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Iacov

NameJacob GenderMale Male
DOB 1998-09-05 OccupationCook
Country United States City(hidden)
IdeologyLibertarian ReligionAsatru Paganism
High SchoolMidway Highschool UniversityTSTC
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NameJacob GenderMale Male
DOB 1998-09-05 OccupationCook
Country United States City(hidden)
IdeologyLibertarian ReligionAsatru Paganism
High SchoolMidway Highschool UniversityTSTC
Teams(no team)Coach(no coach)
Debate Ranking#410
Elo Score1480
Debates1
Win Ratio0%
Tournaments0
Judgments1
Judgment Ranking#155
Average Judge Score0%
Forum Posts3
Joined: Apr 2017
Last Active:
2017-05-09 13:09:27

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Overall ranking: #155

Recent forum posts by Iacov

Paley's Watch
2017-04-27 14:55:25
I would argue that the paley's watch theory is a arguement for the watch's creator so it would be resonable for me to make a arguement against the watch's creator. Now my personal beliefs are not very...
Paley's Watch
2017-04-27 13:09:35
Personally I do believe in intelligent design but in the case of paley's watch I think the arguement disproves itself. Clearly if the watch had a creator and that creator was in a position to create does...
Paley's Watch
2017-04-25 15:38:23
This is not my personal beliefs rather just a topic I wish to discuss.
The classic statement of the teleological argument is that of William Paley in his Natural Theology. Paley likened the universe...

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Issues

That missions to Mars are worth funding
Disagree
That we should launch a ground invasion to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq
Agree
That labor unions ought to be abolished
Disagree
That school prayer should be prohibited
Disagree
That we should pay additional benefits to families on welfare according to their child's performance in school
Disagree
That the government should pay housewives
Disagree
That the UN should institute an open borders policy among its member states
Disagree
That we should restrict more than one person from the same family from running for high political positions
Disagree
That the church and state should not be separated
Disagree
That the gender wage gap is a myth
Agree
That Arab-Israelis who successfully seek election to the Knesset should opt not to take up that seat
Disagree
That energy security is a legitimate reason for war
Agree
That attempted suicide should be a criminal offence
Disagree
That there should be no minimum wage
Agree
That there should be a quota on television for locally produced shows
Disagree
That development assistance should be prioritized over military aid in the Sahel region of Africa
Disagree
That we should allow the public to remove Supreme Court justices by a popular referendum
Agree
That we should use Voter IDs to protect against voter fraud
Agree
That whistleblowers about government cover-ups should be granted asylum
Agree
That preparations against zombie attacks should be the responsibility of the military
Disagree
That government's only true roles are security and protecting property rights
Agree
That feminism should celebrate unisex sports leagues
Agree
That police should offer rewards to help solve crimes
Agree
That states should have the power of civil forfeiture
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That couples should be able to enter contracts which make any future infidelity a crime
Agree
That the state should pay people to sterilise themselves
Disagree
That student loans should be interest-free
Disagree
That Israel should finalize a secular constitution
Agree
That we should allow individuals to use violent force to defend their homes, even where they do not fear for personal safety
Agree
That governments should control stock investments
Disagree
That mercury should be labelled as safe for general use
Disagree
That corporal punishment should be allowed in schools
Disagree
That we should ban zoos
Disagree
That museums should be state-funded and free of charge
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That music glorifying violence against women should be banned
Disagree
That copyright law should not extend to the internet
Disagree
That the Olympic Games are worth watching
Agree
That the Indonesian government should legalize slash and burn laws
Disagree
That teams should allow sponsors to advertise on their jerseys
Agree
That the state should finance alternative e-schools
Disagree
That the internet has a damaging impact on society
Disagree
That the Queen of England should resign
Disagree
That we should require a university degree to be eligible to run for public office
Disagree
That the Pope should publicly endorse radically redistributive government policies
Disagree
That governments have a moral duty to preserve historical art
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That we should ban professional child performers
Disagree
That the continuation of NATO after the dissolution of the Soviet Union is regrettable
Agree
That we should criminalize the public denial of evolution
Disagree
That the feminist movement should actively exclude socially conservative viewpoints
Disagree
That ransoms should not be paid to Boko Haram
Disagree
That children should have legal obligations to their guardians in adulthood
Disagree
That Christian artifacts and texts should belong to the Church
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That foster children should be placed into families with similar backgrounds
Disagree
That fast food companies should not be allowed to sell toys with their meals
Disagree
That marijuana should be legal
Agree
That single-sex schooling should be encouraged
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That free trade does more harm than good
Disagree
That multiculturalism is superior to monoculturalism
Agree
That the Xinjiang province of China should be granted independence
Agree
That people should have to pass drug tests to receive welfare
Agree
That homeschooling as a form of alternative education should be abolished
Disagree
That we should ban strikes in essential state services
Disagree
That Antarctica should be colonized for resource extraction
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That Palestine should prohibit the operation of Israeli companies within Palestinian territories
Agree
That corporations should be allowed to vote
Disagree
That recycling certain types of rubbish should be mandatory
Disagree
That we should create a global market for citizenship, such that individuals can sell their existing citizenship and buy a new one
Disagree
That schools should discipline students for cyberbullying
Agree
That South Africa should annex Lesotho
Disagree
That in justice, retribution is more important than rehabilitation
Agree
That railways should be nationally owned and operated
Disagree
That international adoption should be banned
Disagree
That the Papacy is an outdated institution
Agree
That scientists should have a delegation in national legislature
Disagree
That the US government should raise the retirement age for social security
Agree
That there should be an interest rate cap on all personal lending
Disagree
That political leaders should be transparent about their personal health
Disagree
That we should federalise Europe
Agree
That where English is not the national language, we should prefer debating in English to another language
Disagree
That the World Bank should discontinue the funding of energy infrastructure in developing countries
Disagree
That squatting in abandoned buildings should be legal
Disagree
That schools should not make any special allowances for any religion
Agree
Iacov is 32.32% controversial.