Nathaniel Tran ParadigmLast changed 9/17 1:40P PDT
I want to be in the email chain. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Debate is a game. No embedded clash. I ran some policy args and mainly K's (Cap). Feel free to ask me questions before the round.
I've debated four years VLD for Loyola High School in Los Angeles.
Read anything. Tech over Truth.
First, I look at framing. If you didn't frame the round, you will make it easier for me to intervene.
Next, I look at the link chain. Your arguments must be valid. If every single premise of your argument is true, it must mean that I must vote for you.
Third, I look at the truth of the premises. Your premises must be shown true; that means it must have a claim and a warrant. Whatever is true is based on what both debaters agree on in-round. Agreements can be drawn from implicit assumptions from arguments, conceded arguments, and cross-examination.
If you have failed to do any of these, you are sure to not surpass a 28.5 in speaks. I operate on a 27-30 30 point scale.
I dislike bad arguments, especially ones that are invalid.
For Framing, here are my defaults if you do not specify. These are not warrants for your arguments: