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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 5 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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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

You should not be allowed to vote on a debate that you participated in.

James.ticknor
ToastOfDestiny

Observation 1: I have the burdon of clash, my opponent has the burdon of proof. Prove it. Observation 2: In no way will the participate be allowed to vote or influence voters with propaganda, just factual information. I will now begin. Contention 1: Participants being allowed to vote retains the possibility of biased decisions. The entire debate outcome is therefore jeprodized and subject to pointless arguementations; it means nothing if there is no truth in a vote. I do not believe...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Is it sometimes better to take risks than to follow a more reasonable course of action?

cheeryy_cake
Lightkeeper

Of course it is better to take risks. But what makes you think that taking risks is unreasonable? We are Humans -- it is what we do....

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Death Penalty

TAIDebate09
crushilista

Death penalty should be brought back...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago