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Women in History Who Suck

Most women is history have had a hard time being taken seriously. A lot of really cool ladies have fought to change that. We're not talking about those women here. We're talking about the women in history who haven't done us any favors. Here are a few of them. We've rated them out of five on how many steps they've set us back.

Erzsebet Bathory - The Blood Countess

# of Steps Back - 5
Also known as the Blood Countess, this extremely wealthy Hungarian woman tortured servants and apparently bathed in their blood. She thought blood was the key to eternal youth. She killed more than 600 women, both peasants and nobility. Although she was eventually locked up in her castle and her accomplices executed, she couldn't be harmed because of her status.

Imelda Marcos - Shoe Diva

# of Steps Back - 4
Imelda Marcos was once the wife of the Philippine dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, and was also known as the "Steel Butterfly." She led a life of corruption, political chaos and financial scandals. She and her husband had to flee the Philippines to Hawaii but she returned after his death. In 2001, she was arrested and charged with corruption and illegally obtaining riches - basically, stealing from her country. It seems Imelda spent a lot of that money on jewelry and shoes. Rumor has it that at one time she had more than 3,000 pairs of shoes, although she claims she only had 1,060. She says she collected them because it was like a symbol of thanks and love. Ummmm... ok.

Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider - The Rules Women # of Steps Back - 3

Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider wrote the best-selling book The Rules, which is about the so-called rules of dating. Rules include: never call a man, don't make eye contact with men, don't talk too much - not exactly the most girl-power ideas. The ladies also wrote the Rules for Marriage. However, the rules didn't work out for Ellen Fein - she's divorced.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - Fraud

# of Steps Back - 3
She's called Mother of the Nation by those who love her and a conniving fraud by others. Winnie married an icon - Nelson Mandela - and fought injustice as head of the anti-apatheid group, the ANCWL (African National Congress - Women's League). However, she was her conviction for assault and kidnapping connected with the 1989 killing of 14-year-old Stompie Seipei Moeketsi. In 2003, she was found guilty of 43 charges of fraud and 25 of theft.

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AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Debating:
On a "normal" person, Polygraphs have a 70%-90% success rate. Now, the problem is that a lot of people aren't "normal". Some people are naturally anxious or have an anxiety disorder, which can mess up the results. Obese people often tend to sweat more, which will give the sensors bad readings.  So, is it a good tool for finding the truth? In certain circumstances, yes. Is it enough to convict someone of a crime? No. 
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Definitely not. A person can learn to control their heartbeat and lying skills, so the tests are most definitely NOT a accurate. 
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Kirsteeeeen said I should post this so yeaOk so some things about my depression are like i found out i had it when i was 10. I might of had it before then but Idk. But like is a good thing i joined kw cause that's how my friend on here like figured out that i have depression and basically made me tell my mom and dad. And like also i kinda wanted to die and stuff and then later i kinda wanted to kill my self. And hurt my self. I kinda did a little bit but like not that much. And so like i had to do this weird therapy that didn't work. And then it kept getting worse and stuff and then like i went to the doctor and got some medicine but like they didn't give me any for almost a year probably until i was closer to 12. But the first one they tried made me like wake up sometimes and basically be really anxious like freaking out so much that i thought i might hurt myself or kinda other people or do things like run away. But it kinda helped the depression during the day and helped me to sleep sometimes better but like also i stopped wanting to do anything. So then i got a different one but it made me dizzy as soon as i tried it basically and so like after 3 days maybe then I spotted. But then i had to wait for them to get out of my system. After that i starred like regular therapy where you talk to the therapist. Like people told me it was bad so i really didn't want to go for a long time, but i went and it was kind of fun i guess like i could say anything and he wouldn't like be mad about me saying it or anything like he didn't judge and stuff. So i did that for a while like 2 or 3 months and i was feeling a lot better from that and some off the things we did. But like since my dad got a new job it has different insurance so i have to switch but we're just waiting to see like if i need to right now
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AlphaT
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EDIT:  With the events in North Korea, I think it's likely that some sort of military conflict will occur in the near future. But it wouldn't be a "World War". North Korea has two "allies" on the planet, that being China and Russia. China's President has signaled a withdrawal of support from North Korea, and Russia so far has been silent on what's been happening.  Basically, if there is a war, it will likely be The World vs Kim Jong Un. 
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Pretty self-explanatory; debate away! And remember, as always, please be civil! :) ❤️ @Sophieex
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