Two Ways to Argue Better

“Listen to people, get them to think about their own experience, and highlight your common humanity.”

Most arguments are pointless because the tactics most people use when arguing aren’t ones that actually sway opinions or beliefs.

Brian Resnick breaks down scientific research that reveals two ways to argue betterincluding to use the other side’s morals against them and to listen because your ideological opponents want to feel like they’ve been heard.

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