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Known alleged rape victims should not immediately be believed

Capitalistslave
DStallman

If you accept the debate, you are, of course, arguing that known(relatives, friends, etc) alleged rape victims should be believed immediately. Rules of debate:1) If con chooses to use round 1 for debate, they should waive round 4 to keep the number of rounds used for debate even between us. 2) No ad hominem, personal attacks, or insults3) No new arguments or evidence presented in the last rou...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Racism in America will eventually end

atiba22
TheSensibleConservative

Racism won't end because people can't understand other walks of life. For example a white man will never understand what it's like to be a black man much life a woman can't understand what it's like to be a man. This creates a lack of reliability between races and cultures and when people don't understand something they fear it. look how people react to Islam for example. A few extremist attacks happen and then they think that there Arab neighbor is the next Osama bin laden. They can't understan...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Same sex marriage.

Stupidape
ParadoxPi

Burden of proof will be upon Con, my opponent 51%. This is due to the nature of morals, actions are considered moral until proven otherwise. Just as a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.StructureRound one Acceptance and definitionsRound two arguments, don't respond to opponent's argument yet.Round three rebuttals respond directly to opponent's round two.Round four defense respond directly to opponent's...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Same sex marriage.

Stupidape
John_C_1812

I will contend that the USA federal goverment should reconize gay marriages.My opponent will contend that the USA federal goverment shouldn't reconize gay marriages.Burden of proof will be upon Con, my opponent 51%. This is due to the nature of morals, actions are considered moral until proven otherwise. Just as a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.StructureRound one Acceptance and definitions

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

School uniforms should be banned

isarica_2001
ca2005

I thank my opponent in advance for accepting this debate about school uniforms. I will take the pro side. Good wishes to my opponent, I have to say that I have not a very good experience in debates and I am just a little girl, but I want to do more debates to practice and hold my opinion even if someone try to convince me to take the other side. Debate structure: 1st round: Only accepting 2nd and 3rd round: Argumentative text 4th round: I will ask questions to my opponent and he/she will...

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Did tobacco positively influence the southern colonies?

sheepgirl1202
evanjfarrar

When John Rolfe came to Jamestown in 1610 he brought tobacco to the suffering colony. Tobacco became the first cash crop in America. A cash crop is a crop produced to earn money rather than to use yourself. The demand for tobacco was growing back in England and the colonists were running low on supplies because they had to pay them to the British. They were able to make a deal to trade tobacco equally for some other supplies that helped to boost the American Economy. These are a few examples on...

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Same sex marriage.

Stupidape
nerdydork4044

I've avoided this topic for too long, mostly because of my religious background and only I have only recently known a different path, atheism. Burden of proof will be upon Con, my opponent 51%. This is due to the nature of morals, actions are considered moral until proven otherwise. Just as a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Structure Round one Acceptance and definitionsRound two arguments, don...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Same sex marriage.

Stupidape
kasamsudharshan

Burden of proof will be upon Con, my opponent 51%. This is due to the nature of morals, actions are considered moral until proven otherwise. Just as a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Structure Round one Acceptance and definitions Round two arguments, don't respond to opponent's argument yet. Round three rebuttals respond directly to opponent's round two. Round four defense respond directly to opponent's round three. Definitions, use common definitions unless otherwis...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

LGBT Rights

colbey.cheese
nerdydork4044

I am not part of the LGBT community but that doesn't mean i can't support the members. Why don't gays, lesbians, transgenders get the same rights as everyone else?...

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13 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

THW abolish the death penalty

ZACwuzhier
toowings4u

Round 1: Acceptance and Stance Round 2: Arguments Round 3: Rebuttals and arguments Round 4: Analysis and rebuttals In a world where punishment is used for disgusting criminals, to make them feel sorry for what they have done, On the opposition side today, I oppose the motion to abolish the death penalty....

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