Unconditional Counterplans Good

Unconditional Counterplans Good - A. Interpretation: All...

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A. Interpretation: All counter-plans may be unconditional. B. Violation: C. Standards 1. Moving target: Running unconditional counter-plans is the only way that my opponent can ever know what I am going to go for in the round. If I can just kick out of the counter- plan and change my advocacy every speech, it would be impossible for the affirmative to make coherent arguments. This is the worst violation of fairness insofar as it completely restricts my opponent’s ability to respond to my position. It disables him from being able to predict the function of negative arguments or the content of the negative advocacy. In addition, running counter-plans that aren’t unconditional kills education because it is impossible to have an in-depth meaningful conversation if I am continuously changing my position. 2. Fair Division of Ground – Running unconditional counter- plans is the only way to fairly divide ground. If I can just kick out of my opponent’s turn, I destroy his ability to make strong, warranted arguments against my position. This is necessary ground for the affirmative; otherwise he
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 302 taught by Professor Wayne during the Spring '11 term at Wayne State University.

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