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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 15th August 2018

    1534 - Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits
    1658 - France, Sweden, Bavarian, Brunswick, Munster and Hessen-Kassel form Confederation of the Rhine
    1824 - Freed American slaves establish Liberia on the West African coast through the American Colonization Society (ACS)
    1863 - The Anglo-Satsuma War begins between the Satsuma Domain of Japan and the United Kingdom (Traditional Japanese date: July 2, 1863).
    1925 - White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
    1944 - US 7th Armour division reaches Chartres
    1960 - UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen
    1975 - Indian action-adventure film "Sholay" directed by Ramesh Sippy, starring Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan is released, highest-grossing Indian film ever
    1989 - In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
    2005 - PGA Championship, Baltusrol GC: American Phil Mickelson wins by 1 stroke from Australian Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjørn of Denmark

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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