The Instigator
qwarkinator
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The Contender
DucoNihilum
Con (against)
Losing
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Universal Health Care

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/3/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 961 times Debate No: 4327
Debate Rounds (3)
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qwarkinator

Pro

Universal Health Care is good thing. It defends our right to life, that is sometimes taken away in the name of corporate profits. I talk later about everything that needs to be covered. And please for the love of god, do not write a novel in response to my arguments. It is hardly required.
DucoNihilum

Con

I intend to show that a for profit motivation is not bad, rather it is very good, I also intend to show that my opponents view of the right ot life is naive at best. As soon as my opponent posts his primary arguments, I will post my primary rebuttals.
Debate Round No. 1
qwarkinator

Pro

I am really sorry but I am going to the beach for the week so I will not be able to complete this debate. Hopefully we can do this some other time.
DucoNihilum

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Debate Round No. 2
qwarkinator

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qwarkinator forfeited this round.
DucoNihilum

Con

Again, my opponent forfeited. Hopefully when you get back we can start up this same debate again. GO ahead challenge me when you're free, and good luck.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by DucoNihilum 8 years ago
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It would be a waste of my time. If I spent most of my time on debate.org I might post an argument, but it wouldn't be a debate. I much prefer to debate other people, it's far more stimulating to talking to a wall.
Posted by Derek.Gunn 8 years ago
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Debate is a mechanism for revealing truth.
It's entirely possible to put forward arguments that do this without counters from an opponent.
It would be one-sided but so what?
Posted by DucoNihilum 8 years ago
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This isn't about ego boosting, how can I respond to arguments- refute arguments if he makes none? Whats the point, give that he won't be able to do this and that we will be doing it some other time? It would be a total waste of time. If my opponent can not substantiate his burden of proof, and if he deliberately and specifically concedes to me- I win the debate. There's nothing to say here, he hasn't posted anything.
Posted by Derek.Gunn 8 years ago
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Another who believes the purpose of this site is to boost egos.
Posted by DucoNihilum 8 years ago
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I don't need to make an argument, my opponent forfeited the entire debate to me. He conceded, I won by default.
Posted by Derek.Gunn 8 years ago
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So what if your opponent forfeited?
What is your argument? Do you have one?
Posted by DrAlexander 8 years ago
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I would accept...
But I tend to write novels.
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