Persuasion Articles of the Week

"Brain" by wyinoue, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
“Brain” by wyinoue, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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10 Things I Learned from Verbal Judo

This book is an excellent course in persuasion and the concept of Pacing people from where they are, and Leading them to a beneficial outcome.


Are Mushrooms Medicine?

Medicine is designed to prevent or treat diseases or injuries. Food is the first line to provide fuel and nutrients, giving your body the energy and tools it needs to prevent or heal that dis-ease. There is no question in my mind that our health is directly related to our food sources. Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.


12 Laws of the Universe

You’ve heard of The Secret, where your thoughts attract things into your life and manifest your desires. Here are the full twelve laws of the universe. You might think they’re hocus pocus, and maybe they are, but they are grounded in research and scientific phenomena.


‘Fiction is outperforming reality’: how YouTube’s algorithm distorts truth

We’re inclined to believe what we see. The “availability heuristic” ensures that ideas that come readily to mind are those that we tend to believe. When algorithms decide our viewing habits for us and put specific messages into our brains, we tend to believe that is reality.