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Debate - Whose Responsibility Is It To Prescribe Values?

Debating the question, "Must a set of values be prescribed by the state or federal government and taught in schools or must the teaching of values be the responsibility of the families?"

Taking the negative stance that the State or Federal Government SHOULD NOT be the one setting values nor prescribing it but it should be the sole responsibility of the individual families to set values to their own children.

In relation to the above, please assist with addressing the following: State the disadvantages of making a change (Cost, Reckless, No benefit).

At least 200 words.

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One disadvantage of making a change in which the state or federal government would be the one setting values would be the fact that it would be a very costly endeavor due to the fact that teaching values in schools would require additional pamphlets, handouts, books, etc., which will cost the taxpayers additional money which can be spent in more effective ways. In addition, the values that ...