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Community Debate – Braver Angels Debate

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

Host Organization: MN BA State Alliance
Partner Org(s): Great River Regional Library/Delano
State: MN

de·bate| dəˈbāt | – noun – A highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen to one another, and are open to being changed by ideas.

About this Event

Resolved: The Delano School Board should ban teaching or promoting any theory or concept that holds social problems are created by racist or patriarchal social structures or systems.

Local Focus: Delano, Minnesota

You probably haven’t experienced anything like a Braver Angels Debate. It’s not a political debate, where competing candidates attempt to win votes. Nor is it a competitive high school or college debate, where people advocate positions in which they may not believe for the sole purpose of vanquishing their foes.

A Braver Angels Debate is a highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen carefully to one another, and allow themselves to be touched and perhaps changed by each other’s ideas. When done well, everyone walks out a little closer to the truth, more aware of the validity in opposing views, and with tighter community relationships.

Braver Angels’ Debates might help you understand the debate process that we use.

Braver Angels events may be recorded, and may be shared with media or used in Braver Angels publications, including web pages. Participants who object to this may disable their video.

Registration for this debate will be closed 1 hours prior to the scheduled starting time. Group registration is not enabled for this debate. If you would like to participate online in the virtual company of others, we recommend that you coordinate the timing of your registration and ask that individuals register for themselves.

This workshop is a free event brought to you by Braver Angels as part of our mission to depolarize America. Braver Angels is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We invite you to consider a gift to Braver Angels; all donations are tax deductible.  Your support will allow us to offer more workshops and debates with the ultimate goal of uniting America. Click here to donate.

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Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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Venue

Online US
United States

Organizer

Bruce MacKenzie
Email:
balanmackenzie@gmail.com

Other

Host Organization
MN BA State Alliance
State
MN
Partner Org(s)
Great River Regional Library/Delano
Setting
Online

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