Nagoya Debate Open

Motions for Nagoya Debate Open

Nagoya Debate Open (2017)
Suppose that it is financially possible, THW introduce basic income.
THBT developed countries should require their multinational corporations to hire a significant portion of their labor from the region where they operate.
THW oppose the commercialization of indigenous culture.

THW impose an aptitude test on parents wishing to have a baby.
THW ban sex reassignment surgery on intersexual children.
(Info slide)”intersex” is a general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male.
Ex. Person might be born appearing to be female on the outside, but having mostly male-typical anatomy on the inside.
THW ban baby hatch.
(Info slide)”baby hatch” is a place where people can bring babies, usually newborn, and abandon them anonymously in a safe place to be found and cared for.

TH regrets the rise of porn 2.0.
(Info slide)Porn 2.0 named after “Web 2.0”, refers to pornographic websites featureing user-generated contents.It allows free uploading and streaming of pornographic content. Examples include Xvideos, PornHub, Redtube, YouPorn, xHamster, Porn.com and many others.
THW not allow individuals in serious financial debt to perform in pornography.
THW allow the production of animated child pornography.

THBT the US government should abolish privatized prison.
THBT parents should be legally liable for the criminal acts committed by their children.
THBT indigenous people would be justified in sabotaging (violently or otherwise) economic projects in the event that they are built across or their land without their democratic consent.

Quareter final
THBT feminist movement should actively seek to include men’s right activist in their movement.
THBT the “Black Lives Matter” movement does more harm than good.
THBT Okinawa’s “Anti-US military base movement” should not include members from outside Okinawa.

Semi final
THBT Japan government should end the “Dowa Policy”.
(Info slide)
Dowa policy:A series of government policies which aims to improve the living standard of the “Hisabetu-Burakumin”, and resolves the social discrimination against them.
These policies may include(not limited to)
・Funding to construction projects in “Buraku” communities.
・Tax deductions and other financial privileges.
・Promotion of educational/awareness programs.
Hisabetu-Burakumin(Burakumin):A Japanese social minority group, descendants of feudal-era outcast.
THBT Japan should abolish the Imperial system.
THBT Yasukuni Shrine should remove the enshrinement of Class-A war criminals.

Grand Final
THBT the Dalai Lama should announce that he will not reincarnate and declare that the office of the Dalai Lama will henceforth not exist.
(Info slide)
Dalai Lama’s reincarnation:
Upon the Dalai Lama’s decease, the process of finding the reincarnated Dalai Lama begins. Once a candidate has been found, it must be confirmed by the Panchen Lama to be appointed as the next Dalai Lama.
Currently there are two Panchen Lama. Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was appointed as the 11th Panchen lama by Dalai Lama 14th in May 1995. He is currently being held captive by the Chinese government, and his whereabout is unknown. In November 1995, Gyaincain Norbu was appointed as the 11th Panchen Lama by the Chinese government.The current Dalai Lama 14th turns 81 this year.
THBT Colombian government should not conclude any peace treaty with FARC, unless it gets a popular support through a national referendum.
THBT the United States should end the “War on Drug” policy.
(Info slide) “War on Drug” policy:Sets of policies conducted by the United States government which include military aid, and military intervention, as well as harsher prohibition laws with the aim of reducing illegal drug trade.