Swimwithcats
 
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Which is better? 0.7 (pro) or 0.5 (con) lead/graphite

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boii77

First Round for acceptance only. 0.7 is my position and 0.5 is yours. This topic has divided nations, it is time we settle it....

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On balance, human nature is more selfish than altruistic.

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Swimwithcats

Hello! This debate was my contribution to bsh1's Open Debate Topics List (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vjcfkZzUpOkp0_9-3tczf8zDkBFNZ_1mgawcSXacIh4/edit), so I thought I might try it out.Definitions:Human nature: The psychological and social qualities that characterize humankind, especially in contrast with other living things. (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/human-nature)Selfish: Devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one's own interests, benefits, welfare, etc....

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An Economy Based on Profit-Maximizing Companies is Unsustainable and Bad for the Common Man

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tonyrobinson

In a capitalistic society such as one that many of our members are located in, one can observe the effects of our main industries operating under a profit-maximizing model. Whether this is good or bad is up for debate here. Pro (me) will have to prove: 1. This model is unsustainable 2. This is bad for average Joe Con (you) will have to prove: 1. This model is sustainable 2. This is good for average Joe Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 is for opening arguments. Round 3 is f...

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Should space exploration be funded by the government (in the USA)?

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Swimwithcats

Space exploration should be funded by private companies rather than the US government...

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The US, and honestly the whole world, should implement a cap on births per person/couple to 5.

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Jon.Ryan

The way the world population is expanding is incredible (http://www.census.gov/popclock/ for reference).The amount of free space will only continue to sink, meanwhile the worlds' soil nutrients are, contrary to what we want to believe, quite limited in the long run. Fresh water will become less and less available without the use of desalination plants. Confined and closed spaces would birth inter-human frustration and potentially violence. One could speculate you might even see a tighter governm...

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