On balance, affirmative action in the United States is desirable

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Zarroette

First round is for acceptance. No new arguments in the final round. "Affirmative action" refers to "policies that offer individuals affiliated with a beneficiary group a preference over others in competitions for employment, education, or other valued resources."...

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The Master and Margarita is the Best Russian Novel of the 20th Century

Emilrose
FourTrouble

Anyone actually interested may say so in the comments. By 'the Master and Margarita', I am referring to the fictional novel written by Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928-1940, and eventually published in 1966. In addition things that will judged and apply to the term 'best' will be the and the overall storyline [.IE how it starts, what happens, how it develops and how it concludes] and theme. As well as the characters involved and the historical context that it was written. Moreover, the...

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The USFG should legalize all drugs

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kasmic

First round is acceptance....

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Autumn Tournament: Police Privatization

Wylted
FourTrouble

Whatever topic FT wants. Choose winner system is in place to compensate for the fact no RFD is necessary. 1. Choose whatever fair topic you want. 2. Set whatever rules you want, that don't conflict with the ones I set in round 1, so long as they are fair. 3. If FT is pro whatever topic he chooses, he should argue it in round 2 and skip the final round, otherwise we start in round 2. Edit: RFDs are required now. Also FT told me to choose the topic, so here it goes: "Rabbi's sucking on...

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The United States should legalize all drugs

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Yonko

The first round is for acceptance only....

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WODC: This house would break up large technology companies

ShabShoral
FourTrouble

Copied from our last debate: First round is acceptance. No new arguments in the final round....

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Euthanasia should be recognized as a human right for the terminally ill

famousdebater
FourTrouble

Full Resolution: Euthanasia should be reconised as a human right for the terminally ill, as long as they are capable of rational thought after mental health checksRulesYou must have at least 2500 elo to accept You must have completed at least 10 debatesNo trollingNo forfeiture If you break a rule then you automatically loseR1 is acceptance Definitions will be debated during the debate and may be pr...

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The USFG should allow the limited use of Torture

Romanii
FourTrouble

This debate is for the Official Autumn Tournament hosted by Bsh1 and Tejretics. Standard DDO rules apply -- first round for acceptance, shared burden of proof, no new arguments in the final round, no semantics, no trolling, etc, etc etc. Good luck, FourTrouble!...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

This house regrets the lack of date rape protection tools marketed to men

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Zaradi

You get a call one day from a girl who’s stood you up three times. She says she’s back from out of town and asks if you’d like to get a drink on Saturday, and since you’ve never passed a stove you didn’t touch, plans are made. You meet at a bar. To your surprise, this time she shows up. You order a beer, start making small talk, seems like everything’s going well. You get up to pee, and when yo...

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The US should decriminalize prostitution

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ShabShoral

First round is acceptance. No new arguments in the final round....

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