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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

 

Welcome to Debateable!

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

Daily important and historical events from OnThisDay.com.
  • Historical Events for 22nd April 2017

    1728 - Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus" premieres in Paris
    1898 - 1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship
    1903 - American Power Boat Association forms
    1914 - Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win
    1954 - US Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings begin
    1962 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open
    1983 - Stern mag announces major historical find-discovery of 60 volume personal diaries written by Adolf Hitler (turned out to be a hoax)
    1991 - Frank Thomas is 1st White Sox to homer at new Comiskey Park
    1993 - Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Washington D.C.
    1993 - Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78

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Site Updates

  • 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