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Debate.org shouldn't require 3 debates to vote

spiph23
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By requiring 3 debates to vote, individuals who like to read, comment, and vote on debates have to resort to participating in meaningless debates to gain the privilege of voting. Unfortunately, this results in fewer participants willing to engage at this site. By lowering or eliminating the 3 debates to vote, debate.org will increase the number of individuals participating....

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The Business Cycle: Mises vs Keynes

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Resolution: Austrian economics has a better explanation of the business cycle than Keynesian economics. My burden of proof is to show that my explanation is better than my opponent’s, and Con’s is to show that his explanation is better than mine.This round will only be for me and Con to give an exposition for our own theories—we will address each other’s theories in the next 2 rounds.Theory:The Austrian theory of the business cycle starts with the expansion of the money s...

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Agricultural Subsidies are a waste

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headphonegut

I Affirm that Agricultural subsidies are a massive waste of taxpayer dollars and are essentially the subsidization of a negative externality. Given: In this debate the emittance of greenhouse gases are considered to negatively impact society as a whole. Definitions: Externality - an effect on a third party (usually the community as a whole) that is not involved in a business transaction. -positive - benefits the public - negative - hurts the public Subsidy -Tax money given to a bu...

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Abortion

Spartan
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I am a busy high school student who doesn't always have a bunch of time, so it may take me a while to reply, and also I haven't debated on here in 2 years, so excuse my questionable manners.** Allow me to start by telling you the first argument in your head. "the fetus isn't a Unborn" Allow me to quickly disprove that argument, for the acronym "sled" can make quite a good argument, and Women who are forced into pregnancy have options. The Acronym SLED will prove this argument invalid,...

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Abortion

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_____________________________________________________________________ Pro will argue that abortion should be legal, Con will argue that abortion should be illegal. _____________________________________________________________________ Abortion: the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abortion _____________________________________________________________________...

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