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Should Programming be mandatory in Elementary School?


Rules: Wikipedia cannot be used as a source. Structure: Round 1 Define argument, Round 2: Anything, Round 3: Conclusions/Sources. Technology has become a corner stone of modern society and yet American students are not taught how the technology works. During the years 2005-2009 information technology classes were electives in high school for any individual that wanted to learn about it. It is becoming the largest growing field in America to get jobs yet only a small portion of students even...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Should cyberbullying be criminalized?


I would like to thank the person that accepts this debate, and good luck. "Sticks and stones may break my bones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." This old saying may have been true in the past, but however, in this new age of technology, words are more powerful than ever. Cyber bullying is defined as the act of tormenting, threatening, harassing, humiliating, embarrassing, or otherwise targeting someone by using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies, or cell phon...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Cell phone use while driving should stay legal activity


I want to first take this opportunity to say thank you to this forum and its participants. I look forward to this debate. Currently there are 7 states (Calif., Conn., Md., N.J., N.Y., Ore. and Wash.), D.C. and the Virgin Islands that prohibit all drivers from using hand held cell phones while driving. I wish to debate this type of legislation. I believe that cell phone use while driving should be not become illegal in any form. I oppose actually doing the action, but do not see where mak...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Should Fast Food Advertising Stop?


In the U.S. 32% of children are obese. If we get the fast food advertising to be avoided as much s possible, or get our selves off of electronic devices that connect to the internet, for at least 8 Hours a day. Us and our children will be healthier by not being brainwashed in our own homes!!!...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Halo V.S Call of duty


Hello i wanted to make a debate on why i think Halo is better than call of duty since the whole FPS hype is now high. This include every merchandise including games, novels, ECT and sales will not be used as an argument. Here are some of my reasons why i think halo is the superior franchise. 1. Narratives and storytelling. We can all agree that halo has the upper hand in storytelling, while call of duty has the basic idea of americans beating the crap out of everyone halo has its own...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

nuclear power is a reasonable approach to generating electricity


First round for acceptance and definitions. nuclear power: power derived from nuclear energy. [1] reasonable approach: needs no defining. Rules: 2 rounds for arguments and rebuttals voting period 2 weeks 72 hours to argue 8000 character limit. Good luck. [1]

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the best RPG to date


First off, I would like to thank ahead of time whoever accepts my debate. Second I would like to ask my opponent to state what game he thinks "beats" the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which I will put some links for information, and clarification. Third, this game must fit the description of "RPG" or Role-playing game, shown here: And lastly, this is only the accepting period, and the only thing my opponent should say is your counter-game. h...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Lunix distributions are safer than windows distributions.


First, of all- Im Francisco Daniel and this is going to be my first english debate ever, so its gonna be hard to me, because my English is no that good, Thanks :). Many people say : 1. You can't get a virus on GNU/Linux OS. 2. Linux doesnt need Antivirus Software. 3. There is not Malware for Linux 4. Big companys use Linux because its safer. And many other stupid facts. Im not saying in any way that windows is safer then Linux or Linux safer than windows, im saying that Linux can...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The Internet does more harm than good.


i am strongly agree that the Internet has caused more harm than good. This is because there have been many negative impacts caused by the Internet's facilities.The negative impacts are the large number of cases on cyberbullying which have led to deaths,game addiction and online predators....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Manmade or natural? Which is better?


Manmade or natural?...

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Updated 1 Year Ago