A Well Informed Argument

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I’m spirited and animated and I believe I am a talented orator. Speaking is an enjoyable action, for me. However, I am not one to speak while uninformed. Fact is a much stronger weapon than a strong opinion. I’m also aware of how detrimental the spreading of misinformation is. This is why I followed the advice of my mother, and joined my school’s debate team. In my first tournament, out of 100 debaters, I placed 4th. With two weeks of preparation, I managed to powerfully and persuasively relay my viewpoints while eclipsing three-fourths of my competition. I realized that not only did I enjoy debating, but I found my niche. Debate was fitting because it reinforced my belief in the importance of a well-informed argument versus a dogmatic
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