Persuading the Unpersuadable

What Psychology and Rhetoric Reveals about Persuasion

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I used to believe that I could persuade other people to change their opinions and beliefs by providing new facts, more thorough information, or better logical reasoning. Just give people the facts they didn’t know, the perspectives they hadn’t considered, or a compelling rationale, and they would carefully consider the new information and update their thinking…

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Eric Sentell

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