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quan11
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larztheloser
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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/17/2011 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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quan11

Pro

Do you think life is fair? Do you think life will be different and change overall quality of ones life not of morals but as a human being. So OS life fair or unfair?
larztheloser

Con

My opponent has the burden of proof. He must show the fairness of life. I will argue why life is not fair, a position that I believe to be fairly self-evident.

I've attended the richest high school in my country, while living in one of the poorest districts. I had it easy while I watched my friends struggle and suffer. Today some of them are begging on the street, universally denied employment and without the means of getting a qualification. I, meanwhile, am at my country's top university on a scholarship. And that's not to mention all the millions of children in Africa, born deseased and into a life of poverty. I want my opponent to tell me how, morally and as human beings, he considers my life to have been in any way "fair" compaired to theirs. It isn't. Vote con.
Debate Round No. 1
quan11

Pro

Although you went to the riches school and lived in poorest district would that effect the fairness of life. You will not always receive the best things all of the time in life because if you would have ; you would not have to strive for nothing. Personally life's fair, for others it's holds only at unfairness
Like the example u gave about African. Living in a less developed place.
larztheloser

Con

My opponent makes a valid point. Life has been good to me.

What isn't fair, however, is how some people have only ups, and some only downs. Suddenly we need to have different standards of fairness for every person. But that isn't fair. In other words my opponent has shown how my life is fair, but not how my life is fair compared to anybody else's.

For this reason my opponent has not met his burden.
Debate Round No. 2
quan11

Pro

quan11 forfeited this round.
larztheloser

Con

Err ... can I claim a win by forfeit?
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by ohnoyoulost 6 years ago
ohnoyoulost
quan11larztheloserTied
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit.
Vote Placed by jat93 6 years ago
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quan11larztheloserTied
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit. Also pro didn't make sense and didn't refute that con's life was unfair when compared to others.