The Instigator
mush16
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
Nails
Con (against)
Winning
55 Points

older people are more prejudiced to young people than visa versa

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/4/2010 Category: Society
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 2,087 times Debate No: 10665
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mush16

Pro

the older generation presume that young people in this day and age are disrespectful and place us all under the catagory of asbo's. its okay for an older person to push infront in the bus queue but not for teens ?
Nails

Con

Prejudiced
• bias: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

The fact of the matter is that young people are quite disrespectful. Such a view of them is quite objective.
Debate Round No. 1
mush16

Pro

well of course i'll be bias im on my own side.
i can look beyond the bias and see that not every single old person is prejudiced to young people
but speaking from experience they look down their noses at us.
I understand that some teens are intimidating and threatening unnecessarily,but
not all.
so my argument is that the older generation can be more disrespectful than the youngest
because in experience some tend to assume that just because they're old they can demand but not give any respect back.
Nails

Con

I don't see how PRO plans on proving the resolution true. This seems to be based entirely on PRO's opinion.

My opinion is that children are much more deserving of the treatment they deserve than old people are.
Debate Round No. 2
mush16

Pro

i dont see how con plans on proving his argument that children are deserving of being treated disrespectfully
Nails

Con

You are PRO and instigator. You have the burden of proof. You've only briefly stated your negative opinion of old people.

My opinion is that young people are far more disrespectful than old people, and thus deserving of any treatment I get.
There are obviously people that agree with me: http://answers.yahoo.com...

But that's beside the point, PRO has started a debate, but has proved nothing. I see no reason why opinion is any more or less valuable than hers anyway, so vote CON.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Nails 7 years ago
Nails
If you look at the source in context, it was used to prove that my opinion was commonly held.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 7 years ago
studentathletechristian8
Koopin, the vote is for Reliable Sources. Opinions from random people does not provide a reliable source.
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
Before: Pro
After: Pro
Conduct: Tied
Spelling & grammar: Con, (Pro made a few small mistakes)
Argument: Tied
Sources: Con. Nails did have a source, even though it was yahoo answers.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 7 years ago
studentathletechristian8
*Replace the "Nags" with "Nails."*

My bad. It appeared that Nails used a similar "argumentation" technique that the user "Nags" has used several times before.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 7 years ago
studentathletechristian8
B/A: Pro/Pro
Conduct: Tied. I would have preferred actual argumentation from either side.
S/G: Con. At least Con was organized and presented decent structure.
C A: Tied. Didn't feel anything was valid argumentation. Both sides were based on opinion, and Nags spent most of the time complaining about Pro's BoP.
Sources: Tied. The only one presented really wasn't reliable. Once again, it was based on opinion.

Nags: 1
mush16: 0
Posted by mush16 7 years ago
mush16
lmao! perhaps!
nah i just want to see what other people think about it :)
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
someones bitter?
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