[eDebate] law, politics, criticism, and spaghetti sauce

Kevin Sanchez let_the_american_empire_burn
Thu Jul 12 01:46:04 CDT 2007


watch this...
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6449479356304659254

...and ask yourself if the practice of 'one-topic-for-all-of-debate' 
constitutes, what malcolm gladwell calls, an 'obsession with universals'.

...then think about the following suggestion (a bridge between the status 
quo framework and future diversity) -- if we assume there's three clustered 
pluralities in debate (perhaps i'm wrong here?), then debaters will have the 
opportunity to choose between three narrowly-tailored topics: one more 
legal, one more policy-oriented, and one more intellectual.

whatcha think?

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