Should we ban the muslim veil?

There has been a flux of criticism and support of people of the muslim religion wearing a veil in the

Is there a World Water Crisis?

In recent years the UN and other International Organizations have pointed out as a major problem for this Century the

Capitalism is self-destructive

Capitalism, a system of economic, social, and political order is based on the concepts of market operations, renewable resources and

Winning the Champions League Is Better Than Winning the Premier League

‘Champions of England’ or ‘Champions of Europe’ – to an outsider the decision as to which title is more preferable would

Animal Testing for Medical Research

The use of live animals in controlled laboratory tests is common place the world over. This debate aims to lay

God is love

“Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” – 1 John 4:8 (NIV) All the Yes points: He sent

The USA Legal Drinking Age Should Be Lowered to 18 From 21

Almost every high school and college student will tell you that the legal drinking age in the United States should

GOD – Made man or manmade?

Focusing on the Abrahamic God that appears in the three monotheisms (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), the objective of this debate

Representative Democracy Is a Better Form of Government Than Direct Democracy

Many people feel that direct democracy could work to reduce voter apathy and place national and local issues directly in

Does Language control thought?

An ongoing debate in the field of linguistics is whether language is controlled by thought, or thought by language. Edward

Affirmative Action in South Africa does more harm than good

Affirmative Action was introduced to counter the effects of apartheid. However, the first democratic elections took place 14 years ago and

Stop the Olympic Games

‘Olympism’ is the embodiment of a Eurocentric, racist ideology upon which various Olympic hosts draw to produce a public image
There Is a Mathematical Miracle in the Quran That Proves It Is the Word of God

There Is a Mathematical Miracle in the Quran That Proves It Is the Word of God

“Say: ‘If the whole of mankind and Jinns were to gather together to produce the like of this Qur’an,

International students are charged unfairly high tuition fees at UK universities

As clearly stated in the title, this debate aims to resolve the never-ending issue and might as well name it

Painting represents mankind better than Photography

When the invention of photography was announced in Paris in 1839, the artist Paul Delaroche stated that, “from today, painting is

Historical Artefacts Should Be Repatriated to Their Country of Origin

There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the demands for the return of certain artefacts, most prominently the

Forced marriage should be banned

There is currently no legislation (in the UK) explicitly banning forced marriage. Forced marriage is a problem in a number

Children should be seen and not heard

Or would it better apply to their parents? All the Yes points: Children in public have the potential to make

Unhealthy Food Should Be Banned From Schools

Should unhealthy foods be banned from schools? All the Yes points: Obesity is on the increase in the developed world,

All third world debt should be dropped

Over the past decade many countries in what we know as the ‘third world’ have borrowed huge sums of money

Eliminate All Nuclear Weapons

nuclear weapon states possess over 25000 nuclear weapons. Some states continue to rely on nuclear weapons for their security, while others

Corporations are a threat to Democracy and society.

Citizens must become the masters of corporations or they will become slaves to corporate power. Corporations’ aggregation of wealth, political
Space Exploration Is a Waste of Money

Space Exploration Is a Waste of Money

Billions of dollars are spent every year by the world’s space agencies, but does this money bring us any

The Private Education System Should Be Abolished

In the British education system you have a choice: you can either pay for your (or your children’s) education
There is a good case for stating that there is a God

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

National service should be re-introduced

National Service keeps young adults out of trouble and teaches them discipline and respect for authority. In these times of

Celebrities who commit drug-related offences should be punished more harshly than non-celebrities.

Celebrities are everywhere in modern society, and this cannot be denied. Their antics, be it drink-driving or drug-taking, make the
The Minimum Driving Age Should Be Raised to 18

The Minimum Driving Age Should Be Raised to 18

Young drivers, and even older ones, cause many fatal accidents; raising the minimum age at which people can drive might

The Teaching of Shakespeare Should Be Compulsory

Controversy over who he ‘really’ was remain to this day, but should the Bard, whoever he was, remain a compulsory

Macs are better than PCs

They’re shiny, expensive and have something of a cult following, but are they actually any better than PCs? All
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