Unformatted text preview: If one debater is allowed more ability to make arguments than the other, it is unfair because they have an arbitrary advantage in the round. 3. Time skew A PIC skews affirmative ground as they are advocating the affirmative plan minus a few tiny parts. The implication is that they are able to sever out of 99% of the A.C. benefits that don’t apply to the negative’s tiny advocacy thus removing any meaning from the time I needed to invest writing and reading those advocacies. This is unfair because it takes away nearly six minutes of my time to make arguments to defend my advocacy. In debate, the amount of time that we are able to spend on each argument influences our ability to attack and defend them. When one debater has more time than another, that debater has an unfair ability to make more and better answers....
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- Spring '11
- Argumentation theory, Advocacy, affirmative advocacy, skews affirmative ground