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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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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 23rd June 2018

    1863 - Tullahoma campaign, Tennessee
    1930 - Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
    1932 - Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
    1963 - US President John F. Kennedy tours Western Europe
    1973 - "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
    1980 - South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails
    1981 - French government of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
    1986 - Tip O'Neill refuses to let President Reagan address House
    1994 - Moshood Abiola is accused of treason and arrested after declaring himself president of Nigeria
    2016 - Storms and widespread flooding in West Virginia leave at least 24 dead

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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