Debate Rounds (5)
Topic: can be = not
Round 1: is is
Can be does not mean the same thing as not. Here's a sufficient example.
An apple can be a fruit.
Therefor, it is NOT a fruit.
It is possible that it's not a fruit, but we can't be so sure that it isn't a fruit.
The resolution is negated, my friend.
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Vote Placed by whiteflame 12 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Again, there's no clear reasoning as to why the resolution is true. Pro asserts it, then sort of just leaves off. Con doesn't do much to knock it down, but it doesn't really matter so long as he's countering the assertion, which he does. Neither argument is particularly good, but the only one that really matters is Pro's, and it's never clear how he's proven the resolution true. Hence, I default to Con.
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