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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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Should all Civilian planes be equipped with Anti-Missle defense? This thread has images

In the light of the recent tragedy of the MH17 airplane that was shot down by a missle, I began to wonder, could this have been prevented if all civilian planes have counter measures against such attack? Why is it military planes can have an...

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by Kralizec Go to last post
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What is the Meaning of Life?

Do you believe there even is a meaning to life? What meaning do you believe in (if you believe there is meaning)? Why? I'm interested in everyone's different views/opinions. (Personally I don't see a meaning to life, so just have fun with it).

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24 Minutes Ago
by Memnoth Go to last post
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What is your stance on 'stealing' or taking lost items?

I just found some beats by Dre earphones on the ground at my park. I waited a bit to see if anyone was around to see if it was anybody's. Nobody showed up so I decided to take them. What is your stance on taking stuff such as this? 23rd July 2014 ...

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2 Hours Ago
by TheMessiah196 Go to last post
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College education VS Trade School.

As of right now, I'm in a community college. There are many points in time where I ask myself if I'm going to remember what I know (Trigonometry for example). I'm really in no position to hold any other opinion than "What I'm doing is good for me because...

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2 Hours Ago
by TheMessiah196 Go to last post
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Tobacco and nicotine - Should it be banned? ( 2 Last )

There have been many advertisements on TV, the internet, and in newspapers spreading the fact that smoking will give you gum disease, emphysema, heart disease, etc. to many people, smokers an non-smokers alike. Along with these advertisements, many more...

2 Hours Ago
by TheMessiah196 Go to last post
58 2,148

Do you believe in a higher being; God? ( 2 3 4 5 .. 54 55 56 57 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.

2 Hours Ago
by TheMessiah196 Go to last post
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Why does the Universe Exist? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Pretty heavy question to be asking on a game developer's forum but I think it is a question worth asking. When you think about the existence of the universe, the first law of thermodynamics simply states that energy cannot be destroyed or created, only...

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4 Hours Ago
by vBatuhan Go to last post
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Israel and Gaza - Difficult Solutions

On Thursday April 18th the IDF invaded the Gaza strip in an operation aimed at "Destroying Hamas' militant tunnels". The facts of the situation can be best read from a news source. Here is an excerpt for the uninformed; As it stands at the time of...

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5 Hours Ago
by Monkah Go to last post
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Future of technology, Morality discussion. ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hi there, I wanted to start a small debate about how we see the future of technology For instance, it is possible that in the near future ( 40 years +) computers might be more powerful than all the human race combined. Which mean that from there, It...

13 Hours Ago
by Potatofactory Go to last post
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Communism - Good or Bad? ( 2 3 Last )

Before we start, I want to say that I will mainly be talking about Marx and his ideas. You can feel free to talk about "Leninism and Stalinism", but they are completely different things. Stalin and Lenin just took some names and used them for their own...

14 Hours Ago
by Emperorconor Go to last post
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If you die but have an exact clone are you dead? ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

Exactly what the title says. Example would be that someone is "teleported" from one point to another, which creates a new consciousness that is exactly the same as the previous one. Is that person dead or not? In my opinion, it would be yes. The...

3 Days Ago
by Cutthecrap Go to last post
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Legalize Weed?

Should weed be legal in North America? (User was banned for this post ("Didn't read the sticky - feel free to remake this thread correctly after your ban" - Blazyd))

4 Days Ago
by Graaicko Go to last post
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Jokes about tragedy - Why are they funny or unfunny?

I was originally commenting on another thread, when I went on a tangent that got me writing more than needed. I realized that my tangent was not what the OP wanted and I also realized that this was a topic in dire need of discussion. Here's my thoughts...

2 Weeks Ago
by Complifused Go to last post
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Is making fun of 9/11 or the holocaust or any other horrible disaster okay?

Personally, I feel it's absolutely disgusting. It's trivializing the lives lost, the families destroyed. For what, a stupid gif to get a quick laugh? "Lol, 6 million people got horribly slaughtered lets make a pun about it how funny XD!" I just don't...

2 Weeks Ago
by Kardia Go to last post
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Facepunch's Rating System. ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Well here's a interesting debate that's not about death or whatever, but instead facepunch's rating system. It's something that's actually bothered me and one of the main reasons I don't post here too often and wanted to see what others think; to...

2 Weeks Ago
by Metist Go to last post
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Is "mansplaining" misandrous? ( 2 Last )

I heard the term a few weeks ago in some video related to that #yesallwomen thing. It is described in a number of ways but generally they all go something along the lines of: Someone explaining something, correctly or otherwise, assuming you don't...

2 Weeks Ago
by Antdawg Go to last post
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Are there "wrong" sexual desires? ( 2 3 Last )

i posted this n the hot girls thread thinking it was the "What turns you on the most" thread i quote what do you think? is the "wrongness" of sexual desire directly connected to the act itself? are the fetiches differently seen as wrong by...

2 Weeks Ago
by BlueChihuahua Go to last post
98 4,432

Do you think Garry'd Mod would have been this popular if it was running on the GoldSrc engine?

I have been pandering this for quite some time, and I honestly don't think it would. One of the complaints I hear form new players is: "Why does this game look so bad?" Hell if it looks bad now, imagine these guys playing 1.6 or something. So what do...

2 Weeks Ago
by pentium Go to last post
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The big question: Should homework be banned? ( 2 Last )

Well here it is, the debate that has been going on for years. My views: Homework should be banned. Why? Well, it's proven to give NO academic improvement, and not to mention the mental disorders that come with it. When a teacher says "I'm setting you...

