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Love Your Enemies… If You Want To Change Their Mind

12 Oct

If you actually want to persuade somebody else, attacking that other person will drive that person farther in the other direction and it will alienate the people who are listening to your interchange,” Brooks says. ” … To condemn the person is suboptimal because you will never persuade somebody else that what you’re doing is anything more than a character assassination.

NPR: Love Your Enemies And Maaaybe You’ll Get Them To Agree With You

 
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Posted by on October 12, 2019 in cognitive science, religion

 

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