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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 19th October 2017

    1630 - In Boston the 1st general court is held
    1765 - Stamp Act Congress meets in New York, writes the Declaration of Rights and Grievances
    1882 - Pierre de Brazza meets Henry Morton Stanley
    1913 - At a meeting of the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in Durban, NIC secretaries, M. C. Anglia and Dada Osman, severely criticise Mahatma Gandhi and tender their resignations
    1944 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
    1960 - Martin Luther King Jr. arrested in Atlanta sit-in
    1966 - Yardbird 1st US tour (NYC)
    1969 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
    1996 - Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series
    1999 - "Believe" single released by Cher (Billboard Song of the Year 1999, Grammy Award Best Dance Recording 2000)

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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