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Mar 7th, 2017

Are Productive Disagreements Possible?

By |Categories: Career, Communication, Psychology|

The most effective arguments, the ones that transform nations, win elections, and guide popular culture, are almost never the ones that follow the ground rules of productive debate. More often they are cynical appeals to emotion, cognitive bias, and the sort of tribalism that makes critical thinking seem unwise, dangerous, or even treasonous.