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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 17th August 2018

    1876 - Wagner's opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth
    1879 - Ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company
    1942 - US 8th Air Force bombers stage first independent raid on Europe, attack Rouen, France
    1944 - US 320th regiment infantry occupies Châteaudun
    1945 - Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta declare Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) independent from the Netherlands
    1982 - First Compact Discs (CDs) released to the public in Germany
    1994 - NY Central park reservoir officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis
    1998 - Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony he had an "improper physical relationship" with the intern and on the same day admits before the nation he "misled people" about the relationship
    2008 - US team Michael Phelps, Aaron Peirsol, Brendan Hansen and Jason Lezak wins 4 x 100m medley relay at the Beijing Olympics in world record 3:29.34; Phelps' 8th gold medal of Games breaks Mark Spitz's 1972 record (7)
    2016 - Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson wins 200m gold medal in 21.78; wraps up 100/200m Rio de Janeiro Olympics double

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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...
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    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!
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    11 May 2011