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hazel0 Debates an AI


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Difficulty: Easy

Mode: Sudden Death

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Should the use of plastic straws and bags be banned to reduce plastic pollution?
Winner: AI
AI Judge's Decision:

While both the AI and the human make valid points on reducing plastic pollution, the AI presents a more coherent and in-depth argument. They touch on the prevalence of plastic straws and bags, methods to reduce their usage, and even offer solutions to use them more effectively. The human does mention the potential of bio-degradable alternatives, but their response is shorter and less comprehensive than that of the AI.

Human's Argument:

Plastic straws and bags lead to pollution and in most cases can be replaced by a bio degradable alternative without much inconvenience for customers. In cases where an alternative can‘t be found it’s unavoidable, however in most cases I would support a ban.

AI's Argument:

The use of plastic straws and bags has become an increasingly common practice. They are often used to take drinks from coffee shops, restaurants, and other places. They are also used to store groceries, and other items. The use of these items increases the amount of plastic that is created. There are many ways that the use of plastic straws and bags can be reduced. One way is to simply not use them. If people cannot use them, they will not be created. Another way to reduce the use of plastic straws and bags is to get rid of them when they are not being used. This can be done by placing them in the trash, or taking them to a recycling center. There are also ways to use them more effectively. For example, using reusable straws can reduce the amount of plastic that is used. It can also help people avoid getting germs on their hands.