Prep List

I found some of my old debate files and I decided to post them here. These are some of the stuff that helped me during prep or the preparations before a debate. 

FRAME:

1.) Don’t be naïve, AMININ!

2.) PRE-EMPTION is better than rebuttal

3.) Movie making: Artistas are the PARTIES INVOLVED

4.) Elbowing a Frame: Question assumptions and palakihin

5.) Characterization: Find TENSIONS and resolve. Tension resolution equals sophistication.

6.) Buo ang loob!

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS:

7.) What’s the problem?

8.) What’s so special?

9.) So what?

THICKEN ARGUMENTATION:

10.)            Precedences, parallelism, examples

11.)            Characterize

12.)            Compare

LINES OF ARGUMENTATION:

13.)            Principle and practical

14.)            Last resort

15.)            That’s important, but there’s a greater value

EXTRA STUFF FOR ARGUMETNATION:

16.)            Meta-argue

17.)            Aware of other debates

Watch out for Debate and Logic.

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2 thoughts on “Prep List

  1. Hi, I see that you are an experienced debater, can you write more about debating? I know nothing about it (and I really suck at speaking in front of even just three people, I’m super shy), but I really want to become a debater, or at least have the skills that I can eventually improve on. Perhaps you can suggest books, websites or videos that can help? Also, I’d like to hear more of your debating experience.

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