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An Economy Based on Profit-Maximizing Companies is Unsustainable and Bad for the Common Man

Swimwithcats
tonyrobinson

In a capitalistic society such as one that many of our members are located in, one can observe the effects of our main industries operating under a profit-maximizing model. Whether this is good or bad is up for debate here. Pro (me) will have to prove: 1. This model is unsustainable 2. This is bad for average Joe Con (you) will have to prove: 1. This model is sustainable 2. This is good for average Joe Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 is for opening arguments. Round 3 is f...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Humanity's tendency towards commodification of things ought to be resisted.

Peepette
Danielle

***Bsh1 Unique Topics Tournament**** Outline: PRO will argue that commodification ought to be resisited, CON that it should not be resisted. R1: Definitions, rules & acceptance No forfeits No kritiks/ semantics All sources within body of debate Shared BoP

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

What is more valuable: Making your own clothes? Or paying over-priced fashions?

Pyrophobia
mschechtel17

I think it is more valuable for everyone to find a sense of achievement in learning to create something original that they can make themselves as opposed to spending outrageous amounts of money from the fashion industry who seems to get greedier as time goes on. I realize that people are judged by their clothing style but who really has the right to try to change another person style choice?...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

Minimum Wage

Aresx
DareToQuestion

Parameters and Precepts: Round 1-Acceptance Round 2-Cases Round 3-Rebuttals Roun...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Capitalism is the best economic system.

MysteriumRevelatum
Overhead

Full Resolution: Capitalism, while imperfect and flawed, is the best major economic system. Rules: 1. First round is for acceptance. Second is for opening arguments. Third for rebuttals and conclusions. 2. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to the following definitions: Capitalism- the economic system based on private ownership of the means of production, and their operation for profit. Best- creating the best quality of life for the most people Major- consistently included in...

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12 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

keynesian vs classical in economics

miketolmachoff
Surgeon

Classical economic theory is founded on the belief of free markets. There is no government intervention. Therefore, individuals operate as per their self-interests in making economic decisions. Keynesian economists postulate that the aggregate demand that is influenced by both public decisions (government agencies) and private decisions (businesses and individuals). In defense of Keynesian economics, there are several positive outcomes. According to Cate (2013), "Keynesian economics lead t...

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Should NERF guns be banned

theexeslayer
Way2CheesE

NERF guns should be banned, because it contains violence, People thinks it's a real gun, and you have a 50% chance of betting hurt....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The wealth of the 1% should be distributed between the working classes.

Samcoder1
DialecticalData

Round 1: Acceptance 2: Opening statement 3: Rebuttals 4: Response to rebuttals 5: Closing statements I do not think that the wealth of the 1% should be distributed to the working classes. Pro has to argue that the wealth ought to be redistributed. Good luck!...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

the olympic games are a waste of money

Jokerfangz
GoogooGaga

it is a target for terrorism. Terrorists will go there and ruin the stadium...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

DDO Olympics: Abolish The Minimum Wage

NoCoolNameNate
Bob13

Preface This is a debate for the DDO Olympics, individual tournament bracket B. Full Topic Resolved: The US ought to abolish both federal and state minimum wages Rules 1. No forfeits 2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate 3. No new arguments in the final round 4. Be civil 5. No trolling 6. 7. Do not question rule 6 8. For all undefined terms, individuals should use commonplace understandings that fit within the logical context of the resolution and thi...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago