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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    1601 - Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto
    1914 - Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat
    1921 - Former Hungarian King Karl stages a second attempted coup and is arrested
    1948 - UN rejects Russian proposal to destroy atomic weapons
    1956 - Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
    1965 - Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward
    1975 - Elton John given a star in Hollywood
    1976 - NY Yankee Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles
    1979 - Ozzie Newsome begins NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
    1997 - Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

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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