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  • 제8회 초등학생 대회 (온라인) : 2022년 2월 12일(토) ~ 2월 13일(일)
구분 Round 주제유형 주제범위
예선 예선
Round 1
즉흥토론 [Criminal Justice]

This house would not allow employers to have access to criminal records of prisoners who finished their sentence
예선
Round 2
즉흥토론 [Media]

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Activism consists of efforts to promote, stop, direct or intervene in social, political, economic or environmental reform with the desire to make changes in society toward a perceived greater good.

Cancel culture refers to the popular practice of group shaming of public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive.

Cancel culture is generally performed on social media.

THBT activist movements should embrace cancel culture as a tool to promote social change
예선
Round 3
즉흥토론 [Education]

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De-emphasizing the value of academic excellence is often done through implementing a pass or fail system and/or abolishing all academic awards and rankings

This House Believes that schools should heavily de-emphasize the value of academic excellence
본선 본선
Round 1
즉흥토론 [Family]

"To take someone in" means to allow them to stay in your house.

This house prefers a world where adults take in their elderly parents rather than support them to live separately
본선
Round 2
즉흥토론 [Science and Technology]

This House believes that it is in the interest of human race to extensively explore space.
*extensively: as to cover a wide range or area
본선
Round 3
즉흥토론 [Morality]

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To "instill" means to put a feeling, idea, or principle gradually into someone's mind, so that it has a strong influence on the way that person thinks or behaves.

Values are basic and fundamental beliefs that guide or motivate attitudes or actions. They help us to determine what is important to us.

This House supports the use of fear to instill values in children
본선
Round 4
즉흥토론 [Environment]

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An environmentalist a person who is interested in or studies the environment and who tries to protect it from being damaged by human activities.

Environmental Degradation is the process of worsening the general health of the environment (ex: deforestation, global warming, animal/plant extinction)

This House believes that environmentalists should emphasize blaming large companies for environment degradation, as opposed to focusing on individual responsibility

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  • 제13회 중학생 대회 (온라인) : 2022년 8월 20일(토) ~ 8월 21일(일)
구분 Round 주제유형 주제범위
예선
(General/EFL)
예선
Round 1
즉흥토론 [Media]

This house regrets the glorification of successful college dropouts in popular media.
예선
Round 2
즉흥토론 [Economy]

This house believes that resource-rich developing countries should nationalize all resource extraction companies.
예선
Round 3
즉흥토론 [Environment]

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For the purpose of this debate, "adaptation efforts" refer to taking actions to prepare for and adjust to both the current effects of climate change and the predicted impacts in the future. "Mitigation efforts" refer to actions to make the impacts of climate change less severe.

This house believes that environmentalist groups should prioritize advocating for the "mitigation efforts" of climate change rather than campaigning for "adaptation efforts".
예선
Round 4
즉흥토론 [Society]

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For the purpose of the debate, philanthropy refers to the giving away of money, especially in large amounts, to organizations that help people. "Philanthrocapitalism" refers to a type of philanthropy that reflects the way that business is done in the for-profit world.

This house regrets the rise of "philanthrocapitalism"
본선
(General)
16강 즉흥토론 [Philosophy]

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FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) is a lifestyle movement that aims to gain financial independence and retire early.

This house opposes the FIRE movement.
본선
(General/EFL)
8강 즉흥토론 [Feminism]

This house, as a feminist historian, would prioritize uncovering female contributions in historical events (e.g. independence movement, nation building, etc.) rather than investigating past sufferings of women (e.g. dictatorial oppression, patriarchal norms in history, etc.)
준결승 즉흥토론 [Criminal Justice System]

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For the purpose of this debate, "criminal liability" refers to a legal responsibility imposed on someone for breaking the criminal law.

For the purpose of this debate, "criminal liability" refers to a legal responsibility imposed on someone for breaking the criminal law.
결승 즉흥토론 [Politics]

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For the purpose of this debate, "political outrage" refers to a practice of showing aggressive expression and anger in political discussion. "Political civility" refers to a practice of showing restraint and courtesy in political discussion.

This house prefers "political outrage" as a norm over "political civility".


  • 지난 토론 주제보기
구분 주제유형 주제
예선 1Round 즉흥토론 Round 1: Children’s Rights
· THBT child labor is justified
· THBT sparing the rod spoils the child
THB hagwons (private academies) are another form of child exploitation
예선 2Round 준비토론 Round 2:
THW go vegetarian
예선 3Round 즉흥토론 Round 3: Law and Order
· THW ban electronic devices while driving
· THW raise the legal drinking age
THW legalize the sale of marijuana
예선 4Round 준비토론 Round 4:
THBT unions do more harm than good
예선 5Round 즉흥토론 Round 5: Culinary Controversies
· THBT Japan has a right to fish whales
· THW legalize the sale of dog meat
THW breed exotic animals for consumption
본선 16강 즉흥토론 Octos: Terrorism
· THS the use of force against opposition movements
· THW ban broadcasting of recordings from terrorists
· THW torture terrorists
EFL 4강 EFL Semis: Sports
· THBT money is ruining sport
· THW allow performance enhancing drugs in sports
· THW equalize prize money for male and female athletes
본선 8강 준비토론 Quarters:
THS the use of opium licenses in Afghanistan
EFL 결승 EFL Finals:
THW sell organs for profit
본선 4강전 즉흥토론 Semis: International Relations
· TH prefers sanctions to war
· THW exploit Antarctica for natural resources
· THW grant immunity from prosecution to dictators who step down
본선 결승전 준비토론 Finals: THS an aid invasion
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  • 준비토론(Prepared)
  • - 준비토론 주제는 사전에 홈페이지에 공지됩니다.
  • - 대회 1개월 전 시점에 공지
  • 즉흥토론(Impromptu)
  • - 즉흥토론 주제는 대회 당일날 대진 추첨과 동시에 현장에서 제시됩니다