• Cambridge IV 2014

    This is one of the best known tournaments, the Cambridge IV. It was held on 21/23 November 2014 in Cambridge, UK. The motions for the tournament were:

    Round 1: This House Would not punish those who live below the poverty line for economic crimes, e.g. theft
    Round 2: This House, as a superhero, would agree to use their powers solely in service of the democratic state
    Round 3: This House Supports the objectification of men in popular culture.
    Round 4: This House Would require that any houses or apartments left vacant for six months or more be surrendered to the State.
    Round 5: This House Believes That Western foreign policy should abandon attempts to universalise liberal values
    ESL Semi: This House Believes That Google should inform the authorities about suicide searches
    ESL Final: Assuming the existence of a gay gene, This House Would disproportionately favour embryos that possess it in IVF.
    Open Quarter: This House Would prohibit all research aiming to create sentient artificial intelligences.
    Open Semi: This House Supports the New Atheism movement
    Open Final: This House Believes That unpaid domestic workers should strike for state pay


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