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Solon is FIIIINE

Vaarka
missbailey8

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25 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

whether or not being gay is moral

greatman777
McPherson

i believe that being gay is moral because it isn't a choice. notice that most people that are against it just don't understand it and never will. think about it. unless you are gay how are you going to tell me whether or not i made the decision to be gay. as for the bible, it has been edited and reedited so many times it just doesn't even have any credibility anymore. not to mention that every supposed opposition to homosexuality in the bible is merely and opposition to immoral acts that would b...

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24 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

free trade should be valued above protectionism

Amethist17
Cobo

"It is very important for you to know that free trade leads to better roads, better health and better lives" -- Rosario Castellon. I think that Rosario Castellon is exactly right free trade does lead to a better road. Resolved: Free trade should be valued above protectionism. And yes it should before I begin this debate I would like to offer the following definitions. Free Trade: trade based on the unrestricted international exchange of goods Protectionism: Government actions or Policies th...

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24 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Resolved: The USFG should increase construction of mineral accretion coral reefs in the US

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
christopher1006

In this debate we will simply examine wether the USFG should implement Artificial Coral reefs on its coast lines.We will debate on the standard and accepted rules:1.)silence is compliance and dropping an argument or responding to it after the point when rebuttals starts means that you concede.2.)Disadvantages must be run, and arguments made in an orderly fashion, they must be labeled as any of the following: Offcase arguments, Di...

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24 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Socialism is better for communities than Capitalism

Wrappers
FuzzyCatPotato

Socialistic countries are the happiest and have the highest quality of living....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Liberalism Is Not Good for America (Economics)

bballcrook21
Reformist

Introduction to Debate:This is a challenge that I have sent to the user Reformist. I believe that we have some irreconsilable political and economic differences, and that we need to argue them objectively on a formal debating platform. Almost as a disclaimer, I would like...

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Capitalism works

Sphynx111222
benko12345678

ok, Im gonna challenge that commie t*rd to a rematch. This time im gonna do what he did. 1.Capitalism works because anyone can become rich 2.It helps small businesses 3.Everyone can do anything 4.It gives you food!!!! YOU WOULD BE STARVING IF YOU DIDNT HAVE CAPITALISM!!! Hope to see you beat that commie. And don't even bring up your fancy sh*t. I want simple stuff....

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23 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

On balance, Capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism

darkkermit
badger

Resolution "On balance capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism"better for mankind - increasing the well-beingcapitalism - an economic system where the means of production are owned privatelycommunism - an economic system where the means of production are commonly owned.Debate rules: 1. No semantics.2. First Round for acceptance, and rule and definition clearification only.3. No new argument...

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23 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

cell phones in school

desttoyer
dsjpk5

Distraction: Since today"s cell phones have more than one application, students will always get distracted in the quest of trying to discover and try out new cell phone applications. Female students are more likely to get distracted by mobile applications like Pinterest.com, Facebook or twitter, then for the male students, they can get distracted by cell phone game applications or video streaming applications. This continuous distraction will affect a student"s concentration in the classroom, an...

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23 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Democratic Capitalism (pro) vs Libertarian-Socialism (con)

Ozzie
Capitalistslave

This debate is the continuation of another debate (http://www.debate.org/debates/Decentralized-Libertarian-socialism-pro-versus-Democratic-Capitalism-con/1/ ) in which Capitalistslave accidentally forfeited Round 3. For clarity he will paste his argument from round 2 of the original debate into this round and we'll go from there....

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22 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago