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ATHOS
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Rational_Thinker9119
Con (against)
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Was 9/11 a conspiracy perpetrated by the United States Government?

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Started: 7/14/2012 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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ATHOS

Pro

=======Resolution=======



'The events of 9/11 was not a conspiracy perpetrated by the United States Government or any of its agencies, including the C.I.A. (Central Intelligence Agency).'

Definitions:

9/11 = The events that occured on september 11 2001. The attacks on the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and flight 93 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


Conspiracy
= Plan to commit illegal act together: a secret plan or agreement between two or more people to commit an illegal or subversive act.



Perpetrate
= Do something wrong: to commit or be responsible for something, usually something criminal or morally wrong.



United States Government = The executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States.

Rules:


1.)
1st round is for acceptance.

2.)
R2 will be for arguments as to what Pro and Con believes happened to cause the events on 9/11.

3.) R3 will be for asking questions concerning the arguments presented. Only questions requiring a 'YES' or 'NO' are permitted.

4.)
R4 will be for answering each other's questions, and explaining Yes' and No's.


5.)
R5 will be for conclusion/rebuttals.

6.)
To the best of their ability my opponent has to be specific with the conspiracy theory he/she is arguing.
e.g,... what type of tactics were used, how the United States Government did it, who or what other organizations were involved.

7.) YouTube videos or any other video links are not permitted.



//Note to voters: Voters are urged to vote according to which 9/11 scenario (Pro's or Con's) was more likely to occur based on the way it was presented.//
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

I must decline the debate, you are Pro, so I figured you were on the conspciracy side. I do not belive in was a conspiracy, since I misunderstood you, my apologies.
Debate Round No. 1
ATHOS

Pro

=======Resolution=======



'The events of 9/11 was not a conspiracy perpetrated by the United States Government or any of its agencies, including the C.I.A. (Central Intelligence Agency).'

Definitions:

9/11 = The events that occured on september 11 2001. The attacks on the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and flight 93 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


Conspiracy
= Plan to commit illegal act together: a secret plan or agreement between two or more people to commit an illegal or subversive act.



Perpetrate
= Do something wrong: to commit or be responsible for something, usually something criminal or morally wrong.




United States Government = The executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States.

Rules:


1.)
1st round is for acceptance.

2.)
R2 will be for arguments as to what Pro and Con believes happened to cause the events on 9/11.

3.) R3 will be for asking questions concerning the arguments presented. Only questions requiring a 'YES' or 'NO' are permitted.

4.)
R4 will be for answering each other's questions, and explaining Yes' and No's.


5.)
R5 will be for conclusion/rebuttals.

6.)
To the best of their ability my opponent has to be specific with the conspiracy theory he/she is arguing.
e.g,... what type of tactics were used, how the United States Government did it, who or what other organizations were involved.

7.) YouTube videos or any other video links are not permitted.




//Note to voters: Voters are urged to vote according to which 9/11 scenario (Pro's or Con's) was more likely to occur based on the way it was presented.//

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=Apologies accepted=

Rational_Thinker9119, is there a way to cancell this debate?
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

Rational_Thinker9119 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
ATHOS

Pro

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Rational_Thinker9119

Con

911 was an inside job. The terrorists were inside the planes, that flew inside of the WTC and Pentagon...

It doesn't get much more inside than that!
Debate Round No. 3
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

Your mom is so fat, her blood type is Ohhhhhh Yeaaaahh
Debate Round No. 4
ATHOS

Pro







All the gods are dead,
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
except the god of war.
-Eldridge Cleaver
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

Rational_Thinker9119 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 5
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by Kinesis 5 years ago
Kinesis
Wait, you're against the conspiracy theory? I was confused for a moment there.
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Vote Placed by Ron-Paul 5 years ago
Ron-Paul
ATHOSRational_Thinker9119Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct to con for pro's screwy way of changing the resolution in the argument. S/G to pro because "Ohhhhhh" and "Yeaaaahh" aren't words.