The Instigator
awerder
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The Contender
Koopin
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21 Points

junk food should be banned

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Koopin
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/26/2010 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 4,135 times Debate No: 10964
Debate Rounds (5)
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awerder

Pro

i will let my opponent start
Koopin

Con

My opponent says something should be banned and then says that I should start.

He needs to realize that in a debate Pro must go first.

I will use this round to simply list definitions.

DEFINITIONS:
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Junk food: Food, as potato chips or candy, that is high in calories but of little nutritional value.

Banned: To prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict

I await his real argument.

Sources:
(1). http://dictionary.reference.com...
(2). http://dictionary.reference.com...
Debate Round No. 1
awerder

Pro

first of all, i would like to point out that more than 34% americans are obese.they don't really go exercise and just sit around out day. children should get at least 30 minutes of exercise, but they don't really get that much and sit around all day
Koopin

Con

Thank you for posting your argument.

Remember you have just allowed me 15 minutes to post each round.

You have said that Junk Food should be banned.

This means that you believe Valentine Chocolates, Halloween trickier treating, and Christmas cookies should all be banned.

There would be an uproar of citizens everywhere you turn. Some peole would argue that it is taking away from their free will to eat. Do you really think we should give the government power over the things we eat?

Banning junk food would also close down many businesses.

There is the ice cream businesses such as Mayfield inc, Great Value inc, and Eddies inc.

Shutting these down wold cause major job losses. We are already struggling with today's economy.

The last thing we need right now is more unemployed.

Also, the world is already stressed, why should we take away the pleasures of food?

You say that we should ban junk food because people are over weight.

What about the other people who are normal in weight who every once in a while want to eat something sweet?

Also, if it were banned then people would start making and selling junk food illegally.

This would lead to more arrests, which would fill up many prisons.

The government must pay to house and feed criminals.

This would cost the world a great deal of money.

I look forward to an argument. Thank you.

Sources:
(1). http://www.mayfielddairy.com...
(2). http://www.nasdaq.com...
Debate Round No. 2
awerder

Pro

awerder forfeited this round.
Koopin

Con

Sadly my opponent has forfeited.
There is something else wrong with his argument. He believes that if we ban junk food then people will just be healthy again. Just because we ban it will not make people get up and exercise.
Debate Round No. 3
awerder

Pro

awerder forfeited this round.
Koopin

Con

Argument extended.
Debate Round No. 4
awerder

Pro

awerder forfeited this round.
Koopin

Con

My opponent has forfeited.
NoOoOoOoOoOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

My opponent has given up just like this guy did! http://www.debate.org...
I really wish the guy in that debate WAS NOT FREAKIN WINNING!
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by Kinesis 7 years ago
Kinesis
'My opponent has forfeited.
NoOoOoOoOoOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

My opponent has given up just like this guy did! http://www.debate.org......
I really wish the guy in that debate WAS NOT FREAKIN WINNING!'

LOL.
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
hmm
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
I write my argument before he posts so that I have 30 minutes to argue.
The hard ones are 5 minutes.
Posted by Ore_Ele 7 years ago
Ore_Ele
I've always wanted to try a debate with only 15 minutes of time to answer.
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