Resolve that the power of the President to pardon convicted criminals be abolished
The power of the President to give pardon to criminals should not be abolished because of the fact that the President did not abuse her powers and abided by what’...
Against Resolution B
Because NAFTA is a detriment to the U.S. economy and the North American environment, the U.S. should withdraw from the NAFTA.
This argument is false because NAFTA has not been a detriment to the US economy and it has not hurt the North American environment. Abandoning NAF...
Chemistry Debate Constructive Speech
What would life be like without a fast-acting medicine that takes away the pain in a safe and positive way? Aspirin and Acetaminophen are drugs that can relieve the pain of everyday bruises and headaches to relieving the pain of disease...
13 October 2010
Do Human Equal Animals?
In discussions of animal right, one controversial issue has been should animals be given equal consideration as humans, since we are all animals by the scientific definition of animal. On the one hand philo...
If we don't want to live in a dictatorship, we must be vigilant to preserve our freedoms. If we wish to preserve our freedoms, we must be informed on the issues. Being informed on the issues requires that we become acquainted with alternative points of view. The history of the development of c...
The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship
Good Evening honorable judge, skillful time keeper, and fellow debaters.
I am Kon Son of ASIJ and I will be your second negative speaker.
I would first like to rebuttal some of the points made by the opposition. The Affimativ...
BURDEN OF EACH TEAM
Affirmative – Burden of Proof
▪ Must establish a prima facie case
▪ Must prove all aspects of their case to win
▪ Can not win based on the inability of the negative to prove its case.
Negative – Burden of Rebuttal
▪ Must destroy either th...
1. What is a debate?
A debate is an event wherein two sides, the affirmative and the negative, will have to argue on a topic. There are 3 factors that are being discussed in a debate, namely: Necessity, Beneficiary, and Practicability of the proposed proponent.
2. How would you differentiate a deb...
Forms of debate
Parliamentary Debate (sometimes referred to as "parli" in the United States) is conducted under rules derived from British parliamentary procedure. It features the competition of individuals in a multi-person setting. It borrows terms such as "government" an...
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen,
As a member of our school’s debate team, I have almost participated in more than thirty debate competitions. Today I want to share my understanding of debate with everyone here.
Now here comes a question. What is debate actually?
When hearing this...
Strategic Management Journal
Strat. Mgmt. J., 29: 273–292 (2008)
Published online 15 October 2007 in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com) DOI: 10.1002/smj.657
Received 2 September 2003; Final revision received 3 September 2007
EXPLORING THE DEBATE ON SHORT-TERMISM:
A THEORETICAL AN...
Ethical Reasoning and the Biotechnology Debate
May 5, 2006
Eristic Dialogue in the Biotechnology Debate
Agriculture in contemporary society evidences significant innovation comparatively to its Neolithic origins when the discovery of agricultural techniques inst...
Argument About The Exist of God
The following paper will provide a sound argument in favor of the
existence of God. By demonstrating that an Atheist world cannot account for the
preconditions of the laws of logic an Atheist cannot even account for a rational
debate concerning the existence of God...
Life, Death, and Politics: A Run-Down Of The Abortion Debate.
Few issues have fostered such controversy as has the topic of abortion.
The participants in the abortion debate not only have firmly-fixed beliefs, but
each group has a self-designated appellation that clearly reflects what the...
How to Win an Argument
To win an argument one must keep in mind the following factors: Is the argument
worth fighting? Do you have the proper background to win the argument? Who is
your opponent? And finally, do I have the proper argumentative behavior.
Before getting involved in an argument, you...
Abortion in America is a controversial issue in which both
sides have valid arguments at face value. The pro-choice side has many
arguments to support it belief in keeping abortion legal. Many of these are
faulty, and argue points irrelevant
to the issue as I will attempt to
The Boot Camp Debate
In any of today's society no matter where you look there will be some evidence of crime present. This statement derives from a sociologist theory that says no society can exists without crime. The government is constantly looking for new ways to deal with these reoccurring...
The Great Sheep Debate
My high school was relatively small. To put it into perspective, I graduated with eighty-six people. In my class there were the usual cliques. There were the smart kids, the athletes, the cheerleaders, the drug users, and the slackers. But somehow I didn't fit into all...
"Junk yields a basic formula of "evil" virus: *The Algebra of Need*. The face of "evil" is always the face of total need. A dope fiend is a man in total need of dope. Beyond a certain frequency need knows absolutely no limit or control. In the words of total need: "*Wouldn't you*?" Y...
Abortion has been one of the topics of hot debate for the last three decades in our nation. Since the Roe v/s Wade decision in 1973, some Americans feel the need to ponder whether aborting fetuses is a moral action. On the one hand, some people feel that abortion should be legal because a woman ha...