Round 7: THW ban the research and production of moral enhancement drugs.
Infoslide: Over the last decade, scientists have identified a range of chemicals that exist naturally in the brain and shape individuals’ moral behaviour. Significants amounts of research is now being carried out to create ‘moral enhancements drugs’, which would alter the levels of such chemicals, such drugs have been shown to increase individuals’ tendencies to display empathy and care for others, to behave in altruistic ways, and to resist pressures to act in ways that violate their personal ethical beliefs.
Round 8: THBT the USA and the EU should seek to promote peace by heavily subsidising Israeli businesses who invest in the Palestinian territories.
Round 9: TH, as a medical professional employed by the US military or security services, would, and would encourage others, to refuse orders to provide medical treatment to individuals undergoing ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’.
Infoslide: Enhancement Interrogation Techniques: is a term used by the US government to refer to methods used to extract information from detainees in the war on terror. Examples include, but are not limited to stress positions, hooding, sleep deprivation, deprivation of food and drink and waterboarding.
Since these rounds are closed, the results will be released after the break announcements. Break announcements will take place tonight.