2 Weeks Ago
by Braden1996 Go to last post
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Neo-reaction and Human Biodiversity. Are humans equal? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hello! Today I am interested in arguing about neoreactionary philosophy. This is followed by why they (and some who aren't neoreactionaries) are arguing about why humans may not be intrinsically equal. 1: What is a neoreactionary? A neoreactionary...

3 Weeks Ago
by DaSuMa Go to last post
41 1,131

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...

4 Weeks Ago
by Funktastic Dog Go to last post
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GMOs. What's your opinion? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

So recently I've been seeing a lot of people on my facebook wall posting a lot of anti-GMO links. So I wanted to get Facepunchs' opinion on this. So what are GMOs? (from wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism ...

18th June 2014
by thatsaxi Go to last post
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Is human technology and industry really "unnatural"? This thread has images

It's often said that our impact upon the Earth, especially our buildings and industries, is "unnatural". But consider this. Mankind is an animal species. More intelligent than other animals, but still animals. Anything we do and create is a direct...

17th June 2014
by sgman91 Go to last post
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Euthanasia - Should it be allowed?

For those of you who do not know, euthanasia is basically the practice of ending a life, but with the intentions of relieving it of pain and suffering. Examples of this in the real world would be: http://www.euthanasia.cc/cases.html What are your...

13th June 2014
by pac0master Go to last post
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Serial Killers: Inherently evil, or an unexplained variable?

So I've been watching a bunch of serial killer documentaries/interviews lately, and a lot of these people seem to have something eerily in common. Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Charles Cullens, as a few examples, make these claims in the interviews I've...

28th May 2014
by Simski Go to last post
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Report This To Authorities? This thread has images

I've been debating with my peers about this incident that occurred in my community, which is massive amounts of death threats and psychopathic remarks. Here is one of the highlights: This occurred because one of our younger staff members was...

27th May 2014
by .:ATomIC:. Go to last post
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The Human Experience

If you could compile the entirety of the human experience and what it means to be human in one moment, would it be a happy or sad moment in time? (User was banned for this post ("Low-content OP, read the sticky" - Megafan))

22nd May 2014
by omarfr Go to last post
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Give me ten reasons why I shouldn't leave the U.S./ Give me ten reasons WHY I should leave the U.S.

Hey all, Recently (okay fine the past three years) there's been some pretty heavy discussion within the United States about a heavy "brain drain" that's been occurring. Something similar happened in the 80's and 90's when countries such as Australia...

20th May 2014
by ewitwins Go to last post
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The Human end game: Sample and store, or conserve and protect

I think there's very little doubt in any rational mind anymore that human beings are causing harm to our planet and the other species that live on it. Taking this into account I ask you this question: Should we be trying to conserve and protect the other...

20th May 2014
by ripsipiirakk Go to last post
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Atheism and Religion? This thread has images

Let's talk about Atheism and Religion, how, why and when. Personally, I'm an atheist. I don't believe in all this magic BS that religion tells us. Life after death and all this crap is just bullshit that people want to hear. God that died for our...

20th May 2014
by Falubii Go to last post
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Do the ends justify the means?

In many cultures, we are taught to do things for the greater good. My question today is, Do the ends justify the means, and if so, at what point do they not? Whether it is in media or in the real world, we have many examples of when this question has...

19th May 2014
by Zenreon117 Go to last post
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Dos The United States have an unhealthy obsession with the Military? ( 2 Last )

I come from a military family in the south. My great grandpa, grandpa, all my brothers, uncles, and my dad were all in the military (mostly marines). I have a lot of pressure on me to enlist, but I won't because I don't want to give away 4-6 years of my...

11th May 2014
by Antdawg 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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the way suicidal people should be dealt with ( 2 Last )

i was wondering if someone could convince me if something i've been thinking about is wrong, its about the way suicidal people are dealt with this is how its really dealt with, they forcibly take you to this one sided institution where they try and...

5th May 2014
by Frozendairy Go to last post
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We are in the endtimes!!!

http://www.dailymotion.com/exiledonma... Https://www.facebook.com/NightAndDayWatc•hman Pray this prayer sincerely to know your saved Jesus, I believe you came to earth, I believe you died on the Cross for my sins. I believe you rose again...

5th May 2014
by Mr. Scorpio Go to last post
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Are gender roles just a cultural fenomena nowdays?

Since the very first glimpses os social interactions mankind has defined its work/labor and task roles around its own sexuality, justified by the primary physical differences we had and still carry to this date. Male and female defined whats men and...

4th May 2014
by sgman91 Go to last post
34 1,405

Yu-Gi-Oh! Structure Decks. Fair or cheap?

From my experience in Millenium Duels, I have to say that they're cheap. I have won a dozen duels using the "Constellar" deck without modifying it and it felt dull. I wonder what happened to being creative with deck building? I have a custom deck in real...

4th May 2014
by BLOB Fish Dude Go to last post
1 272

The limmits to growth

Long story short Volkswagen funded a project to run a simulation of the world in 1972. The data inputed was about population, resources,industrialization etc. Since then it has been regularly updated, the last being in 2004 afaik?? Anyways, I'd be...

3rd May 2014
by MoofinztheRed Go to last post
1 352

Is the United States of America really the "best country" as Americans claim it to be?

I often hear people in my country claim that the USA is "the best country", "the most free land in the world", "has the best military", "best culture, government, healthcare, etc." What are your thoughts on these views? I'd like to hear what people...

1st May 2014
by Lawligagger Go to last post
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What makes you hate people with other skin colour?

I've meet racists and never really get why the think so. But What do you think about racism and racial profiling? Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's plain out wrong. ...

29th April 2014
by noh_mercy Go to last post
2 527