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Communism is an ineffective system and should be abolished

Organicdem
benko12345678

As the proposition I defend one major contention, that communism is an ineffective system of government and should be abandoned. Communism has been proven time and time again to not work. Pol Pot's Cambodia, Stalin's Russia, Mao's China are all perfect examples of this fact. However, I understand that one could argue that we are creating a false correlation. Based on this I shall propose a number of reasons WHY communism did not work in these nations and never will. #1. One cannot mer...

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When in conflict, an Individual's free speech ought to be valued above a community's moral standards

Nathaniel2840
Mike_10-4

FIRST ROUND IS ACCEPTANCE We will debate the resolution presented in 3 argumentation rounds. Do not accept if you are not willing to have a debate that adheres to the standard rules of Lincoln Douglas Debate as adapted by leagues such as the NFL or STOA. Ethics are a must...

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US Government should ban gas cars

z1
9spaceking

I believe that if the US banned gas powered cars, you would be absolutely destroying the US economy. First of all, the average electric car can only travel 40 to 100 miles on each full charge, whereas a gas car can travel 370-400 miles on a full tank. Another thing to think about is how electric cars are not too advanced yet. http://www.ebay.com/gds/How-Far-Can-an-Electric-Car-Travel-on-a-Single-Charge-/10000000177634903/g.html http://askville.amazon.com/miles-car-full-tank-gas/AnswerViewe...

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Is the fashion industry physically harmful to young adults?

SarahWong
Luxray2854

Is the fashion industry to blame for eating disorders, bullying, lack of self-esteem, self-harm, or even rape? Or do we just blame the industry to hide the truth that we ourselves are to blame for this?...

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Astrology is Untrue

illluminations
rockcityboy

I am proposing astrology is untrue. By untrue I mean it cannot make accurate predictions about the future by which a mystical, ancient, or supernatural phenomena allows it to do so....

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All recreational drugs should be legalized in the U.S and sold commercially with a tax

akmo47
BoggyDag

Round 1 is for acceptance, and stating your broad counter-stance (no arguments or proofs needed.) Rounds 2 & 3 are for arguments, and rebuttals. Round for is for final thoughts and observations. Opening statement: Based on the ineffectual efforts of the U.S' "War on Drugs", and based on the spirit of The Declaration of Independence as well as The Constitution - where we are to view each other as free, responsible individuals- the possession and use of recreational drugs should be legal...

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The Generic: There is no God

OverLordSandwich
1Credo

I will be bringing up a well known argument:Is there a God? My stance is that No, there is no God.1st round is acceptance.Next few rounds will determine who wins.Let's make this debate fun! Be serious but please don't rage (especially if you are really religious) ...

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Should the US Government re-open NASA?

z1
WillRiley

Hello, I would like the government to re-open NASA. As you are probably aware, NASA unfortunately got closed down just a few years ago. The only thing is, NASA gave the US many great things. NASA gave us many new technologies. NASA also gave us information about space around us. Also, most importantly, NASA gave our nation a sense of pride. Many great technologies by NASA were for the military. They created many military planes and also helped create some missiles. As found here: http://histor...

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Riggs V's Palmer

gfernandez228
gizzyfernandez181

1.) On August 13th 1880, Francis B. Palmer created his will and testament in which his two daughters Mrs. Riggs and Mrs. Preston received two small legacies while Elmer E. Palmer his grandson, received the remainder of his estate as long as Elmer outlives Francis and is unmarried and without any issue. 2.) Francis owned a farm and property at the time of the will. 3.) Elmer the grandson knew about his earnings in the will and so before his grandfather Francis can take his earnings away, Elme...

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THBT Parent should have obligation to send their children to inclusion school

Rizkaa
Blade-of-Truth

Additional Info: In inclusion school student with special needs ( Asperger Syndrome, Autism, or Mental Retardation) learn in the same classroom along student without mental disability. Round 1 is acceptance, rounds 2 and 3 are arguments and rebuttals, round 4 is rebuttals and conclusion....

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