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NYC Debate Meetup

  • Apr 7, 2013 · 3:00 PM
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Hi Everyone, Both newcomers and experienced debaters are welcome to join. We meet at a table in the Sony Public Atrium on Madison between 55th & 56th St. There will be a sign displayed on the table so you can find us.

The typical meeting is structured as follows:

  • Introductions
  • Overview of debate format
  • Break into two teams
  • Team brainstorming
  • Initial arguments and introduction of topic from each team
  • Each team makes a point or counters the other team's point
  • Conclusion from each team

After the debate, there will be time for feedback.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Super fun experience

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Look forward to what will surely be a lively conversation!

    April 7, 2013

  • thomas k

    Possible topics for this Sunday:

    Euthanasia — is it moral?
    Does Google make us smarter or dumber?
    Is the U.S. economy improving or worsening?

    April 5, 2013

    • Jon B

      Great ideas, Tom! Glad to see people thinking of new topics. The US Economy topic sounds tough. Interpreting indicators may not be everyone's strong point. Anyway, things get better for some parts of the economy and worse for others. Perhaps an economic debate on austerity vs stimulus, or raising the minimum wage, may be more doable?

      April 5, 2013

    • thomas k

      Good points - will keep them under consideration for tomorrow.

      April 6, 2013

  • Ira W.

    remind me of cross streets?

    March 24, 2013

    • Jon B

      on Madison between 55th & 56th St.

      April 3, 2013

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