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 28th February 2017

    1844 - 6th Grand National: Mr John Crickmere aboard Discount wins
    1904 - Vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres
    1940 - Richard Wright's "Native Son" published
    1953 - Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev and Malenkov
    1957 - 14th Golden Globes: The King and I, Kirk Douglas, and Ingrid Bergman win
    1969 - Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Spr won by Towler and Ford of GBR
    1977 - 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles California)
    1991 - US and allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire
    1991 - "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
    2012 - Discovery of the largest prehistoric penguin, Kairuku grebneffi, at nearly 5ft tall

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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