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09 wndi secular v relig ethics carly 20 - West Coast...

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Unformatted text preview: West Coast Publishing Secular v Religious Ethics LD Topic Page 1 Table of Contents TOPIC OVERVIEW ....................................................................................................................... 2 Resolved: Secular ethics ought to be prioritized above religious ethics in the legislative process ........................... 2 DEFINITIONS ................................................................................................................................. 3 THE AFFIRMATIVE ..................................................................................................................... 6 AFFIRMATIVE EXTENTIONS/BLOCKS .................................................................................... 8 PRIORITIZING SECULAR ETHICS DOES NOT REMOVE RELIGION FROM SOCIETY .............................. 8 PRIORITIZING SECULAR ETHICS IS GOOD FOR SOCIETY ......................................................................... 9 SECULARISM IS SOCIETYS BEST WAY TO ENFORCE MORALS ............................................................ 10 RELIGIOUS ETHICS ARE PROBLEMATIC .................................................................................................... 11 GOVERNMENT ETHICS REQUIRE SECULARISM ........................................................................................ 12 RELIGIOUS ETHICS CAUSE OPPRESSION ................................................................................................... 13 INSTITUIONALIZING RELIGION CAUSES TYRANNY ................................................................................ 14 INSTITUIONALIZING RELIGION DESTROYS RELIGION ........................................................................... 14 INSTITUIONALIZING RELIGION CAUSES WARFARE ................................................................................ 15 INSTITUIONALIZING RELIGION CAUSES RELIGIOUS INSURGENCE/TERRORISM .............................. 15 INSTITUTIONALIZING RELIGION HURTS MINORITIES ............................................................................ 16 RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE BREEDS VIOLENCE ........................................................................................ 16 INSTITUTIONALIZING RELIGION CAUSES RIGHTS ABUSES/SOCIAL PROBLEMS .............................. 17 INSTITUTIONALIZING RELIGION HURTS FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION/JUSTICE .................................. 18 SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE KEY TO LIBERTY ....................................................................... 18 THE NEGATIVE ........................................................................................................................... 19 SAMPLE NEGATIVE CASE ............................................................................................................................. 19 NEGATIVE EXTENSIONS AND BLOCKS ............................................................................... 21 RELIGION CREATES CONSITENCY .................................................................................................................
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Berkeley.

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