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Religion in society

Reni-1_3
Consummator

I want to have a debate about how religion affects our society. Should religion have an affect in our political decisions? Lifestyle decisions? Split second decisions? Please feel free to pick one or all of these questions, or elaborate on your own thoughts. Again, I am only looking for a friendly debate about religion within society. Round 1- challenge, choose a topic listed or give your thoughts w/explanation Rd 2- Debate start, rebuttal's Rd 3- Rebuttals Rd 4- Rebuttals Rd 5- Conclusion/...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Should prisoners do hard labor as their price to society?

hilton16
debate-a-doom

Today there is no question that the "The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world." With the increasing amount of incarceration than ever before in this country history is it about time we turn the cornerstone and pass a law that make prisoners do hard labor as their price to society. According to Wikipedia, In the past two decades, the money that states spend on prisons has risen at six times the rate of spending on higher education. In 2011, California spent $9....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Is the word "racist" too overused in middle and high schools?

Swiftwoof
grayger

I believe that the word racist is too overused. All you have to say is something about a "white chair" and they call you a racist. Is it really racist? Is it even necessary? Nope. I think it is just a word commonly introduced to the people overusing it and it's really easy to point out. Do you agree?...

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Updated 11 Months Ago

Should potential customers have access to companies' financial data?

EddieEddie
Silvana

Sporadically a debate starts about whether companies should be allowed to customize their marketing strategies and even their product based on the highly personal data about their potential customers that they nevertheless get from the customers themselves. Now, such information might be given indirectly, via social media, but it is still given to the companies who tend to make use of it, altering products and marketing ways to suit their customers.However, it is rarely asked if...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Abortion

lighth0us3
Telanian

Hey I'd just like to say before I start that I'm a beginner, only 14 so please go easy on me :P But I must confess I am pretty good at arguing so I discovered this site and decided to give it a try. I mean, why not? Abortion : the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. (according to the dictionary). Pt1) Abortion is murder Picture a young girl named Lily. Imagine her holding out a gun and murdering someone. This was done...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Homosexuality should be treated the same as heterosexuality.

jd325494523
Zaradi

The first round will simply be for acceptance, although I do have a few requirements before the debate starts. -Lincoln-Douglas format: Value/Criterion, All contentions must be tied back to value. -Definitions -Good grammar (please.) -Statistics I will allow my opponent to use the bible as a source. This is a topic I feel strongly about, so unless you are serious about this debate, do not accept. I wish my opponent the best of luck....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Feminism is used against men.

salshasam
Marauder

First round will be an acceptance round. I think feminism is used against men and is insane. My opponent (obviously) will think the opposite. After an opponent has been chosen, we both will come up with rules. 4 rounds (1 acceptance round) translates to 3 rounds....

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20 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Wife vs Husband Round 3!!!!

squirtdonthurt
thekelseyc

I am playing the wife again as Pro..... Con will default be Husband. Rules are same as Round 1 and 2 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU READ AT LEAST ROUND 1 or 2 to understand flow of debate ROUND 1 http://www.debate.org/debates/WIFE-vs-HUSBAND-ROUND-1/1/ Scenario Round 1 Create a name for your wife and Husband.....Then present continuous arguments based upon hypothetical scenario that is given Round 2 though 4 respond back and forth to arguments Round 5 Final argument, then pro...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Should social networks be closed?

20120506
IliyaS

Nowadays, many young people use social network, and forget about real communication with real people....

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55 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Anonymity on the Internet

Adilya
mbirnholz

Anonymity on the Internet should be regulate because we do not know what people sitting in front of computer maybe they criminals and use anonymity for own profit like to take money by stealing, kidnapping, searching for children or want to go against the government....

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Updated 1 Year Ago