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Truth_seeker
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The Majority of Modern Rap is Negatively Influencing the Thoughts of Upcoming Generations

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 9/1/2014 Category: People
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Toshiro.Lawliet

Pro

This is my first debate, so my apologies if I get any procedures wrong.


Debate Schedule:

  • Round 1 will be the acceptance of the debate along with the statement of each of our respective arguments.

  • Rounds 2-4 will consist of arguments and rebuttals.

  • Round 5 will be the conclusion.


Argument:

I believe that the majority of modern rap is negatively influencing the thoughts of upcoming generations. I find this to be true because popular rap often:

  • Consists of lyrics that deteriorate many of the morals and traits our species has been built on.

  • Is targeted mainly at young children and adolescents.

  • Promotes illegal and unhealthy habits.

  • Inspires improper grammar and an uneducated attitude within the target market.


Thank you in advance to the Contender who accepts this debate.

Truth_seeker

Con

I disagree with that statement and argue the opposite. There's no correlation between music and the behavior of individuals.

I accept
Debate Round No. 1
Toshiro.Lawliet

Pro

Toshiro.Lawliet forfeited this round.
Truth_seeker

Con

Studies show that violent media does not cause aggression (1). Now rap music is to simply express ideas whether they are good or bad. Rap is an art. The lyrical content is not supposed to be directed in your favor as freedom of speech exists. You can choose to vent on your negative emotions but it's unrelated to the violent content. Improper grammar is found in any genre of music, not just rap. Many forms of music are targeted towards young children and adolescents. In music, it's irrelevant whether or not improper grammar is used as it's an art form.

Sources:

1. http://www.lifehacker.com.au...
Debate Round No. 2
Toshiro.Lawliet

Pro

Toshiro.Lawliet forfeited this round.
Truth_seeker

Con

Rest my case
Debate Round No. 3
Toshiro.Lawliet

Pro

Toshiro.Lawliet forfeited this round.
Truth_seeker

Con

Music is inspirational
Debate Round No. 4
Toshiro.Lawliet

Pro

Toshiro.Lawliet forfeited this round.
Truth_seeker

Con

I rest my case
Debate Round No. 5
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by LogicalLunatic 2 years ago
LogicalLunatic
Music inspires us. Music can change our views on something. Overall, music has a larger influence on the human brain than some people are willing to admit, especially when it's listened to repeatedly and you like the song.
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Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
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