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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 9 Years Ago

If you commit suicide will you go to Heaven or Hell

Da_Baby_Mami_of_debating
iamadragon

Whenever the teachings of a religion is so wrong, that disobedience to its teachings is in fact doing what was right, like saving life, for example, then we may know that God did not set up that religion, but that it is the product of sinful man. In the Bible we are told about God: "Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity…" Hab. 1:13. This shows us that YHWH the one and only true God is so holy that He had nothing to do with corruption, but not so, with the Hin...

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Updated 9 Years Ago

In a democratic society, felons ought to retain the right to vote.

thebigboss
PrincessNeNee

Negative- I stand in negation, "Resolved: In a democratic society, felons ought to retain the right to vote." I offer the following definitions for clarification of the resolution:   Democracy- the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives. (If argued in CX, state that felons do not favor the government because they cannot abide by the rules that the government has set forth.)   Felon- Someone who commits a felony; A Felony is a l...

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Updated 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 8 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 9 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 8 Years Ago

Nuclear weapons kept the peace during the cold war.

rangersfootballclub
zippo

I stand as stated above , nuclear weapons kept the peace in the cold war . the cold war , which in case causes any confusion , the one I am referring to is that of the u.s.a and the u.s.s.r ... please do not knit pick at this , I would appreciate a nice debate ... I will leave my opponent to enter his claim , you must be prove that nuclear weapons did not keep the peace ... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I will define wha...

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Updated 8 Years Ago