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The plethora, Version 2

LR4N6FTW4EVA
Bnesiba

I will provide a list of topics, choose one, you're CON, I'm PRO. Then in R2 I go and post. Note, I am playing Devil's advocate in some places. 1. Most nonhuman Animal's do not deserve rights. 2. Utilitarianism is superior to Kantianism. 3. Sarah Palin is not as incompetent as she is made out to be. 4. Cannibalism of dead people should be socially acceptable, if not encouraged. 5. Agriculture was a mistake. 6. Anarchy could feasibly work. 7. Functionalism is a flawed theory of mind. 8....

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Updated 7 Years Ago

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 7 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 7 Years Ago

The Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip was Justified (3rd attempt)

Watchman81
Peleus

Okay, I'll try this debate one more time! Maybe the third time's the charm. My position is that Israel's decision to launch military attacks in the Gaza Strips against the terrorist group Hamas is justified. Israel's goal is to achieve a viable peace and to stop the rocket fire. The only way for this to happen is for Israel to destroy as much of Hamas' members and their rockets as possible. It is clearly apparent that Hamas does NOT desire peace with Israel. This is why they continue to la...

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Updated 7 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 7 Years Ago

Coldplay ripped off Joe Satriani's song

number1letterA
oh_so_fast

Well I am close to neutral on this subject, but I saw no one else has said anything yet on this site so I figure why not. I will vote pro on this. Anywise I think Coldplay ripped of the song If "I Could Fly" with their "Viva La Vida". Joe Satriani is suing Coldplay for this. Here are my reasons. 1) has the same harmony 2) has the same rhythm 3) this isn't the first time Coldplay has been caught 4) Joe Satriani has a degree in musical theory and knows a lot on the composition of music (and...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

That the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 serves the best interests of the American people.

kungpao
Mickeyrocks

"As we enter the new millennium, the question is not whether we should fully reject or wholeheartedly embrace globalization. Instead the question is whether the disparate benefits and impacts of globalization can be reordered so that our trade agreements and labor law policies no longer serve to primarily benefit corporations at the expense of workers and communities in the U.S. and around the globe." It is because the Employee Free Choice Act can answer the question that Kate Bronfenbrenner...

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Updated 7 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 7 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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Updated 7 Years Ago

Standards of professional behavior ought to be valued above freedom of expression....

DAGreatDebater
Matthew-Thacker

LD Rules RESOLVED: Standards of professional behavior ought to be valued above freedom of expression on social networking websites. I am just going to give my case outline V- John Locke's Social Contract C- Limitation of Rights C1-Cyber Bullying and Teen Suicide C2- Terrorism C3- Online Predators and Pedafiles...

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Updated 6 Years Ago