A good read focusing on Trump’s actions and how coverage of those activities often misses the mark. Trump’s activities are all about Persuasion!
Once our brain hooks onto an idea, it’s difficult to let it go. In the face of evidence against our ideas (and therefor our identity), we often dig in deeper and support those ideas even more.
A persuasive message that hits the right notes can get your foot in the door.
“In fact, we’re hallucinating all the time, including right now. It’s just that when we agree about our hallucinations… We call that reality.”
Great rundown of persuasion techniques… to use against yourself!