Refuting Emotional Appeal

Refuting Emotional Appeal

“I voted for your opponents because lives are important.” Staring disappointedly at that solitary sentence, I felt overwhelmingly perplexed and perhaps even a tad disappointed. It has happened to all of us: you compete in a debate, you feel sure that you...
Why I Believe in Sub-points

Why I Believe in Sub-points

Every region has “that one team.”  That one team that, when you see their name on postings next to yours, makes your heart sink a bit.  No, we’re not talking about the team that goes 6-0 and wins the tournament every time, we’re talking about the one that,...