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RebmaEiram
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kbtaft
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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/12/2007 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 961 times Debate No: 325
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RebmaEiram

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How can I choose what to debate you about if you don't fill the whole thing out??? I mean, come on! What is this?
You have to have 100 characters to submit this. Maybe this is enough.
kbtaft

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Hey Rebma!!
There are certain issues that I either do not know enough about or have recently discovered new information on. For instace, I would have never supported a national healthcare system until I watched Michael Moore's Sicko the other night. I am not usually one to be persuaded by Michael Moore, but it seems like it might actually be a good idea. Of course, I'm not going to agree with anything he says until I've investigated on my own. :)
Debate Round No. 1
RebmaEiram

Pro

I'm in the same boat you are. I need to further educate myself about a lot of these choices. Although, I DID notice we differ on "school vouchers".
I do want to tell you KUDOS on sending people here. This is a great idea and a wonderful way to push myself into actually learning about all the issues instead of saying, "Well, it's doesn't directly concern me."
kbtaft

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Don't school vouchers make parents pay twice as much money in the long run? That's one of those issues I didn't really want to fill out...

And thanks, I think it's a great idea, too!

Invite people!
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by thrica 9 years ago
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A yes/no opinion doesn't allow for much nuance. For example, I don't believe that gay couples should receive government benefits, but I don't believe straight couples should either - it seems that the entire premise of giving married couples government benefits gets lost in the debate. You can't really express that in a For/Against boolean.
Posted by kbtaft 9 years ago
kbtaft
I just finished filling out almost all of them...
And you still have some blank, too!!
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