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President of the USA - place of birth

Lightkeeper
eddietastic

Resolution: "The requirement that in order for a person to be President of the USA he or she must be born in the USA is fair, just and reasonable" I am against this resolution. I will let my opponent formulate his argument first....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Should students be required to wear uniforms at school?

Priti
Mech

As being a student of a school they should wear uniform so that in case of casualties they can be identified easily so their parents and relatives don't have to worry much about their children in such situations....

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Updated 5 Years Ago

If Satan exists then we as a people should not follow the teachings of the bible.

Yraelz
yesikant

My position is really simple. If Satan exists ,as a dark contrast to god, who occasionally leads people astray then we as people should not follow the teachings of the bible. If god would allow Satan to exist then no one should follow the teachings of the bible. Any takers? =)...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Current Jan/ Feb LD Resolution

redguard56
LightC

I request that only fellow people of LD accept this debate. It is because I believe in the value of global stability that I affirm the resolution Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. For clarification of the round I would like to offer the following definitions from Merriam Webster Dictionary: Ought: a moral obligation Moral obligation: the demands of conscience to do the right thing Jur...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

umpire age limit/requirements to umpire a game

bird-debater
YonRoku

i believe that an umpire should have played softball/baseball in order to ump and have had a minimum of 6 months training to keep things fair...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed t

StDebateJ
FlamingSheep

Because joining an international court brings justice to perpetrators of crimes against humanity, I stand in affirmation. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. I render the following definitions for clarification purposes: Ought- used to express justice, moral rightness Jurisdiction- A government's general power to exercise authority over all persons and things within its territory; A...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law

dan1
stillistand34

{I wish to debate Lincoln Douglas style} In this round I will be debating affirmative for the following resolution: "Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law." For clarification I offer the following definitions: vigilantism- "The act of a citizen who takes the law into his or her own hands by apprehending and punishing suspected criminals."; when-at any time; government-the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the memb...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: That, on balance, the rise of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) has had a positive i

doomlord77
dominasian

We strongly affirm today's resolution: Resolved: That, on balance, the rise of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) has had a positive impact on the United States. For clarity, the following words are defined. "Has had" is in the past tense; therefore any impacts in this round must already have happened. According to the University of Michigan, the rise of BRIC began in the 21st century, so any impacts in this round must have happened between the year 2000 and now. The resolution propo...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

The Christian Doctrine Of Free Will Is Impossible

Rook
Republican95

I contend that the Christian God would not be able to provide Free Will if he existed, because he would have foreknowledge (and would have been the creator) of every factor or thought that would cause a person to take action. Furthermore, no thoughts could exist that did not originate from God, because he is the creator of all things, and thoughts that were unknown to him would violate his nature, being omniscient. I define the Christian God as a Omnipotent and Omniscient being who is the so...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Fast food chains and junk food should be banned from school cafeterias.

Cpt.Price
Narwal19

Fast food chains should be banned from school cafeterias. Why? Children are getting obese every day from regularly eating fast food at school. No laws are being made to enforce it. This low-quality food is casing many illnesses, from cardiovascular disorders to ADHD, making children perform worse in school and their life. Some parents don't care enough about their child and don't decide to give them home lunches. Many children enjoy the food and don't think about the long-term effects of t...

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Updated 4 Years Ago