How to win every argument

How to win every argument
  1. Stay calm.
  2. Use facts as evidence for your position.
  3. Ask questions. If you can ask the right questions you can stay in control of the discussion and make your opponent scramble for answers.
  4. Use logic. Show how one idea follows another.
  5. Listen carefully.
  6. Be prepared to concede a good point.
  7. Study your opponent. Know their strengths & weaknesses.
  8. Do not get personal. Attacks on your opponent’s lifestyle, integrity or honesty should be avoided. Attack the issue not the person.

Being confident is the key to a succesful explanation.

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How to win every argument

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  • Stay calm. 
  • Use facts as evidence for your position. 
  • Ask questions. If you can ask the right questions you can stay in control of the discussion and make your opponent scramble for answers. 
  • Use logic. Show how one idea follows another. 
  • Listen carefully.
  • Be prepared to concede a good point. 
  • Study your opponent. Know their strengths & weaknesses.
  • Do not get personal. Attacks on your opponent’s lifestyle, integrity or honesty should be avoided. Attack the issue not the person.
  • Being confident is the key to a succesful explanation.




How to Win an Argument - Dos, Don'ts and Sneaky Tactics

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Win an Argument

There is not much point in having brilliant ideas if we cannot persuade people of their value. Persuasive debaters can win arguments using the force of their reason and by the skillful deployment of many handy techniques.

So how to win an argument? Here are some general dos and don’ts to help you win arguments together with some sneaky tactics to be aware of.

How to Win an Argument - Dos, Don'ts and Sneaky Tactics

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  • People think emotionally, so forget facts
  • When people are asked to explain their beliefs about how a given thing works, they’ll actually become less confident in those beliefs.
  • When people have their self-worth validated in some way, they tend to be more receptive to information that challenges their beliefs.
  • During a debate, you’re more likely to make progress if you can appeal to the moral concerns of the people that you’re talking with.

How to Win Your Next Political Argument

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