Dictatorship is the best path to development
Dictatorship does not necessarily result in development, defined by human well-being(which incorporates education, health, income, and safety from internal and external threats)and even by personal discipline. Furthermore, there is no conclusive evidence proving that either dictatorship nor democrac
Public health concerns justify compulsory immunization
Immunization by vaccine saves thousands of lives. The benefits are much greater if everyone is vaccinated than if not, therefore it is essential that as many people as possible are vaccinated. There should be as few obstacles as possible to such a program in order to save as many lives as possible.
Same-sex marriage should be legal
In light of the recent victories of the LGBT rights movement in the U.N. Petition supported by almost 70 countries, including the entire E.U. and the United States, and the decriminalization of homosexuality in India, it is time now to examine the next step towards granting this minority equal right
There is a good case for stating that there is a God
There isn't a day that goes by where we don't hear about tragedies around the world. Does this mean that a benevolent god is out of the question? The greatest physicists in recent history do NOT reject God.Stephen Hawking and Einstein both vocally and in literature expressed their ideas of a non-i
Heavy drinkers should be denied liver transplants
An important problem that many coutries face is the serious shortage of liver transplants. Many people are unable to use the advances of modern medical technology because of the unavailability of livers. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, more than 17 000 people in US are currently w
Poorer countries should abandon free trade agreements
The policy of Free Trade is still in debate due to the questionable benefit for each side. This debate doesn’t try to limit the effect of free trade to developing or third world country .It will however argue that poorer countries, in comparison to their trading partners, will suffer due to the
All drugs should be decriminalised
There are many types of drugs, which exist under the sun. Heated debates have been going on trying to find out the true answer to a major question: Does the legalization of drugs give positive or negative results? The common perception is that such substances should be banned in order to protect the
Are women superior to men?
Women are 'solely' responsible for the propagation and existence of the human race. Now with the creation of artificial sperm, a man's role in the process is void and unnecessary.
Statistically:Women live longer on average. Women deal better with stress.Women perform better in school. Women
Democracies should ban the display of communist and Nazi symbols
In the recent years we have seen a dramatic increase in the popularity of some extreme political views that are unacceptable in democratic society. This problem harms all democracies, but especially it is harmful for young and instable democratic states. The Baltic states have entered the route of d
Interest rates on personal lending should be capped by law at 20%
Team South Africa is over the moon to be proposing this most orgasmic of debate motions ;)

The context is clear: the world is barely emerging from a banking crisis that caused near-irreparable damage in countless local economies, and the international banking system more generally. The
Home schooling should be banned.
The practice of homeschooling has essentially been around since the dawn of time. Parents and guardians have always took it upon themselves to teach the younger generation the knowledge that they have received through their many years of experience. But we live in a different world now, governments
Roger Federer is not the greatest tennis player of all time.
As soon as Roger Federer did his trademark drop to his knees in tears after victory over Robin Soderling at the 2009 French Open, the tennis fraternity were already proclaiming him to be the greatest tennis player ever. Is this justified, or is it in fact a typical media attempt to make everything s
The agreement between Russia and Great Britain in 1907 was inevitable?
States do not always react the same way in essentially similar situations, what influenced the way a state went can be seen through decision making analysis. Britain at the turn of the twentieth century need not have moved into an entente with France and Russia, she could have joined with the tr
Assisted Suicide Should Be Permitted
Any issue that concerns human life is an important one deserving of our attention and opportunities where the different perspectives may be heard. The question of Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS) made legal by the government is a question of a citizen’s freedom to control when that citizen would l
We should dramatically increase the rate of income tax paid by the rich
Income disparity between the rich and poor, which harasses most government in the world, is getting bigger and bigger. According to an official report that in China 0.4% rich people get control of 70% of wealth. In the U.S. the top one fifth of the population possesses almost two thirds of social we