Capitalism is Bad for Society

Longhorn4Life929
Daxitarian

*Please make this a legit debate* 1. Broad Statement: Capitalism disregards all factors of life because it's a system that only cares about economy and not the values of life for people. 2. Capitalism is oppressive and disregards the poor. The poor can't sell or make any profit thus they are in a vicious cycle of being oppressed. They can't make any money to pay off for food or other vital expenses. Meszcuros in his book, Toward a Critical Theory, argues that 1/4 of the world's popluation d...

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There is no evidence, and no tenable arguements, for the existence of any gods.

pazmusik
Daxitarian

No evidence has been presented to humanity that either singularly or in combination conclusively proves the existence of any gods. Further, philosophical arguments for the existence of gods are untenable, and cannot result in a rational acceptance of the existence of any gods. All tangible evidence for the existence of gods can be explained by natural means. All philosophical arguments for the existence of gods do not hold up under scrutiny and rational exploration of their tenents. Thus,...

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The solution to illegal immigration requires enforcement of our current laws

The_Silent_Consensus
Daxitarian

Some argue that the status quo is de facto amnesty because it is extremely impractical to round up at least 12 million illegal immigrants and deport them. Those who say that are right as far as their reason, but off in saying that the status quo is de facto amnesty. Here's what we could do to solve the problem, and it would require nothing more than modest enforcement of our current laws: 1. Finish the fence across the whole border 2. Beef up manpower security at the border 3. Deport those...

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Recycling paper is a good way to fight climate change.

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zarul

Recycled paper is artificially supported by the government. When this source of paper competes with paper that comes from trees, it pushes the demand for tree farming down. To compensate, tree farmers have to lower prices. This lowers profits margins, and as such, firms leave the industry. Land that was once used to cultivate trees is now turned into farming something else or sold to real estate developers. Hence, there are less trees, all other things being equal, and if trees are important for...

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Every action we do is in the pursuit of happiness

UBERdude63
Daxitarian

Premise A: Living is to pursue happiness Premise B: Life is comprised of choices Conclusion: We pursue happiness through the choices we make Therefore: We make choices that we believe will bring us happiness, or the greatest happiness possible, no exception. This is my logical explanation of what I believe to be human nature....

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