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In what category should it be? Democracy? --Earthland 18:25, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

"Debate and democracy" should be the second paragraph of the introduction as it was before, the current formatting seems ugly to me.
I think it would be nice to include some quotes about debate, but I don't know what quote template should be used?? Can anyone help me? Or what do you think about the following quotes:
“It is better to debate a question without settling it, than to settle a question without debating it.” - Joseph Joubert
"You may be right and I may be wrong but with an effort, together we may get nearer the truth.” - Karl Popper
"Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.” - Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (points out the democracy of debate)
--Earthland 18:56, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

tl;dr CP debate[edit]

This diff apparently has something to do with this Debateimg Don't ask me to explain, I know nothing. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 21:48, 6 December 2010 (UTC)

Formal Debate versus written debates[edit]

I was wondering if we should add a comparison in this article between formal [spoken] debates and literary debates. I mean, they're so different, and generally speaking a literary debate is superior in that both sides have time to research and respond appropriately to every point raised by the opponent - something which cannot be done in a verbal debate (thus why creationists prefer the latter). Exceeder123 (talk) 08:20, 29 January 2015 (UTC)