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jeanisabel
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Ferguson
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education is a tool of political survival

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Started: 7/18/2008 Category: Education
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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jeanisabel

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i am against that education is a tool of political survival because what can see in our government theres some drop out and non college graduate who runs as being politician.
Ferguson

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Education is a valuable tool for politics.

Just because there are a few people who have gotten away with such nonsense does not mean it is the rule - they are exceptions. Having a solid background in political science, philosophy or law will not make you more receptive to someone but also gives you a strict edge over someone that does not have a form of educational background. Do not confuse my argument with "having a education makes you defacto right" because that is not what I am defending. I am defending the fact that education serves a specific purpose in politics and gives you a unique edge over a uneducatied politician.
Debate Round No. 1
jeanisabel

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jeanisabel forfeited this round.
Ferguson

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Ferguson forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
jeanisabel

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Ferguson

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Ferguson forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Xera 8 years ago
Xera
Forfeitures are becoming the norm around here these days.Ferguson you have good points and likely could have won anyway (obviously an education is helpful in politics, if no other reason than that one must be able to read the damn teleprompter to give a speach :D) The resolution does not require higher education, just a general education. Still, it would have been nice to have something to actually read.
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