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Animal Rights

rightandwrong
TH3Antag0nist

I am against the testing of cosmetic products on animals. I would like to debate this topic with someone....

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Animal rights

carl2567
Schopenhauer

1. Clarification of topic I will be arguing that animals should have the right to live without fear of being killed inhumanely by humans, the contender will be arguing that animals shouldnot have the right to live without fear of being killed inhumanely by humans. 2. Rules -No swearing 3. My points 1. Many famous people agree that animals should have rights. If they agree, we should listen to them be...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

That society ought to recognize animal rights

larztheloser
Zaradi

This is for the second official DDO Tournament, and this is the second round. It is a great honor to be debating Zaradi again, and to have this oppertunity to discuss this really important topic.Once again I don't think either of us will really try to cheat with our definitions. "Society" is to be taken in the most general possible sense, so pointing out specific people who have better things to do than care about animal rights is not sufficient to carry the motion. Generally th...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights

Zaradi
Flipz

Public - "WHAT IS ZARADI DOING!?!?! HE'S STARTING THREE DEBATES AT THE SAME TIME!? HE'S A MADMAN!!!"Yes, ladies and gents, now that Summer is upon us I decided to try to put my own effort into kick-starting the debate community again and do a bunch of debates! These will be open to anyone and everyone! First come first serve! If I get a forfeit I just remake it.So this debate will be as stated below:Resolved: Justice requires the recongition of animal rig...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Resolved: A just society requires the recognition of animal rights.

YYW
BlackVoid

First round will be for acceptance, following rounds for debate. Obviously, this is the current LD resolution. Let's try to debate it that way. Sources are important, but not overwhelmingly important. Logic, reason, etc. should be the grounds for compelling arguments. Kritiks are fine, so long as you do not willfully misinterpret the resolution or wage an assault on the dictionary. In our efforts we ought to mutually endeavor to test the strengths of our ideas, rather than quibble over phraseolo...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Animal rights is an unjustified ethical doctrine.

TheSkeptic
Lexicaholic

I thank my opponent for accepting this debate - I've been wanting to have this debate with my opponent specifically for awhile, so I hope this turns out well. To put it simply, it seems that Charlie here is one of the more prominent PETA advocates on this website, with his slew of PETA debates. Since it seems to be quite evident that he is in favor of PETA, one can easily draw the conclusion that he is also an animal right's activist - after all, if he isn't then he'd most likely be a hypocri...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Google+ Hangout Debate: Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights

Wallstreetatheist
larztheloser

Resolved: Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights Good debate, Lars. Hope to do a good one on Insider Trading in a few days. Debate ends at 45:30. Feel free to skip through the prep time periods. Pro/Affirmative: Wallstreetatheist (blue shirt and Americanish)Con/Negative: larztheloser (black sweatshirt and New Zealandish--think Flight of the Conchords)

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Animal Rights

bsh1
Waxwing

Round One: This is just for acceptance, rules, and definitions. Burdens: Pro has the burden to show that animals should have some rights and Con has the burden of showing that animals should have no rights. Provisos: (1) Let's limit this to non-human, vertebrate members of the Kingdom of Animalia, (2) This is just a discussion in the abstract--should animals have some rights, it's not about what particular rights the animals have, and (3) when I say some rights, that could mean one or more...

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Updated 11 Months Ago

Animal Rights

LYSSMYSTIC
MisterDeku

I will keep my argument short and simple. Animals should have rights. Animals are not toys, servants or objects they are living and breathing organisms. Animals , despite popular belief, do feel pain and do have some emotions. Animals are tortured and killed every day. Yes, We do need some animals for use of food/products but at what cost ? Humans are destroying this planet, we can be very wasteful and destructive. Without animals none of us would be alive, they help us with many things and are...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Justice Requires the Recognition of Animal Rights

girlwithgoat
royalpaladin

Mahatma Gandhi once said, "You can judge a society by how they treat their weakest members." This quotation was revolutionary and inspired many different social justice movements that saw greater racial tolerance, expanded rights for foster children, and the cultivation of religious understanding. In the spirit of Ghandi's life work I think that it is critical that we recognize the value that all members play within a society and therefore I stand resolved that Justice requires the recogniti...

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Updated 2 Years Ago