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Mestari
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Resolved: The constitutions of democratic governments ought to include procedures for secession

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Mestari
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 9/29/2011 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 928 times Debate No: 18537
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lddebater540

Pro

I have a few stipulations that must be agreed upon before the debate can commence.

First, the resolution is an exercise in political philosophy, so the primary focus of the debate should be on philosophy rather than on practical examples. Although real-world instances can be used to bolster one's claims, it would be unfair for my opponent to win the round simply on the basis of the Civil War.

Second, voters should agree to not vote on the debate based on their opinions about the American Civil War.

The first round is for acceptance only.
Mestari

Con

I feel like debating secession is becoming a trend for me. I hope that this unfolds into an interesting and fun debate. Good luck!
Debate Round No. 1
lddebater540

Pro

lddebater540 forfeited this round.
Mestari

Con

Speeding things up.
Debate Round No. 2
lddebater540

Pro

lddebater540 forfeited this round.
Mestari

Con

Extend my arguments.
Debate Round No. 3
lddebater540

Pro

lddebater540 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by lddebater540 5 years ago
lddebater540
The two people who voted are pathetic. Thanks for disregarding the fact that we agreed to halt the duel and restart it later.
Posted by lddebater540 5 years ago
lddebater540
Ok. I will challenge you in November.
Posted by Mestari 5 years ago
Mestari
I'm fine with the tie, but I won't be able to take on the debate until November (I think) if we do not start now.
Posted by lddebater540 5 years ago
lddebater540
Unfortunately, a few unexpected projects arose, so I will be unable to finish this debate. Would you mind if we just tied this and then restarted in a week?
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Vote Placed by BlackVoid 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Votebomb! Oh wait...
Vote Placed by F-16_Fighting_Falcon 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Mestari for the win!