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 26th July 2017

    1858 - Baron Lionel de Rothschild becomes the 1st Jewish person elected to the British Parliament
    1896 - Vitascope Hall, 1st permanent for-profit movie theatre, opens in New Orleans
    1926 - National Bar Association incorporates
    1941 - 1st Dutch Austrians depart Hague
    1945 - US cruiser Indianapolis reaches Tinian with atom bomb
    1947 - 46th Men's French Championships: Jozsef Asboth beats Eric Sturgess (8-6, 7-5, 6-4)
    1948 - Leo Durocher returns to Ebbets Field as a NY Giant
    1957 - Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200
    1972 - Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle
    2012 - At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria

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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
  • 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!
    11 May 2011