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Tobacco not a major cause of cancer

DaLogic
RyuuKyuzo

Argument: It is widely accepted that Tobacco smoking is a major cause of cancer, if this is the case, why then does United States have higher rates of cancer than a country such as Greece where tobacco consumption is the highest in the world? see link below. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_cigarette_consumption_per_capita Strangely enough, Greece has much lower cancer rates than countries with much lower tobacco consumption? see link below. https://en.wikipedia.o...

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9 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Obesity is a disease

AndDontCallMeShirley
thebestdebate

Resolution: "Obesity [1] is a disease [2]."I will be arguing against the resolution. My opponent will be arguing for the resolution. The opponent will begin his argument in the first round, and he will not include an argument in the final round. This rule is in place because the opponent will be arguing in the affirmative—and he who argues in the affirmative generally ought to initiate the debate. (NOTE: This debate is currently impossible to accept...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

This House Would Ban Animal Testing

missmozart
Declan0077

Hello everyone. I am here today to propose the motion that this house would ban animal testing. My model is that we will phase out all animal testing over the next ten years while governments, the EU and the UN etc. fund research into new alternative methods. My first point is that animals have a right not to be harmed. 100 million vertebraes are experimented on around the world each year and unfortunately, not all of them have been treated well. You are probably familiar with the Silver Spr...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Abortion is a mother's right.

Torvald
InVinoVeritas

It should be the prerogative of the mother to have a fetus or embryo aborted, since it is not a child, but an extension of her own body, and remains such until the third trimester. I challenge anyone to make a valid case for why a mother should not be allowed to have an abortion. The debate shall be conducted under the following rules: 1. No trolling 2. Ordered, at least to some extent, and civil conduct 3. Legible and comprehensible English 4. No sensationalism; unfounded statements like...

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26 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Should Medical Marijuana be legalized in the United States?

CodingSource
Briannj17

Nominated Judges:- UtherPenguin- U.n.- Zarium- EverlastingMoment- minddrag- ColeTrain- ssadi- dynamicduodebaters(as per Pro's request, I will nominate the following judges)- lannan13- Jonbonbon

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38 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Parents who don't vaccinate their children should still receive benefits from the government

emily8821
Iamdebate

Some parents may not be in the budget to pay for vaccination for there child. Parents may fear that their child will have bad side-effects as well as allergies. it is also not illegal or compulsory to vaccinate your child, Australia is a free country and she parents should have the option of taking the risk of not vaccinating their child....

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Voluntary Euthanasia

bsh1
Varrack

PrefaceVarrack approached me about doing this debate, and I think it will be an interesting discussion. Euthanasia is an important question now more than ever, as more and more places begin considering the merits of some form of euthanasia. I look forward to an engaging and insightful discourse.There is a minimum of 2,500 ELO needed to vote on this debate. Debaters have 72 hours and 10,000 characters per round to make their cases....

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58 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

People that self harm are not crazy

biccaboo
MethedztheDebater

It has been known for the mentally-ill to be called "crazy", and are told that they have and deserve no rights. Specificaly people that self harm. People that self harm are not crazy. Self harm is a way to releive your anger, sadness, or they think that they deserve what harm they are inflicting onto one's self. People that self harm normally hide their scars, cuts, burns, etc and the people that don't normally just are seeking help. People with Depression are normally SH the most....

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8 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Should people be forced to get vaccinated

M.brown
Petfish

With more and more rumors coming about about vaccines causing health problems, less Americans are getting vaccinated. I think everyone should have to be vaccinated so we can help stop diseases from evolving and making people sick....

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Updated 6 Months Ago

Should we have mandatory school sports in middle school

RomanAtwoodFan1
Forthelulz

We scould Not Have Them...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago