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  • Counter-Arguments Play all

    • If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say, Don't Say Anything At All - Duration: 4 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 87,851 views
      The Argument: If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.


      This is a general statement, so there are multiple ways of interpreting it. Hence, it can represent multiple diffe...
    • America Is A Democracy - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 88,674 views
      The Argument: The United States of America is and was founded as a democracy.


      This particular claim is relatively true. It's correct depending on the definition used and the application of the te...
    • America Is A Christian Nation - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      • 125,097 views
      The Argument: The United States of America is and was founded as a Christian nation; whether by law, in culture, or through inspiration when the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution.

      The Coun...
    • This Video Is Grossly Offensive - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 141,943 views
      Argument: A YouTube video in which a pug is trained to answer to the phrase "Gas the Jews" is anti-Semitic in nature and grossly offensive.

      Counter-Argument: The video in question is comedic in na...
    • Water Isn't Wet - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 299,169 views
      Argument: Water isn't wet because the term "wet" only describes the surface of something if/when it comes into contact with water (or another liquid).

      Counter-Argument: Not every definition of the...
    • Violent Video Games Cause Mass Shootings - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 251,429 views
      Argument: Violence depicted in video games desensitizes young people to violence and renders them more likely to commit a violent crime.

      Counter-Argument: Not only is there no statistical correlat...
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    • Let's Not Politicize This - Duration: 9 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 167,264 views
      Argument: Certain issues/events should not be politicized, typically because the time and/or place is not appropriate.
      Counter-Argument (to ordinary citizens): While it's understandable to find pol...
    • Disney Sends Subliminal Messages - Duration: 7 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 132,568 views
      Argument: Subliminal messages (sexual in nature) have been intentionally hidden in animated Disney films.
      Counter-Argument: Sex being something that's naturally on our minds, the sexual content is ...
    • Punch A Nazi - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 371,161 views
      Argument: Since Nazis are evil, it's acceptable to punch them in the face.
      Counter-Argument: Doing so would be unethical and likely self-defeating.
      Arguers' Fault: Ignorance of civics.


      Tweet: htt...
    • Take Down Your Lights! - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 98,333 views
      Arguers: Your Neighbors
      Argument: It's a new year, Christmas has passed, so take your lights down already!
      Counter-Argument: This tradition is borrowed from another holiday; the symbolism of which ...
    • Black People Can't Be Racist - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,102,761 views
      Arguers: Paul Mooney, Michael Eric Dyson, Franchesca Ramsey
      Argument: Because black Americans cannot enact racism via institutions, they cannot be racist as individuals.
      Counter-Argument: Instituti...
    • The Universe Wasn't An Accident - Duration: 9 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 316,961 views
      Arguer: Eric Metaxas
      Argument: Since the odds of life in the Universe were so improbable, it had to have been mandated by God.
      Counter-Argument: This hypothesis is unfalsifiable; it cannot be teste...
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    • The Polar Express - Duration: 3 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 44,753 views
      A couple of fun, unnecessary arguments against an innocent Christmas story.

      The Polar Express is the story of a young boy who travels to the North Pole aboard a magical passenger train to meet San...
    • Biopics - Duration: 8 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 54,637 views
      Biopics are motion pictures made about the biography of significant historical figures, whether it's a summary of their entire biography or the most noteworthy part of their biography.


      The Argume...
    • Sex Strikes - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      • 172,394 views
      A sex strike is an organized effort to bring about political or social change by women refusing to give anyone sexual access to their bodies.


      The Argument: As a protest tactic, a sex strike can b...
    • Privilege - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 229,077 views
      According to the Theory of Privilege, everybody is born into different circumstances. And those circumstances make certain outcomes in life more likely relative to those born into different circums...
    • Religious Liberty - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 184,128 views
      An argument against a particular idea or concept.

      The Concept: If your religion differs from the law of your country, that law does not apply to you.
      Advocates: Christian Conservatives
      The Argumen...
    • Hate Speech - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 421,335 views
      An original argument constructed to counter a concept.

