[eDebate] an actual contribution to the t debates....
Pacedebate at aol.com
Mon Jun 11 23:09:37 CDT 2007
In a message dated 6/11/2007 4:52:16 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
andy.edebate at gmail.com writes:
Ok so you are currently wasting a bunch of resources..how does your stance
in this discussion do anything to change that..
well my hope was that you would see the error of your ways and stop being
the cause of the wasted resources for those in situations similar to mine.
ok, that's not true. Although, there is a miniscule hope that you would see
the light I'm pragmatic enough to realize you probably won't change your
.im at least offering an alt to the squo...
it's not a very good one.
and we will host public debates on darfur twice this summer, but if my
debaters want to talk about that when they go to tournaments i will encourage and
which means you aren't really proposing an alternative other than "i plan to
let my debaters talk about whatever they want"
that seems like such a waste of resources both for your program and those
who show up at tournaments hoping to debate the topic.
And nothing anybody say in this discussion will change that...so again te
question becomes if you think its bad the drift away from the topic...how do
you propose stopping it
by voting on T and giving your debaters 20 speaker points each? I'm willing
to do what it takes. Do you have a suggestion for me?
Based on some of the back channel's I'm getting I suspect the formation of
another college debate organization may be in the works. Previously, I thought
that was kind of lame but if I were a college coach and I felt like too many
coaches were starting to approach debate like you are then I'd probably want
something new also.
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