Unconditionality Bad theory

Unconditionality Bad theory - Matt Ross Unconditionality...

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Matt Ross Unconditionality Bad The interpretationl is that counterplans must be dispositional Potential Violation: The negative counterplan is unconditional Standards: The first is generic link ground. Forcing a counterplan to be unconditional skews generic link ground because the negative cannot defend the status quo, and affirmative indictments of the status quo are irrelevant. The status quo is generic link ground because it is used to leverage reasons to either take or not to take the resolutional action. Solt 1 writes: The affirmative has already had the whole 1AC to indict the status quo; thus , the status quo has already been subject to reasonably in depth discussion . Disadvantages commonly establish their uniqueness relative to the status quo. The affirmative's initial advocacy is that the plan is superior to the status quo. Generic link ground is key to fairness because denying debaters generic link ground skews competitive equity by denying debaters access to basic arguments and forcing them to advocate something else, making it harder to win the round. It is also key to education because generic
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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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