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Fair trade is a nebulous term that can mean a variety of different things. Let’s rank each of the definitions in three separate categories.Read More
In the current Stoa resolution, this is the obvious front-runner value. But not all justice is created equal. Here are eight possible definition types.Read More
We've already talked about argument structure. Now we dive headfirst into something known as counter-warrant strategy.Read More
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An admission is something your opponent says that you can use against his advocacy. And of all your options, an opponent's admission is the strongest...Read More
This article covers Stoa's current LD resolution: Preemptive warfare is morally justified.
Affirmatives everywhere are winning with a really simple narrative: "we have...Read More
There are two basic tools that make explanation possible. This post covers the first one:
Reference points are things that two people already know, like a shared language. This post is written in English, because I know that’s what you speak. If it were written in Swahili, it may still contain useful information, but it would probably be useless to you.
Beyond language...Read More