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    TheSnowball - Yesterday, 10:54 PM

    well it supports a framework that excludes plan focus in favor of reflecting on subjectivity/relationship to death. if the fiat double bind is paired with a fear of death k, then it becomes particularly strategic imo (like how south eugene reads this a...

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    jswegthefuture - Yesterday, 10:50 PM

    I'm not sure I understand why imminent extinction makes debate worthless...Whatever it is that's valuable about debate (education, "politics," whatever) why does that go away in a world of inevitable extinction? Why do those things even have to be pres...

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    TheTrashDebater - Yesterday, 09:07 PM

    lmao thank you all so much but i was referring to policy positions....i'm switching from LD --> Policy....Oh ok well- On the aff: STEM Right to education Computer Science CTE IDEA Bunch of others, look on open evidence On the Neg: K: Biopolitics Ca...

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    teafan - Yesterday, 08:38 PM

    lmao thank you all so much but i was referring to policy positions....i'm switching from LD --> Policy....

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    TheSnowball - Yesterday, 06:06 PM

    I'm not sure I understand why imminent extinction makes debate worthless. Suppose the Affirmative authors are definitely correct and their epistemology is sound: unless we fund education, the hegemonic decline of the U.S. will tear open a power vacuum,...

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    TheTrashDebater - Yesterday, 01:16 PM

    I'm so proud.   Also for aff look into multilateral organizationsWhy thank you Patrick I would hope that I know topic positions

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    AQuackDebater - Yesterday, 11:30 AM

    Hi pretty much same position here and this is my second tournament LDing today.- Aff: Climate assistance aff Some sort of aff with US and China And if you want to get into the T-bare plurals debate you can specify a random two countries and just go wit...

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    AQuackDebater - Yesterday, 11:26 AM

    I'm woke as fuck rn Our authors don't assume the context of debate and debate doesn't assume the context of reality. Both texts exist in alternate realities with 0 overlap. Those who legitimately claim a risk of extinction truly believe in it. We...

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    Chaos - Yesterday, 10:35 AM

    Agreed that the probabilistic element is vital to understanding the fiat double bind argument, but the multiversal framing is misleading because it smuggles an unargued for quantum immortality implication into the round (not that that's a bad thing if...

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    Maury - Yesterday, 09:16 AM

    Sorry to hate on your argument; I’m sure you would destroy me on it. But what do you mean it points out the gap between traditional authorship and debate authorship? You mean the gap between what our individual authors argue and what we use them for in...

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