Thursday, November 29, 2007

debating 101

by ahmed farah
• Classic debate
• Comedy debate
• Impromptu debate
• Lincoln-Douglas debate
• Parliamentary debate
• Policy debate
• Public debate
• Public forum debate
• Socratic method
• Spontaneous argument

1) Debates occurs in TV’s, courtrooms, every else you can imagine in your house it happens daily. You might not even know you’re arguing debate requires research and writing skills.
2) Supporters of election debates say they allow voters to gain insight into the policies, positions and personalities of the party leaders. They are a valuable source of information for voters, allowing parties to present and defend their key policies during prime-time television.

Others dismiss debates as politically meaningless. They say debates offer little enlightenment for the viewer, with each leader simply stating rehearsed strengths and repeating policy slogans, with an emphasis on performance rather than policy. They also question whether viewers are likely to make serious political decisions based on a debate.
3) Yes only if your debate has only fact good information and a backup summary of your debate. For an argument to be effective, it must be structured. Debate relies on a structure that places two teams on opposite sides of a resolution, or policy statement,
4) Case insensitive operations are sometimes said to fold case, from the idea of folding the character code table so that upper and lower case letters coincide. The alternative smash case is more likely to be used by someone who considers this behavior a disfeature or in cases where one
5) even more than in real life, getting the Last Word in a debate is crucial, as it is the only proof of your argumentative success over competing editors. The following is a useful collection of suggestions on why and how to obtain your right to have the Last Word, however tenaciously your opponent may be trying to rob you of your privilege. Getting the last word means that you win the debate. It also shows your moral superiority, and willingness to stand your ground. This should convince your opponent that you are correct.

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