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Preschool Is A Waste Of Time

Phil
Crystal

Parents should not send their children to preschool for several reasons. First and foremost, the year is better spent with a full-time parent. In addition, most children will learn very little at preschool. Contrary to claims made by preschool advocates, children are not better equipped because of preschool. They may develop social skills and hand painting skills sooner, however children that miss preschool will quickly catch up before they finish the first grade....

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30 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

Gay Marriage Should Be Legalized.

TheSkeptic
InquireTruth

ON GUARD! I affirm the resolution: Gary Marriage should be legalized. For the sake of clarity and being terse, the term "gay" will be an umbrella term for the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community. I am not arguing in what way gay marriage should be legalized (federal or states), but I'm arguing that it SHOULD be legalized because there is no valid legal argument against gay marriage. Do note that since this is in context of being legalized, saying that God is against ga...

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106 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

My opponent will win receive the most votes.

Logical-Master
solo

My opponent will win since, tehrefore he will. Here, I have committed the fallacy of begging the question. Surely you would not vote for me because of this. I have also presented no evidence to prove that my opponent will win, so you have to vote for him/her. I havee also not bothered to spell check or check for grammatical errors in this post. In short, I am being nonsensical....

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9 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

George Bush Was a Good President

youngpolitic
wpfairbanks

I would like to open up my argument by saying that I believe that President George W. Bush did a great job as president and does not deserve all of the criticism he received when he left office. I will support this statement by using these arguments: a) Bush reacted to the best of his ability in the 9/11 situation. He worked fast and efficiently under enormous amounts of pressure. b) He always did what he thought was right. Bush did not cave into the demands of Congress and the people, he...

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42 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

On balance, Anarchism is More Humanitarian than State Planning

Sieben
Danielle

Every broad argument will be tagged with a letter/number. Elucidation: D1) On balance: Keep the framework reasonable. Ignore the possibility that aliens could invade and destroy every society beginning with consonants. Employ ceteris parabis assumptions. D2) Anarchism: The lack of aggressive monopoly. In this conversation, aggression is distinct from coercion according to the Libertarian ethic. The forceful defense of self ownership and peaceful homesteading is "coercion", not "aggre...

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268 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Christianity is a force for good in the world.

Freeman
RoyLatham

On balance, Christianity has done far more harm than good in the modern world. Its human rights record is disgraceful and the negative impacts of its dogmas have reverberated throughout history and even into the present day. As though this wasn't bad enough it also impoverishes the human condition by distracting people from their real happiness with illusory preachments of an afterlife. And despite the good intentions of many decent people it is still one of the prime sources of a considerable a...

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70 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Gay Marriage Should Be Legalized.

TheSkeptic
Phil

Gay Marriage should be a legal form of marriage for the simple fact that disallowing LGBT groups to marrying is taking a right that should be theirs. I'll let you go first, as I am contending that there are no substantial legal reasons to disallow same-sex marriage, and thus it should be a right for any LGBT couple to marry....

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134 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Molesting handicapped orphans is cool

sippinsizzurp
Danielle

Okay, here's one I think I can win. First of all, I'm completely against the deplorable activites that Michael Jackson and Catholic priests are engaging in. It's wrong!...

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30 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Being gay is a choice, God did not "make" them that way

republican92
Tatarize

I am sick and tired of people saying that it isnt there fault they are gay and that god made them gay, god would not create something that breaks his own laws, purposefully. He created his laws for a reason and wants everyone to be in heavon and if you are gay then you will not be in heavon so why would god create someone just so they can burn in hell?...

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61 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

Given the Bible, God is Morally Repugnant and Undeserving of Praise (+).

JustCallMeTarzan
InquireTruth

I could have simply phrased this debate "God is Morally Repugnant and Undeserving of Praise" but then I remembered a debate I was just in where the person who accepted the debate gets to define God. This is not the case here - for purposes of this debate, we shall defer to the Judeo-Christian sense of God, and if it pleases my opponent, we may use the same version of a "mainstream" Bible - I would suggest the New American Bible, for it is the one I shall present my opening arguments from. Th...

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80 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago