Evazon Tournament Essentials

1 Aff Theory

Aff Theory Essentials
Aff Theory Essentials......................................................................................................................1 ***Conditionality Debate***..........................................................................................................3 Conditionality Bad 2AC..................................................................................................................4 Conditionality Bad 1AR..................................................................................................................5 1AR: Increases Critical Thinking....................................................................................................6 1AR: Dispo=Condo.........................................................................................................................7 1AR: Always Need Squo.................................................................................................................8 1AR: K Check Condo Perms/Perms Worse.....................................................................................9 1AR: Err Neg.................................................................................................................................10 1AR: Real World...........................................................................................................................11 1AR: Best Policy Option...............................................................................................................12 1AR: Reciprocal- Adv’s Prove......................................................................................................13 1AR: Counter-interp: One Condo Only.........................................................................................14 ***Other 2AC’s***.......................................................................................................................15 Procedurals Before the K...............................................................................................................16 No Text to the Alt 2AC..................................................................................................................18 Floating PIK 2AC..........................................................................................................................19 Alt Condo Bad 2AC.......................................................................................................................20 Int’l Fiat Bad 2AC.........................................................................................................................21 Agent CP’s Bad..............................................................................................................................22 Multi-Actor Fiat 2AC....................................................................................................................23 Consult 2AC...................................................................................................................................24 Multiple Perms Legit 2AC.............................................................................................................25 K/DA Contradiction 2AC..............................................................................................................26 Conditioning Bad 2AC..................................................................................................................27 2NC CP’s Bad 1AR.......................................................................................................................28 2NC Frameworks Bad 1AR...........................................................................................................29 Framework 2AC.............................................................................................................................30 Alt Must Be Structural 2AC..........................................................................................................31 Alternative Illigit 2AC...................................................................................................................32 Contradiction Bad 2AC..................................................................................................................33 Future Fiat Bad 2AC......................................................................................................................34 Attitudinal Fiat Bad 2AC/1NC......................................................................................................35 Aff Must Have a Plan 1NC............................................................................................................36

Evazon Tournament Essentials

2 Aff Theory

Evazon Tournament Essentials

3 Aff Theory

***Conditionality Debate***

2AC Time. which is key to education. which devastates 2ac time and strat.they can have 2 worlds. the negative should have a single world.we are stuck with the aff and only the aff.Evazon Tournament Essentials 4 Aff Theory Conditionality Bad 2AC Conditionality is bad and a voter for fairness and educationA.the 2AC is the first place that we can lose the debate. C. B. Not Reciprocal. Dispo Solves Offense. . This increases aff strategic choice. but the 2AC should have the option of sticking them with the counterplan. condo makes aff argue multiple worlds.

should get to stick them to an advocacy. 2004 election ads prove.we’re stuck with the plan.Evazon Tournament Essentials 5 Aff Theory Conditionality Bad 1AR Conditionality is BadA. Couterplans Are Like Other Args. Destroys Comp Equity. they can increase critical thinking. . B. D.2AC is the most important speech in the debate. C. Not Real World. first place the aff can lose the debate. politicians are held responsible for their voting records and policy choices.if you straight turn a disad or advantage it’s a strategic choice to move the debate towards that issue. CP kicking is super bad because they solve the aff. E. Skews 2AC Time. but our 2AC time and aff choice args are still DA’s to always having SQ as an option.dispo solves their multiple worlds offense. Defense.means you err aff. this increases their structural advantages for the neg.argumentative irresponsibility is not logical reality.

Evazon Tournament Essentials 6 Aff Theory 1AR: Increases Critical Thinking 1. 2. makes 2AR offense impossible. you make the 1AR strategy irrelevant.discourages 2AC’s from going in depth on any one issue. first place we can lose the debate.aff choice in 2AC is best place for critical thinking. Dispo Solves. No Critical Thinking. or reading da’s to the cp. .

unless the negative reads theory other than dispo bad. Err Aff. the negative can not kick it. Means that this cp is not conditional automatically. . Not Our Interp Of Dispo. because it moots 1AC. any risk we get more ability to do this in our interp means we get our competitive equity args. 2.2AC needs to read DA’s to CP.Evazon Tournament Essentials 7 Aff Theory 1AR: Dispo=Condo 1.if the 2AC straight turns the CP.

