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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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Your online guide to

Debate & Argument

Learn about the fundamentals of argumentation and refutation and acquire the techniques and skills which will aid you in your quest to become better speakers and advocates. This site will also serve as an ever-growing repository of debate resources, including multimedia material and critical essays.

 

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  • Historical Events for 30th August 2016

    1464 - Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II)
    1481 - 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Casimir IV
    1563 - Jewish community of Neutitschlin, Moravia, expelled
    1885 - 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
    1913 - Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
    1916 - Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
    1919 - Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung" premieres in Berlin
    1945 - 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)
    1961 - Last Spanish troops leave Morocco
    1994 - Largest US Tennis Open single session (total) 23,618

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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...
    Samuel
    23 May 2011
  • Debate Videos added
    New videos featuring debates from the World Schools Debating Championships and the African Schools Debating Championships have been added to the Media Gallery. Enjoy!
    Administrator
    11 May 2011