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Paper Money Should Be Eliminated

jimboslice22
IronCurx

The first round should be a brief overview of your view on the target statement. The second round should contain an organized and sequential list of supporting arguments. The third round should contain rebuttals to your opponent's arguments. The final round should be dedicated to your conclusion and thoughts on each debater's content and performance. I think this should be a fun and original debate. I'm interested to see how it goes! Overview: The economy is capable of relying on a syst...

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Communism v. Capitalism

that_smart_communist
Jack.Jameswood1

First I would like to point out the flaws in capitalism. Capitalism is great in the short to mid term. Sadly in the long run it will lead to what Karl Marx called "The Dictatorship Of The Bourgeois" a society where the rich control everything and the working class has nothing. In the communist society that Marx envisioned was a egalitarian utopia where all men/woman/other are equal. You worked for society and society worked for you....

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Should prostitution be legalized in the United States

theseus23
gelmy1

This debate will deal if prostitution should be legalized across the United States. Taking aside, whether it should be left up to the individual states or whether it be a federal law etc. I argue that prostitution, a person soliciting him or herself to another for services that are sexually is no more immoral than one soliciting any other services, be it yard work, plumbing, or a painter. It is a consumer's money for a producer's time and service. I also argue that whether one believes...

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Socialism is better for communities than Capitalism

Wrappers
FuzzyCatPotato

Socialistic countries are the happiest and have the highest quality of living....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Collaboration is better than competition

geothermal
DanK

Pro argues for collaboration. Con argues for competition.1st round is acceptance.2nd round No rebuttals. ...

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Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, truth-seeking ought to take precedence over

Tmdog3758
bluesteel

First round is acceptance. National forensics league rules apply. Keep it clean and share resources for validation purposes....

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Should Men and Women be paid the same wage for the same job?

madisony_123
Mercury3

I don't think it's fair for men to be paid more than women, just because of his gender. I don't understand why this is still an issue today, I feel like this should have been fixed a while back....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Foreign aid

Tmdog3758
GHOSTASSASSIN

We have problems input own country. Why should we help other countries if we have our own problems? Make ourselves perfect before we help others....

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Foreign aid

GHOSTASSASSIN
1Credo

Foreign aid is a good thing because we can make Allies....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Free Market Is Overall a Better System than Socialism (Part 2)

UtherPenguin
cookie1

Here is Part 1 of the Debate: http://www.debate.org/debates/Free-Market-Capitalism-is-Overall-a-Better-System-Than-Socialism./1/ Format for Part Two First Round: Acceptance and Definition of Terms Second Round: Opening Argument Third Round: Rebuttal's Fourth: Closing Arguments Terms: Overall: Everything taken into account. Better: comparatively good and well. Socialism: An economic system where economic decisions are regulated or made by the government or community as a whole...

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