Dwarf Tossing Should be Banned
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Full Resolution: Dwarf Tossing Should be Banned
Dwarf Tossing: "is a pub/bar attraction in which dwarfs wearing special padded clothing or Velcro costumes are thrown onto mattresses or at Velcro-coated walls. Participants compete to throw the dwarf the farthest."
The definition is obviously meant to be descriptive, not prescriptive.
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Thanks wylted for this debate.
The banning of dwarf tossing is simply a case where the government is being prejudiced against little people and deciding for them, what they should and should not be able to do. The are being bigoted by saying that little people are inferior to everyone else and should not be allowed to do the same thing stuntman, boxers and MMA fighters do. Which is to make calculated decisions as to what risks, they wish to take with their bodies, and let's be honest. Being tossed is less dangerous than getting into a ring with a professional fighter, but people want one of these things legal and the other not. The only reason for allowing one and not the other is hate of little people.
"That the ban on dwarf tossing as practised by the author... was necessary in order to protect public order, which brings into play considerations of human dignity"
A majority of dwarfs are in favor of such a ban.
"The year was 1989, and the world's only support group for the vertically-challenged - The Little People Of America (click here for their website) - went to Florida and convinced the lawmakers there that this strange sport is infact cruel and should be stopped. The measure banning dwarf-tossing was passed with a wide margin, and dwarf-tossing was outlawed in both Florida and New York."
Dwarf tossing is dehumanizing and an affront to human decency. It should therefore be banned.
Wylted forfeited this round.
kasmic forfeited this round.
My opponent argues that it is an affront to the dignity of little people to be tossed, but the little people being tossed, don't mind, and in fact many love it. I could argue that stripping, getting a tattoo, and listening to Nickelback is an affront to human dignity, but we don't ban things because of this. Liberty demands we give people the freedom to do things we disagree with as long as it hurts nobody.
kasmic forfeited this round.
I missed the window of time to respond, 12 hours to respond is tough to work with. sorry wylted for waisting you time.
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