LSE Open 2012

Motions from the great london school of economics tournament, held on February 17th and 18th 2012:

Round 1: This house would legalise all forms of assisted suicide for mentally sound people
Round 2: This house regrets the strong social norms in favour of lifelong monogamy
Round 3: This house believes that western countries should invest primarily in air power rather than ground troops for future military interventions
Round 4: This house believes that the education system should promote equality of outcomes over equality of opportunities
Round 5: This house welcomes the advent of extreme genetic enhancements for human beings
Quarter: info slide: behavioural economics, rival changes in the way choices are presented changes behaviour This house believes that the state should systematically use subconscious manipulation to nudge citizens towards good choices
Semi: This house believes that Western foreign policy should seek to prevent China’s acquisition of Africa’s natural land and resources
ESL Final: This house believes that national governments should aim to depopulate rather than regenerate areas with few viable economic activities
Final: This house regrets the decline of Marxism in liberal Western democracies

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