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Debate: Twin Towers reconstruction

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*THBT the Twin Towers should be rebuilt. *THBT the Twin Towers should be rebuilt.
*THBT that the best memorial for the victims of 9/11 would be rebuilt Twin Towers, instead of two uglish pits. *THBT that the best memorial for the victims of 9/11 would be rebuilt Twin Towers, instead of two uglish pits.
-*THBT that the American Government, instead of pouring billions into the hands of stupid bankers, should back the rebuilding of Twin Towers.+*THBT that the American people should back the rebuilding of Twin Towers.
==See also== ==See also==
*[[Debate: Global War on Terrorism]] *[[Debate: Global War on Terrorism]]

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Should the Twin Towers in NYC be rebuilt?

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Background and Context of Debate:

Symbolism: Would the reconstruction of Twin Towers send a positive message to the people?

Pro

  • Twin Towers were a symbol of peace and prosperity. Pentagon, hardly a symbol of peace, has been rebuilt. Twin towers weren't. The message that this sends to the public is hardly positive.
  • The fact that the Twin Towers weren't rebuilt is a symbol of defeat of the american way of life. Actually, the current status of WTC site is one big advertisement for the success of terrorism.
  • The facade of Twin Towers would be an excellent place for various peaceful artwork. The whole area of a facade could be partitioned to squares, which could hold either a decent collection of static pictures or - better yet - large digital screens, like those on the Times square. The best place for those advertisements would quite naturally be the places of impact of the aircrafts.


Con

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Economics: Is the rebuilding of WTC economically possible?

Pro

  • The price of reconstruction would be like pool in a sea. The rebuilding of the WTC would cost only a fraction of the expenditures already spent on the War on terrorism, not to mention the cost of wasteful bailouts.


Con

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Motions

  • THBT the Twin Towers should be rebuilt.
  • THBT that the best memorial for the victims of 9/11 would be rebuilt Twin Towers, instead of two uglish pits.
  • THBT that the American people should back the rebuilding of Twin Towers.

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