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Should students be able to listen to their Ipods/MP3's while doing independent work?

Victoria85176
Ja50n

First round-Acceptance Second round- Arguments Third round- Arguments/ Rebuttals Fourth round- Rebuttals/ Closing -- Rules: -No new ideas in the last round -No trolling -- I'm really exited to debate this topic, good luck and have fun!! :)...

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3 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

It is better to have never been

Zarroette
Envisage

It is better to have never been Introduction: This is the debate I have always wanted...

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242 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

m93samman should rejoin debate.org as an active member

m93samman
phantom

Greetings to all users of debate.org. In an extended hiatus, I was overcame to login to DDO for a reason that I can't quite place my tongue on. Upon logging in, I have found that the website has changed considerably. The active users I once new are for the most part gone, and a new set of users has taken their place. The website format is largely changed, and I find navigating it far more difficult than I care to admit. As I currently see it, I find no compelling reason to resume activity...

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8 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Rape should be legal

Jedi4
Preston

First round for acceptance....

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46 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Women have it easier overall in the U.S.

mrPrime
Swedishperspective

Aside from the debatable (and marginal) "income inequality", i stand by the claim that women in North America have a greater chance to succeed/prosper and live comfortably. Standard debate format for response: Greeting and/or Opening Rebuttal Rebuttal Closing General conceptions are fine but please cite any statistical data. You are welcome to bring up income inequality but please state explain how this hinders one from having a full and satisfactory lifestyle....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

National Security Ought to be Valued Over Freedom of the Press

SpiffyTexan
DebayushChakraborty

"No government ought to be without censors, and where press is free, none ever will." It is because I agree with Thomas Jefferson that I must negate the resolution resolved, that National security ought to be valued over freedom of the press. Infringements upon essential freedoms in the pursuit of safety and security betray priorities contrary to the fundamental values of democratic nations, and often fails to result in improved security. My value, or what I'm striving to achieve is Liberty,...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Basketball is better than hockey

superbowl9
chris327

Hey Chris,This is not a serious debate. It will be light hearted and jokes/minor insults are allowed. No conduct points should be taken away for these things.BoP is sharedAll 3 rounds for debateMay the best sport win.Limit 3 arguments per round + rebuttals.I'll start off with some arguments....

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3 Comments
Updated 13 Hours Ago

Given the available data, denying the theory of evolution is completely unreasonable

Burncastle
daley

This debate should be impossible to accept, comment if you want to debate. Some clarifications: - I will have most (if not all) of the BoP, but my opponent should feel free to present any arguments he/she deems useful, either against evolution or in favor of an alternate theory. - The first round is for acceptance and I would like my opponent to present his/her position very quickly. - My first argument will be mostly copy pasted from one of my earlier debate, so don't be surprised...

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116 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

"Stand Your Ground" Laws Create More Problems Than They Solve & Encourage Vigilantism

Juan_Pablo
Ameliamk1

This is the question that I'm posing:Are "Stand Your Ground" Laws in the U.S. effective at establishing law and order or do they condone violence & vigilantism (sometimes against innocent people) and create more problems than they solve?This is the resolution that I will be defending as Pro: "Stand Your Ground" Laws create more problems than they solve & encourage vigilantism.I will b...

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29 Comments
Updated 13 Hours Ago

Powerlifting > Bodybuilding

RyuuKyuzo
Wylted

Powerlifting is superior to bodybuilding, and I intend to convince you, the voter, in this debate.Pro will defend powerlifting.Con will defend bodybuilding.Burden of ProofThe BoP is split.Definitions1. Powerlifting: a strength spor...

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14 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago