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Contacting Un-Contacted Peoples

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Started: 6/27/2016 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 months ago Status: Debating Period
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1st round is for acceptance and acceptance alone, no debating is to occur on the first round.

1st round: Acceptance
2nd round: Arguments. No rebuttal/counter argument.
3rd round: Arguments, counter arguments and rebuttals.

By accepting this debate, you will acknowledge the following definitions and examples.

Un-Contacted peoples: People currently living in voluntary or involuntary isolation from the global world. They may or may not be under another nations control. These people may have been contacted before, but overall are not in current contact with society.

Examples of un contacted peoples to be used:
-- Sentinelese people of North Sentinel island.
-- Jarawa people of Adaman Islands
-- Pintupi people of the Gibbon Desert, Australia
-- Ruc people of N. Vietnam.

Also, no trolling. Please accept only if you are going to see the debate through.

Stick to common sense.

Thank you, and see you in the debate. :)

May the best win.


Seems like a very interesting topic choice, and since I was jist researching this very topic, it popped up at the right time
Debate Round No. 1


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Contention 1- People have a right to self determination, and these uncontacted tribes are intentionally staying that way. Most of these tribes are extremely hostile to outsiders so contacting them is dangerous. Leave these people alone so they can live life how they best see fit.

Contention 2- observing these societies from a distance can tell us a lot of information about our own ancestors who lived in similar primitive conditions. We shpuld leave them alone for the benefit of researchers and scientists.

Contention 3- we cannot contact these societies in a safe fashion. They are usually extremely aggressive to outsiders and succesful contact can be deadly for both them and us. Given our superior fire power, if we made a serious attempt to contact them, we would also need to conquer them, thus killing people as well as destroying their way of life
Debate Round No. 2


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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by 76km 4 months ago
Con will argue against contacting un-contacted people.
Posted by ThePunisher1234 4 months ago
So would con argue that we should not contact people who choose to isolate themselves from the rest of society?
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