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That1User
Con (against)
The Contender
fire_wings
Pro (for)

Resolved: Hate Speech Should Be Permitted The Majority of the Time a (Unique Topic Tournament: R1)

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Started: 7/15/2016 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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That1User

Con

I would like to thank my opponent and friend Fires for debating me on the Hate Speech topic, and for bsh1 for making and directing the tournament.

Fires shall be Pro for the resolution: Hate Speech Should Always Be Permitted and it is his burden of proof to prove the resolution as truth.

I shall be con for the resolution, and it shall be my BoP to negate the resolution by proving the resolution false.

Definitions:
Hate speech: "a communication that carries no meaning other than the expression of hatred for some group, especially in circumstances in which the communication is likely to provoke violence. It is an incitement to hatred primarily against a group of persons defined in terms of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and the like. Hate speech can be any form of expression regarded as offensive to racial, ethnic and religious groups and other discrete minorities or to women." (http://definitions.uslegal.com...)

Should: used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety, or expediency (http://www.merriam-webster.com...)

Majority: In most events

Permit: to consent to expressly or formally (http://www.merriam-webster.com...)

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Rules:
1. No forfeiting
2. No trolling
3. No kritiks
4. No semantics
5. No source focusing, main focus should be arguments.
6. Have good conduct
7. All arguments have to be posted in the debate
8. Sources can be posted in an external link
9. No new arguments in the last round (defense and rebuttals of defense do not count as arguments, but rebuttals of normal arguments are counted as arugments, therefore not allowed)
10. Punishment for not following these rules will be up to the voters.
11. My opponent accepts these definitions as presented.
(These rules are mostly the same as my opponent's 100th debate on Earth's overpopulation.)
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R2: Con Opens, Pro rebuts.
R3: Con Rebuts, Pro Defends
R4: Con Defends, Pro waives.
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13 comments have been posted on this debate. Showing 1 through 10 records.
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
Whoops, I clicked accept...
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
bsh, it is not this debate
Posted by bballcrook21 1 year ago
bballcrook21
You owe me 5 dollars for taking my structure :D
Posted by bsh1 1 year ago
bsh1
Fire, I need you to accept now.
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
bsh, I will accept tomorrow.
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
Yes, that is okay User.
Posted by That1User 1 year ago
That1User
Fire, you proposed to debate this resolution as pro, but I'm willing to compromise with the following, Resolved: Hate speech should be permitted the majority of the time. Is this new resolution acceptable?
Posted by bsh1 1 year ago
bsh1
Fire, I will need you to accept this debate as soon as possible.
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
I want you to change the resolution to, "Unique Topics Tournament Round 1: Hate speech should be permitted, User v.s. Fire"

Or should I make a new debate?
Posted by fire_wings 1 year ago
fire_wings
And, I don't agree with all hate speech should be permitted. I agree that hate speech can be permitted, but not in every occasion
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