The SF Debate Meetup is an open forum for discussion on the events of our time.
We have three goals
UNDERSTAND OTHER POINTS OF VIEW
With so much news available to us, it is easy to fall into the trap of relying on sources that simply support and reinforce our own limited beliefs.
The SF Debate Meetup is a chance for you to expand your perspectives and understanding. We believe that when opinions are discussed in public, extreme views are moderated and common ground is found.
DEVELOP YOUR PERSUASIVE SKILLS
If you want to be able to convince others of your ideas; if you want to change the world we live in, SFdebate is the forum for you. Consider SFdebate to be a 'dojo' for persuasive speaking. It is a place where you will not only be exposed to opposing points of view, but a safe place where you will be encouraged to find and speak up for yours.
HAVE FUN, MAKE FRIENDS
SFDebate is also good fun. It is a meeting of minds, and we follow every meeting with drinks , a bite to eat, and some drunken debate at a nearby bar/restaurant.