Archive for September 10, 2007

Room for an argument

People are usually more convinced
by reasons they discovered themselves
than by those found out by others.
Blaise Pascal

There is no better way to win an argument, than by having your opponent agree with you.

That pithy summary of how to win an argument is perhaps a bit too much tongue in cheek for most tastes, but it just happens to be true. If your side of the argument is logically true then you don’t need to ‘win’ the argument, you just need your opponent to discover that they agree with you.
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September 10, 2007 at 9:37 am 6 comments


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