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Mar 01

[A/B] Logical Trust – An Argument for Debate

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Students have begun the first step in their journey toward debate - that step is in learning that debate is more than just a spewing of opinion. It is a logical progression of thought. It requires intense listening. Above all, it requires an honest deliberation and exchange of ideas, beliefs, values, and assumptions.During the past week, we engaged a framework for the importance of debate: it is not a fight (which is only concerned with winning); rather, it is a leadership opportunity to offer guidance and direction through the art of persuasion.Games are not life, but they may provide a beautiful microcosom of it.…

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