The Instigator
Naneath
Pro (for)
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The Contender
SafeerAli
Con (against)
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12 Points

The internet is more harmful than useful

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SafeerAli
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/23/2015 Category: Education
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Naneath

Pro

The internet is useful, yes, but people seems to forget the harm it might bring.
SafeerAli

Con

Challenge accepted.
Debate Round No. 1
Naneath

Pro

Naneath forfeited this round.
SafeerAli

Con

In this round, I will be arguing how internet is useful to this world and how the whole world is depending on the internet in every field.

I will be dividing my argument into two parts:
1.) Advantages of Internet
2.) The disadvantages, or the harm the internet brings can always be fixed

1.)ADVANTAGES OF INTERNET:

When we compare the old times with our modern world, the first thing we realize is the change in life in every aspect. How fast our world has become. Internet is used in every aspect of life, let it be business, education, agriculture or any other work. It has changed our world for the better. Right now, while writing this article I'm making use of the internet in order to persuade you and you too have used the internet to start this debate, thus, we're making use of the internet all the time in every field. I will now be elaborating on the usefulness of internet in different fields.

COMMUNICATION

The most important thing the internet has done to us is bringing easy communication. Now lets compare the old times when there was no internet, with the modern time. The former had no internet. People living in different parts of the world found it nearly impossible to contact each other. It took days to send a message from place to another. The latter, however, has eased the way of communicating. Now, it is very easy to send a message from one place to another, let it be, from a continent to another. People make use of e-mails to send messages. Different social networking websites are also used such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype to communicate. It has also made it easier for people of different cultures and country to learn about each other. Thus, internet has shrunk the time taken to contact someone.

RESEARCH

Okay research. Lets suppose there are two children, child A and child B. Both have been given an assignment by their teacher to learn more about, lets say, Dolphins. Child A has access to internet at home, while child B has access only to his course books, library, his parents and other elders in his family. Both of these children come to school the next day and present their assignments. It is very likely, that Child A would have a better research than child B. Why is that so?, this is because in order to research well you need to go through hundreds of books and references and that are only available on the internet. You can get access to thousands of references in no time. The library, on the other hand, is limited.

EDUCATION

Another damn field where internet rules! Internet contains unlimited amount of information and references. When you're taught about something in class, the information is very limited. You could learn ALOT about it by searching over the internet.

ADVERTISING

A great way to advertise and promote products.

BUYING AND SELLING PRODUCTS

You can easily shop online and get that product deliver it to your house. Thus, internet allows you to not only easily buy but sell products. Post an add on any website about your product and boom! SOLD.

COMMUNITIES

Communities of all types have sprung up on the internet. Its a great way to meet up with people of similar interest and discuss common issues.

FINANCIAL TRANSACTION

Financial transaction is a term used to exchange money. Internet allows you to easily exchange money online. It saves huge amount of time and man power. Now, you just need to simply go to the website of your bank, type in your credentials and your work is done.

In conclusion, I would like to remind my opponent that these are just a number of advantages the internet brings along.

2.) THE DISADVANTAGES, OR THE HARM THE INTERNET BRINGS CAN ALWAYS BE FIXED

My opponent needs to understand that the word 'Harmful' is not actually right, when using it to blame internet. Certainly, internet brings along lots of problem. However, there is always a solution to every problem. And these problems can always be fixed.

I would talk more about my point 2, in the next round. I expect Pro, to post his rebuttal.
Back to you, Pro.
Debate Round No. 2
Naneath

Pro

Naneath forfeited this round.
SafeerAli

Con

My opponent has failed to provide rebuttal and has forfeited the round, which shows the lack of interest from my opponents side. With that said, vote for Con!
Debate Round No. 3
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