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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  • Historical Events for 22nd April 2018

    1073 - Pope Alexander II buried and Ildebrando chosen as Pope Gregory VII
    1793 - President Washington attends opening of Rickett's, 1st circus in US
    1903 - Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game in New York at Hilltop Park vs Washington Senators, lose 3-1 before 11,950
    1940 - Rear Admiral Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable
    1954 - NBA adopts 24-second shot clock and 6 team-foul rule
    1984 - CBS premiere of TV film "Pope John Paul II", starring Albert Finney in title role
    1990 - Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months
    1994 - 7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered by Hutu in the stadium at Kibuye, Rwanda
    1995 - George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas
    2003 - Patrick Roy plays his final career NHL game

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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
  • 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!
    11 May 2011