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Assisted suicide should be illegal.

FourTrouble
whiteflame

"Assisted suicide" refers to "the act of deliberately assisting another person to kill themselves." == A Definitional Note ==The term "assisted suicide" is something of a misnomer. There's no crime called "assisted suicide." I do not argue a legal penalty for patients who seek help in dying. The crime at issue is assisting suicide, and it's targeted solely at those who help another commit suicide. The legal right sought by proponents is...

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64 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: The TRIPS agreement is unfair.

Diqiucun_Cunmin
Naweedyosofi

Note: This debate should be impossible to accept. If you find a clever way to work around the rules, you automatically forfeit all seven points. If you would like to debate, please say so in the comments after reading this opening round.IntroductionThis will be the first serious debate I've had in a while. Okay, I understated that. This will be the first serious debate I've had since Summer 2012. There...

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14 Comments
Updated 18 Hours Ago

200th Debate: Drunk Driving Should Be Legal

Wylted
Unitomic

The stuff written below this was written like a month ago and I'm no longer sure what it says, but whatever. This debate should only be accepted by Unitomic and I'm sure I tweaked it so only he can accept, if I'm mistaken please do not accept. Any suggestions or critique of the debate is welcome.Rules1. The debate will be in reference to American laws of my opponent is American. If my opponent is not American than the debate will be with the more general assumption of a "just society".2. Fir...

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117 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Apple is superior than Microsoft.

PsychoScientist
tajshar2k

Hello, and welcome to this debate. I will for once prove that Apple's technology is highly superior than Microsoft's. There will be four rounds in this debate. I, PsychoScientist, am a student, and I use a MacBook Pro, for my work. I have indeed knowledge of debating between these rival companies, for I have used both Microsoft and Apple....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The Metaphysics of Star Trek: Dr. Ira Graves failed to Cheat Death

n7
Wylted

I've chosen WyltedThis debate was inspired by Bsh1's series on the ethics of Star Trekhttp://www.debate.org/debates/The-Ethics-of-Star-Trek-Holograms-Rights/1/ This debate will focus on the metaphysics of the 6th episode of season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation called "The Schizoid Man". This episode features the dying Dr. Ira Graves who attempts to cheat death by u...

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30 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The XXII amendment of the U.S. Constitution should be repealed.

kasmic
Blade-of-Truth

R: The XXII amendment of the U.S. Constitution should be repealed. 4Rounds/72hrs/4,000 1st round acceptance No new arguements in last round.comment...

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Convince me of your god

AnotherBoredGod
AllahoAkbar

So many gods... so many ideas... which ones are true? With all these gods come the rules that they would have us follow... and our eternity could possibly hang in the balance depending on what we believe in our short and yet dragging lives. I want you to convince me of your god... that your god is more true than your neighbor's god. I in turn, will do what I can with my current knowledge to show you the errors in your reasoning. Please leave your petty text-based arguments out of t...

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13 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Should bullying be met with capital punishment?

FreedomBeforeEquality
Espera

This debate began from comments made on this poll: http://www.debate.org/polls/should-bullying-be-considered-a-federal-crime/?vid=869CF3D9-60ED-4C30-BF00-3BF50D48BAB8 In this argument we shall try to define to what extent verbal abuse should be punished in society. As Con, I will be leaning towards freedom of speech and argue that that speech has more weight towards the person-who-is-speaking-it's happiness than that of the offended. I will also be arguing that what the 'bullied' decide...

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10 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Gun control does not reduce crime (U.SA only)

tajshar2k
jackandace

I will be arguing that gun bans do not reduce crime in the United States of America.My opponent will argue that it does.Good Luck ...

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11 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

should we or should we not have locks on our lockers?

emilyn2002
blackkid

it's dumb because we should be allowed to use locks on lockers because, including we girls have private things in our lockers people don't need to see and know about. Then also locks on lockers will decrease the number of theft's in schools....

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2 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago