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Persuasion - What is it?

Today we spent the day with Wendy Keay-Bright, being introduced back to the Subject module, for our new project, ‘Persuasion’.

Firstly, what is persuasion?

Persuasion attempts to influence people’s beliefs, attitudes, intentions, motivations, or behaviours in relation to an event, idea, or object. 739 more words

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It's True

Persuasive arguments win the day, not necessarily the best ideas. The best ideas frequently lose for lack of persuasive defenders.

Truth has died a thousand deaths… 95 more words

2 Ways To Be More Persuasive - The Super Self - Love Technique!

I’m not a narcissist. At all.

Wasn’t raised to be.

Honestly, I had low confidence in myself until I found Improv Comedy at 19.

It gave me some good social confidence. 697 more words

For Darkness Shows The Stars -- Diana Peterfreund

Taken from my Goodreads review and slightly edited. 

A sci-fi retelling of persuasion? It’s real? It exists? Apparently so. And for me? It delivered.

Let’s be clear, the world building is strange. 432 more words

"I'm just trying to make you think"

Milo Yiannopoulos‘s rise and flameout remind me of people who justify saying deliberately provocative and even outrageous calumnies with an excuse like “I’m just trying to make you think by shocking you out of your old, hidebound habits of mind.” 198 more words


Trump - Persuasion or Propaganda?

In everyday speech, Persuasion and Propaganda are used interchangeably. They are, however different terms; Propaganda uses persuasive strategies but is often used to negate a topic¬†(Jowett & O’Donnell, 2012). 581 more words


Interview with Maria Grace & Giveaway

Hello everyone,

Maria Grace has been an important name in the Jane Austen community for many years. She has written several fiction books and novellas celebrating our dear characters from Pride & Prejudice, but also some non fiction works where she shares with us the costumes in regency, namely… 1,081 more words

Pride And Prejudice