      The Concept: Speech that insults or expresses hatred on the basis of a person's identity is hate speech; free speech does not apply.
      The Argu...
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    • Circumcision - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 271,792 views
      An original argument constructed to counter a practice.

      The Practice: Removing the foreskin from a boy's penis without his informed consent.
      Advocates: Traditionalists
      The Argument: Without a man'...
    • Islamophobia - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 140,587 views
      An original argument constructed to counter a concept.

      The Concept: Islamophobia; its definition and its application.
      Advocates: Unworldly Liberals
      The Argument: Islamophobia is an incompetent ter...
    • Hollywood Remakes - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 169,683 views
      An original argument constructed to counter a concept.

      The Concept: Remaking classic motion pictures on a regular basis is smart business as well as culturally worthwhile.
      Advocates: (Mainly) The ...
    • Splaining - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 382,521 views
      An original argument constructed to counter a concept.

      The Concept: If you are privileged, then you're not in a position to differ with/educate less-privileged people on topics relevant to their i...
    • All About That Bass - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 261,455 views
      An original argument constructed to counter an idea.

      The Idea: All About That Bass sends a positive message.
      Advocates: Meghan Trainor and her Megatrons (her fans).
      The Argument: Though the song i...
    • Boomer Advice - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 161,717 views
      An argument about a particular topic.

      The Baby Boomer Generation is the generation after World War II; those born between 1946-1964. Generation Z is the youngest recorded generation; those born be...
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  • Questions & Answers Play all

    • Will Middle Class Taxes Go Up? - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 63,966 views
      An argument regarding a certain answer to a certain questions.


      When a Presidential candidate is asked a question, and they believe that a straightforward answer will be used against them, they ma...
    • The 3rd Democratic Debate - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 165,167 views
      An argument regarding certain answers to certain questions.


      Approaching a Presidential election, the candidates of a major political party participated in a debate televised on ABC. Some of the q...
    • When Should You Leave An Interview? - Duration: 19 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 585,280 views
      An argument regarding certain questions and the answers which are given.


      When somebody decides to leave an interview, they may feel justified. The person who stays may disagree. But whose opinion...
    • What Do Guns & Pools Have In Common? - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      • 104,828 views
      An argument regarding certain answers to certain questions.


      Within the gun control debate, there is a popular analogy which compares firearms to swimming pools. The question is, which side of the...
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    • Kindness | Beliefs vs Actions - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 110,888 views
      An analysis of a particular debate and the arguments made on each side.


      Ellen DeGeneres, a liberal talk-show host, is friends with George W. Bush, a conservative former-President. Her friendship ...
    • Social Media | Personal vs Public - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 95,980 views
      An analysis of a particular debate and the arguments that have been made on each side.


      Social media can be - both - intimate and open. It can feel like a personal space to some, while it seems li...
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    • Pennsylvania Station - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 57,974 views
      A point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Pennsylvania Station in New York City.


      This is a story of an American building - how it was built, why it was lost, what is left of it toda...
    • Starting A Sentence With "So" - Duration: 4 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 69,762 views
      A point of view regarding a debatable topic.


      Topic: Starting a sentence with the word "So".
      Opinion: It's unnecessary and annoying... sometimes.



      T1J: https://youtu.be/yw8X3zYf5Tk?t=65

      Elizabe...
    • The Truth About Videos That Begin With "The Truth About" - Duration: 5 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 108,619 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Video titles that begin with "The Truth About"
      Opinion: "Truth About" titles are tacky and unprofessional.


      The Economy: https://youtu...
    • Miscasting Big Names - Duration: 9 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 137,837 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Casting big-name actors.
      Opinion: Casting an actor primarily because they have a big name is misguided.


      Tweet: https://twitter.com/co...
    • Baby, It's Cold Outside - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 232,532 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: The revised version of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside.'
      Opinion: Aside from being gawky and off-putting, it serves as a terrific example of w...
    • Arguing Over Nothing - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 474,752 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Arguing over the meaning of an empty or ambiguous statement.
      Opinion: If a statement doesn't contain enough information, an objective j...
    • Being A Nice Driver - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 123,690 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Being a nice driver.
      Opinion: Letting other drivers proceed before you is silly, albeit nice.


