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Uniformity ought to be valued above individuality

darnocs1
yuiru

I would like to challenge my opponent to a values debate modeled loosely on the Lincoln-Douglas structure (intro, definitions, value and/or criterion/a, and contentions supporting a thesis). My opponent may start the debate, and will advocate the resolution (uniformity ought to be valued above individuality). I will respond with arguments for the superiority of individuality. Good luck to my honorable opponent!...

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When in conflict, personal freedom ought to be valued above economic security

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merciless

**This round will be Lincoln-Douglas style** Throughout the ages, mankind has sought many things: wealth, prosperity, power, and fame. But among these things rises something greater, more valuable, than any of these things combined, and that thing is freedom. Gandhi said of freedom, "It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?" Because choosing personal freedom possesses more inherent worth, not only in situations where personal freedom and economic security conflict, but i...

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The end result is superior to the process

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Danielle

Ever since the beginning of time, progress has been pursued, and through that progress, excellence has been achieved. However, some debate has arisen over whether the process is as good as or better than the end result. My stance is that the end result is superior to the process. I'll start by defining the resolution, and the burdens: End result: the final result or outcome of an activity or process Superior: greater in quality or value Process: a series of actions or steps taken in order...

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It's impossible to know or prove anything absolutely

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Ramshutu

Throughout history, humans have sought after questions such as "what is knowledge?," "how do we know things?," or "how can we prove things?" While these questions are ones that deserve an answer, often times, the answer is more simple, and yet more complex, than many people consider it to be. Because it is impossible to know or prove anything absolutely, I urge you to vote Pro. For clarification purposes, I'll define a few terms: Impossible: not able to be done [1] Knowledge: be aware of th...

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The Constitution is flawed...(full resolution below)

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darnocs1

Resolved: The Constitution's flaws keep the United States federal government from being limited. "The Constitution" refers to the Constitution of the United States that was ratified in 1787. http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html "flaw" - an imperfection or weakness and especially one that detracts from the whole or hinders effectiveness http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flaw "limited government" - a type of government in which its functions and powers are p...

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