The Instigator
nilyoskeilin
Con (against)
Losing
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The Contender
SmellTheGlove
Pro (for)
Winning
13 Points

bullying

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Post Voting Period
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after 3 votes the winner is...
SmellTheGlove
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/28/2016 Category: Health
Updated: 10 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 330 times Debate No: 85675
Debate Rounds (4)
Comments (3)
Votes (3)

 

nilyoskeilin

Con

there should be no bullying because lots of people have died because of bullying
SmellTheGlove

Pro

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger".

Absolutely. Being bullied and facing down a bully is certainly a rite of passage all of us have faced in our lives. How an individual deals with being bullied can define who they are and what they may become as a person.

I speak from personal experience when I say that being bullied and eventually facing my fears and confronting the bully helped define me as a person. I succeeded and overcame my experience with a 'bully". I felt brave and empowered. I "sacked up" and faced my fears. I conquered my fear and went on to be a brave and successful person.

I don't think the death rate from bullying is substantial. My stance is that if a person gets bullied to death, they probably were weak and their culling likely strengthened the rest of the society.
Debate Round No. 1
nilyoskeilin

Con

nilyoskeilin forfeited this round.
SmellTheGlove

Pro

It was not my intention to "bully" you with my opening argument. It was as if you were a diminutive nerd that had proverbial sand kicked in your face by big, bad me. Quitting and retreating in fear is exactly what happens when kids grow up soft.

I think your failure to post a second argument firmly puts this debate in my pocket.

Thanks for wasting my time.
Debate Round No. 2
nilyoskeilin

Con

nilyoskeilin forfeited this round.
SmellTheGlove

Pro

I guess this debate is over. No sense arguing if my opponent has given up.
Debate Round No. 3
nilyoskeilin

Con

nilyoskeilin forfeited this round.
SmellTheGlove

Pro

Nobody likes a quitter.

Game. Set. Match.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by GoOrDin 10 months ago
GoOrDin
cancer. carpal tunnel. blindness. skervy. broken knee. concussion. etc.. things that don't kill you.
bullying factually has negative effects on children's development, professional opportunities, social equality, and health effects.
bullying is illegal. Bullying is insolent. Bullying is unjustifiable. Bullying is a dikheads way of saying he doesn't give a sh*t, which is open Insanity.
Posted by Citizen_of_the_Web 10 months ago
Citizen_of_the_Web
There's simply too many arguments that can be made against bullying. Emotional effects, social affects, etc. In fact, the only argument that can made for bullying that I can think of, is that it "toughens you".
Posted by Citizen_of_the_Web 10 months ago
Citizen_of_the_Web
If this argument is about whether or not there should be bullying, then this debate is unwarranted.
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Vote Placed by U.n 10 months ago
U.n
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro argued all four rounds. I found Pros arguments to be of higher quality, more effort put in, and Con made no effort to rebuttal.
Vote Placed by lannan13 10 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture.
Vote Placed by diarrhea_of_a_wimpy_kid 10 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct: pro took a much tougher stance yet stayed to defend it. I think facing a bully early in life prepared him for tough challenges such as this one. Spelling and Grammar: pro learned at a young age that you have to outsmart a bully. Con showed no punctuation thus proving that avoiding a bully provides no intellectual advancement. Convincing: defeating a bully is more about attitude than physical strength, as pro clearly demonstrates. Hit hard, hit fast, and show no fear. That's how you defeat a bully. Con crumbled when facing opposition thus demonstrating pros argument with convincing clarity. Easy vote for the alpha, pro, on the items mentioned. Con proved he was a beta manlet that probably is scared. Convincing: