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Unformatted text preview: The way that children respond to divorce and the external factors that affect the children after divorce is what harms them, not the actual divorce. From the arguments presented, the pro group had stronger evidence. Children are harmed by divorce and it is apparent by just looking at children whose parents are divorced. The con group had questionable arguments that were not as compelling as the pro group’s. Before this debate even occurred, I was already a strong believer that divorce harms children because people that grown up with who have had parents who divorced displayed odd behavior in class and with friends. The con group’s argument that a child’s reaction to divorce is what harms them, failed to convince me because if there was no divorce in the first place there would be no need for any reaction....
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, English-language films, Argumentation theory, Kristen Mosier