Debate
Debate is contention in argument; dispute, controversy; discussion; especially the discussion of questions of public interest in Parliament or in any assembly.Debate is a method of interactive and rep...
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IBM - Could a machine debate a human being?
Could a machine debate a human being? 6 years ago we embarked on a mission to find out. Today, we're sharing the first glimpse of #ProjectDebater. https://ibm.co/2lgjL7w
‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’? Audio clip spurring debate about name
A new viral audio clip is dividing the internet about which name is being said in a four-second audio clip. FBN’s Cheryl Casone with more.
Fact-Checking The Debate: Dems Offer Iffy Stats On Donors, Health Plan
WASHINGTON -- Eager to share Bernie Sanders's claim to the grass roots, Hillary Clinton is having trouble owning up to the deep pockets helping her campaign. For his part, Sanders is struggling to mak...
Did Snake And Lizard Venom Evolve Once Or Twice?
Reptilian venoms are among nature's deadliest innovations. Every year, these chemical weapons, delivered through the fangs of vipers, cobras, kraits, and more, kill up to 200,000 people, not to mentio...
Harvard's Prestigious Debate Team Loses To New York Prison Inmates
Prisoners in maximum-security jail undertaking college courses beat Ivy League students who had won a national title only months ago. Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has f...
Bill Nye Comes Clean On His GMO Beliefs
At this debate, and others put on by host Intelligence Squared U.S., the most fun part is that before the debate, and again after, audience members vote whether they're for or against the debate topic...
Fox News Announces Candidate Line-Up For Prime-Time Debate
Fox News has announced the line-up for the prime-time Republican presidential debate this Thursday, and here's who qualified: Real estate magnate Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin ...
Stephen Hawking: 'I would Consider Assisted Suicide'
Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”. But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC progr...
Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It, Quantum Experiment Confirms
Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics's bizarre predictions about the nature of reality, by proving that reality doesn't actually exist until we measur...
You are a Simulation & Physics Can Prove It
Astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize winner George Smoot studies the cosmic microwave background radiation — the afterglow of the Big Bang. His pionee...
Rhetoric
Rhetoric (pronounced /ˈrɛtərɪk/) is the art of discourse, an art that aims to improve the capability of writers or speakers to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations...
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Impromptu debate
Impromptu debate is a type of formalized academic debate. Representative of comedic debate, Impromptu debating is practiced at high schools, generally in tandem with other, more serious forms of debat...
Parliamentary debate
Parliamentary debate (also referred to as "parli") is an academic debate event. Many university-level institutions in English-speaking nations sponsor parliamentary debate teams, but the format is cur...
Leaders debate
In jurisdictions that elect holders of high political office such as president or prime minister, candidates sometimes debate in public, usually during a general election campaign. Such debates are so...
Policy debate
Policy debate is a form of debate competition in which teams of two advocate for and against a resolution that typically calls for policy change by the United States federal government. It is also ref...
Public debate
Public debate may mean simply debating by the public, or in public. The term is also used for a particular formal style of debate in a competitive or educational context. Two teams of two compete thro...
United States presidential election debates
During presidential elections in the United States, it has become customary for the main candidates (almost always the candidates of the two largest parties, currently the Democratic Party and the Rep...
United States presidential election debates - Wikipedia
Bulletin Debate
The "Bulletin Debate" was a famous dispute in The Bulletin magazine from 1892-93 between two of Australia's most iconic writers and poets: Henry Lawson and Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson.
At the t...
Bulletin Debate - Wikipedia
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
The Lincoln–Douglas Debates of 1858 (also known as The Great Debates of 1858) were a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, the Republican candidate for the Senate in Illinois, and Senator S...
Lincoln-Douglas Debates - Wikipedia
Australia-Asia debate
Australia-Asia Debate is a form of academic debate. In the past few years, this style of debating has increased in usage dramatically throughout both Australia and the Asian region, but in the case of...
Value criterion
In Lincoln-Douglas Debate, the value criterion (criterion, VC, or standard) is the means of weighing the value premise. Unlike the value premise, the value criterion is often swayed to either the affi...
Louisville Project
The Louisville Project is a project by the University of Louisville's policy debate team (the University of Louisville Debate Society or UDLS) to increase meaningful minority participation in debate, ...
Buddhism and science
Buddhism and science have increasingly been discussed as compatible, and Buddhism has entered into the science and religion dialogue. The case is made that the philosophic and psychological teachings ...
Christianity and science
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since Classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others. Perspectives from different geograp...
Christianity and science - Wikipedia
National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence
The National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence operates an invitation-only national championship tournament once per year for parliamentary debate (a.k.a. parli). NPTE attracts the top teams in t...