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Why Debating Still Matters!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 6, 2016 6:49:07 PM |

Why Debate

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“The essence of free speech is that we allow people with whom we disagree to speak. Wrongheaded views will be aired. But free speech means no one gets the last word. We can - and indeed, we should - use our own right to free speech to challenge expression we think is unpleasant or wrong. To do this we need to be equipped to argue in public. Debating competitions are a fantastic way to teach this important skill to young people....” Click below for full article. 

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/aug/06/why-debating-still-matters

 

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