The Instigator
James.ticknor
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The Contender
Koopin
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17 Points

We should all smile at one point in our adult life.

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Koopin
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/27/2009 Category: Health
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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James.ticknor

Pro

Since this is a policy debate, if I give one reason why it should happen, then it should happen. And this is everyday situations for everyday people, not James Bond stuff where you might die in one second if this or that goes wrong. So, lets begin.

1) We're alive.

This is irrefutable, and, in my personal opinion, is enough to smile about. Especially if the walls of your life aren't falling apart or getting ripped out at the seams...like some peoples.
Koopin

Con

Thank you for starting this debate. Remember the time limit is only ten minutes.

My opponent thinks that everyone should smile because they are alive.

There are many people in the world today who are going through living hell.
They have cancer, they are seeing their children dying, they have a disease that is slowly killing them, ect…

There are people who go through so much pain and suffering who do not want to live.

Some people want to die but can't, simply saying that we should smile because we are alive is quiet foolish.

Thank you very much.

Sources:
(1). http://www.cancer.org...
(2). http://www.cancer.org...
(3). http://dictionary.reference.com...
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
Emotions are relative. Negation negated.
Posted by James.ticknor 7 years ago
James.ticknor
...this really sucks. Koopin, I will challange you to a debate one day. All my debate, save for few, I have done little to no research. I'm going to create a new account, and you'll be my first opponent. Good luck in life, friend.
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
You should have gave me at lest an hour to come up with my argument if you thought your statement was irrefutable.
But I made my point, close one
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