Who is the judge?

The judge is God.

Why is he God?

Because he decides who wins or loses,

Not my opponent.

Who is your opponent?

He does not exist.

Why does he not exist?

Because he is a mere dissenting voice

to the truth I speak.

-The Great Debaters, 2007


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    1370 - Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
    1670 - France and Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
    1924 - Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)
    1949 - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button of the USA
    1968 - Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Massachusetts opens
    1980 - 22nd Daytona 500: Buddy Baker wins (177.602 MPH)
    1982 - Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, v England
    1985 - 27th Daytona 500: Bill Elliott wins (172.265 MPH)
    1986 - 1st Francophone Summit convenes at Versailles
    2003 - The London Congestion Charge scheme begins.

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  • Singapore National Debate Team Exhibition Match
    Singapore National Debate Team Exhibition Match The National Debate Team representing Singapore at the 2011 World Schools Debating Championships in Dundee, Scotland, will be holding an exhibition debate on Wednesday 22 June 2011 at 1700 hours (5pm). The debate will be held at the Arts House. The National team will be facing a team of distinguished Sinapore National Team Alumni such as Aaron Maniam, Timothy Yap and Joshua Hiew. Everyone...
    23 May 2011
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    New videos featuring debates from the World Schools Debating Championships and the African Schools Debating Championships have been added to the Media Gallery. Enjoy!
    11 May 2011