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Taxation is Theft

ButterEater
revenant_a

Before beginning terms must be defined. Theft - The immoral non-consensual taking of another's justly owned property, via force or fraud. Justly owned property - Property acquired without force or fraud. Taxation - compulsory taking of money and assets by a government usually to provide services to the citizens. My arguments: P1. Theft is the immoral non-consensual taking of another's justly owned property, via force or fraud. P2. Taxation is the non-consensual taking of justly o...

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Updated 39 Seconds Ago

Taxes should be wealth-based, not income-based

KOA_Tengu
ButterEater

Consider a homeless person. Does he need a fire department? He"s living in a box, even if it got burnt up he can still find a new one. Does he need police protection? He has nothing on him worthy to be stolen, and any fights that he gets into are over before the police show up. What about the public transport system, or education? He would not be able to pay for these basic services, he might not even be able to get a decent meal. And what about the wealthy? They've got cars that might be sto...

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Updated 5 Hours Ago

Should people be taxed more for every child they have?

SentientZero
KOA_Tengu

People who have children use more resources and are a greater burden to the state and country. They should NOT get a tax break, they should get a tax HIKE for every child they produce. With every new person comes more litter, pollution, crime, need for school, need for food, waste, crowding, disease. In short, WE are the problem, the solution is to limit population and the best way is to tax those that have more children. Public school and busing children all around the place needs to be abolish...

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Updated 6 Hours Ago

Teachers should be allowed to discipline students, eg use a ruler for a cane.

WOLF.J
Nartnod7875

Students nowadays are walking around aimlessly worrying about exam grades, whilst all our teachers do is take abuse from us, whilst saying "do what you want, atleast im getting paid". R1- just acceptance, then in the comments we can lay out our bullet points before starting r2 to make it longer, and fair....

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1 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

The US should adopt a ban on all semiautomatic firearms

Varrack
tajshar2k

First round is for acceptance. BOP is shared....

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3 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

The US should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration

tejretics
thett3

First round is for acceptance. No rules apart from the obvious (e.g. no new arguments in the final round, no trolling)....

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6 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago

Should schools be separated by gender?

lokure
Cenc

This debate is inspired by a poll on this website. I'll be debating whomever accepts on the con side of this and will state my arguments on round 2 and rebuttals on round 3....

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Updated 7 Hours Ago

Competitive spoprts

fabqueen56
metalmusiclover

Should kids be allowed to play competitive sports yes or no?...

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Updated 14 Hours Ago

best pokemon starter

odiemoomoo
ConfluxReflux

i believe that mudkip is the best pokemon starter not only because of swampert but also his ability he is a water type pokemon which once you learn a water move can pretty much obliterate fire types...

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Updated 10 Hours Ago

The Catholic Churches view of justification is correct

tigercat789
tanner_1230

This first round is for rules which I will set and for introduction. Second round is for arguing your point, and the third round is for rebuttals. Rules: My opponent must be a trinitarian Christian....

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1 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago