To tell someone they’re wrong, first tell them how they’re right — Quartz

Very interesting read.

The 17th century philosopher Blaise Pascal is perhaps best known for Pascal’s Wager which, in the first formal use of decision theory, argued that believing in God is the most pragmatic decision. But it seems the French thinker also had a knack for psychology. As Brain Pickings points out, Pascal set out the most effective way to get someone to change their mind, centuries before experimental psychologists began to formally study persuasion

Source: To tell someone they’re wrong, first tell them how they’re right — Quartz

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