Lincoln Douglas Debate
Lincoln Douglas Debate places a heavy emphasis on logic, values, and philosophy. This 1 person debate is formatted in the tradition of the historical debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Lincoln Douglas does not require vast amounts of statistics but is premised on logical analysis and argumentation with an emphasis on rhetorical/persuasive skills. LD is values debate, including abstract philosophical principles.
Stoa 2016-2017 Resolution: The needs of the public ought to be valued above private property rights.?
NCFCA 2016-2017 Resolution: In the interest of protecting human rights, governments may interfere with another nation’s sovereignty.?