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Breeding Dogs Should Be Ended or Curtailed

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Many dog owners feel their dog is so cute that they need to fill the world with dogs just like her, and some want to sell …

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Taxation Is Theft

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Norway is considered the most heavily taxed country in the world, at almost 45% of total GDP being derived from tax collected. Hong Kong is incredibly light …

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Household Pets Should Live Indoors

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Some individuals and families look at their pets as another member of their household while other individuals look at pets as protection for their home or …

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Assisted Suicide Should Be Legalised

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Assisted suicide is when a medical professional helps another person to end their life. While this sounds harmful, there are many cases in real life where …

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Space Exploration Is a Waste of Money

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When we think of space we often think of retro flashbacks of Star Trek and popular sci-fi shows. Sadly, the dream to travel to the stars …

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Animals Should Not Be Used for Entertainment

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Circuses, zoos, aquariums, dog fighting, hunting, fishing, horse racing, bullfighting… all of these practices keep animals in captivity and use them against their will for human …

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Countries Should Invest More in Nuclear Power

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Introduction Nuclear power is the future for humanity, or is it? There are many who are supporting a world with nuclear power at the center, it’s …

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The Government Should Introduce a Sugar Tax

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Over the years obesity has taken a foothold in many western societies. The average citizen’s weight has almost doubled from around 80 years prior. The diet …

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Exotic pet ownership should be restricted

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Exotic pet ownership is on the rise and presents a multitude of problems. Exotic pets should be left to professional handlers and zoo keepers and organisations …

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Democracy is the best form of government

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Churchill once said “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that been tired from time to time”. Just like any …

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Mothers should stay at home and look after children

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Women are being bombarded with messages that they can ‘have it all’, marriage, children and develop a career just so they can be seen as a …

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All drugs should be decriminalised

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The common perception is that such substances should be banned in order to protect the society from their harmful effects. But do these issues really limit …

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Teachers should be allowed to teach creationism in schools

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In 2012 a US state passed a law which protects teachers who choose to teach creationism. This is a theory that the Earth and the universe …

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Advertising is harmful

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In 2011 Google was reported to say that online advertising alone could be worth more than $24 billion a year. It has grown significantly and in …

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Every child should have a mobile phone?

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Should children have mobile phones (or cell phones in American English). This doesn’t mean they must have one and carry it with them everywhere. It is …

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Wildlife trafficking should be banned

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At the core of the illegal wildlife trafficking is a strong and rapidly expanding demand for a variety of products from around the world, such as …

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University education should be free

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Many countries provide free education to children under 16, which is generally accepted. When it comes to university education there is a great variation as some …

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Reality television does more harm than good

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Reality shows are incredibly popular. With blockbusting shows like Survivor, Big Brother, The Apprentice, and American Idol all attracting massive audiences each week. Documentaries trying to …

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Pets should be allowed in nursing homes

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Many assisted living facilities and nursing homes are allowing residents to bring their pets to live in their housing communities. Nursing homes are starting to bring …

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Net neutrality – All internet traffic should be treated equally

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The internet is a large network of computers working together to bring data to its users. This network functions efficiently because each member – or node …