This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)
Instead of challenging someone's existing belief, which always leads to resistance, it is much better to connect your own position to their beliefs.
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If you appear to be giving the other side’s position a thoughtful review, then the solution you propose will seem to be far more sensible. Furthermore, your opponent may come to your side without you having to do anything other than listening.
When people disagree with us we assume they are ignorant … that they lack information. So we try to convince them with information. It seldom works.
When knowledge is put to the test, our familiarity with things leads to an (unwarranted) overconfidence about how they work.
Most of the time others won’t test their knowledge either. This is the beginning of how we start to show others or even ourselves that our view of the world might need updating.
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.”