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Current Debate - Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

(+) Could help cure world spread diseases (-) Playing god, creating living beings unnaturally (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2008)

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Current Debate - Since computer games have become so popular do you think children are reading less for pleasure?

Since computer games have become so popular do you think children are reading less for pleasure?

(+) Computers can teach reading as well as hinder it. (-) Video games do mean children have more choice in entertainment. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2012)

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Current Debate - FASHION: Do you enjoy wearing fashionable clothes or do you think it\'s all a big rip-off? What do your clothes say about you?

FASHION: Do you enjoy wearing fashionable clothes or do you think it's all a big rip-off? What do your clothes say about you?

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Current Debate - AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

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Current Debate - TELEVISION. Could you live without it and how would your time be spent in replace of it?

TELEVISION. Could you live without it and how would your time be spent in replace of it?

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Current Debate - Are streaming platforms like Netflix revolutionizing the cinema industry?

Are streaming platforms like Netflix revolutionizing the cinema industry?

(+) Netflix is cheaper, the range of movies is wider, you can enjoy films anywhere at any time (-) Cinema is expensive and you only get to see the film once (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2016)

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Current Debate - Unemployed After 50

Unemployed After 50

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Current Debate - Are the British becoming too dependent on computers?

Are the British becoming too dependent on computers?

(+) Greater autonomy for Humankind (-) Only if the computers 'say no' (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2016)

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Current Debate - Olympic Games Beijing 2008: Which country will win the most medals?

Olympic Games Beijing 2008: Which country will win the most medals?

(+) China and USA are a very strong team but GB are coming through. (-) None, GB have done very well. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2008)

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Current Debate - Paris attacks: what are your thoughts?

Paris attacks: what are your thoughts?

(+) If the world stands as one then perhaps we stand a chance... (-) ...by splintering further into pieces we are just serving Da'esh's ideals and agenda (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2015)

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Current Debate - Long Reviews vs Short Reviews

Long Reviews vs Short Reviews

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Current Debate - What impact will the outcome of the US election have on the rest of the world?

What impact will the outcome of the US election have on the rest of the world?

(+) Change for America (-) The world met Sarah Palin (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2008)

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Current Debate - School Violence. How To Stop It?

School Violence. How To Stop It?

(+) We can change things (-) Politicians cut money and confidence (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Is snow good or bad?

(+) "Snow is snowy when it's snowing..." (-) "...I'm sorry it's slushy when it's going." (Ogden Nash) (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Current Debate - How important is social networking to you?

How important is social networking to you?

(+) Handy way to stay in touch, entertaining games and other features, photo sharing etc (-) risk of information getting into wrong hands, too much time wasting (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Is it tougher being a woman?

(+) Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder (-) Toughness equates to inhuman traits (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Current Debate - Has The Recent Success Of Ice Bucket Challenge Changed The Future Of Healthcare Fundraising?

Has The Recent Success Of Ice Bucket Challenge Changed The Future Of Healthcare Fundraising?

(+) An added gimmick raises money quicker. (-) How many actually donate? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2014)

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Should euthanasia be legalised?

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Was the military action in Afghanistan justified?

(+) No-one has cause me any harm yet (-) War on Error - What is the price? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Current Debate - Your top 5 home appliances you cannot live without!

Your top 5 home appliances you cannot live without!

(+) Amadeus the hamster survived the maze. (-) The 'UltraTouch heated toilet seat' is too hot in the Summer. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2013)

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What is wrong with America?

(+) Land of the free (-) Home of the brave (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - Alonso Vs Hamilton Mc Laren-Mercedes.  Who is more to blame? Who do you support, and why?

Alonso Vs Hamilton Mc Laren-Mercedes. Who is more to blame? Who do you support, and why?

(+) A stunning season, the most gripping in recent years. The right driver won the title (-) Politics and petulant tantrums throughout. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2007)

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What is the best way to encourage children to read?

(+) a nation of confident children (-) takes time (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Current Debate - Should we promote the purchase of UK products opposed to the omnipresence of Chinese ones?

Should we promote the purchase of UK products opposed to the omnipresence of Chinese ones?

(+) Onwards, upwards and sideways (-) Austerity driven administration (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2016)

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Current Debate - Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

(+) A lonnnnnng vacation is soon to follow. (-) The vacation may not have a scheduled ending. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Current Debate - Do You Support BBC\'s Decision To Suspend Jeremy Clarkson?

Do You Support BBC's Decision To Suspend Jeremy Clarkson?

(+) I may no longer need the OFF switch on my TV. (-) Everybody loses. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2015)

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Current Debate - Visit as a tourist or live as a local: how do you like to spend your time abroad?

Visit as a tourist or live as a local: how do you like to spend your time abroad?

(+) I do what there is to do in the places I visit (-) I can already imagine what a chilled day in the house is like for locals everywhere (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2017)

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Current Debate - How do you fight stress and anxiety?

How do you fight stress and anxiety?

(+) sharing coping strategies may help (-) symptoms may be easier to treat than the cause (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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Should world debt be forgiven?

(+) Allows Nations to invest in basic infrastructure like medical and schools (-) On its own, dropping the debt cannot solve World Poverty (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

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Should cloning research be stopped?

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Such a difficult issue...

Advantages: Could help cure world spread diseases
Disadvantages: Playing god, creating living beings unnaturally

...Human embryo cloning has only become an real issue in the last century. Using new scientific technologies, scientists have found that they can create exact clone embryos using Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) which can be found in every living cell. This c ...

scotlandizdabest 16.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

Cloning - An Informed Review

Advantages: Potential medical advances
Disadvantages: Some find it morally objectionable

This is a very contentious subject and for that reason I am going to go right back to the facts to start this one. As this subject is brand new, I am guessing it is referring to the recently published news of a breakthrough in cloning technology: In Janua ...

Pittypomm 03.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

Send in the clones!!!

Advantages: Could be a cure for many things
Disadvantages: Science fiction becomes a science fact!!

Hello and welcome to my 49th review on Ciao. You have to admit that embryo cloning really is the stuff of science fiction; you know the scenario you get a clone of a person which is created in a day and looks exactly the same as the person he was cloned f ...

Timbo3107 14.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

No right answer

Advantages: extended life
Disadvantages: awkward questions

The idea of cloning isn't knew, but the thought that it is now an actual possibility makes the whole idea a lot more frightening. Medicine and science have made some remarkable discoveries over the centuries some through natural scientific study and many ...

donf18 03.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Scientists make human embryo clones. Should embryo cloning cease or continue?

Cloning, what is it, positives, negatives .......

Advantages: read opp
Disadvantages: read opp

Well I suppose this is probably going to be a tough review, the topic that's being covered here is not only sensitive, but also very powerful. The debate over what humans can and cannot do has been growing for centuries, during the 16th and 17th century, ...

jaygami1986 03.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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