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

Agree? or Bullsh!t?

Either way, we're all about civilly championing the diversity of thought.

May 25, 2016
kobe vs lebron

KOBE vs LeBRON DEBATE: LeBron James in his prime is greater than Kobe Bryant in his prime.

The contention: LeBron James in his prime is greater than Kobe Bryant in his prime. The debaters: Alvin (Option A) vs Jay (Option B). Moderator rant: […]
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 […]
January 9, 2020
Advertising does more harm than good

MARKETING DEBATE: Advertising does more harm than good regarding how we consume.

The contention: Advertising does more harm than good regarding how we consume. The debaters: Jay from Marcy Projects (A) vs Dave Levine (B). Bill Hicks rant: […]
January 26, 2017
Iran Nuclear Deal Debate

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL DEBATE: 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 rant: 0:31 mark. Debate […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
May 25, 2016
Pac vs Biggie Debate

2PAC vs BIGGIE DEBATE: 2pac is a greater rapper than Biggie.

The contention: 2pac was a greater rapper than Biggie. The debaters: Mike Will (Option A) vs Elvis Maduro (Option B). Moderator rant: 0:32 mark. Debate introduction: […]
May 25, 2016
use of the n-word

N-WORD DEBATE: All people should stop saying the N-word.

The contention: All people should stop saying the N-word. The debaters: Landon Dais (Option A) vs Tito Hill (Option B). Moderator rant: 0:32 mark. Debate introduction: […]
November 10, 2018
Paying College Athletes

PAYING COLLEGE ATHLETES DEBATE REMIX: FBS College Football players should be paid more than just a scholarship.

The contention: FBS College Football players should be paid more than just a scholarship. The debaters: Shana Renee (Option A) vs Chuck City (Option B). Moderator […]
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
ChrisCanada-OptionAorB-Moderator

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.

About 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! #CancelYourself
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