Debaters are thinking people. They think about the world. They think hard. Then they debate. But only after they've thought a lot. Here are some ways of thinking about common debating topics.
We're all plugged in to the online world whether we like it or not. But is it bad for us?
We've had three prime ministers in two months. Isn't it time for a general election?
Supplies of gas and electricity may run low this winter. How should we deal with this?
Who gets to be PM? What can they do? How do we get rid of them?
Strikes inconvenience us all. Are they justifiable?
Should the government give everyone free money?
Should we get rid of GCSEs and A-Levels?
What are the rights and wrongs of abortion?
How do you get from unthinkable to acceptable to policy?
Do sanctions and boycotts work? Are they fair?
Does the UK monarchy make any sense?
Whose fault is when people do bad things? Theirs? Or society's?
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