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Imagined Battle

The modern battlefield is located within the collective imagination of mankind. Its soldiers are the influencers that impart particular narratives within the minds of followers. Whoever tells the most persuasive tale wins. 196 more words

Thoughts

What could you learn from ‘Pre-suasion’ by Robert Cialdini (2016, 233 pages)?

To be successful, you need to sell.  You may not be in sales or even interact with customers, but you will need to sell yourself… 407 more words

Book Reviews

The British Royal Navy and Jane Austen

In referring to the cult-like following of those who extolled all things involving Admiral Horatio Nelson, Jane Austen once wrote, “I am sick of Nelson.” Yet, the author always appreciated the lives of men in the Royal Navy. 1,265 more words

British History

Sometimes There Are More Important Goals Than Civility

But even if we do assume that levying claims of racism and shame is counterproductive in persuading white people to join diverse coalitions, there is another suspect claim at work here: that persuasion is the sole end-goal for argument.

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