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by Jackmar
Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

Oh thanks but the CETO Aff's all set now. I think its gonna be a good one. And as for fusion haha -- Against that I usually just run a disadvantage that says if the U.S. builds more fusion reactors, it will ruin their tourism, tourism key to econ, US econ key to global econ blah blah blah. Then I ru...
by Jackmar
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:22 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

"The United States Federal Government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in the United States." The resolution this year for policy debate is very awkwardly worded. This allows some teams to "cheat" in their cases. They provide incentives to U.S. compani...
by Jackmar
Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

Would I be correct in assuming that this is the NFL Policy resolution? I myself do LD and I'm writing my cases at the moment; I can look for evidence at some point after I finally find some free time. Yup. Right now I'm running a space based solar power aff. It's nice, but I have to debate a team (...
by Jackmar
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:05 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

Okay, this may be better off in the "Science" forum. Basically, I think this extraction of the earth's kinetic energy isn't possible, and I'll try to argue why. Imagine you are stuck out in space by yourself, with nothing but your space suit. Unfortunately, you are rotating. This does not...
by Jackmar
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:56 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

Would I be correct in assuming that this is the NFL Policy resolution? I myself do LD and I'm writing my cases at the moment; I can look for evidence at some point after I finally find some free time. Yup. Right now I'm running a space based solar power aff. It's nice, but I have to debate a team (...
by Jackmar
Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:43 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

High School Debate: Alternative Energy (help!)

Hi, I'm a long-time reader, first-time poster. The high school debate topic this year is alternative energy, so I was researching different energy sources and found this - http://www.mb-soft.com/public2/earthrot.html The problem is that I'm having a difficult time finding any other evidence on it! A...
by Jackmar
Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Greatest Movie Ever?
Replies: 223
Views: 25908

Re: Greatest Movie Ever?

gonna have to go with American Beauty. It's just so...amazingly provoking and original.

Either that or Dead Poet's Society. A movie that has books made after has got to be great, eh?
by Jackmar
Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Radiothread
Replies: 265
Views: 75659

Re: Radiothread

So, that Thom Yorke, eh? This is a lovely little thread designed for Lovers and Haters of Radiohead to discuss why they love and/or hate the biggest band in the world. Of course, the haters are wrong , and their opinions are factually incorrect , but don't let that stop a frank and honest discussio...

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