Judge: Arturo Feliz (Colegio Bilingüe New Horizons)
Resolution: Finals Week: This House Believes that Animal Testing Should be Banned.
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Posted at May 19, 2020 12:13:25AM EST by Chris Mok
Posted at May 19, 2020 10:05:49PM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz
Posted at May 20, 2020 08:58:27PM EST by Chris Mok
Posted at May 21, 2020 11:58:01PM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz
Personal Note for Chris - https://youtu.be/Pc4XqNQ2i7E
This match has been completed. Show the Decision.
Submitted at May 23, 2020 07:08:30PM EST by Arturo Feliz
|Category||Chris Mok||Seralena Leeson-Schatz|
|Use of evidence:||2.7||2.3|
|Coherence of arguments:||3||2|
|Responsiveness to opponent:||3.4||2.7|
|Identification of key points:||3||2.7|
|Comments:||Chris Good delivery. I like your place and clarity. You offered a clear framework.
I'm honestly not sure why you choose to go after wind and solar when the topical choice seemed to be to run nuclear against fossil.
I think this was a risk, as I would usually not allow the app to run it because I'd feel it not to be topical, but since you opened the door, it was fair game.
A well built green case could have been hard to defeat.
|Seralena It was a lot of fun to watch you debate.
I think you probably would benefit from researching your arguments a bit more. I feel that things were set up for you to take the round when Chris opened the gate for solar and wind.
I felt if you ran the environmental benefits, the harms of nuclear would have made that case hard to buy.
The decision is for the Proposition: Chris Mok
Reason for Decision:
RFD Proposition offered efficiency+green
Since it was not contested I'm going with it. I feel nuclear wins clearly the efficiency arguments. The green argument should have been easy to win for the opposition but things got a little muddy there with indoor wind and solar facilities, and then with the smelly stuff. I honestly giggled a bit there and opposition was gracious enough to concede it.
Finally I see that a lot of time was spent on the cutting corners argument, which I feel is a wash.
I'm going with prop on this one. You're both awesome! Keep up the good work!