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Septicaemia begins as an infection in the walls of the blood vessels, before developing into a tissue infection such as cellulitis. Blood poisoning commonly occurs as a complication of a serious infection, such as a kidney infection. Blood poisoning is dangerous because once bacteria get into the bloodstream, it is difficult to prevent them flowing to the body’s vital organs. Meningitis is caused when the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord become infected and inflamed, which can be a consequence of blood poisoning.
If your last argument rest solely on the idea that we need 60,000+ people to die a horrible, painful, and slow death to avoid overpopulation then you will be glad to find out the following. The National Vital Statistics Report published by the CDC found that 157,078 accidental deaths occured in the United States in 2001. Thats nearly double the number my opponent has suggested, and these people did not have to endure the slow agonizing death of illness.
My opponent thinks this is acceptable for over 60-,000 people not to mention their families. Just because he claims the US is overpopulated.
Furthermore my opponent has only mentioned the "black market of organ sales" but has yet to produce one concrete story or link. Im hard pressed to believe these claims as they seem to be just pulled out of thin air.
I remind the reader that these 60,000 population control deaths are outnumbered two to one by the number of accidental deaths in the United States. Why bury more loved ones?
Agent47 did very well and provided a lot of statistics to support his arguments. His large variety of arguments and good use of rhetorics added to his victory. Agent47 could have responded to mig12's black market kidney stealing argument with the fact that that is nothing more than an urban legends: www.snopes.com... Not that it matters much for his victory.
I'm sorry, mig12, but simplicity doesn't always work. Sometimes it helps to keep it simple and to the point, but you overdo it. The population control argument was also very strange. It sounded to me like you said that we shouldn't legalise organ sales, because it would better that the 60000 people requiring those organs were dead. If you meant something else, you should have been clearer.
One person had a formal debate; the other had a conversation. The winner was the former.
This was one very difficult decision to come to. Whilst Agent's arguments were the most structured, well written and professional posts it was somehow mig12's style that grabbed me the most.
After I mulled this over, I decided to myself "If these to guys were having a live debate, who would have won me over" and the answer was mig12.