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Points of View Reference Center
Discover Both Sides of the Story
Whether you're preparing for a debate or just trying to understand a friend's perspective on an issue, Points of View Reference Center is a good place to start.
- Prepare for an upcoming debate or persuasive speech.
- Gather sources for an argumentative essay.
- Win an argument.
- Gain a balanced perspective on current events and controversial issues.
“You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”
- Harlan Ellison
What You Get
- Overview of the issue from both sides
- Point and counterpoint (i.e. argument and opposing argument)
- News stories
- Primary source documents
- Further resources
- and more...
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