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Date Tournament Round Motion
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 1 THW force parents of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to send their children to kindergartens with mixed classrooms (having students with and without ASD) rather than kindergartens exclusively for special education
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 1 THR the rising trend of parents genetically testing their fetuses to determine the presence genetic "anomalies" (e.g. cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, Down Syndrome, excess chromosomes etc.) and ensure a "normal" child is born
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 1 THR the prevalent narrative that "the children are the future"
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 2 THW aggressively move away from tourism as a driver for "economic growth"
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 2 TH as the government of a postcolonial state would abandon efforts to unify ethnically diverse regions into one country
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 2 THO the utilization of the Splinternet by governments
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 3 TH, as the West, Would aggressively use COVID Diplomacy to establish ties with North Korea
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 3 THBT Japan should heavily regulate the curriculum of 'Joseon Schools'
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 3 THO the decision of the National Assembly of South Korea
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 4 THBT the Kiera Bell ruling does more harm than good
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 4 THR the emphasis placed on sexual acts/intercourse in determining one's sexual orientation within the LGBTIQIA+ community
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 4 THBT the LGBTIQIA+ community should actively encourage non-hetero individuals in conservative countries to live dual identities
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 5 THP a pessimistic view of aI as opposed to an optimistic one
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 5 THW ban the development and public access to memorial bots
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates 5 THS the rise of relationships with realistic AIs like Replika
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Novice_Final TH, as religious leaderships, would shift their strategy from increasing the number of believers towards prioritizing boosting loyalty amongst adherents to the religion.
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Novice_Final TH as Christians Opposes the commercialisation of Christmas
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Novice_Final THBT the belief "that religious leaders have a deeper connection with their deities" does more harm than good
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Octa Assuming Leni Robredo runs in the next presidential elections, THBT it is in the best interest of Leftist political parties in the Philippines to unite to support Leni Robredo rather than fielding their own presidential candidates
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Octa TH, as history teachers from minority backgrounds, would prioritize teaching history in primary and secondary schools with an emphasis on socio-political commentary, even at the expense of memorization of historical facts
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Octa TH, as the working class, W demand for the continued provision of guaranteed-income even post-pandemic regardless of the level of economic recovery
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Quarter THW legalise recreational use of all drugs by adults
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Quarter THS the rise of drugs (medical and recreational) as a primary option for individuals to cope with mental illnesses as opposed to prioritizing more natural remedies (e.g., consultation, wellness programs, etc.)
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Quarter During the process of administering the COVID-19 vaccines, THBT governments should censor information regarding the adverse side effects of the vaccines being admistered that have already been approved for safety and efficacy.
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Semi THW destroy this tech
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Semi TH, as a citizen of Omelas, would free the child
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Semi THW choose to become a horse
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Final THW anonymise all charitable donations
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Final THBT the presence of charities is a symbol of the failure of humanity
2020-12-19 The Halycon Debates Open_Final THBT foreign-based NGOs operating in countries with fragile democracies should cease efforts to push for political change (e.g. lobby for policy changes, re-education of the population, etc.) and instead focus solely on the provision of essential services on the ground (e.g. food drives, vaccinations, building livable communities, etc.)