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Arcita
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studentathletechristian8
Con (against)
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39 Points

I will not contradict myself in this debate.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/22/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Arcita

Pro

I will not contradict myself in this debate.

I affirm the resolution, "I will not contradict myself in this debate."

contradict- to assert the contrary or opposite of
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Rules:
1. In Rounds 1-3, CON will ask PRO ten Yes/No questions.
2. In Rounds 2-4, PRO will answer all of CON's questions with Yes, No, or an explanation as to why neither answer would be completely correct.
3. In Rounds 2-4, CON can point out any contradictions that he or she believes to be present in PRO's answers.
4. When CON points out a contradiction, PRO may use all of the following rounds to defend the accused contradiction until either CON drops the accusation or PRO admits defeat, or when the debate is over.
5. If CON ever fails to ask PRO exactly ten Yes/No questions when necessary, CON automatically loses.
6. If PRO ever fails to answer every question asked in the previous round by the rules, PRO automatically loses.
7. If PRO is never found to have contradicted himself in this debate, PRO wins.
8. If PRO is ever found to have contradicted himself in this debate, PRO loses.
9. Because sources are largely irrelevant for this debate, and can really only be used by CON most of the time, the two points associated with sources will be given to the victor of the debate.
10. A question may not result in an inherently self-contradictory answer. If this is the case, Pro wins.
studentathletechristian8

Con

I thank my opponent for opening this debate and the readers for the opportunity.

1. Do you believe homosexuals should have the same rights as heterosexuals?

2. Do you support the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy?

3. In times of conflict, should liberty be valued over security?

4. Do you believe people should live in accordance to their biological imperatives?

5. Do you think it is dumb when guys fight over girls?

6. Do you support patriotism?

7. Do you support the writings of The Constitution of the United States?

8. Do you make fun of people with disabilities?

9. Should the federal government be in charge of the definitions of words?

10. Do you support homosexual marriage?
Debate Round No. 1
Arcita

Pro

Arcita forfeited this round.
studentathletechristian8

Con

"6. If PRO ever fails to answer every question asked in the previous round by the rules, PRO automatically loses."
Due to my opponent's forfeit in the previous round, he has conceded the debate by not answering the questions previously asked. I heavily urge a CON vote.

However, I will still make another list of ten questions.

1. Can you swim?

2. Do you believe war is justified?

3. Should liberty be valued over life in times of conflict?

4. Do you eat meat?

5. Do you support nationalism?

6. Do you support gay marriage?

7. Do you support Adolf Hitler?

8. Have you ever plagiarized?

9. Is the Bible a good source of morality?

10. Do you expect people to be generous towards others?

Please, keep in mind that my opponent has conceded the debate by forfeiting. I heavily urge a Con vote.
Debate Round No. 2
Arcita

Pro

Arcita forfeited this round.
studentathletechristian8

Con

"6. If PRO ever fails to answer every question asked in the previous round by the rules, PRO automatically loses."
Due to my opponent's forfeit in the previous rounds, he has conceded the debate by not answering the questions previously asked. I heavily urge a CON vote.

However, I will once again make another list of ten questions.

1. Should the government be responsible for the entire welfare of the society it governs?

2. Should the government be held responsible for any disadvantages held by the society it governs?

3. Are you a Christian?

4. Do you believe the United States government represents the true Constitution of the United States?

5. Should marriage be considered a religious institution?

6. Did Michael Jackson spark a revolution of the pop culture?

7. Do you enjoy the ocean, as well as other bodies of water?

8. Are you ignorant?

9. Should people be responsible for the actions of their government?

10. Did you enjoy this debate?

Please, keep in mind that my opponent has conceded the debate by forfeits. I heavily urge a Con vote.
Debate Round No. 3
Arcita

Pro

Arcita forfeited this round.
studentathletechristian8

Con

"6. If PRO ever fails to answer every question asked in the previous round by the rules, PRO automatically loses."
Due to my opponent's forfeit in the previous rounds, he has conceded the debate by not answering the questions previously asked. I heavily urge a CON vote.

My opponent has essentially forfeited this entire debate. He has not answered any of my questions. I heavily urge a Con vote.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by Lifeisgood 7 years ago
Lifeisgood
RFD
B/A: Tie.
Conduct: Con. Pro forfeited.
S/G: Tie.
Arguments: Con. Pro forfeited.
Sources: Con. Arguments.
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Default to CON.
Posted by untitled_entity 7 years ago
untitled_entity
RFD -
Defaults to CON.

PRO failed to answer questions, this automatically results in a victory for CON.
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