3. Aff Presumption is a DA.ignores side and time constraints and aff burdens. we can’t alter our advocacy. like defending the case through the debate. This allows judge intervention. but we can’t replan in the two. Reciprocity Answers This. because the judge has to consider the quo. This means you err aff. Not Logical In Debate. . they can steal ours. 2.Evazon Tournament Essentials 8 Aff Theory 1AR: Always Need Squo 1.unique strain on the 2AR versus the 2NR because the 2AR is forced to answer a world not mentioned in the 2NR. because 2AC strategic flex outweighs 1NC flex in the era of the K and PIC.not fair to aff.

dispo deters multiple perms because of strat options. Dispo Solves. 2. Non-sensical.perms are a test of competition. . means block doesn’t have to answer new aff worlds.Evazon Tournament Essentials 9 Aff Theory 1AR: K Check Condo Perms/Perms Worse 1. No 2AR where the CP is kicked can perm be offense. can’t garner artificial add-ons.

Choosing Topic Doesn’t Solve. along with K’s that preclude our offense. protect competitive equity to check structural neg advantages. 2.neg block. Take a Stand.if we lose in the 2AC the 2AR going last doesn’t matter. Err Aff.aff loses 75% of debates. Neg Gets Infinite Prep. 4. process and rez Cp’s.neg flex is out of control. 3.Evazon Tournament Essentials 10 Aff Theory 1AR: Err Neg 1. . debate is already over. Speaking 1st and Last Irrelevant.can prep generics or for probably aff’sthey have to know because they go aff too. 5. PIC and K ground devestate aff baises.aff choice irrelevant with generic agent.

2. other things in the activity provide enough real world that you should err aff on competitive equity.real world not the educational part of debate.it is the fundamental basis of education in debate.Evazon Tournament Essentials 11 Aff Theory 1AR: Real World 1. 3.2004 presidential campaign flip-flop ads prove that policymakers can’t just not advocate positions randomly. Debate Not Real World. Less Real World. .competitive equity before education.I know I won’t be in politics. they have to pick one and stick with it. No Impact.

Lack of Depth Makes Search Impossible.aff doesn’t get to change plan to find the best policy option. Not Recipricol. 3. slants side bais totally to neg.we can always replan an fiat utopia.Evazon Tournament Essentials 12 Aff Theory 1AR: Best Policy Option 1. Justifies Replanning. or poorly developed debates.allowing multiple conditional worldviews encourages late developing. .always best policy option. 2. which means we can’t compare the validity of all options.

Evazon Tournament Essentials 13 Aff Theory 1AR: Reciprocal. we just have more than one net-benefit to the aff.we are still stuck to one worldview. We need stable external offense to offset. neg sucks it up with CP’s that solve the aff. . Kicking Doesn’t Check.Adv’s Prove 1. Not the Same.multiple conditional advocacies means we get no strategic advantage to kicking. 2.

without contradicting it.they should have to defend the picture of debate they justify. Doesn’t Solve our Offense. .Evazon Tournament Essentials 14 Aff Theory 1AR: Counter-interp: One Condo Only 1.it not only steals 2AC strategy. Arbitrary Interpretation. Allows Contradictions. plus we don’t get two worldviews. 3.they just artificially limit.no theoretical reason that the neg gets to make a counter-interpretation.still hijacks 2AC time. but steals it and makes it offense.can concede arguments arguments from worldview to use as offense in the other. which uniquely magnifies abuse. 2.

