The conversation is an ability, and if you want to hone it, you need to start with its basics.Quick and easy listening experience to check yourself and touch up on how to have respectful and civil discourse around opposing ideas. Recognising this brings us to perhaps the most important aspect of having impossible conversation, honesty about our own assumptions and ideological commitments.If I had the foresight to NOT purchase this book, I would have avoided it. Kants Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten Stop playing their game.It is possible to make a valuable deduction from conversations like these.
While some other readers seem to have found this to be manipulative and contrived, I did not find it to be so, because the authors spend a good deal of time illustrating how YOU may be the one that needs to change your opinion and how to model the kind of behavior you want from your conversational partner, specifically the ability to change your mind.The world would be a better place if everyone read this book. Perhaps the first person to crack that especially tough nut can write another book.Invite and listen to counterarguments. Das achte Opfer / Julia Durant Bd.2 Authors Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay have tackled this problem in their latest book, How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide.Recast an idea in moral terms that re less likely to evoke defense and more likely to resonate.