, guys, there is nothing wrong with homosexuals. (this thread is for general debate on why they're so commonly hated, what's wrong with them, ect) fuck i swear is it their or there i'm...

13th March 2012
by Megafan Go to last post
394 18,500

Pro-Legalization vs Prohibition of "Drugs" ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last ) This thread has images

Debate about your Pro-legalization vs Prohibition.. I would say the legalization of all drugs would cut down on crimes. Now how about you?

18th January 2012
by Captain Lawlrus Go to last post
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Should homosexuality be classified as a disorder? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last ) This thread has images

Before you post, I am not against homosexuality at all. This is just a topic I thought would be interesting to discuss. Because we as mammals breed by intercourse between a male and female, it would be assumed that we would naturally attracted to one...

10th May 2014
by Sherow_Xx Go to last post
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Should Human Rights be a privilege? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last ) This thread has images

Basically, this was the topic of discussion for a 4 page shit storm I started, so I wanted to take it over here to start a non-hostile discussion about the idea and the mechanics for and against it. I'd just like to hear more opinions on the matter. ...

15th October 2011
by joes33431 Go to last post
383 6,295

The next President - who's good enough? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last ) This thread has images

Today I'd like to debate who's even smart enough to run the United States of America after Obama. Note: Obama is up for reelection, don't discuss this as I'd like to get an idea on what FP thinks of the others, not the current president. Right now I...

24th January 2012
by person11 Go to last post
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9/11 Conspiracy Theory ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last ) This thread has images

There seems to be many debates about the fact that the United States government instigated the attacks on 9/11. I personally don't think it's true, although I do find some of the stuff weird that comes up. There are a lot of things that have come up over...

16 Hours Ago
by slacker12345 Go to last post
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9/11 ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last ) This thread has images

Hi, Whats your opinion on the Conspiracy about 9/11? Some people think it was planned by the government, and wasn't all the work of The terrorists. For example: (taken from BBC, link below) The question: Why did the world's most powerful air force...

15th July 2012
by [MWRP] Sherlock Go to last post
355 17,572

Is free will possible, or are we always affect by some level of determinism ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last ) This thread has images

I've been reading recently a lot in regards to the subject of Free Will and whether or not it is actually possible. At first I believed it was utterly impossible, as I thought that since our minds had to obey the natural laws, it would thus be...

5th February 2014
by Ziks Go to last post
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