Instigator / Pro
9
1462
rating
13
debates
38.46%
won
Topic

THBT: drlebronski is a sigma male

Status
Finished

All stages have been completed. The voting points distribution and the result are presented below.

Arguments points
3
15
Sources points
4
10
Spelling and grammar points
2
5
Conduct points
0
5

With 5 votes and 26 points ahead, the winner is ...

Bones
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Publication date
Last update date
Category
People
Time for argument
One week
Voting system
Open voting
Voting period
Two weeks
Point system
Four points
Rating mode
Unrated
Characters per argument
10,000
Contender / Con
35
1701
rating
18
debates
100.0%
won
Description
~ 204 / 5,000

(joke debate)

sigma male--Sigma male is a slang term used in masculinist subcultures for a popular, successful, but highly independent and self-reliant man. Another term for a sigma male is a lone wolf.

Round 1
Pro
Forfeited
Con
If doc was a sigma he would turn up for the debate. 
Round 2
Pro
Forfeited
Con
yeet
Round 3
Pro
If doc was a sigma he would turn up for the debate. 
I now have turned up for the debate.

Per my opponents statement now that I have shown up I have shown I am a sigma male
Con
Thx doc

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Prelim 

  • I didn't think my opponent would turn up. Now that he's here, let's see if this lasts. 

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Arg 1: The Dilemma 

With this tool, we can conclude Doc bears the burden of proof. He is asserting that he is a Sigma Male and yet provides no evidence to support his claim. By default, one reasonably should assume the negative to be true (there is no Santa unless proven otherwise, there are no fairies unless proven otherwise, Doc is not a Sigma Male unless proven otherwise.) As such, we can observe that the only way Doc can prevent me from automatically winning is to make a case. Doc can either 

  1. Make a case 
  2. Lose  automatically because of Russell's teapot 

As one can see, we arrive at a dilemma. Either my opponent provides an argument, thereby committing a final round blitzkrieg, or he doesn't, and he loses because he does not support his BoP. Either way, it is a loss for my opponent. 

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Rebuttals: 

If doc was a sigma he would turn up for the debate. 
I now have turned up for the debate.

Per my opponents statement now that I have shown up I have shown I am a sigma male
Unfortunately, this is fallacious thinking. Imagine if I were to go cycling training with my friend who jokingly claims he is an olympic cyclists (he's not, he's slow and he's a noob). When I arrive at the agreed destination, he is late. In my mind, I think "wow, if he was really a pro cyclist he would turn of to cycling training". And then he arrives. Does this make him an olympic cyclist? No of course not, my initial thought is not the criteria for being an olympic cyclist, it is simply a humorous and ironic statement. 
Round 4
Pro
Forfeited
Con
All charges dropped. Vote CON