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We would encourage our kids to aim for job stability instead of pursuing their passion

TheShadeM
Ubermensch-Tsoa

Short debate with 2000 characters max. The nominated judges are: Wylted, Ragnar, bladerunner060, YYW, whiteflame, lannan13 and Blade-of-Truth. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In this debate, 'we' is defined as parents of children in DEVELOPING countries, not first world countries. Not US, UK, Germany, Australia, France etc. Countries which come to mind include Turkey, Malaysia, South Africa and indeed many, many others. In these countries, there is a big dilemma on whether young people should aim...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Should Race Be An Option Put On Job Resume and School Test?

TrinitHall.o
TBJ

We've all had a time in out lives where we had to bubble in our race on school test or select race on job resumes that gave us no choice otherwise but my question for you today is should such practices be ban if so /no not Why?...

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Updated 8 Hours Ago

Noor Mateen, wife of Omar Mateen should be arrested.

zaethegay
marcus4lifesss

Noor Mateen should be arrested for being an accomplice to the shooter. She drove him to the nightclub to help him scope it out. She knew when he was going to do it and didn't notify the police to save all those people's lives. She could've prevented this from happening....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Make Income Tax Rates Flat

dropoff
Lsumichiganfan

I believe that a flat income tax rate would help the overall economy and is fairer for everybody. Let's set some terms before we begin. Rules: 1) No trolling or insults. 2) If you forfeit, you automatically lose. 3) You don't have to cite sources for common knowledge, although it would be preferred. If something is not common knowledge, cite it. A general rule of thumb is that something is "common knowledge" if you can find it in three or more sources. Debate period: Round 1: Just g...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Are there large inequalities in the USA?

Steph.Connelly
Wylted

Are there Large inequalities in the USA?...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Environmental Protection

Spem_Redudit
prithviram-bala

Environmental Protection is a huge waste of money, time, & effort. The earth can take care of itself and before Environmental Protection the world was doing great. PS: I'm not saying I am against litter pickup....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Can alternative energy replace fossil fuels

Kofi_amusa838
adilmuhammad

I affirm that alternative energy is the future of the world we live in. Alternative energy should replace fossil fuel use because it is saving our precious planet and cost less money in the long run. Some argue that the technology isn't advanced but I know the tech is there because we are seeing smart companies move towards renewable supplies....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Are we in need of redifining family?

LillianaKang
TheWorldIsComplicated

Economic incentives for conventional marriage is getting undermined. Especially women are tend to delay their marriage and prenancy as late as possible for their career. There are more celibates and cohabits than before. Along with this changes, the shared house/ childcare are rising in some area. Some extremists claim 'free love', and some draw future where every children raised by government so to eliminate all sorts of discrimination in education and environment. Examples above are litt...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

The Living Wage is a Bad Idea

APrickwithaDick
TOCOneBid

I will present arguments on why the Living Wage is bad after someone accepts the debate. Just a few terms, well really just one: Living Wage- The movement for a minimum wage of $15 an hour...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Moderate inflation is necessary for a healthy economic growth

anthonyliu1
Loubna

Hi there, I just want to take this opportunity to have an intellectual discussion about inflation. Most economic schools teach their students that moderate inflation is good for the economy but do not explain why it is necessary. I hope by this end of this debate all participants and readers can have a deeper understanding of the nature of inflation. I'm on the side of "Con" which means that i Do Not agree that a moderate inflation is necessary for a healthy economic growth. Following...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago