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rsaldivarjime
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Sakur
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Should Students be allowed to chew gum in school ?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/9/2014 Category: News
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (4)
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rsaldivarjime

Pro

Is chewing gum in school alright
Sakur

Con

Body is designed to activate digestion through chewing. Neurological reflex activates the production of enzymes when you move your jaw in a chewing motion. When you chew gum, you send your body physical signals that food is about to enter your body. The enzymes and acids that are activated when you chew gum are therefore released, but without the food they"re intended to digest.

So instead of using your brain and learning you are trying to digest.
Debate Round No. 1
rsaldivarjime

Pro

Is chewing gum in school alright yes because it helps you have a better breath and helps you have a good oral health that is why it is good to chew gum
Sakur

Con

Chewing gum that doesn't use helpful additives can be risky and damaging for teeth. The most common ingredient in standard gums is sugar. Sugar has been commonly linked with causing numerous chronic dietary problems, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and emotional disorders. And, of course, good old cavities. While there are gums that don't use sugar, some artificial sweeteners can be just as detrimental to a person's tooth care. This also cause cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders.
Debate Round No. 2
rsaldivarjime

Pro

studies show the more you chew gum the better grade you get the more you chew, the less you chew gum the grade is lower but gum does sometimes make your head hurt please share this with other people
Sakur

Con

Chewing gum noisily, "popping" bubbles, or chewing while talking can be distracting and irritating in numerous social environments, including school. The main negative aspect of chewing gum in school is the disruption that it can cause within a lesson. The passing around of packets leads to reduced concentration levels. The noise created from chewing gum can also be a distraction to other pupils. The disposal of gum after use is also a major problem.
Debate Round No. 3
rsaldivarjime

Pro

so it is sometimes good sometimes not
Sakur

Con

Gum chewing leads to the disgusting practice of leaving gum under desktops and on the ground. This gum is germ infested and a threat to the health of the student body, the janitorial staff and the educator who inadvertently place a hand on that wad of gum under the desk. Studies by Nomore Gum show that the germs passed from person to person as a result of this practice are greater than those associated with all other activities related to the propagation of the A.I.D.S. virus.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by rsaldivarjime 3 years ago
rsaldivarjime
round 4 please
Posted by rsaldivarjime 3 years ago
rsaldivarjime
can you post some thing on debate round sakur
Posted by rsaldivarjime 3 years ago
rsaldivarjime
Should Students be allowed to chew gum in school ?
Posted by Sakur 3 years ago
Sakur
rsaldivarjime, could you please post this study to here for me to read? Who has done such study?
Posted by Sakur 3 years ago
Sakur
I can not measure your feelings...yet I could test if you are thinking better or not...
Posted by Ma555 3 years ago
Ma555
As a student I feel that chewing gum makes me think better.
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Vote Placed by EndarkenedRationalist 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: PRO never refuted any of CON's arguments, and CON raised several valid points. Since they went unchallenged, they were conceded. PRO also basically conceded in Round 4. Neither side used sources. S&G were about even. Conduct was polite on both sides.