How I debate

“[Y]ou can argue until you are blue in the face and they won’t change their stance.” To be a good debater, Daniel Lemire follows three rules. One of them is shelving the idea that you’ll be able to change someone’s core stance. Instead, he says that we must find common ground and entice the other person to drop bad arguments. Even if you never change someone’s stance, he believes that the debate is still productive since you’re able to pinpoint weaknesses in arguments. Read full article here

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