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Binghamton Speech & Debate

Proposition: Zachary Powell (Unaffiliated) vs. Opposition: Anya Powell (Outschool Online - Intermediate)

Judge: Hongsheng Li (Unaffiliated)

Resolution: Resolved: Governments should implement a meat tax.

  • Zachary Powell
    Zachary Powell

    Anya Powell
    Anya Powell
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    Posted at April 6, 2020 05:26:18PM EST by Zachary Powell



    None available for this speech.

    Posted at April 7, 2020 02:44:06PM EST by Anya Powell



    Douglas McPherson. 02/03/2015. HuffingtonPost. "Circus Animals - 10 Reasons the Show must go on"

    Doris Lin. 01/29/2020. ThoughtCo. "Arguments for and against zoos"

    Posted at April 8, 2020 08:08:26PM EST by Zachary Powell



    Zoe Rosenberger. 06/09/2019. Zoos cause animals far more harm than good.

    BBC. Is it morally wrong to keep animals in zoos.

    Posted at April 9, 2020 09:56:01PM EST by Anya Powell




    department of ecosystem

    Wild Enrichment

    Posted at April 10, 2020 06:58:23PM EST by Zachary Powell



    how do animals protect themselves jun 22, 2008

    an idea whose time has come gone


    This match has been completed. Show the Decision.

    Submitted at April 11, 2020 05:42:30PM EST by Hongsheng Li

    Category Zachary Powell Anya Powell
    Use of evidence: 4.5 4.5
    Delivery skill: 4 4
    Coherence of arguments: 4.5 4.5
    Responsiveness to opponent: 4.8 4.5
    Identification of key points: 4.8 5
    Comments: You have a very clear and logical constructive, reasonable examples, and reliable sources. Also, the rebuttal speech of the identity of predator was really amazing, it perfectly answered the point provided by your opponent. In your closing, I am also impressed by the point you made that animals in zoos need meat, and these meat are from the wild. It is a great debate, and I have some suggestions. In the part of rebuttals, you mentioned that animals are not having enough food in zoos, it would be more reliable if you could provide some data. And I found you spent much time on hitting back your opponent's point, maybe expanding more on your own key points. You have a convincing constructive, it is impressive that you clerify your points from 5 key points. Especially the point of the relationship betweeen predators and preys, it is a innovative angle to start your arguments. Also, in your rebuttal, you provide reliable sources to supoort your arguments. You've done a great job, and I have some suggestuions to share with you. In your rebuttal, you expand much on your own argument, enhancing youe points that the government shouldn't ban animai entertainment. I think it would be better if you could provide some points to hit back your opponent.

    The decision is for the Proposition: Zachary Powell

    Reason for Decision:

    It is a hard decision, both Zachary and Anya have done a great job! After watching your videos again, I decide to vote on the proposition Zachary Powell. Both of your have nice constructives, they are logical and convincing. However, in the parts of rebuttals and closings, the proposition has a good angle to argue those points provieded by the opposition, and the opposition might need to do the same.

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