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Capitalism Encourages Freedom

TheGentlemanlyMarxist
CASmnl42

This argument is over the relation of Capitalism and freedom, with myself believing that capitalism hinders freedom. This first round is to be for accepting the debate, and to clarify certain points: 1. This debate is not necessarily an argument for or against capitalism, merely its role in human freedom (for instance, you could believe that capitalism can result in war and dictatorship, but support it due to your belief in its inevitability or opposition to other economic models, hence being o...

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1 Comments
Updated 17 Minutes Ago

should school have homework?

rrwitzel
400spartans

no! homework causes a lot of stress and family issues! besides! when it comes back, the teacher usually has already moved on to a new topic!...

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Updated 19 Minutes Ago

is Obama treating the poor better than any other president that came before him?

rrwitzel
Varrack

Obama is the kindest president toward the poor people....

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Updated 21 Minutes Ago

should dying people be kept on life support?

sadestokes
mahegani

I think that dying people should be kept on life support because there is always a chance in my mind for people to get better. unless they are totally helpless they should be allowed time to heal. And I think that everyone is always ready to give up so easily and it shouldnt be that way....

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2 Comments
Updated 24 Minutes Ago

Computers in charge of the world

Zacko
Ozzyhead

I believe that the best form of government, which I believe anyone would agree with is a benevolent dictatorship. This is ideal because the person in power is giving and kind. But people become corrupt with power. They lie, steal, and cheat, because they never have enough. A computer cannot be corrupt, it cannot be mean, lie or cheat unless programmed to. A computer programmed with the correct code, made by the best programmers in the world, would be able to solve a problem with many variables,...

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Updated 1 Hour Ago

Whou Would Actually Win in a Fight? Superman (pro) or Batman (con)

Smashton
TheSymbiote

This debate will be on who would win in an actual fight, Superman or Batman. This will be a one on one battle with no outside characters help. Each character gets a full weeks preparation time and access to all gear and equipment. It will be set in Metropolis during the daytime with clear skies. Please note that this fight is for true comic fans of both characters who are actually passionate about comics and superheroes, this is NOT a fight based on the movies. This is a fight based on comics an...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

Poetry Debate: Text and Criticism

Ajabi
DarthVitiosus

Greetings! This is a poetry debate. You can post your own poems, though you're free to post any famous/infamous work so long as you give a citation. You cannot repost a poem you posted in the old poetry competition [http://www.debate.org/debates/Famous-Poems-Poetry-Competition/1/]Though that is not all you also need to provide an explanation of the poem, a critical examination if you will in favor of your poem. You ar...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

Communism Is A Superior Economic System For Maximizing Human Freedom Than Capitalism

A341
ark200

First round is either for acceptance only or my opponent can post an argument there and forfeit the last round. Definitions will be: Communism: The economic system which advocates for the means of production to be owned by the workers or the community as a whole and each worker works for the benefit of the community as a whole rather than personal gain. Capitalism: The economic system in which the means of production are owned either owned privately or owned by the state, furthermore un...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

Deforestation is a Bad Thing

Mike_Bishop
debatefox

I claim that deforestation is NOT a bad thing in today's society. Waiting for a Contender....

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Updated 1 Hour Ago

The Internet does more harm than good.

kkboy500
Sadat_Hossain

The Internet has made a great impact on our daily lives. Not only does the Internet provide helpful information, but it also brings a lot of convenience in our daily lives.However, it has also dealt a lot of harm to many people. The debate here is to state whether the Internet do more harm than good....

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Updated 1 Hour Ago