Motions

EFL Semifinals

  • THBT moderate Muslims have a moral obligation to actively and publicly criticize extreme interpretations/practices of Islam
  • THW elect the Muftis of a state
  • THR religious institutions using adherence to religious practices/rituals as the main metric of a believer's piety.
  • Semifinals

  • The motions for this round have not been released.
  • Quarterfinals

  • moderate muslims have a moral duty to publicly criticise extreme interpretations
  • thw elect muftis
  • regrets religious institutions use of practice/rituals to decide piety
  • Octofinals

  • THW abolish solitary confinement View Info Slide
  • THW pardon members of militant groups who were recruited when they were children
  • THW punish bystanders who had the reasonable capacity to help and/or assist people who are injured and/or in danger but chose not to do so
  • Round 6

  • THS the ideal that calls for ruthlessness and grit in order for women to make it in the corporate world
  • THS the “Shitty Media Men” list View Info Slide
  • TH, as a feminist from the developed world, would actively fund gender reassignment surgeries for women in deeply conservative societies
  • Round 5

  • THW break up big tech (e.g: Facebook, Google, Amazon etc)
  • THBT dating apps have a moral obligation to search & disclose the HIV status to its users to their matches
  • THR the use of medically unlicensed online chat buddies as a way of coping with personal and emotional struggles
  • Round 4

  • THW dismiss all police personnel involved in the initial investigations of the Wang Kelian death camp View Info Slide
  • TH, as a politically liberal party in Malaysia, will reject any offers to enter into existing political coalitions to form a government
  • THS #UndiRosak View Info Slide
  • Round 3

  • In response to Trump’s discriminatory policies on trans individuals, THBT socially progressive soldiers should resign
  • THBT the LGBT community should make their exclusive religious branch rather than affiliating with religious institutions
  • As an open LGBTQIA+ individual, THW not opt in to a romantic relationship with a counterpart who chooses to keep their sexuality a secret
  • Round 2

  • TH prefers all scholarships to be granted solely on the basis of financial need as opposed to merit
  • THW allow and actively encourage the establishment of extremist/radical student organizations in universities
  • THR the dominant narrative that excellent academic performance is the key to future stability and success
  • Round 1

  • TH, as a Muslim parent in a western society, would teach their children to distrust the members of the majority/mainstream culture
  • THS the Dalit communities’ use of violent protest in opposition to the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling on the SC/ST Act View Info Slide
  • THBT African American artists have a moral obligation to produce art that emphasizes Afrocentrism View Info Slide