PG Debate

PG Debate Groups 14.12.2010 Proposition
1 Pro “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
Pariya Thamnusarn
Hugo Johnson
Jasmine Samiei
Errol Hewitt
Matt Hall
Jerome Tan
Martin Uren
2 Anti “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
Tanachot Sapruangnam
Clarence Chen
Kevin Igoe
Michelle Melkman
Yun-Wook Choi
Chakravarthy Baddepudi
3 Pro “For the love of money is the root of all evil.”
Yeon Sook Lee
Simon Dartois
Sara Liu
Wallace Henning
Kihyun Kim
Raphael Oladipo
4 Anti “For the love of money is the root of all evil.”
Sang Gun Kim
Stefano Annibale
Elyse Gehring
Cunpu Gong
Ishmael Gowero
Vicky Fox
5 Pro “That form ever follows function. This is the law.”
Viral Patel
Christos Sfetsios
Eurim Kim
Stefan Christou
Munseok Choi
Greg Walker
6 Anti “That form ever follows function. This is the law.”
Brian Johnson
Yuki Kijima
Hyein Lee
Antony White
Craig Allen
Steve Crocker

THE PG DEBATE

On Tuesday 14 December you will become a debating society. You will be split into teams and asked to argue for or against and series of propositions. There will be 6 teams, 2 on each side of the debate. Each team will be given one of three propositions at random and will then have to debate against the team who has drawn the counter argument. You will have to research your proposition so that you can ‘win’ the debate by your ‘force’ of argument.

Each team will have 10 minutes to put their case, each member having to contribute in some way to this presentation. There will then be a 10 minute session where the rest of the MA group will be able to question the team about their proposition. After this it will be the turn of the team opposing the first proposition and the same format will apply. The session will then continue until all 3 propositions have been debated. We will then vote on each proposition in turn to see which teams debated their points most convincingly.

The three propositions will be:

1. “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

2. “For the love of money is the root of all evil.”

3. “That form ever follows function. This is the law.”

PG Debate Groups

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