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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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4 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

Marijuana legalization for medicinal purposes ought to occur

methodicalmadness00
Kleptin

Defer to aff for constructive LD style if possible....

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4 Comments
Updated 7 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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8 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

Private Firearms are Necessary for the People to Possess and Use

constitution1110
feverish

For the purpose of this debate, I wish to defend the position that privately-owned firearms are a hugely beneficial tool for the private population to possess for this reason: Private firearm ownership reduces crime I do not include the 2nd Amendment as part of my argument as the question I wish to ask is not "Is gun control Constitutional?" or "What is the meaning of the Second Amendment?", but rather "If the Constitution never existed to protect private firearm ownership, would there st...

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13 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

PC (Windows) computers are better overall compared to Apple/Mac (OSX) computers

Wanted797
hahajoker91

This debate is that PC computers operate better then Apple/Mac computers. Please Note I am not saying Apple/Mac computers suck I am simple debating they are not as VERSATILE as a PC. I personally don't mind Apple computers. Windows machines are used by more than 70% of all computer users around the world. In this debate we need to address the key ideas of -Operation -Security -Functionality -Web Browsing -Cost -Compatibility -Media I will leave it for the con to begin the argume...

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6 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

Simpsons are better than Family Guy

Perfctangel
Rangesjk

Simpsons are better than Family Guy!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1. Simpsons have been on longer than Family Guy 2. Family guy is sort of copying The Simpsons Well that's what I have to say for now...................

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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

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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7 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

If a rooster lays an egg on a house and there is no wind it will fall to the right

ccstate4peat
James.ticknor

I will let my opponent state their argument first....

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Updated 7 Years Ago

The United States is not a Christian nation.

Droste
Volk23

I contend that the United States is not and was never intended to be a Christian nation, nor was it founded upon Christian principles....

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3 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago