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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 10th December 2018

    1869 - The first American chapter of Kappa Sigma is founded at the University of Virginia.
    1898 - The first western pilgrims were welcomed at The House of `Abdu'lláh Páshá
    1899 - Frank Wedekind's "Der Kammersang" premieres in Berlin
    1906 - Frenchman Henri Moissan is presented with the Nobel prize for Chemistry for isolating Fluoride
    1938 - Italian scientist Enrico Fermi receives the Nobel Prize for Physics (work on reduced radioactivity)
    1942 - An early report the Holocaust prepared by the Polish government-in-exile, using information obtained by Witold Pilecki, is addressed to UN member states
    1947 - USSR and Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement
    1974 - European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament
    1992 - NHL awards franchises to Miami and Anaheim for 1994-95
    1998 - Indian Professor Amartya Sen is awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics for his contributions to welfare economics

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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