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Using taxes to build football stadiums is not justified.

Blade-of-Truth
uniferous

PrefaceI was recently made aware of the fact that, in the last few decades, new football stadiums have been constructed with the use and spending of our tax dollars. I personally was unaware of this, and do not support such spending by our government. I find it unjustifiable. Full Topic On balance, the use of our taxes to fund the construction of new football stadiums is an unjustified use of our taxes. <...

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31 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Clothing Style/Amount Should Be Up to The Individual and Not Enforced by Law

ForGrowthOfMind
Samcoder1

To begin I would firstly like to say I am not a nudist nor would I be if clothing was optional in society, so my opinion does not come from a bias towards my own agenda. However, I believe it is oppressive to force clothing laws on citizens. We began as a species that wore clothing only to protect ourselves from the environment and it slowly developed into a means of being stylish. That being said the amount of clothing a person wears is not a matter of morals, only a matter of taste. It is not...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Positive discrimination is worst than negative discrimination

Max_Goodman
thebestdebate

Ok, I did make the title quite clickbaity, i wouldn't prefer to be attacked by racists than get a job. However, I do dislike positive discrimination. Round 1 = Starting statement Round 2= Rebuttals Round 3= Second statement Round 4= Rebuttals Round 5= Closing statement / Conclusion I am a white male, if I applied for a job in Japan or Korea and got told I only got the job because I am white, I would be pretty annoyed. I would feel bad, I might not have been the best for the...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Hardcore pornography is significantly harmful to society

zmikecuber
Bennett91

WARNING! This debate may contain explicit content. Reader discretion is highly advised.Definitions:Hardcore pornography: "stil...

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189 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Southerner or Northerner

ollie39
TheWorldIsComplicated

I was born in London and lived there for only 3 years. I am 16 and have lived up north for most my life. My mum is from Liverpool and dad South Africa. Am i a southerner or a northerner???? I think i am Southern but not sure...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Gay Marriage

missbailey8
Teekee

I'll be arguing for gay marriage, while my opponent must argue against gay marriage. Structure: Round 1 - Opening Statements from Pro Round 2 - Rebuttals from Con, Defense from Pro Round 3 - Opening Statements from Con, Rebuttals from Pro Round 4 - Defense from Con, Pro Must Waive Rules: 1) No hate speech/ slander 2) No kritkiks 3) No plagiarism 4) No new arguments in final round 5) Please use citations 6) No forfeiture 7) No trolls Voting Rules: 1) Vote Convincing Argument...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

As parents, we would ban children from playing video games depicting women in skimpy costumes

TheShadeM
BoggleBros37

Short debate. 2000 characters per round. This debate uses judge voting and 7 judges have been nominated. The judges are: Wylted, Ragnar, bladerunner060, YYW, whiteflame, lannan13 and Blade-of-Truth. Whether said judges actually accept their nomination and place their vote is entirely up to them. FIRST ROUND IS ACCEPTANCE. Definition: The video games meant here are those which although not targeted just for children, they are also deemed to be appropriate for kids (14 years of age and below...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Restricted abortion should be legal

illegalcombat
x15

Debate Structure Round 1 - Acceptance only, No arguments Round 2 - Arguments/rebuttals Round 3 - Arguments/rebuttals Round 4 - Rebuttals to things in previous rounds, No new arguments. Definitions/Explanations Restricted abortion should be legal = By this I mean abortion should be legal for a woman to choose in the embryonic period of pregnancy. Abortion - is the end (termination) of a pregnancy. A low-risk surgical procedure called suction aspiration or suction curette is general...

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should we eat death row prisoners as meat

ishant117
TheWorldIsComplicated

I know it may sound bizarre but I really don't see any problem in eating the death row prisoners for meat. please don't judge me. I am a normal person, not a man eater, but to create a really out of the box topic, I have chosen this topic. I personally don't believe in this. But in debate I will use all my possibilities to win. I request you to keep this debate just a debate and nothing more than that....

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is science subjects harder than humanity subjects?

CatherineMorland
aSingleDot

The first round is introductory: Hi, I use the pseudonym Catherine Morland from the book Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, as this character reflects my personality rather well :) :) I shall be arguing against :) Can't wait to hear your thoughts!...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago