14+ year olds should be automatically tried as adults

Lolo5

Brain researchers B. J. Casey and Kristina Caudle stated that when no emotional cues (when we are required to make decisions in the heat of the moment) are present, teens are better than adults at controlling themselves. [1] While lots of crimes involve emotional cues, it's no different for teens because adults are held responsible for their actions.It"s true that the prefrontal cortex is still developing in teens, but it is not defective. Just before puberty, research has found...

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Internet Censorship in the USA

jvava

First round is acceptance. I am arguing that Internet Censorship is something that our government should not look into - and that our people should not support - because it is a violation of free speech. Good luck to whoever accepts. May the better debater win!...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Big Bang theory is real

derDepperte

I will be arguing in favor of the resolution that the Big Bang theory is in fact real. My opponent may argue first, but has to leave his argument for the last round as blank, or forfeit....

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Internet Censorship

jvava

First round is acceptance. I am arguing that Internet Censorship is something that our government should not look into - and that our people should not support - because it is a violation of free speech. Good luck to whoever accepts. May the better debater win!...

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Pakistan is a failed state

muslimnomore

My position is that Pakistan is a failed state according to the following criteria for a failed state (from: http://ffp.statesindex.org/faq#5) 1. The loss of physical control of its territory or a monopoly on the legitimate use of force. 2. Failure include the erosion of legitimate authority to make collective decisions 3. An inability to provide reasonable public services 4. The inability to interact with other states as a full member of the international community. I was born and rai...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Abortion should be legal

SeattleSonics

Abortion should be a decision made by the woman....

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