The Instigator
Nur-Ab-Sal
Pro (for)
Tied
3 Points
The Contender
Eitan_Zohar
Con (against)
Tied
3 Points

Resolved: The Maldives are a long-term threat to American strategic interests

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Started: 3/21/2013 Category: Arts
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Nur-Ab-Sal

Pro

Let's nuke em. They have whale sharks -- obviously a threat to the US Navy.
Eitan_Zohar

Con

Ah, but since we can nuke them, they aren't a threat, now, are they?
Debate Round No. 1
Nur-Ab-Sal

Pro

My opponent is obviously using the argumentum ad nukeum. It's pathetic.
Eitan_Zohar

Con

Alright, if you insist: http://www.carloslabs.com...

Have fun!
Debate Round No. 2
Nur-Ab-Sal

Pro

Welly welly welly welly well. This is an unfortunate turn of events.

In conclusion, the Maldives have whale sharks; whale sharks are malicious; we ought nuke that which is malicious; hence we ought nuke whale sharks; hence we ought nuke the Maldives.

The resolution is affirmed.
Eitan_Zohar

Con

I do not accept Pro's third premise, being that "we ought to nuke that which is malicious." Indeed, he has not proven the validity of the axiom upon which he has based his argument. Nihilism wins any debate, amirite?

This debate was to give me voting privileges; it should remain a tie.
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by AlwaysMoreThanYou 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Welly welly welly welly well!
Vote Placed by wolfman4711 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: One of those wtf debates.