Opinion | Why longer replies are better than short one-liners to win a debate
It is essential to overcome confirmation bias to be able to make better informed choices
During a recent debate at a multilateral conference in Delhi, something unusual happened. All participants were pre-assigned to different teams and didn’t get to choose their stand. As luck would have it, my team had to argue against something we believed in. Although it was unsettling to begin with, preparing for the debate strengthened our collective understanding of the subject. It got me thinking if debating can be a tool for unlearning and relearning.
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