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I disagree with your point. I never really liked math until recently and always thought I would write or edit or something similar. So I took all the math that was required, but never more than that. It was a mistake. I'm now trying to major in statistics.... I wish now that I'd had to take more math.
It's not that I didn't think or care about my future, I just never imagined that I would be interested in something mathematically based because I hated it in high school.
Part of going to school is about being well-rounded. Being required to take math classes in high school (and before) seems to me like a good thing, simply because of my experience.
Even if, on the other hand, you never major in mathematics or a mathematically based subject, the groundwork built through taking math is crucial (as I've heard) to the development of logic and critical thinking skills. This is bound to be useful to people whether or not they actually pursue a numbers-based career/major.
Not only that, but who gets the credit for the debates? How are you going to combine the debates? Will the arguments just get shuffled in together? Will they be sorted by date? How will you know which post by this one person someone else is responding to? While it would be nice if after a while, debates were left to rest for a while, this just isn't a practical plan.
Also, if you start saying something online, then decide you don't know enough about the topic, as long as you haven't hit the "post" button, you can change your mind. Once you open your mouth, though, you're done for.
Though the real advantage for me is that it gives me an opportunity to give my opinions in a "safe" way. I don't really like talking to people I don't know and I certainly don't like conflict with people I don't know (in face-to-face conversations). But I have a lot more confidence online. (Though I respect the people I'm talking to, I actually say something instead of sitting in silence)
If I were told I had to choose either hugs or kisses (but not both), I'd choose hugs. They last longer! ;) Kisses are nice, but it's just not the same as cuddling up with someone for a good, long hug. There seems to be something more intimate about bodies being held close than smashing lips together.
I have a Facebook account and not a Myspace account, so I may be a bit biased. I've snooped around a bit on Myspace (open accounts and my sister has a Myspace account that she showed me some stuff on once) and it wasn't nearly as nice (in my opinion). I like that Facebook controls (to a certain extent) the content that can be on your page. Some of the Myspace pages I've seen were illegible because of the background or fonts or layout. Yeah, it's nice to be able to design your own page, but what one person thinks looks nice might be really hard for another person to read.
Hillary Clinton will still play a significant role in the Obama government. From looking at Wikipedia, if her appointment to Secretary of State goes through, she'll get a more interesting job than Biden and she's fourth in line for the Presidency, if something really bad happens.
As for who's better, I can't really say. I've only heard biased reports about both of them.
People would disagree that you have the right to say whatever you want. They would argue that you have the right to say whatever you want as long as it doesn't infringe on someone else's right to be respected.
It's a nice idea and it would solve a lot of the problems that people have with the world as it stands, but I'm too pessimistic to believe that it will happen. Of course, that doesn't mean we shouldn't attempt to help those around us (and around the world).
Human rights should be enforced, but by each person's moral code or by a large group of people standing up with the person whose rights are being violated.