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would wars be worse is pokemon were real?

2001bhu
MasterLucario

please accept then in round 2 i will lay out my case...

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Is Solitary Confinement Beneficial?

jsammmyg805
deelux1775

1. Solitary confinement in terms, confines one from having any contact with the outside world. 2. It"s valuable in order to punish the wicked 3. To a certain degree, solitary confident creates jobs and opportunities from prisoners to prison 4. There are far too many criminals living without being punished 5. There is less risk of harm from other over 'aggressive' prisoners 6. Supporters of solitary confinement argue that some prisoners need to be separated from society at large for their o...

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is solitary confinement an acceptable punishment?

deelux1775
antonellaa

For purposes of this argument let"s define the following terms as: 1. Solitary Con@257;nement (S.C.) is a form of con@257;nement whereby prisoners are held alone in a single cell where they spend between 22.5 and 24 hours a day. They have no contact with the outside world or with their fellow prisoners and very limited contact with prison staff. 2. Prisoners are persons found guilty of a criminal offense and serving a sentence of imprisonment. 3. Retribution is the debt that is being repaid t...

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Schools Should Give Detentions to Students for Speaking Their Mind

bat9581
AlwaysRight12345

When the Bill of Rights was ratified, the First Amendment wasn't thrown in there for nothing. People, including students, need to be able to express their opinions because though they are being controlled by adults, need to show how they feel for others to understand who they are. In the case Tinker v. Des Moines, the First Amendment was declared an emphasis of EVERYONE should be able to express themselves and show the world who they are, wether its words, a banner, a bracelet, a shirt, students...

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Updated 12 Hours Ago

Should Gay Marriage be legalized?

tomlangford
Philocat

Do you believe that homosexual marriage should be legalized in all 50 states in the US? I am British so I apologize if I have any misconceptions about how the US works but I don't see that really having much relevance here. I am very pro gay marriage and I strongly believe any society that does not have it cannot claim to be egalitarian....

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Updated 5 Hours Ago

Drasai's premise for the illegalization of same-sex marriage

LadyLover123
Drasai

Drasai, you made the following statement: "This issue isn't about love or equality. I agree that most of the arguments against same-sex marriage are flawed, particularly those that reference the "ick" factor. But while the jury might be out on whether same or opposite sex couples make better parents, it is difficult to refute the position that children are generally better off being raised by their own biological parents, and both together as much as possible. If this wasn't the case, family cou...

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6 Comments
Updated 20 Hours Ago

X-box 1 or PS4

HELLBOY1965
Shrek_sDrecKid

What one do you like more and why I like ps4....

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Did Jesus teach pacifism?

White_Fire
SirStevereno

This debate will be focused on whether Jesus taught pacifism,or the teaching that we should not use violence or defend ourselves ,if you will. I am con,against the belief that Jesus taught pacifism,but that Jesus taught a righteous use of force.This debate is more for those who are firm believers in Christianity.(E.g. Protestant,non-denominational,baptist etc.) Other religions will not be allowed to debate unless they are solely going to debate whether Jesus taught pacifism according to what he...

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Do video games cause bad behavior in children?

Anastasia4368
MichaelPP

o Following instructions o Problem solving and logic - When a child plays a game such as The Incredible Machine, Angry Birds or Cut The Rope, he trains his brain to come up with creative ways to solve puzzles and other problems in short bursts &...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

are video games good for teens

atadyk1234
wowwhatwhy

video games can boost your awareness of your surroundings they can make you more alert. you can actually learn math, science and other subjects in video games....

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