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June 11, 2014 / compassioninpolitics

How to win debate rounds

This is an outline for a how to win debate rounds lecture, article, or book chapter.

1) Constructing good, credible arguments
2) Evaluating arguments

1) Ball park
2) Table
3) Chain

Own it!
1) inevitability/root cause
2) links/reasons
3) impacts
4) which impacts/values matter

Own it?
1) Credibility of data & author
2) Reasoning quality & number (think of this like momentum)
3) Memorable
4) Even-ifs
5) Simple gut checks

Where do argument filters come from?

Impacts….idea-graph
Impact filters……idea-graph

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