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Governments should require that funded climate data be posted

RoyLatham
Grumpy

The full resolution is: "In all countries, governments should impose a condition on climate research grants and aid related to climate research that source data collected or analyzed under the grant, and all software developed under the government support shall be posted on the Internet within one month of publication or announcement of the results by any means." The resolution was abbreviated to meet the character limits, and the full resolution is the one to debate. The purpose of this reso...

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Resolved: Atheists Shouldn't Observe Religious Holidays 2

Grumpy
Marauder

Christmas is just around the corner and every year this question pops up..."why do you, an atheist, celebrate Christmas? Aren't you being a hypocrite?" So I am taking the Con and pose this debate to anyone who is willing to tell me why I should NOT observe Christmas, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Rosh Hashanah, L. Ron Hubbard's birthday or Halloween. I will start by defining some of the terms that will be referenced: Atheist: one who believes that there is no deity http://www.merriam-webster.c...

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Resolved: Atheists Shouldn't Observe Religious Holidays

Grumpy
Koopin

Christmas is just around the corner and every year this question pops up..."why do you, an atheist, celebrate Christmas? Aren't you being a hypocrite?" So I am taking the Con and pose this debate to anyone who is willing to tell me why I should NOT observe Christmas, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Rosh Hashanah, L. Ron Hubbard's birthday or Halloween. I will start by defining some of the terms that will be referenced: Atheist: one who believes that there is no deity http://www.merriam-webster.c...

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Resolved: In a democracy, Civil Disobedience is morally justified.

dasamster
Grumpy

Hello, I am Sam Zack and I will be the affirmative for the resolution that "in a democracy, civil disobedience is morally justified". I would first like to start off talking about what civil disobedience is. Civil Disobedience is defined as the active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government, or of an occupying power. It is one of the primary methods of nonviolent resistance. There have been and continue to be serious disputes over exactly what the term "civil disobedie...

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Resolved: Legislation to Extend First Amendment Rights to Employees and Students

Grumpy
asiannub

Resolved: That Congress(1) enact legislation to extend First Amendment(2) rights to persons employed in privately owned enterprise(3) and persons employed by and students of privately funded schools(4) and universities(5) , while transferring certain responsibilities(6) from said employers and administrators to employees and students. Definitions: See footnotes Under current law and practice, private employers and school administrators are empowered to punish, up to and including "discipli...

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