That’s a debate we’ll get into later…Well, not a debate–it’ll be me clarifying.  -R.S.

You can try to convince yourself that you’re having a debate with a professor but when it comes down to it, you’re probably only debating to the extent that the professor allows.  And even if you do debate something in a class, your grade is not something you want to debate so your exam better be lining up with what that professor thinks…