😇😇 ONE GOD DOCTRINE BELIEVERS 😇😇
(Formal debate Forum)=ONE ON ONE FORMAL DEBATE=
The mandate of God with regards to giving 10% cannot be done as commanded by God in the Bible in today’s time. – specifically in the church governance”
BIBLE and all credible references such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, commentaries, interlinear (Hebrew /greek).
TIME FRAME: ONE WEEK
AFFIRMATIVE SIDE: Surewin Saul — TINK/ Totoong Iglesia ni Kristo.
NEGATIVE SIDE: Carl Cortez — UPCI
FORMAL DEBATE FORMAT:
Part I :
😇😇😇 OPENING PRAYER: (Moderator)
(Stand/Proofs of claims – regarding the Topic)
max 1500 words – min. 500 words.
(max 15 Questions min. 10 Questions)
(One by One from Debaters Answer 1-15 max 300 words – min. 100 words/Answer )
(max 100 words – min. 50 words)
— Moderators verdict regarding the FLOW OF DEBATE and DEBATERS ATTITUDE.
— Presentation of Records of DEBATERS VIOLATIONS.
— ARGUMENT WISE to be declared by the majority of the members/readers.
😇😇😇 CLOSING REMARKS:
😇😇😇 OPEN FORUM:
— Members are allowed to give their POINT OF VIEW regarding the Formal Debate or POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FEEDBACKS about the performance of the Debaters and the Moderator.
— Members were allowed in this part to ASK QUESTIONS to the Debaters.
FORMAL DEBATE RULES:
😇 1.) The FORMAT OF DEBATE is CONSTANT and must STRICTLY BE FOLLOWED and FINISH even if ONE OF THE DEBATER cannot continue the Formal Debate for whatever reasons such as VOLUNTARY QUIT or TECHNICALLY DECLARED LOOSER by obtaining the maximum violation of ten(10). Only the RULES OF DEBATE can be revised as requested or suggested by the Debaters before they will START the Debate.
— The TOPIC — Must be agreed/confirmed with evidence by both parties. (required screenshot and must be documented and keep by the Moderator for record purposes.
— Source/Sources — Depends on the topic as agreed by both parties as stipulated above.
— Time frame — Optional only, if agreed by both parties or what has been stipulated by the Moderator. Failure to obey is +1 violation of this Rule.
😇 2.) During the Formal Debate, the Debaters CAN QUIT without imposing violation IF the Debater’s Opponent would agree that there would be a replacement on his behalf that will continue on what he started.
😇 3.) In the case of REPLACEMENT OF DEBATER, everything that has been PRESENTED or GIVEN by the PREVIOUS DEBATER cannot be changed, added or omitted by the NEW Debater who replaced in his behalf. Everything that has been started will continue until the Formal Debate will finish.
😇 4.) Once the Formal Debate STARTS, revisions of the Rules by only ONE PARTY is strictly NOT ALLOWED, unless BOTH PARTIES requested for revisions. Only then it will be heard and granted by the Moderator.
😇 5.) Professional Debaters must observe good manners. Direct and Indirect Adhom is STRICTLY NOT ALLOWED against each other and towards the Moderator. The Moderator will give REMINDERS for the 1st offense, WARNING for the 2nd offense and LAST WARNING for the 3rd offense, before imposing or giving +1 violation of this PARTICULAR RULE ONLY.
😇 6.) Debaters complaint against each other’s statement must be with evidence submitted to the Moderator. Only Debaters complaint will be entertained inside the FD Thread. Members complaint will be entertained in a separate Complaint FD Thread posted separately by the Moderator.
😇 7.) Debaters are NOT allowed to Argue with each other and to the Moderators decision. The Debaters were OBLIGED to follow INSTRUCTION from The Moderator. The Moderator has the power to impose +1 in every violation of this particular rule or NO RECORD OF COMPLIANCE from the Debaters.
😇 8.) Debaters can APPEAL for the MODERATOR’s DECISION or INSTRUCTION but requires FORMAL LETTER address to the ADMINISTRATORS, state your complaint, date, and evidence (screenshot). It will be Formally submitted to the (office) GC of the Administrators for discussions and votation.
😇 9.) Any statement from the Debaters will be considered null and void UNLESS confirmed by the opposite party with evidence (screenshot).
😇 10.) Debaters MUST inform the Moderator/Admins when they are going to continue the FD once they are both/another party is NOT AVAILABLE. They can use this privilege anytime they want until the end or once the FD is finished.
😇 11.) Presentation — Max of 1500 words min of 500 words. (checked/counted/approved by the Moderator if the Presentation is related to the Topic. If NOT, it is necessary to change or revise it and recorded +1 violation of this Rule.
😇 12.) Cross-exam — valid only IF the Question came from the Opponent’s PRESENTATION.
a.) —- Questions should be at the BOTTOM of the comment.
—- On TOP of it, is the opponent’s statement from his PRESENTATION copy pasted for reference where the question came from.
b.) The Question must be constructed with the ff. words to invoke transparently such as;
What, When, Where, How, Why, etc.
c.) The Debaters MAY NOT answer the question and raise CLARIFICATION or OBJECTION to the Moderator once the Debater found the question NOT APPROPRIATE for him/her to answer the Question BUT must explain”WHY” or WITH JUSTIFICATION.
d.) If the question’s answer is YES or NO, you have to say the word “YES or NO” FIRST before you state WHY, ONLY if being asked to explain WHY.
😇 13.) Clarifications or OBJECTIONS to the questions and answers of both Debaters should be raised directly to the Moderator. The Debaters are NOT allowed to make an argument with each other during the CROSS-EXAM. All they have to do is to ASK and ANSWER.
😇 14.) Initial Summary of word count must be presented by the Moderators anytime it is needed/requested by Debaters and every time the Debater committed a violation. Maximum of Ten (10) violations and the Debater will be declared TECHNICALLY LOOSER or UNPROFESSIONAL DEBATER.
😇 15.) Rebuttals– One by One every Q/A of the Debater.
The format in one comment:
— On top (Question)
— Middle (Answer)
— Bottom (Rebuttals)
Max of 300 words min of 100 words/Answer of your Opponent.
😇 16.) Edited comments are NOT allowed UNLESS requested by the Debaters and allowed by the opposite party. +1 violation of this Rule every time the Debater has an EDITED COMMENT.
😇 17.) Comments and suggestion are highly appreciated for the improvement of the quality of service rendered by the Group Admins.
Thank you…and God Bless…
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