According to Mill, Utilitarianism was a "standard of morality" which uses the happiness of the greatest number of people as its ultimate goal. Is this some thing you can agree with? Would this sort of philosophy improve society?There was a request to have more classic and ethics based debates, I think by Bradf0rd. John Stuart Mills was one of my favorite philosophers which I studied as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois. The Wiki articles on him are wonderful and I suggest them as quick reads for those not familiar with his ideas and yet still want to participate in this discussion.
Some people do not like the way it is now when you get points for creating a debate and a point for every time you add a comment to a debate. Others do not like this "popularity" based score. What are your ideas on how this number can be improved?
It seems as of late, there are many debaters who cannot even take the time to make sure the title of the debate is spelled correctly, let alone their (not there or they're) debates! I can handle a typo here and there (not their), but this seems like laziness.
There are dozens of websites, TV shows, and magazines on these people. Their lives are mostly ruined from being followed around all the time. Should we put more time and effort into more important things?
The Spanish men's basketball team took a team photo with them all making their eyes slated to mock Asian eyes... some say they had no idea this was a racist thing to do... do you believe them or are they playing innocent to take less heat?