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We Still Need Feminism Today
Undoubtedly, the argument surrounding both the merits and demerits of the feminist movement remains one of the most fiercely-contested issues
GMOs Are Good
In its broadest sense, a genetically modified organism (GMO) refers to an organism whose genetic material has been altered in
We Should Have a Quota for Women on Corporate Boards
Workplace diversity is an important topic that deserves more discussion. While there have long been initiatives to get more women
Drones Should Be Used to Take Out Enemy Combatants
Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, are remotely controlled aircrafts. They are often armed with missiles or bombs to
Net Neutrality – All Internet Traffic Should Be Treated Equally
Within the Federal Communications Commission, there’s a new sheriff in town. Ajit Pai, yet another of Trump’s new
Religions Should Not Qualify as Charities
A lot of people these days are chary of giving. They question the character of different religious organizations. One of
The United States’ role in the Vietnam War was an unnecessary step in the fight against communism.
The Vietnam War was a failed attempt by the United States to protect South Vietnam from becoming a communistic country.
Online Shopping Is Better Than Offline Shopping
In recent years, the online shopping industry has absolutely exploded, to the point that there are now many people who
Genetic Engineering in Humans is Bad
At the writing of this article, the world was wrapped in collective mourning for the passing of Britain’s little
Junk Food Should Be Banned
Many children in America eat large amounts of junk food, and this can cause health problems. In fact, junk food
Gender Equality is Treating Men and Women in the Same Way
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jul/27/breivik-anti-feminism The lines between what is feminine and what is masculine are drawn
Is Google the extremely reliable source of information it is deemed to be?
Articles, research and studies reveal that 6 to 15 yr old children rely as much (if not more) on Google as their 15
Should The Voting Age Be Lowered To 16?
Many people say young people’s voice need to be heard. And voting is a great way to do this.
Should Animals Be Kept in Zoos?
Zoos are premises for the captivity of animals, often in urban areas where many of the animals would not otherwise
Online education does more good than harm
I’m on my school’s debate team and, this being one of our topics, decided to get some help
Was the Civil War justified for the north to fight?
The Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts in american history. It began with the secession of seven southern
It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence
In cases when a spouse is repeatedly abusing the other spouse, is it right for the abused to kill the
The Legal Age Should Be Lowered to 16
Normally, you have to be 18 years old to be ‘legal.’ I think many 16 year olds are mature enough and smart
Books vs TV. TV wins.
The overblown benefits of reading have long gone unchallenged as have the perils of TV viewing. The educational value of
Science: Boon or Bane?
The Meaning of Science You can classify science as a systematic classification of experiences, which is what people call scientific.
The evil that men do lives after them, the good is often interred with their bones
So let it be with Caesar? Is it true that we do not posthumously celebrate philanthropy as much as we
Female Children Are More Useful at Home
Why famele child is more important than a male child at home All the Yes points: social requirements female children
Individuals have a moral obligation to assist people in need
Do-Gooders, philanthropists, humanitarian people, the ones who care; gotta love ’em. But is it always good to care? I’d
The human genome should be patented
A large part of the human genome is owned by universities, private companies and governments. When scientists discover a gene,
Is There Life After Death?
What do you think, is there life after death? Answer might be quite different depending on how you approach this
Should 16 year olds be able to vote at presidental elections?
Not over a boy – but over the fact that, at 17, she will not be allowed to vote for president this
Financial Assistance for the Poor Should Be the Responsibility of Charities, Not Government
In most western societies, people don’t starve, they get educated and have sufficient healthcare to reach an old age.
The US should immediately close Guantanamo Bay.
Before going into any details of this debate, one thing that should be clarified is that terrorism is clearly not
social networking sites should be banned at the workplaces
We know that this is an era of social networking sites,people are using these sites as they are mandatory
Fast Food Advertising Should Be Banned
Banning and partial banning of fast food advertising has been a cause for debate globally over the last few years.