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Protective Edge was justified, and was conducted with professionalism

FreedomHawk
18Karl

I will argue in this debate that Protective Edge (name of the latest Israeli military operation in Gaza Strip, and, to a lesser extent, in the West Bank) was justified, and was also conducted with professionalism and moderation . First round for acceptance Second round for the argumentation Third round for rebuttal and counter-argumentation Last round for conclusion...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

9/11: All conspiracy theories about 9/11 are painfully false.

Zdawg
Ozzyhead

If anyone out there believes an alternate reality of the events of 9/11 and thinks they can prove it, I challenge you. If you believe the US government was behind it, it was a controlled demolition, there were no planes, it was a space beam, Larry Silverstein did it, or it was done so we could go to war in the middle east, or any other crazy theory, please prove it....

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

This house believes that privatization of news broadcasts has harmed society

Cpu502
rndxpert

This house believes that privatization of news broadcasts has harmed society. Privatization: The transfer of ownership, property or business from the government to the private sector. News Broadcasts- Mass media which aims to inform the public of important events, and provide relevant social commentary. Society- The greater mass of people. Debate format- 1st round, acceptance. 2nd round- Arguments/ opening statements 3rd round- Rebuttal, no new arguments 4th round- Clo...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is NOT pointless.

xOs
shinethedown

First off, I would like to state the rounds.Round 1- Acceptance Round 2- Main ArgumentsRound 3- RebuttalsRound 4- Closing Remarks(Violating any of these rounds is grounds for a full forfeit.)Rules-BOP is split both ways, while I must prove that the ALS ice bucket challenge is a good thing, my opponent must do the opposite.Any troll...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

In defense of evil part 1: The Unabomber was justified in his actions.

Wylted
G131994

Definitions; Justified: to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/justify The word reasonable is highly subjective so for the purposes of this debate , I will be arguing that the Unabomber was just or right. When I say the Unabomber's actions I'm specifically referring to the ones that made headlines before his real name was known by the public. If you don't qualify to accept this tournament but can show you will be a worthy oppon...

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16 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Don't you think the Boston Bombing was over hyped?

TheAdiDebater
NFLMember

First of all, I understand and acknowledge that the Boston bombing was a terrible event which never should have occurred. But don't you ever stop and think that a big deal is being made out of something substantially smaller? People were even thinking this could be compared to 9/11. On the same day 42 people die in an earthquake in Iraq. But does that receive even a tenth of what the Boston bombings received. No. This can't be defended....

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should gay & lesbian marriages be legalized in India?

BiggBoss
Kc1999

Today India is a powerful country in various fields, but still there are various issues related to same sex marriages. Recently, the Supreme Court of India ruled homosexuality to be a criminal offence . MY CASE :- Gay or a lesbian does not change the fact that they are human and they have equal rights too. though, sometimes it may be shocking for one to meet such a personality at first, but later it will subside and we will get used to it. we must not look down upon people such because they...

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3 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Devyani Khobragade: US was wrong, but India is being immature !!

BiggBoss
NiqashMotawadi3

Devyani Khobragade treated her houseworker as a wage slave and expected to get away with it. That is ridiculous, as is her lawyer's excuse that she can't afford to pay the minimum wage ($1600/month). if you can't pay for the child, don't have one. The US treatment of her is ridiculous as well. She is a diplomat and deserves a few extra perks, being detained diplomatically and not having strip searches for a crime that wouldn't require it. If she were caught smuggling something, a cavity searc...

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6 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

9/11 was not an inside job.

darryshan
Free_Th1nker

The evidence for 9/11 being an inside job is factually deceiving, and requires many assumptions. For example, claims that the buildings fell at freefall speeds ignore the obvious debris that fell faster than the collapse, seen in this image: http://i.imgur.com/ny6BLbn.png Also, claims that WTC 7 was destroyed in a controlled demolition do not take into account any of the information from the NIST report which explored WHY the buildings fell. The investigation showed that the load bearing s...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Dancing horses are real

theawesomeguy
kongfujason

Dancing horses are real because horses can dance, if you check on youtube, there are dancing horses on video....

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1 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago