Monthly Archives: August 2018

Michael Cohen’s new job

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Cohen is Trump’s factotum and he is going to be kicked out of the bar for his crimes. He can start a career as a pimp.

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THB that school uniform should be abolished =================================

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PROP

Uniform is good for identity. smart. appropriate. not showing too much

it is cheap. prevents shaming poor kids

helps pupils stay together on school trips

clothed cognizance.

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OPP

takes away freedom. old fashioned . totalitarian. treat us as adults.

free expression

expensive. school and company make profit

aim of keeping people together on trips can be achieved other ways. caps bags, badges. phones

does not improve behavior or exam results.

debating motions====================================

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POLITICS

TH has no confidence in the government.

TH would ban hate speech.

THB that technology has gone too far.

THB we should have annual elections

THW outlaw inheritance

THW introduce proportional representation

THB that we should use the dollar as our currency

THW introduce a maximum income

THW abolish immigration controls all over the world

THB in one government for the whole world

THW pay reparations for slavery

THB that immigration has done more harm than good

THB that freedom of expression is dangerous

THB that quotas for women are needed in some professions

THW require all adults do military service

 

 

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EDUCATION

THB that we should abolish coursework

THB we ought to abolish exams

TH would ban home schooling

THB that nationality is nonsense

THB that patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel

THW make PE a daily subject

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ENVIRONMENT

THB that global warming is the greatest threat to humanity

THB that global warming is not anthropogenic

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ETHICS

THW ban cosmetic surgery

T HW rather save a good animal than an evil human

THW let some species go extinct

THW shoot dead poachers trying to kill endangered animals

TH respects religion

THW legalise assisted suicide

THW outlaw boxing

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PHILOSOPHY

TH prefers family to friends

TH want to live to 150

THB that the best things in life are free

THB that money cannot buy happiness

TH prefers to give than to receive

THB that creativity can be taught

THW rather have a daughter than a son

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HUMOUROUS MOTIONS

THB that life is too short to drink cheap win

THB that life is too short to count money

TH prefers beauty to brains

THB that blondes prefer gentlemen

THB that the way to a woman’s heart is through the jewelry shop

THB that girls are sugar and spice and all things nice

THW let the future be the past

THB that diamonds are forever

TH cannot resist temptation

THB that rules are made to be broken

 

 

 

 

 

Can you be a debater?=================

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bristling with an opinion

argumentative

outspoken

charisma

a people person. logical

do you ask yuorseld – what are the arguments for and against? How would I get myself out of that as a politician being interviewed

listen to arguments and think you could do better

annoyed at specious or feeble arguments

marshal the evidence.

inquisitive

seek info

broad midned

can comprehend the opposing view ppint

articulate

a good listener


stand up tp full heigt. chin up. look around

decorously dressed

feet sholder width apart

breathe deeply

hands by hips fingers open

deploy the info


debate for audience

play to the gallery

mirth. emotion

debate for judge. rational.

forensic analysis of other argument

lawyerly point scoring.

 

 

 

A dream of squeaky

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I was in another country. NZ I think. I was staying in a house with two women who were much old than me. Then mother eas there. he house had a woden floor. I was trying not to annout these people in that pokey house. It was unlovely and I do not recall the view. Not sure what I was doing there. Then mater said I was a Ganymede. She said it slowly and deliberately. It was notn quite ana ccusation. I was docile and responded in a measured manner that she was mistaken. she kept repeating it. we had discussed such conduct at the duke;s head yesternigth with the chums who showed up.

Laer I thoyght of a small man with a very dense warm brown beard. He was known as squaeaky n account of his rasping voice. He served foul beer. remers had compaliedn about such a chap in kent in 1994. Remers nonetheless drank the horrid beer. I awaoke and laughed myself silly at the name Squeaky remidned me of sequaky ave the very slender bald chap in dukhan.

later I was upin the thorne. had been dressed up as dracual playing with Fridays child. then he looked in 0 loo door was open. buni and bu came in. came too close. disliked being crowded. someone beside me was crowding me in reality. bu pulled a wooden partition out to guard my dignty.

going to the house. I feel a tad gauche that I shall spend time in saddler’s place.