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Jasperps
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Chang29
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Should affirmative action exist?

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Chang29
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/21/2015 Category: Education
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Jasperps

Pro

First round is acceptance. I will be arguing that affirmative action in colleges is a positive thing that should be continued. Let's debate!
Chang29

Con

I accept.
Debate Round No. 1
Jasperps

Pro

Jasperps forfeited this round.
Chang29

Con

My opponent appears to have left the site, but here is a simple argument against affirmative action.

Affirmative action in practical application is the definition of racism.

Racism a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race (Merriam-Webster).

Using race as any consideration in a college application nothing other than racism, by giving a person an advantage due to race, which is the definition. By using race for college qualifications that itself acknowledges that some races are superior to others.

More of racism cannot correct racism.
Debate Round No. 2
Jasperps

Pro

Jasperps forfeited this round.
Chang29

Con

No change in opponent status.

No change that affirmative action is racism.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Chang29 1 year ago
Chang29
It would have been interesting to debate a person attempting to defend racism.
Posted by Jasperps 1 year ago
Jasperps
Awww buddy I'm sorry. Are white people oppressed in America? Aww that must be so hard for you. Affirmative action is about creating a generation of highly educated African American people so that we can create equality. If we don't keep doing that, than things will never change! I want you to just listen ver carefully to what I'm about to say because it is seriously very important. If you are a black person in America, you will face racism of some kind, daily. Don't try to argue that I'm not hating on you I am stating a fact and if you want proof, look on the news. A black person gets shot by the police very often. Also I will debate you at another time when I have more time.
Posted by npeterso2018 1 year ago
npeterso2018
Oh Hai
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Vote Placed by lannan13 1 year ago
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