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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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Daily important and historical events from OnThisDay.com.
  • Historical Events for 24th April 2017

    1867 - Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Va streetcars
    1872 - Volcano Mt Vesuvius erupts
    1915 - Massacre of Armenians by Turks starts (Armenian Martyrs Day)
    1932 - German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)
    1946 - 11 players Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity are named to Hall of Fame
    1961 - JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs
    1961 - 17th century Swedish warship Vasa, which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628, is salvaged
    1963 - 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2
    1965 - "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
    1970 - Gambia becomes a republic within Commonwealth

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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