      Tweet: https://twitter.com/counterargui...
    • The Academy Awards - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 154,706 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: The Academy Awards
      Opinion: Giving out awards is not an appropriate way to celebrate filmmakers or filmmaking.


      Tweet: https://twitter...
    • Late-Night Journalism - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 231,965 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Topic: Late-Night Talk Shows
      Opinion: Late-night hosts who commentate on political/social issues without being substantive can do more harm th...
    • Politically Correct Language - Duration: 7 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 296,894 views
      A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic.

      Individual: George Carlin
      Topic: Political Correctness
      Opinion: Political correctness cripples discourse, creates ugly language, and is genera...
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  • Counter Arguments Live Play all

    • LIVE: How YouTube Has Changed - Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 day ago
      • 2,980 views
      Thanks for stopping by. Let's talk about this platform; how it has changed - and how the people who use it have changed.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guaranteed a reply.

      DESK-LEVEL MEMBERS...
    • LIVE: How Has 2020 Been So Far? - Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 week ago
      • 2,996 views
      Thanks for stopping by. Let's talk about all that has happened so far in this new decade.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guaranteed a reply.

      DESK-LEVEL MEMBERS: Stick around for a Members On...
    • LIVE: The End Of The Teens... Not The "Tens" - Duration: 33 minutes.

      • Streamed 3 weeks ago
      • 3,463 views
      Thanks for stopping by. Let's have one more stream before the new year.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guaranteed a reply.

      DESK-LEVEL MEMBERS: Stick around for a Members Only live stream.


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    • ARGUE LIVE: Boomer Advice - Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 month ago
      • 2,225 views
      Tune in to watch the latest video produced for the channel - Boomer Advice. Stick around afterwards for a discussion about it.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guaranteed a reply.


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    • LIVE: It's The Holiday Season - Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes.

      • Streamed 4 weeks ago
      • 2,380 views
      Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to hang out for a bit and talk about whatever you'd like.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guaranteed a reply.




      TWEET: https://twitter.com/counterarguing...
    • ARGUE LIVE: Penn Station - Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 month ago
      • 2,508 views
      Today, we'll discuss the latest video published on the channel, Pennsylvania Station. There's also a new fan-made Discord server that you can check out.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guarant...
    • ARGUE LIVE: Will Middle Class Taxes Go Up? - Duration: 1 hour, 11 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 months ago
      • 3,280 views
      Watch the latest video produced for this channel, and then discuss it in the live chat. The topic is about politicians who don't give straight answers in order to avoid being demonized.


      All comme...
    • ARGUE LIVE: So....... - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 months ago
      • 4,334 views
      Watch the latest video produced for this channel, and then discuss it in the live chat. The topic is about starting sentences with the word 'So.' So, yeah.


      All comments in the Super Chat are guar...
    • ARGUE LIVE: Kindness - Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 months ago
      • 3,882 views
      Watch the latest video produced for this channel, and then discuss it in the live chat. The topic is Ellen DeGeneres' argument in defense of her friendship with George W. Bush; an argument in favor...
    • LIVE: 3rd Democratic Debate - Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes.

      • Streamed 3 months ago
      • 8,272 views
      Watch the latest video produced for this channel, and then discuss it in the live chat. The topic is the 3rd Democratic Primary Debate and the various questions that were not given straight answers...
    • LIVE: Biopics - Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes.

      • Streamed 3 months ago
      • 2,181 views
      Watch the latest argument produced for this channel, and then discuss it in the live chat afterwards. The topic of this argument is the biopic genre of filmmaking.

      All comments in the Super Chat a...
    • Let's Discuss Biopics - Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes.

      • Streamed 4 months ago
      • 7,662 views
      Tune to for a live discussion about a subgenre of film making - the biopic.




      TWEET: https://twitter.com/counterarguing
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