The Instigator
Sedylitz
Con (against)
Losing
7 Points
The Contender
Kleptin
Pro (for)
Winning
18 Points

Does Ideology matter?

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after 4 votes the winner is...
Kleptin
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/16/2009 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,641 times Debate No: 7863
Debate Rounds (2)
Comments (4)
Votes (4)

 

Sedylitz

Con

Does Ideology matter? Is the political-stance important? I say NO it does not.
I'm not a hard-noser in this issue, it's more of a parsing-argument, but none-the-less I look forward to any challengers!
Kleptin

Pro

I thank my opponent for the opportunity to participate in this debate and wish him the best of luck.

My opponent's contention is that Ideology does not matter.

http://en.wikipedia.org...
http://www.merriam-webster.com...

Ideology is defined by wikipedia as "A set of aims and ideas". It is defined by merriem-webster as "A systematic body of concepts, especially about human life or culture.

I argue that Ideology most certainly *does* manner, in several aspects of human life. What one does is tied to his or her ideology, and the ideology of a political group, or the entire country, leads to legislation that affects the lives of everyone.

My opponent argues that political stance is not important. I argue it is very important, especially for politicians. Their political stance on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research etc. leads to important congressional actions.

I look forward to my opponent's response. Thank you.
Debate Round No. 1
Sedylitz

Con

Sedylitz forfeited this round.
Kleptin

Pro

It is a shame that my opponent has decided to forfeit. I extend my arguments and hope the next round does not go as poorly.

Thank you.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by asyetundefined 8 years ago
asyetundefined
Sed - I gave you the 'agree with before the debate' vote....but that's it. Sorry bud - try this one again, should be an interesting debate.
Posted by Sedylitz 8 years ago
Sedylitz
who voted for me? really?
Posted by Sedylitz 8 years ago
Sedylitz
Sorry bout that. I had to be away for a few days and forgot bout the debate....also somehow only ended up with 2 rounds somehow/.//// oh well. Next time!
Posted by Kleptin 8 years ago
Kleptin
Looks like there were only 2 rounds o.O whoops

C: Poor conduct, CON forfeited a round.
S&G: No major spelling/grammatical errors on either side. Tie.
A: PRO was the only one to make an argument. Points go to PRO.
S: PRO was the only one to include sources. Points go to PRO.
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