Barbershop-like debate topics, mixed with some Parliamentary-like debate structure.

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Do you think it's Bullsh!t?

Either way, over here we're all about championing the diversity of thought, civil-like.

October 10, 2019
Option A or B

HOOPS DEBATE: The rims in Women’s basketball should be lowered to 9ft.

The contention: The rims in Women’s basketball should be lowered to 9ft. The debaters: Najja (A) vs Keith (B). Moderator rant: 0:47 mark. Debate introduction: 3:11 […]
January 30, 2018
Option A or B

SMARTPHONE DEBATE: “Smartphones” are turning us into idiots.

The contention: “Smartphones” are turning us into idiots. The debaters: Vianessa (Option A) vs Alvin from L.A. (Option B). Moderator rant: 0:31 mark. Debate introduction: 2:14 […]
April 20, 2018
Hip Hope Debate

HIP HOP MUSIC DEBATE REMIX: Hip Hop music is past its prime.

The contention: Hip Hop music is past its prime. The debaters: Dhane (Option A) vs Carver (Option B). Moderator’s epically long social media rant: 0:31 mark. […]
July 13, 2019
Mankees

MANKEES: An option A or B rant.

A brief explanation of Mankees. The definition. Agree or Bulls!t?
May 11, 2018
Option A or B

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL DEBATE REMIX: USA should maintain its nuclear deal with Iran.

The contention: USA should maintain its nuclear deal with Iran. The debaters: Rob Ames (Option A) vs Greg Brew (Option B). Moderator’s rant on Kanye’s rant: […]
April 25, 2018
Mobile dating apps are more regressive than progressive.

DATING DEBATE REMIX: Mobile dating apps are more regressive than progressive.

The contention: Mobile dating apps are more regressive than progressive. The debaters: Sara White (Option A) vs Sara Dejam (Option B). Moderator rant: 0:31 mark. Debate […]
March 17, 2018
Option A or B

A FIRESIDE CHAT ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH: Black dudes need to speak to therapists.

A FIRESIDE CHAT ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH: Black dudes need to speak to therapists. Featured guest: Willie Jackson Moderator rant: 0:31 mark. Fireside chat: 5:57 mark. Vote […]
May 25, 2017
The creation story of Option A or B.

The creation story of Option A or B.

On the 1 year anniversary of Option A or B, debate moderator Chris Canada along with 2 friends tell the story of the hilarious/life-changing event that […]

Prolific Quote

I'm not shy about heated debate or passionate discourse, but when people get crazy or rude, that's a buzzkill. There's got to be a better code of conduct, some basic etiquette.

- Mos Def
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Chris Canada

Why?


After an incident at a house party where an argument resulted in Chris Canada being called the N-word, Chris became inspired and had the vision to change the way everyday people participate-in and absorb civil discourse. So Chris created the Option A or B debate society, where essentially any and all people, from anywhere and everywhere, can debate any and all topics, with a moderator, and release each debate as a podcast episode for the world to listen to and interact with.

Since we are fortunate enough to live in times where the human race is virtually connected, Option A or B's purpose is to leverage this technology as a tool of liberation, bring different ideas and opinions together in a positive way, and highlight the real truth, people are a lot more alike than they are different.

The Moderator


Chris is a world expert in digital conflict resolutions, raised in the 253 and now resides in the 212. With 30+ years of arguing experience, Chris believes to be the best pound for pound debater of all time, but is now satisfied with the role of an exhibition debater (basically like Apollo Creed in Rocky IV). Chris also enjoys being a moderator for Option A or B, instead of giving people that work (similar to how Darth Vader did people in the last scene of Rogue One). Lastly, Chris feels very strongly that toxic tribalism is wack AF!
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