Cognitame

'I knew enough-which was almost nothing, but still enough-to suspect that Plato was so popular and enduring because he was the most obvious proto-Christian among the swarm of pagan philosophers.' -Barbara Ehrenreich, Living with a Wild God
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Curing Bias with Curiosity

We all have bias. It's unavoidable. But we can minimize it with a little curiosity about the world around us.

Persuasion Through Moral Arguments

Being persuasive in a political discussion may be easier than you think. All you have to do is listen for the right cues.

Is Darryl Perry Making Ideological Progress?

Darryl W. Perry of Free Keene showed hints of ideological progress. However, he still using heuristics as weapons against his opponents. Will he ditch the cult?

7 Ways to Win An Argument Online

A new study analyzed the ChageMyView subreddit to find out what the common factors were that caused people to change their minds in online discussion.

Speech Is More Persuasive Than Text

Studies have found that audio is more persuasive for arguments than text. Even being in person is more persuasive than that.

The Image Problem and Its Solution

Libertarianism, without a doubt, has an image problem. I identify that problem and provide a solution through science and proven knowledge.

5 Ways to Win Any Argument

Charisma on Command gives 5 ways to win any argument. Start by asking yourself what you want and what they want? Make an effort to understand their position...