Resolved: In the forum game mafia, it is justified to bus an unwilling mafia teammate.

royalpaladin

First round is acceptance only. This debate is part of lannan's round-robin debate tournament. Definitions 1. Mafia: a forum game in which an uninformed majority is pitted against an informed minority. The majority must weed out and eliminate the minority from the game, while the minority must attempt to gain equal numbers as the minority. 2. justified (Merriam Webster Unabridged): to prove to be right or just 3. bus: A mafia tactic in which a member of the informed minority init...

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Religion does indeed have a place in politics

Michael-X

The United States is well known for its Constitution that established the freedom of religion and prohibiting the establishment of a state church. Many people say that this means that there should be a total separation between politics and religion. I will argue that it is morally acceptable for individuals to make political decisions based on their religious beliefs and furthermore, that a complete separation of church and state is impossible. --This debate applies to American politics--...

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Giants will beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl

jml5208

The Giants will beat the Patriots in the Superbowl because they are currently the hottest team in football. Eli Manning is the "hot" QB now whereas Brady struggled vs top tier defenses this entire season. The Patriots defense was statistically the worst in the league this year. Eli Manning will have Manningham, Nicks, and Cruz open all game. This will open up holes for Ahmad Bradshaw and Brandon Jacobs to run wild. The Giants defense should be able to rough up Brady similar to what th...

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The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished

breanadawnx3

By abolishing the Death Penality, these criminal would have to suffer in prison. By being given the death penalty, the criminal does not suffer, only their family does. Although ending these criminals life would be better for the safety of innocent humans, the criminals basically have the easy way out. The only suffering that the Death Penalty causes is simply the pinch of the needle, due to the "Lethal Injection", and the wait while being on deathrow is all the criminal has to deal with, suffer...

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Resolved: We would depower all superhumans. (Mr. Infidel's R1 Tourney)

Hardcore.Pwnography

This is for Mr. Infidel's Round 1 tournament, which can be found here: http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/17085/2Round 1 acceptance.Topic:Resolved: We would depower all superhumans."We" are the United Nations in the world of Capcom and Marvel."Depower" By depower, I mean that we have come across new technology, an electromagnetic ray, which when fired at a satellite in spac...

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Legalize Marijuana

FlyCauseICanBe

I'm Pro-Leaf and a member of the American Marijuana Party (AMP). Therefore, a strong supporter of legalizing marijuana for recreational and medicinal uses. We seek to remove all penalties for adults 18 and over who choose to consume cannabis in aresponsible manner. We demand an end to the war on productive and otherwise law abiding citizens by the powers that be who claim to protect...

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people are generally more intelligent while high than otherwise

iownu

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A jolly good debate on gun control

Thaddeus

'Sup Charles. Resolution: On balance gun control by the state should exist and be enforced. I will be con. My opponent has the BOP, as he is affirming an a positive action (restricting or banning gun ownership) Definitions: Gun control - efforts to restrict or limit the possession, production, importation, shipment, sale, and/or use of guns by private citizens. In this context, the guns in question are generally personal firearms: handguns and long guns. From that wiki [1] Citizen - A p...

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disney

AvalonClaire

Disney has recently started producing such vulger and insultng television programmes. i sat there last night with my girlfriend watching the playhouse disney channel and disney channel to hear nothing but constant sexual innuendos throughout the night. i think these programmes should be removed and they should start showing the likes of recess and lloyd in space which taught morals and whats right and wrong. watching these new programmes was very uncomfortable to watch....

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Resolved: I wear contacts

WiredLocke

Hi, my name is WiredLocke, and I wear contacts!!!!! Con must refute this statement!...

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