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Let's improve our debating skills, shall we?

AOL Answers is by far the most addictive site on the Internet.  It is an open forum where we may present our views in an informal manner and expect answers. 

The one thing I see lacking is to understand debate itself.  Debate is not what de fisherman put on de end of da hook.  Debate is our effort to explore actual problems and find creative solutions.

Debating a moot question may help some of you people learn what debate is.

First, we identify the question, then we explore the question, then we attempt an answer. 

Second, we reply.  Any number of debaters may reply as long as the reply is factual and revealing.  We explore each other's answers until we determine a rational answer.

Third, we rebut.  Is there something wrong with the answer (besides that you feel that the question or answers or the inquirer was stupid). 

Fourth, we call for the question.

Fifth, we summarize the salient points and their application.  The question ends here with a feasible answer.

 

Are we all on the same page?

 

To get the ball rolling, "How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?"

 

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To which angels do we refer?  The motorcycle gang or the baseball team?

Have you checked your medical benefits since Obamacare?

I am not in college anymore nor am I on the Debate Team.  I have lost my patience with attempting to "debate" certain elements on Yedda and I remain frank and brutally to the point.  For those who do not like my style they stay away and it is best anyway because naming your sources, quoting and using your sources does no good.

I do not like rules and regulations and I have been with Yedda a very long time now I like my freedom while I have it.

You should look to start your own site and put the rules and regulations you desire into the format otherwise most of us are free Spirits and Spirited so good luck.

Lady Darko

The lines are drawn in the sand, the American people are alive and awake, well most anyway. Kick it and call names, Let the Freedom Ring

.."ummm, Professor..*burp*...got da time?"...Foot in mouth

What?....Who?...Me?... .....What'd I do?..... Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of crap by the clean end.

Is that a ink pen or a stright pin?

Serenity, You asked this same question a long time ago under Dr. Strangelove, aka Dr. Kelly.  We never did come to a definate answer back then.

Judy Sparky's Mom

Please adopt a pet. We need you! ***** I am a free spirit who is grateful for my life and freedom...today. Christine Burgess ***** I am blessed to be friends with the best.

LOL!!....[ Debate is not what de fisherman put on de end of da hook.  ]...

Reminds of : Denial is not just a river in Egypt ....


Oh but to answer yer question- "How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?"

Answer:

In modern usage, this question serves as a metaphor for wasting time debating topics of no practical value.

,,,,,,,,,,,,,Tongue out

What?....Who?...Me?... .....What'd I do?..... Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of crap by the clean end.

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