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Minimum wages should be raised

20costao
simcityguy09

How do you think a mother feels when her child goes up to her and tells her that she does not want a birthday present because that child knows that her mother can not afford to buy her a birthday present? What if I tell you that if the minimum wage was raised that this mother and many like her can afford to buy a birthday present for their daughter's birthday? Many believe that the minimum wage should not be raised because small businesses can not afford to pay employees more that the minimum wa...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Humanity's tendency towards commodification of things ought to be resisted.

Peepette
Danielle

***Bsh1 Unique Topics Tournament**** Outline: PRO will argue that commodification ought to be resisited, CON that it should not be resisted. R1: Definitions, rules & acceptance No forfeits No kritiks/ semantics All sources within body of debate Shared BoP

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

An Economy Based on Profit-Maximizing Companies is Unsustainable and Bad for the Common Man

Swimwithcats
tonyrobinson

In a capitalistic society such as one that many of our members are located in, one can observe the effects of our main industries operating under a profit-maximizing model. Whether this is good or bad is up for debate here. Pro (me) will have to prove: 1. This model is unsustainable 2. This is bad for average Joe Con (you) will have to prove: 1. This model is sustainable 2. This is good for average Joe Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 is for opening arguments. Round 3 is f...

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11 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Capitalism is the best economic system.

MysteriumRevelatum
Overhead

Full Resolution: Capitalism, while imperfect and flawed, is the best major economic system. Rules: 1. First round is for acceptance. Second is for opening arguments. Third for rebuttals and conclusions. 2. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to the following definitions: Capitalism- the economic system based on private ownership of the means of production, and their operation for profit. Best- creating the best quality of life for the most people Major- consistently included in...

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12 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Climate change

Joe_B
wolf24

Climate change is a circus!...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Capitalism is superior to Communism/Socialism

RonPaulConservative
SampleDebater

I will be arguing that capitalism is superior to communism, this debate concerns the quality of living, opportunities, and overall productivity in a given nation, as well as morality. If you want to accept this debate please post your version of Communism/Socialism in round 1 that you will be defending....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Minimum Wage: $15 an hour, or none?

whiteflame
TeaPatriot

Thanks to my opponent, TeaPatriot, for both having this debate with me and making it fun. We decided not to prepare for this round, so it was rather loose, but I still enjoyed doing it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs...

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15 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Communism Is Superior To Capitalism

Knaveslayer99
toocoolblue

I will be Pro and will be representing Communism the Philosophical ideology created by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and stating that it is superior to Capitalism. The Con will debate the opposite stating that Communism is in no way superior to Capitalism and will argue against my claims. R1: Acceptance R2: Arguments R3: Counter-Arguments R4: Final Arguments/Points R5: Conclusion Let's try to keep this civil and fun....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is the study of dead culture relevant to students in this modern era?

PrinceClock
Gsheara

Ok, So round 1 starts with accepting the argument Round 2 starts with your argument Round 3 is argument and conclusions. RULE: Do not appeal to religion/authority...

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0 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Trans-Pacific Partnership.

lannan13
RonPaulConservative

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept, then please apply in the comments section or feel free to PM me. If you accept without my permission then you shall automatically forfeit the entire debate. Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final speeches4. Observe good sportsmanship and act c...

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21 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago