Genetically modified soldiers should be developed and deployed.

I-am-a-panda
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Genetically modified: Enhanced in some way, either by utilising bacteria, computer chips or enhancing cells on the human, not the equipment. To adopt con you must: 1. Believe that an enhanced 'super' soldier should never be used in combat. 2. Be able to come up with 2 points why they shouldn't,and be able to rebut 2 of my points. During this debate I will refer to genetically modified soldiers a super soldiers. To start I will give my points: 1. It will make war easier: How many sold...

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In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropriate weapon in the fight for justice.

djexcelsior
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"One cannot expect a regime to last if any citizen can at any time decide to defy its laws whenever his conscience moves him to do so." (Reeb, Richard, May 19, 2006, Con 19) For this and many other reasons, I stand in firm negation of this resolution: "In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropriate weapon in the fight for justice." I present the following 4 points: I. Civil Disobedience erodes democracy II. There are Better Alternatives III. It Leads to violence and takes away oth...

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A bill to raise the driving age to 18.

Dnick94
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Every year, the almost same story occurs: the headlines might say "Teen driver killed in wreck," or "High school students dies in car crash." The families who have to brave the realities of another dead teenager want action. Source: http://www.ipromiseprogram.com/links/Officials%20hope%20to%20curb%20accidents%20-%20Herald%20-%20SC.htm The National Teen Driving Statistics says * Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers. * 16-year-olds have higher crash rates than...

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