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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

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

Schools ought to replace textbooks with a digital medium.

MitchellDeYoung
Protagoras

I will allow the negative to have the first say....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

This House Would Recognize That The NDP Should Lose the 2009 Nova Scotia Election

MistahKurtz
Volkov

Let me begin by thanking Volkov for the wonderful idea. I would define 'this house' as the Nova Scotia legislature, still led by Rodney MacDonald's Progressive Conservative party. I would loosely define 'recognize' as put forward a platform as to why the PC, Liberal or Green party should win stead of the New Democratic Party. I define 'lose' as any configuration that results in the NDP not forming government. I hope that satisfies my honorable opponent and I invite him to change any bones...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Determinism and free will completely contradict each other and cannot be both true simultaneously.

Goni
Nail_Bat

Determinism is defined as the philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs. Free will is defined as the power or ability of agents to to act otherwise than they in fact do. The Contender should explain how these two opposites can settle down together peacefully....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Zionism is racist

Cerebral_Narcissist
Narwal19

It is my position that Zionism is a racist ideology. Definitions Zionism: The international movement that supported the establishment of a Jewish homeland/state in the land loosely defined as 'Palestine' and which continues to support the State of Israel as a Jewish state. Racist: Shall be defined as discrimination or prejudice on the grounds of membership or lack thereof in a racial, ethnic or religious group. The Argument The settlement of Jews upon what was Arab land, the definitio...

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7 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

non therapeutic use of antibiotics in farm animals should be banned

singh01
tkubok

it should be banned because would you want to have the animals antibiotics in your system...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

January PF topic

CX_DX_PFunstuff
InsertNameHere

First debate on debate.org... hopefully a quick one-- just let me know; i will go con on R: President Obama's plan for increasing troops in Afghanistan is in the United States' best interest... Thanks...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Anyone

Annbella
infam0us

Does anyone like to have any fun debates without useing any big words!!!!!????...

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5 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago