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t_rao

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Debate Ranking#403
Elo Score1493
Debates1
Win Ratio0%
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Judgments2
Judgment Ranking#1
Average Judge Score100%
Forum Posts9
Joined: Jan 2017
Last Active:
2017-11-12 23:20:06

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Total judgements: 2
4-point judgements: 0 (0%)
3-point judgements: 1 (50%)
1-point judgements: 1 (50%)
Average points awarded per judgement: 2
Judgement ratings: 3
Constructive ratings: 3 (100%)
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Average judging feedback: 100%
Overall ranking: #1

Recent forum posts by t_rao

"America is the greatest country on earth"
2017-02-24 13:01:04
Saying the US is the "best country in the world" is I think a very heavy burden to prove. You would need to define the metrics for "best" which could be anything from the government...
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-22 01:06:31
Would you agree, however, that simply because people vote for something that doesn't make it moral? Can't capitalism and democracy exist simultaneously (as I think was clear by my previous posts)? Also,...
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-21 02:44:39
@BioHazard

@admin

Thanks for the responses. I am convinced by your refutation. Only one real question remains.

What alternative system of governance would you propose that solves the issues...
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-15 01:38:16
OK I give up... this is actually pretty funny.
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-15 01:37:43
admin:

As you can see I'm still learning to use the forums, reply is above.
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-15 01:37:04
admin:

Sorry forgot to tag you. :)
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-15 01:36:13
I distinguish between private investment and government investment. If a private individual spends money in a particular way that doesn't infringe upon the consent of others, that is acceptable and should...
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-14 00:01:13
I'm starting to get convinced by this, but I still have a few doubts and am interested to see your responses to them.

A good question to ask in light of what you say here is, what is fair and unfair...
The rise of wealth inequality
2017-02-12 22:48:40
Really interesting discussion here. A couple of things I wanted to mention.

Firstly, the negative income tax in principle is not a bad idea. As Friedman puts it, the negative income tax would guarantee...

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Issues

That the police should carry weapons while on regular duty
Agree
That the government should pay housewives
Disagree
That there should be a crime of corporate manslaughter
Agree
That the depiction of protagonists in children's books and media as aesthetically superior is regrettable
Disagree
That we should keep the Sabbath as a day of rest
Disagree
That judges should be elected
Disagree
That we should ban professional child performers
Agree
That there should be no legislative controls on gun ownership
Agree
That we should give more votes to citizens according to their performance on a current affairs test
Disagree
That only women should be allowed to vote
Disagree
That the government should provide free internet
Agree
That we should create a global market for citizenship, such that individuals can sell their existing citizenship and buy a new one
Disagree
That companies should be allowed to operate private armies
Disagree
That a more globalized economy would net benefit indigenous cultures
Agree
That slum tourism does more harm than good
Disagree
That universal healthcare is worth the expense
Agree
That government's only true roles are security and protecting property rights
Agree
That we should ban the display of Nazi symbols
Disagree
That life-extending medical procedures should be denied to the terminally ill
Disagree
That children should not be allowed to participate in drugs trials
Disagree
That the government overstepped its power in the 2014 Venezuelan Protests
Agree
That the continuation of NATO after the dissolution of the Soviet Union is regrettable
Disagree
That nuclear weapons should be globally decommissioned
Agree
That the speed limit on roads should be abolished
Disagree
That railways should be nationally owned and operated
Agree
That ransoms should not be paid to Boko Haram
Agree
That we should introduce a 100% inheritance tax
Disagree
That we should end all forms of affirmative action
Agree
That the feminist movement should actively exclude socially conservative viewpoints
Disagree
That we should ban political opinion polls
Agree
That renewable energy should be heavily subsidised by the government
Disagree
That schools should help students find an after-school job
Agree
That we should regret the inclusion of religious symbols at memorial sites
Disagree
That the public should be allowed to pardon whistleblowers by referendum
Agree
t_rao is 35.65% controversial.