Evazon Tournament Essentials 15 Aff Theory ***Other 2AC’s*** .

nothing that happens in the round is actually violence. Non-unique. This means theory is a gateway issue for the K. 5. 3.their evidence proves this thought already occurs in the squo. . which doesn’t outweigh real loss of worth in the debate.Evazon Tournament Essentials 16 Aff Theory Procedurals Before the K 1.if we win they did something procedurally wrong then the debate should never have happened and their abusive argument should go away. No impact. Ev Not In Context. voting for a diluted instance of it would not change anything.no offense. Debate is not violence.this evidence doesn’t talk about violence in debate.there is a big difference between having a similar mindset to someone who committed genocide and actually killing people. it is at best metaphorical violence.no true change voting for the K.they say no impact to voting for us. A priori. but the broader world. 2. 4.

the two can be reproductive. and there are serious limitations to visual representation as a political goal.Evazon Tournament Essentials 17 Aff Theory 6. has demonstrated that part of the meaning of race resides in the perpetual choice to acknowledge or ignore its often-invisible markings. a line can be drawn between a practice (getting someone seen or read) and a theory (if you are seen it is harder for "them" to ignore you. the “otherized” are actually empowered.claims that the invisible are powerless are wrong. There is real power in remaining unmarked. Chairman of the Arts School @ Stanford University. ethnic. it provokes voyeurism. Arguing that communities of the hitherto under-represented will be made stronger if representational economies reflect and see them. Unmarked: the Politics of Performance. I am not suggesting that continued invisibility is the "proper" political agenda for the disenfranchised. progressive cultural activists have staked a huge amount on increasing and expanding the visibility of racial. Visibility politics have practical consequences. Phelan in ‘93 [Peggy. As the Left dedicates ever more energy to visibility politics. fetishism. if not resolved. Adrian Piper. Pg. A much more nuanced relationship to the power of visibility needs to be pursued than the Left currently engages. Questia] The current contradiction between "identity politics" with its accent on visibility. the terms of this visibility often enervate the putative power of these identities. I am increasingly troubled by the forgetting of the problems of visibility so successfully articulated by feminist film theorists in the 1970s and 1980s. everything is a trap": Lacan. Visibility is a trap ("In this matter of the visible. 6-7. and the psychoanalytic/deconstructionist mistrust of visibility as the source of unity or wholeness needs to be refigured. While there is a deeply ethical appeal in the desire for a more inclusive representational landscape and certainly under-represented communities can be empowered by an enhanced visibility. while the visible are caught in colonialist/imperialist thinking. ." It is assumed that disenfranchised communities who see their members within the representational field will feel greater pride in being part of such a community and those who are not in such a community will increase their understanding of the diversity and strength of such communities. but rather that the binary between the power of visibility and the impotency of invisibility is falsifying. Visibility Turn. Four Fundamental Concepts: 93). Yet it retains a certain political appeal. it summons surveillance and the law. the visual artist and philosopher. the colonialist/imperial appetite for possession. to construct a punitive canon). and sexual "others.

Not Reciprocal.the negative must have a clearly marked and defined alternative text that does not shift through the round.it makes our job impossible. They don’t. Interpretation. allows shifting to spike offense.we’re tied to a plan and the negative can shift their advocacy in the block. 2. B. Undercuts 2AC strat. No Perms.Evazon Tournament Essentials 18 Aff Theory No Text to the Alt 2AC A.can’t check the link of a non-advocacy. . Voter1.

we’re tied to a plan and the negative can shift their advocacy in the block. Not Reciprocal.it makes our job impossible.voter for fairness and education: A.Evazon Tournament Essentials 19 Aff Theory Floating PIK 2AC No shifting the alternative’s function.can’t check the link of a shifting advocacy. . Moots Perms. C. Undercuts 2AC Strat.allows shifting to spike offense or solve it. B.

turning the K. B.we lose K education.makes it so they can kick the K without answering our theoretical objections. Either we get to kick our advocacy and they only get their discursive links to our new advocacy. Not Reciprocal.Evazon Tournament Essentials 20 Aff Theory Alt Condo Bad 2AC Conditional alt’s are a voter for competitive equity and education: A. or you reject their skewing strat.we’re stuck with the plan. even though the 1NC altered the framework. Moving Target. C. Detracts from The K. . which also undercuts our agency.condo magnifies abuse of having no text or a shifting alt.

