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andrela
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littlelacroix
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38 Points

women should be given the power to rule world

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/6/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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andrela

Pro

women are proving themselves better in every field day by day with their perseverence and complete devotion to the task they take up.
littlelacroix

Con

First of all, women have had very little experience in "ruling the world," so we cannot accept the argument that women are improving themselves in every feild they perservere in, until we see a successful woman ruler. I'm not saying that it's because they can't rule, but it has yet to be proven. In this country, Hillary Clinton is probably one of the closest women to ever take control of the most powerful office in the land. Is she qualified, not necessarily. I, for the most part, do not feel that any of the remaining candidates in the election are capable of running this country, but not only does McCain have more experience in government, but alson in war. We are in a crucial time of war, and if we are to hand power over to someone without vast knowledge of military experience, we could be in serious danger.

Men have run the world, for the most part, for the entire existence of mankind, and we still have not gone extinct, which is pretty good I'd say. Now I'm pretty sure that my opponent would agree, alongside me, that there are certain women who are unfit to rule the world. I certainly think that there are men unfit to rule the world. So why should we put a gender on the "rulers of the world"? I think that instead of just giving power to women, we should be looking at the qualifications of each and every person. Some women and some men are perfect for running the world, but why should we label the job by gender? In order for everyone's best interest, we need to have a mixture of leaders, male and female, white and black, etc, if we are to make the world a better place.

Giving power to a single group is going back to the day when the white man was in control and African Americans were slaves. The same would happen if women were in control, men would become slaves. Thank you
Debate Round No. 1
andrela

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andrela forfeited this round.
littlelacroix

Con

I just want to point out the fact that my opponent probably didn't post an argument because she too agrees that both men and women should be able to rule the world. I thank you all for your time for reading this little blurb to meet the character requirements. :-)
Debate Round No. 2
andrela

Pro

andrela forfeited this round.
littlelacroix

Con

Um, does anyone know where to get some good sushi? I have been craving it so much lately! Oh, and chinese sounds good too!
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by blondesrule502 9 years ago
blondesrule502
I am a woman, but I find it rude when we want to oppress men after we fought for equality. World peace is when people, no matter what their gender, orgin, race, or religon, can get together and solve problems. If this is not the goal of any political movement, then the public will look down on it, because it is a contradiction to many ethics and morals.
Posted by DoubleXMinus 9 years ago
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Lol Sweet, yes I did. My point was that this quote here, "...so we cannot accept the argument that women are improving themselves in every feild they perservere in, until we see a successful woman ruler. I'm not saying that it's because they can't rule, but it has yet to be proven." Is utterly ridiculous. He mentioned ancient times so I needed very recent ones, but yes sir -- I left quite a few out.

And I didn't even vote here because of what it turned into.
Posted by SweetBags 9 years ago
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well, pro never backed up her thesis with any logic or evidence, or responded to any of cons arguments, so con wins by default.
doublex, you forgot about Cleopatra
Posted by DoubleXMinus 9 years ago
DoubleXMinus
There are a few I'm more passionate about when I state "Against" or "In favour" than others... that would include thoughts on the war on terrorism (All of the wars, but that one specifically) and term limits. I just don't know if we'd be able to get along at all. But it's more likely now then it was, I suppose. ;)
Posted by littlelacroix 9 years ago
littlelacroix
That was a typo. I'm actually against them and I'm changing it now. Out of all that I have in my opinions, how did you look specifically at that one?
Posted by DoubleXMinus 9 years ago
DoubleXMinus
Little! You're against term limits!? *Smacks you upside the head* What's the matter with you??
Posted by Johnicle 9 years ago
Johnicle
um...no thanks... I'm just fine!
Posted by DoubleXMinus 9 years ago
DoubleXMinus
Women do have the right to rule... even if it is a higher mountain to climb to get there than if you're a man. And Little, we have seen successful women leaders... or just as successful as male leaders have been.

Recently:
Margaret Thatcher
Benazir Bhutto (Talk about climing mountains.)

To name only two without even thinking about it.
Posted by sadolite 9 years ago
sadolite
Let's see, Women should be "GIVEN" the right to rule. They shouldn't have to be elected or earn the right to rule?
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