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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 October 2018

    1827 - Charles Darwin admitted to Christ's College, Cambridge
    1883 - Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional
    1914 - Clayton Anti-trust Act passed (union and strike rights)
    1925 - Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
    1965 - WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting
    1968 - British athlete David Hemery sets a world record 48.12s to beat Gerhard Hennige of West Germany and take the gold medal in the men's 400m hurdles at the Mexico City Olympics
    1970 - Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
    1974 - National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing
    2001 - NASA's Galileo spacecraft passes within 112 miles of Jupiter's moon Io.
    2011 - MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2

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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