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visionsofdylan
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Kleptin
Con (against)
Winning
30 Points

Heath Ledger is this Generation's James Dean

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/23/2008 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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visionsofdylan

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The passing of one of the most versatile and talented actors, Heath Ledger, shocked me more then any death since Cobain. I think it might have to do with that I, along with many others, have grew up with this guy and seen him produce hits and flops. And he had so much potential. Well what I am saying is this man, Heath Ledger, will live on like James Dean and River Phoenix, to a lesser extent and become immortal.

RIP Heath
Kleptin

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I disagree. I believe Heath Ledger is this generation's Heath Ledger, and not this generation's James Dean.

James Dean is James Dean, and he had his accomplishments, talents, and fans.

Heath Ledger is Heath Ledger, and he had his own accomplishments, talents, and fans.
Debate Round No. 1
visionsofdylan

Pro

What I mean though is Heath will become immortal like James Dean and will be remembered as highly as him.
Kleptin

Con

I still feel that's kind of disrespectful.

I think Heath Ledger can stand in his own spotlight, that's all I'm saying. Saying that he's this generation's James Dean robs him of his individuality.
Debate Round No. 2
visionsofdylan

Pro

How is that disrespecting him or taking away his individuality if I am simply just saying that it he will become immortal like him and many others who have died young ( Cobain, Phoenix, Morrison, and Hendrix)?
Kleptin

Con

Because if you wanted to say that he's going to be immortal and that he died young, you could have just said that instead.

Mentioning someone else's name seems...unnecessary.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Kleptin 9 years ago
Kleptin
"However Kleptin not only had a horrible argument but he didn't even understand what was going on"

LOL Yes to the first part, no to the second XD
Posted by mmadderom 9 years ago
mmadderom
Horrible arguments on both sides so no vote.

Most of the free world didn't even know who Heath Ledger was before he passed. No, his death doesn't even come CLOSE to that of James Dean.
Posted by artC 9 years ago
artC
I totally disagree in the sense that the two are incomparable. James Dean is far greater than Heath Ledger. However Kleptin not only had a horrible argument but he didn't even understand what was going on. So naturally, I voted for visionsofdylan.
Posted by FunkeeMonk91 9 years ago
FunkeeMonk91
I totally disagree, and I honestly don't know why people are acting like a saint died. But I don't think I'd be qualified to do a whole debate.
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