thegibson
 
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About Me:High school sophomore. Incredibly cynical. Strong opinions about pretty much anything. Dislikes superheroes and green juice.
Activities:Theatre, reading, pondering.
Beliefs:Strongly anti-religious, due to various life events.
Books:Catcher in the Rye, The Outsiders, 1984. I know it sounds like a reading list for a high school class, but I legitimately love those books.
Movies:Twelve Angry Men.
Music:So many different bands/artists. A sample: Kid Cudi, Fall Out Boy, Pachebel, Cage the Elephant, Pink Floyd.
Quotes:"So it goes"
Sports Teams:No.
TV Shows:Great British Bake Off, SNL

Fire Is Alive

thegibson
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I will be arguing that fire is alive. If you accept, your job is to argue that fire is not alive. There is no burden of proof- both sides have to prove their point equally. For the purposes of this debate, the characteristics something needs to be alive are movement, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion, and nutrition. For further definitions of these terms, see here: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/14-characteristics-of-living-things First round is acceptanc...

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The term SJW (Social Justice Warrior) is no longer a pejorative

G_Skeptic-Guy
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Round one is acceptance onlyRound two is opening statementRound three is argumentsRound four is counter argumentsRound five is conclusionsCitations needed ...

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There is justification in limiting freedom of religion.

jscmedley
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(This comes from a Christian! Of course, this is just for debate purposes.) Freedom of religion spurs people to act on their religion, sometimes in radical ways. For example, Muslims are commanded to kill infidels- people who don't share the same belief. So a Muslim goes out and kills a Hindu. This act of murder to the Muslim would be justified because he/she is simply exercising his/her right of freedom of religion. However, murder is still murder! By limiting this freedom of religion, that Hin...

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Let's Rap Battle, (Big Words)

Herooftheyear
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The Person with the biggest words and hardest hitting lyrics wins. As many words as you will like. Take rap to a new level. WHO ACCEPTS?...

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Video games are a sport

AlFox
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What is a sport? "a game, competition, or activity needing physical effort and skill that is played or done according to rules, for enjoyment and/or as a job" (http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/sport). Video games require skill and reflexes, has rules and can be for pure enjoy or a full time job. Sports does not need to be a main physical activity, chess is a sport and you have just move a wooden piece (or any other material), but requires skill and strategy, with rules and is...

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