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Southeastern China should put more resources into developing heavy industries than light.

Diqiucun_Cunmin
THEBOMB

THEBOMB approached me about doing China debates, and we both agreed that this would be a worthwhile venture. We hope this will be an interesting and fruitful debate.ResolutionThe full resolution is as follows: 'Resolved: Southeastern China should devote more resources into developing heavy industries than into light industries.'

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4 Comments
Updated 10 Minutes Ago

Ronald Reagan was a better President than Barack Obama

1Historygenius
RoyalFlush100

In this debate, I will argue that President Ronald Reagan was better than President Barack Obama in terms of policy. No trolling or semantics.Structure:Round 1: Acceptance onlyRound 2: Opening argumentsRound 3: Rebuttals/refutationsRound 4: Defend argumentsRound 5: Final rebuttals/defenses + conclusionFailure t...

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Updated 29 Minutes Ago

Is being popular necessary for the school students

Aadiroxman
SnaxAttack

I don't think so that a child studying in school should aim to be popular. His main focus should be studies and other activities . Making friends is a different thing , but to entertain people for no use just at the cost of your studies is not the right thing to to ....

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Updated 31 Minutes Ago

Groupthink is the largest supporting factor of oppression and the greatest threat to humanity

mentalist
anonymousforensicsalumni

groupthink - n. the practice of thinking or making decisions as a group in a way that discourages creativity or individual responsibility. [1]oppression - n. 1. prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control. 2. the state of being subject to unjust treatment or control. 3. mental pressure or distress. [2]

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Updated 44 Minutes Ago

Should Marijuana be Legal?

iAustinR
shp1004

I believe Marijuana should be legal because it has more benefits than disadvantages. The legalization of Cannabis would be benefit America financially. Jobs will be created helping American citizens and also can be taxed helping pay for other government expenditures and could lower the burden on the American taxpayer.States that have legalized it have seen tremendous amount of benefits for example Colorado has seen a drop of crime rate, 10 million from retail sales in the first 4 months, more re...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

Video games are not a significant cause of violence in children

Demonoid
SnaxAttack

1st round acceptance only! I will be debating why video games are hardly a reason to blame violent acts cause by kids. Con will do the opposite. Keep in mind i count as a minor under the law because i am 13 years of age. You may continue the debate...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

Taking into account their consoles and time periods, Gen. II was the best Pokemon generation.

Vox_Veritas
pokemonali1

The title section apparently has a limited amount of characters, so here's an explanation of the resolution: We look at the features and capacity each console on which a main Pokemon game was originally released had, as well as other games released for the consoles in question, and we determine which Pokemon generation was the best for its time. For an extreme example, a video game in color and 32-bit released in 1969 would be WAY more impressive for its time than a normal CoD (Call of Duty)...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

The best pokemon

pokemonali1
SnaxAttack

The idea is to argue for your favourite Pokemon Typhlosion is my favourite Pokemon as his speed and both attack stats are high he naturally learns several awesome moves....

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

if you dont have kids, you don't have a use.

Makaveli83
Berend

The meaning of life in it's simplest terms is to procreate. On this basis if you do not make life you have no meaning. Your of no benefit to mankind. Living and life are two separate things. By living you can have meaning through others. As mankind's survival is based on making new life if you do not have children then you are of no use....

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago

Affirmative action is warranted, yet, not equivalent to reparations for slavery.

mentalist
TGambit

Affirmative action is a system that was designed to counteract the various prejudices, biases and shortcomings that have been proven to exist in the current system. Though commonly mistaken as solely for melaninated people, affirmative action makes exceptions and allowances for many different groups of people. [i.e. handicapped, women, etc.] Shared BoP Opponent must show how affirmative action is an unwarranted policy that aids only melaninated individuals. Opponent must also prove how affi...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago