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Is the world headed toward a 3rd world war?

Nd2400
RedBlanket

Round 1 is to accept. I will be arguing, that we are entering a 3rd world war....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

The U.K Ought to Vote for a Labour Government

Emilrose
TheUnexaminedLife

Due to the imminence of the upcoming election, I will be outlining my opening argument in this round. TheUnexaminedLife will be arguing as Con; I wish him the best of luck! Full Resolution: the U.K ought to vote for a Labo...

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51 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Death Penalty

luis_yt
TheOneFootTallBrickWall

We reserve the death penalty in the United States for the most heinous murders and the most brutal and conscienceless murderers. This is not, as some critics argue, a kind of state-run lottery that randomly chooses an unlucky few for the ultimate penalty from among all those convicted of murder. Rather, the capital punishment system is a filter that selects the worst of the worst... Put another way, to sentence killers like those described above to less than death would fail to do justice bec...

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2 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Minimum Voting Age -Speed debate

Arganger
kronixx

Your job is to argue that the current voting age should be, both logically and morally, kept the same.I will argue that the minimum voting age shouldn't exist at all. 500 characters max, and ten munites to argue. Think of it of as a speed debate....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The atomics mission were necessary in ending the war against Japan

Wolfman19
HellishPanda

The atomic missions were necessary in ending the War in the Pacific...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Abortion should be made illigal

Arganger
Topaet

To clarify my views, I believe the only reasonable situation for abortion is if the mother has a 50% risk of dying or higher. You may post your argument first, and I will start by revolving my argument on disassembling your views. I also as...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Solitary Confinement Use Should be Reduced and Elimanted

davidsondw17
MadisonReneN

I believe that solitary confinement should be phased out of prisons within the United States and eventually eliminated in its current form. Terms:Solitary confinement (or segregation)- placing an inmate within an isolated cell for a period longer than 72 hours for either protection of the inmate, protection of other inmates/the prison, or as a means of punishment. Current Form- Isolated for 23 hours or more in a cell that generally is lit with artificial light...

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Homosexuality is not a choice and is ok.

OncomingStorms
one2one

Homosexuality is ok. I will not accept unsubstantiated information, nor will I accept arguments based on Holy scripture. If you feel you can, using science and observable phenomenon, prove that homosexuality is in some way wrong, feel free to comment and/or challenge....

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5 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

The swearing filter on DDO should be removed

zmikecuber
airmax1227

I will argue that there should be no restrictions on what words we can use on DDO. First round is acceptance.Resolution: "The swearing filter on DDO should be removed."I am Pro, airmax1227 is Con. I accept the burden of proof. I don't need to set a ton of rules, because having a list of rules longer than anyone cares to read is silly, and I want this debate to be straightforward.This is my first step towards helping DDO. I think there are lots of problems...

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122 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Bluesteel v. Mikal, Resolved: The US should adopt a ban on assault weapons similar to Australia's.

bluesteel
Mikal

First round acceptance only. BOP is shared....

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127 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago