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ax123man
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Tradition is not an obstacle in progress

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ax123man
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/12/2012 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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akshayjayaswal.org

Pro

I think that tradition is not an obstacle in progress because the tradition is our culture and we should not ignore it. As today's life is very busy but we can make out time for festivals and programs. This create a good relationship between other peoples and religions. So i think that tradition is not an obstacle in progress.
ax123man

Con

I accept and look forward to your arguments!

Tradition: an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior
Debate Round No. 1
akshayjayaswal.org

Pro

akshayjayaswal.org forfeited this round.
ax123man

Con

Since my opponent has forfeited round 2, I will be brief. I hope to see Pro back for round 3 where I will expand.

While Pro mentions festivals and programs, a look at the definition of tradition shows that we are dealing with much more than that. I will not be arguing against the continuation of traditions like Christmas or the Chinese lantern festival. Rather we will look at the stubborn resistance to change, even when it is fairly obvious harm is being done.

For example, we could look at certain traditions that are simply dangerous, such as college hazings, the running of the bulls, use of real christmas trees which are fire hazard, or the Onbashira festival in Tokyo.

I look forward to my opponents arguments.
Debate Round No. 2
akshayjayaswal.org

Pro

akshayjayaswal.org forfeited this round.
ax123man

Con

Due to the forfeit, I'll once again be very brief. Other examples of our stubborn resistance to change:
  • homophobia and resistance to gay marriage
  • illegality of alcohol and drugs
  • the two-party American democratic system and each parties dogmatic holding to ideas

perhaps Pro might return to debate this topic more thoroughly at another time.
Debate Round No. 3
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