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Resolved: That the United States should recognize the Armenian Genocide

ThinkBig
Stupidape

Preface The Armenian Genocide is sadly one of the least recognized genocides in recent history. The genocide began on 24 April 1915 when Armenian intellectuals and public figures were detained and executed in Constantinople, the capitol city of the Ottoman empire. By 1917, more than 1 million Armenians were murdered by the Ottomans. [1]

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The Torah we have today is the same as it was in the past.

bigotry
ThinkBig

The topic at hand is one of interest. Is the Torah the same collection of books and content (minus spelling errors) the Jews have always had? Is it historically reliable? Are all the books therein still the same? I affirm they are. This is a 5 round debate. 10,000 characters. Round 1 acceptance Round 2 opening arguments (no rebuttals) Round 3-4 anything goes Round 5 rebuttals/closing statements (no new arguments)...

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We need to pass a constitutional amendment to strip corporate entities of their legal personhood

friendlyCat

The U.S. Constitution was written with human beings in mind. At the time of its creation, in fact, corporations were widely reviled. But a century later they were a commonplace business institution, and a century after that they"ve become our invisible government. This was accomplished over decades, through incremental changes to the law grounded in the extremely harmful fiction that corporations are people rather than legal entities created for our convenience in doing business together....

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Can you change my mind?

Benjiboy960
vi_spex

Can you change my mind? Try to use psychology to make me think that you can....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Turing Pharmaceuticals' decision to substantially increase the price of Daraprim was ethical

ShabShoral
lannan13

This is a team debate for BSH1's tournament.Teams are as follows:PRO: ShabShoral and Bob13CON: Lannan13 and DanielleFormat:1. Acceptance2. Aff constructive, Con constructive and rebuttals3. Rebuttals4. Conclusions (no new arguments)Definitions:"Turing Pharmaceuticals' decision" - The decision to raise the price of Daraprim (pyrimethamine) to the equivalent of $750 a tablet. "Was...

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Civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justified

realpheonix
Stupidape

"Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves." -Henry David Thoreau- Because I agree the words given by Thoreau, I strongly affirm today's resolution, civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justified. I have 2 definitions According to proffesr Michael Walser"s book, Civil disobedience is a non revolutionary encounter with the state, in a which a person breaks the law but does so in ways that do not challenge the legitimacy of the legal or political sys...

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Updated 8 Hours Ago

Communism

thedebater99
n7

I passionately disagree with Communism and if you disagree with me, let's debate! This is a topic that I love to debate. Definition: Communism- a theory or system of social organization in which all property is owned by the community and each person contributes and receives according to their ability and needs. - google definition Here are all of my sources that will reinforce my stats and facts that I will be using during the debate. http://fhwordsmith.com/why-communism-does-not-work...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

God does not exist

GlenB
CuriousFear

Why I'm starting this debate:I am an agnostic. I am pretty convinced that god doesn't exist, but I just want to be sure. I am initiating this debate in order to find someone (if this person exists) who has truly compelling evidence for the existence of God.My current position on this topic:If I wanted to believe in leprechauns, somebody would probably say, "How come I've never seen any?". I could respond to this by saying, "They are invisible to the naked...

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Updated 3 Days Ago

Is the Green Party Communist?

tweetekat
Dereklewis

The Green party says they are anti-capitalist, and anti state socialism: http://ivn.us/2016/08/16/greens-grapple-with-vision-of-new-politics-economy/ Their economic platform envisions a system of social ownership of capital, and worker/community direct vote of how business should be run, including inputs, products, winners/losers. Is this communism? Jill Stein, and other high profile leaders are signatories to the Next System Project http://thenextsystem.org/participatory-economics-and-the-next-...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

DDO Olympic Team Debate: ThinkBig/Fire_Wings vs. MrVindication/Midnight1131

ThinkBig
MrVindication

This debate is for the DDO Olympics Team Debate.Team Pro:-ThinkBig-Fire_Wings

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago