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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 23rd September 2017

    1780 - British Major John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Point
    1884 - American Herman Hollerith patents his mechanical tabulating machine, the beginning of data processing
    1897 - 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)
    1952 - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
    1952 - Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant with a record of 96-57 over the New York Giants 92-62
    1955 - Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad
    1968 - WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
    1980 - Bob Marley's last concert at Stanley Theatre Pittsburgh
    1996 - Howard Stern radio show premieres in Wilkes-Barre PA (WZMT 97.9 FM) and in West Palm Beach FL (WCLB 95.5 FM)
    2012 - Scientists discover four genetically distinct types of breast cancer

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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