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Big Debates Philosophy

Big Debates is for normal people who want to take on the toughest topics. Sex, race, politics, God, gender, robots, money, babies, borders, culture, morals and Donald Trump.

Big Debates is the battleground of tough ideas

We are currently the largest debating platform in Asia. 1 X live Big Debate p/month.

Big Debates is a battlefield of ideas that could crush your ideology in one intellectual bullet. Come along, fire the shots, take the hits, reflect, learn and laugh. Our aim is to facilitate meaningful and intelligent discussions. We are a battleground of tough ideas and these ideas have no limits*. Big Debates does not censor any ideas*. Controversial and provocative opinions are encouraged and challenged simultaneously.

We are not a group of friends that sit in a circle, softly share ideas and hand out flowers. We are a random mix of evolving identities that challenge and push each other out of our comfort zones.

All perspectives welcome. All nationalities welcome. All participation levels welcome (both front-line debaters and passive listeners). Advanced+ levels of English necessary. Anyone simply wanting to practise their English should go to Toastmasters.

*Big Debates only censors ideas that are illegal in the nation we are operating in. So in China, we censor and ban and criticism of the host nation government.

*All debates are moderated by impartial (as much as humanly possible) moderators.

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Trump should lose the US election

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Many Western statues need taking down

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Abortion is Wrong

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Globalism has failed

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