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Beauty is only how you look on the outside

Jocie
itsagodthing

In this debate I will attempt to prove that beauty does not rely on your kindness and achievements, only about how you look on the outside. Round One: Acceptance (no arguments) Round Two: Opening Arguments (no rebuttals) Round Three: Rebuttal from what was said in round one. Round Four: Closing (no rebuttal)...

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2 Comments
Updated 13 Hours Ago

Hate Speech should be considered a Felony!

TheKeyMaster
Tonius5

I am arguing in favor of Hate Speech becoming a Felony. First round is for acceptance only!...

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Updated 18 Hours Ago

Persons convicted of a pedophilic crime ought to be treated and not incarcerated in all instances

hcar911
OLEKSANDRA

1) Person"s convicted of pedophilic crimes ought to be treated and incarcerated in the case of rape and/or murder of a child. 2) Pedophilia is the preferential attraction to prepubescent children. (Ames & Houston, 1990; Feierman, 1990; Okami & Goldberg, 1992). 3) There is a distinct difference between pedophiles who rape and/or murder a child and pedophiles who are attracted to children but never physically touch a child. 4) Physical acts include molestation, rape, and/or other non-consens...

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Updated 19 Hours Ago

Utilitarianism (Bentham) v Deontology (Kant) Rap Battle

phiLockeraptor
Sssomeone

Philosophical rap battle. Con is rapping for deontology, while Pro is rapping for Utilitarianism. Personal slights against philosophers themselves are allowed but not preferred over ideological rap. 20 lines are allowed. First round is acceptance only. Everything else is fair game....

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18 Comments
Updated 21 Hours Ago

Write a story that is dystopian

Emma.Leah3
EndarkenedRationalist

This isn’t from the exercise book and because I’m not sure exactly what I have in mind here is the prompt: Write a piece that is 10,000 characters or less (I put the settings at the highest allowable) about something that is dysto...

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4 Comments
Updated 21 Hours Ago

any cause is caused by another cause

vi_spex
Bwacit

a cause that didn't cause anything, isn't a cause, therefore a first cause would be caused by a cause that isn't a cause, but any cause is caused by another cause, so a first cause is impossible...

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26 Comments
Updated 23 Hours Ago

Pre-emption vs. Deterrence (Modern Warfare)

Jingle_Bombs
DarthVitiosus

Military debate. I argue to my opponent that as a general rule for diplomacy, foreign relations, and national security policies that the use of Force should NOT be used only as a last resort. I argue exclusively that a doctrine of Pre-emption (including preemptive and preventative war) is far more effective at dismantling information age threats and safeguarding the interests of a nation as a whole than a policy of deterrence. CON must prove that deterrence theory is still...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Prospective Job Applicants Should Not Be Asked To Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions

Bwacit
Blade-of-Truth

Prospective Job Applicants Should Not be Asked to Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions Criminal Conviction = the judgement of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of crime as charged. Prospective Job Applicants = people applying for a job Prior = Before an event Proposition Hello judge. Imagine this. A poor man is starving. He robs a store to help his family survive, and he is arrested. Later, he gets out of prison, and applies for a job so that he can be a better person and feed his...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Persons convicted of a pedophilic crime ought to be treated and not incarcerated in all instances.

Crash12345
CBueno

(1) Pedophilia is a condition in which adults, or older teenagers are sexually attracted to preteen children. (2) If pedophiles where treated for their crimes, it could lead to a reduction in pedophilic based crimes. (3)Treatment means that the convicted pedophiles would receive a mandatory psych evaluation, and their needs to be attempts to rehabilitate them. (4) There may not be a cure for their condition, but treatment can help them control their urges. (5) A reduction in pedophilia would...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Officer Darren Wilson Should Have Been Indicted

BillionBrainCells
frozen_eclipse

There was enough evidence to at least take aspects of the case to trial. This is not a racial issue. This is not about political agenda's. This is about the simple fact a teenager was murdered in broad daylight. 15 witnesses say Brown had his hands in the air when the last shot was fired, 2 do not. Officer Wilson says he was in fear for his life "It was like a 5 year old vs. Hulk Hogan" but was not bleeding and did not have any visible facial injuries (besides a dime sized pink mark)....

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Updated 1 Day Ago