Persuasion Articles of the Week

Image "distant distance" by Rennett Stowe, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Two sides to every story… Image “distant distance” by Rennett Stowe, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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Why People Say NO to Your Good Ideas

It’s a knee-jerk reaction to being told what to do.


Pew: Only 14 Percent Of Americans Changed Their Minds Because Of Something On Social Media

Rarely does a loud YELL on social media change our minds.


Yuval Noah Harari extract: ‘Humans are a post-truth species’

We survive, and thrive, regardless of truth. This is a fascinating excerpt from Harari’s upcoming book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.


Rudy Giuliani tries to clarify ‘truth isn’t truth’ statement

Spoken like a lawyer and known by everyone, we can have two sides to a story. The article is written like a “gotcha!” but the video clip shows otherwise.


Who Wins in the Name Game?

Like Dennis the Dentist and Bill the Accountant, names shape our futures and our prospects greatly. Like in a great many situations, we’re biased.