192 different countries in any combinationnot possible for aff to have offense to each.no body can decide which actor will take on an initative. . magnifies abuse. No Opportunity Cost. Disads Solve Your Offense.net-benefits and relations disads give us your education. Hyper-Regressive. all their decision making is independent. B.Evazon Tournament Essentials 21 Aff Theory Int’l Fiat Bad 2AC International Fiat is bad and a voter for fairness and education: A. C. plus moots 1AC offense. their education is bankrupt.

agent cp’s run on every topic. Vauge Plans.steals 1AC.impossible to have offense response to any possible agent. C. forces us to debate ourselves. nullifies offense.encouraged to spike out of unpredictable actors. D. runs people out of debate. .Evazon Tournament Essentials 22 Aff Theory Agent CP’s Bad Agent counterplans are a voter for fairness and education: A. Unpredictable. Topic Education. Ground. B. no unique education.

Not and Opportunity Cost. not a true trade-off. B.no agent is capable of deciding these combinations of actors. C. Single actor fiat solve your offense.Evazon Tournament Essentials 23 Aff Theory Multi-Actor Fiat 2AC Multi-actor fiat is a voter for fairness and education: A. Unpredictable.no literature base and an infinite number of combinations. . impossible to have offensive response to the combination and no way to see it coming.

D. IR disads solve your offense. kills permutations and disads. because they link to the plan.infinite amount of agents that could be consulted. Unpredictable. Skews 2AC offense and strat.not true tradeoffs with the plan. . B. Timeframe Competition is Bad.they can say no. without sticking to one.three worldviews within one. Hyper-Conditional. say yes or make mods and claim net benefits off of it. C.Evazon Tournament Essentials 24 Aff Theory Consult 2AC Consultation counterplans are a voter for fairness and education: A. no way to have offensive justification and say no cards for each one.

Just No Link Arguments. we get 5 minutes to extend the perms. Reject the arg not the team.they get 13 minutes to answer the 2AC. Neg Block Checks Abuse. 2.Evazon Tournament Essentials 25 Aff Theory Multiple Perms Legit 2AC Multiple permutations are totally fine: 1. which makes a perm a no link. we’ll have to kick some. . not a separate world. 3.the cp/K is an opportunity cost to the plan. no offense and proves its key to aff strat. or not intrinsic argument.

Makes half of the 2AC irrelevant and slants the side bias heavily negative. they link to their kritik. voter for fairness and education: A. B. or that voting neg can’t overcome their in round discourse. Link to Themselves. they can use it to prove the other position.Evazon Tournament Essentials 26 Aff Theory K/DA Contradiction 2AC The K and DA contradict. 2AC Strat. C. Perm: Do both.reject both.impossible to generate offense on both. . that turns the disad and either proves the alt can overcome the residual link with the perm.

Artifically Competative. Justifies Timeframe Perms. Infinite Conditions. .the neg can always generate ground on topics outside the aff. E. slants debate to the neg. because the cp doesn’t clash. Aff Ground. This is bad for education. D.the net-benefit does not link to the plan.perm: condition aid on _______ then do the plan. no way to generate offense on all of them. but the status quo. which removes policy comparisons.counterplan introduces the element of time-based competition. have to prove you can’t sequence the aff to solve the cp.Evazon Tournament Essentials 27 Aff Theory Conditioning Bad 2AC Conditions counterplans are a voter for fairness and education: A. You can. Reading the net-benefit as a DA solves your offense.always can create a new condition for the plan. B. no way for the aff to have offensive answer to each. C.

aff can’t replan out of negative offense. 2AC Strat. B. 2AC Time. C. makes debating impossible. which leaves two speeches to debate.debate restarts in the 1AR. not enough to develop the issue. . Encourages Late Developing Debates. D.Evazon Tournament Essentials 28 Aff Theory 2NC CP’s Bad 1AR New advocacies in the block are a voter for fairness and education: A.allows negative to steal crucial elements of the 2AC strategy. negative can read 30 counterplans and solve our turns.the 2AC is the first place that we can lose the debatenew advocacies means neg can shift out of our offense. which devastates 2ac time and strat. No reciprocity. would make aff win every debate.

