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Melanie Crutchfield

Melanie Crutchfield is a writer living in San Diego, California, which is quite possibly the best city in the ...

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How To Debate In 2012

We, as a society, have completely forgotten how to debate. The term “civil discourse” shouldn’t even be in our vocabulary. It’s not a thing that people do. It falls in the category of powdered wigs or leeches — things that used to be part of every day life, but now seem archaic, strange and otherworldly.