Motions

Novice Finals

  • THS the embrace of independence oriented cultures e.g. Honjok Culture
  • Novice Semifinals

  • THBT history curricula should be structured around the lives of ordinary individuals, as opposed to leaders/icons/politicians/the elite.
  • Grand Final

  • The motion for this round has not been released.
  • Semifinals

  • THO the ideal that one ought sacrifice themselves for the greater good.
  • Quarterfinals

  • THW grant places (cities, states etc.) image rights over their representation in commercial works.
  • Octofinals

  • THS Western universities setting up campuses in authoritarian states (e.g. NYU in UAE, Nottingham in China) etc.
  • Round 8

  • THS the existence of female vigilante groups (i.e the Gulabi Gang, Red Brigade) in developing nations.
  • Round 7

  • THBT Progressive Prosecutors do more harm than good to the progressive movement.
  • Round 6

  • This House Believes That re-incarnation is better for the individual than an eternal after-life.
  • Round 5

  • THBT the US should prioritise democracy promotion (i.e. actively fund resistance groups, provide media attention & political backing etc.) in Eastern Europe as an official foreign policy objective.
  • Round 4

  • THO the narrative that experiencing the original version of a work of art is unique to the appreciation of that work.
  • Round 3

  • THW prefer Bail In's as opposed to Bail Outs as a means of Economic Recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic.
  • Round 2

  • THW convert marriages into renewable contracts with agreed upon terms and conditions that are revisited every few years.
  • Round 1

  • THW abolish all ZOs in the United States of America