Utilitarianism can properly uphold the value of justice

bluesteel

Round 1 for acceptance only....

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The categorical imperative vs. the principle of utility

socialpinko

Full resolution: Kant's first formulation of the categorical imperative is a more justified method of deducing moral actions than the principle of utility.This debate is for Group A Round 2 of my tourney.===Resolution and BoP===The Pro will argue for Kant's first formulation as more justified while Con will argue for the principle of utility as more justified. Neither debater can win by simply disproving the othe...

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Resolved: The Proverb "Time is Money" is valid.

Lordknukle

This is for Weirdman's Tournament.Resolved: The Proverb "Time is Money" is valid.Time- The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole.Money- A current medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes; coins and banknotes collectively.Valid- Is correctDEFINITIONS SHALL NOT BE EXPLOITED.

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Semi-Automatic Firearms should be illegal for Civilians - Exception is with permit

Contra

I believe that civilians should not own semi-automatic firearms. They have no useful purpose that can be filled by a less violent weapon/ action.Semi-automatic Guns: Guns that do not automatically fire an additional round until the trigger is released and re-pressed by the person firing the weapon.Civilian: One not on active duty...

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States are justified in possessing nuclear weapons

BlackVoid

Thanks to F-16 for accepting this bada$$ debate. I'm sure we've both been looking forward to this, especially since we're both playing devil's advocate. I'm going to argue that some or most states are justified in possessing nukes. Con will argue that no state should possess nukes. Definitions:State - a politically organized body of people occupying a definite territory (1)Justified - More...

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single word debate

16kadams

choose 2 words. my first word: Ranivorous (Frog-eating)...

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January LD Topic: See Info Inside

WriterSelbe

Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence. Seeing as my first tournament on this topic is this weekend and I'll pretty much be screwed unless I get a practice round in to help me formulate my case, I need someone to debate this with me before Saturday. First round is for acceptance. 24 hours is the time...

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Does the "occupy" protest movement have a clear and common message

awesomeness

Occupy protests lack common/coherent message "Occupy protests need to focus on coherent demands." Student Life Staff Editorial. October 17th, 2011: "The protests have been linked and compared to the tea party movement, due to their similar grassroots nature and extreme ideological stances. However, the tea party does have a centralized message, which the "Occupy" protests lack. The tea party is about reducing taxes and cutting spending to make government smaller. Regardless of whether or not you...

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Love after marriage is much better than love before marriage

mahamsiddiqui

What I think is that love after marriage is a better option because out of 100% ,80% "love marriages" failed to keep their relationship smooth. As far as "love after marriage" is concerned,its mostly beneficial because partner expect less and get more where as in love marriages people expect more and get less because of their sky reaching expectations......U.S is having highest divorce ratings....and sadly speaking U.S have majority people having love marriages... http://www.pagalguy.com/for...

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can we mine astriods

lannan13

The United States Federal Government should substantaly increase exploration and/or developement of space by mining astriods. 1 We'll use the Orion Rocket. 2 we will mine the Earth's Trojan Astriods. 3 it'll cost 170 million. 4 we will use NASA. 5 we will get funds by reallocating NASA existing budget....

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