. 2AC Time. reframing the debate means neg can shift out of our offense.debate restarts in the 1AR. which devastates 2ac time and strat.the 2AC is the first place that we can lose the debate. Encourages Late Developing Debates. C. No reciprocity. not enough to develop the issue.aff can’t reframe out of negative offense. which leaves two speeches to debate. B. would make aff win every debate.Evazon Tournament Essentials 29 Aff Theory 2NC Frameworks Bad 1AR New frameworks in the block are a voter for fairness and education: A.

3. we need predictable basis of offense for any aff strategy. . B. net-benefit of ours.must weigh them in order to measure the worth of the affirmative’s advocacy.advantages key to aff ground. Standards1. Interpretation. Solves all your offense. Predictability. Ground. 2.the affirmative gets to weigh their advantages on the same level as the K.key to check unpredictable kritiks.Evazon Tournament Essentials 30 Aff Theory Framework 2AC A.

could do anything and claim it had an effect. Predictability. but it would be impossible to gauge. C. Ground. Voter for fairness and education. B.no way to predict infinite non-structural alternatives.Evazon Tournament Essentials 31 Aff Theory Alt Must Be Structural 2AC The aff should not be held accountable for using a system if a structural alternative to that system cannot be posited in relation: A.we can’t respond to what we can’t see. .

Evazon Tournament Essentials 32 Aff Theory Alternative Illigit 2AC Alternative is illigit and a voter for fairness and education. they can always fiat out of our offense. which makes it impossible to make role of the ballot arguments or specific alternative turns. . Utopian multi-private actor fiat. which destroys aff ability to respond to the k. b. a. ASPEC. which are vital to generating offense against the K.they don’t specify who does the alternative.if they claim to solve their impacts everywhere or that everyone does the alt then they are fiating everyone complies with their mindset.

Link to Themselves. contradictions are a voter for fairness and educationA. they can use it to prove the other position.impossible to generate offense on both.reject both. that turns the disad and either proves the alt can overcome the residual link with the perm.Evazon Tournament Essentials 33 Aff Theory Contradiction Bad 2AC First. Cross-apply their contradictory arguments to one anotherwe’ll win offense on bothAnd. or that voting neg can’t overcome their in round discourse. B. . Makes half of the 2AC irrelevant and slants the side bias heavily negative. 2AC Strat. they link to their kritik.

B. Kills Solvency Deficits. they can spike out of them. there is no offensive justification for this. . Err aff.they fiat solvency.Evazon Tournament Essentials 34 Aff Theory Future Fiat Bad 2AC Future fiat is a voter for education and fairness: A.undercuts a key part of aff strategy. Object Fiat. which makes it impossible read turns. C. kills ability to weigh the aff and magnifies abusive 1AC stealing.

B. .the aff/neg can’t predict the cp/case if there is no literature base. they can use the specificity of their fiat to spike out of our offense. Utopian. Eff Aff/Neg. No solvency advocate.not a true opportunity cost/justification of the resolution because you can’t just claim compliance.no offensive reason why this is good.destroys aff/neg ability to respond to the cp/case. makes research burden impossibly huge. Not Realistic. Private Actor Fiat Bad. D.Evazon Tournament Essentials 35 Aff Theory Attitudinal Fiat Bad 2AC/1NC Attitudinal fiat is a voter for fairness and education: A. C.

Evazon Tournament Essentials 36 Aff Theory Aff Must Have a Plan 1NC Affirmative team must defend a plan.they can shift their advocacy to co-opt any of the ground we might have left. which makes it impossible to answer the 1AC. B. We Defend the 1AC is a Bad Standard. increases their knowledge of philosophy.no way to analyze the whole 1AC. just an interesting FYI. not doing so is a voter for education and fairness: A. Either we could PIC out of one word and read an insanely small analytical netbenefit. E.no solution to the problem they identify. C. .force them to create a clever way to mix political analysis with critical theory. and any ground we got would be untenable.we have no stable basis from which to generate links. D. Moving Target. INANE DEBATE. or we have to read theory. They Steal K Ground. which makes 2 sided debate impossible and crushes transformative potential of arguments. No Solvency. Critical Thinking.