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Should Shakespeare be taught in School

Georgia
LR4N6FTW4EVA

Shakespear should not be banned in schools as it teaches us about ENglish History, Our english culture and Shakespear even if it was a disguse made words up that today are in the english dictionary. English language was first coined by William Shakespeare which should be a good enough reason in itself. I think it's really important, we should be learning about anything that is so well known in the world, especially Shakespeare. I have found that all the analysing texts in English at my sch...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people.

Danger_Chams-Eddine
vitalsign789

I stand for the affirmative in the case of "It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people". I stand for the resolution and feel that it is morally permissible when only the person being killed, which in a different term to have their life put to an end, has agreed to being used in such a manner to save other lives. The scenario the resolution implies will not work for all situations and should not be used for all situations. Societies should not...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

The Whole World Should Vote On The US President

mintchocs
fo-shizzle0855

Only US citizens should vote as they are the ones that are fundamentally subjected to government treatment - all the decisions made by the US president have a direct effect on the American people; the government is supposed to "govern" its people (ie. it should have a direct tie with the people and reflect the general peoples' decisions, as ultimately it serves to "serve" the people). US citizens should be the priority of the US government and president, they should have the sole right and power...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Smoking Packet Pictures

Nik
leethal

Perhaps my fellow countrymen and women (UK) if you by chance are a smoker like myself or if you by chance stumble across a new pack of Cigs in your travels, you will see that the government has decided oh so wisely to pass another law against us, and put pictures on the back of packs to remind us of the hellish trouble we will get in if we continue smoking, as if we didn't know already, and are passing another law that cigarettes must be served under the counter to stop i quote "impulsive" buyin...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Cloning

gibsonm496
Miyasana

I was recently assigned a persuasion paper for school. My chosen topic is cloning. Before I began my research I knew very little about the topic, only that it was highly controversial. But after only some beginning research I now believe otherwise. Cloning is a process that should be continued. I feel this way because cloning has many health benefits. Such as, cloning can be used to clone failing organs to replace old, or damaged ones. Also, by cloning a child from a single parent hereditary d...

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Updated 6 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 6 Years Ago

India is a great country, Mother of Mothers

jeevan
muskan

India is really a great nation. I has millions on people who speak thousands of languages. There are people of thousands of religion living here. Therefore, I say that India is the Mother of all Countries. The policy of "Unity in Diversity" is the real ecouragable part of India....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Parents should not buy war toys for children.

stephenyoo1995
Darryn_Stylees

Hi, I'm Stephen Yoo and this is my first speech on the proposition side, on the motion that parents should not buy war toys for children. I'd like to start by explaining exactly what a war toy is. From the Swedish Toy Council, "War toys are playthings which are used to solve conflicts, gain power, or win through the use of violence and imagination. Their aim is to destroy and kill." Next, I'd like to go on to my contentions. Contention 1 Toys are for fun, and not for violence. At an ear...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Bush Lied People Died? Part II

Watchman81
Seerss

Okay, so I tried this debate once, but didn't get a good opponent. Hopefully this one will work better. Here is my opening argument. In this debate, I am arguing that President Bush did NOT lie in order to justify the United State's invasion of Iraq. Whether or not the United State's invasion of Iraq was justifiable or not is irrelevant to this debate. I am arguing against the popular belief that Bush used deception in order to justify the US' invasion of Iraq. The reason we went to war wa...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

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

dan1
tkreaper

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 members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities...

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Updated 6 Years Ago