Evidence in LD: A Noob’s Perspective

Evidence in LD: A Noob’s Perspective

As you may or may not know, I was a fairly experienced Team Policy debater before making the switch to Lincoln-Douglas this season. I’ve debated about 10-15 rounds now, and I thought maybe some of you would be interested in hearing some of my initial thoughts on...
Leveraging Time

Leveraging Time

There is a fundamental principle that governs formal debate and public speaking in general: time signifies importance. Great orators are able to use this to their advantage, and without its recognition one misses out on a key part of the rhetorical toolbox.  In...