[eDebate] Topic Area thought--taboo topics

Dylan Keenan dylan.keenan
Thu Dec 18 13:17:41 CST 2008

You forgot cannibalism. But I suppose this is still better than a Russia


On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 2:07 PM, <scottelliott at grandecom.net> wrote:

> I thought perhaps a resolution along the following lines:
> The United States Federal Government should legalize and/or
> constitutionally
> protect one or more of the following: human body modification; marriage
> between
> two consenting adults, regardless of their sex; polygamy; beastiality
> and/or
> zoophilia; prostitution; possession and/or use of one or more Schedule 4
> drugs;
> suicide; sexual relations between aduts and minors.
> Obviously the area deals with taboo topics. It is heavy on the politcs of
> sexuality. But I also think drug usage and suicie fall within the list of
> taboo/forbidden fruit issues. Drug usage and suicide could be easily
> deleted to
> focus the debate exclusively on the issues of society and sexuality. I
> think it
> would be interesting for people to explore these taboo areas. The critical
> ground is obvious. The inherency is pretty straight forward. I think with
> some
> research and adjustments, this would be a good topic area. If anyone thinks
> this may have legs, I will be willing to put some work into a proposal.
>  Scott Elliott
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