The Art of Argumentation By Wendy McElroy

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Everyone needs to know their way around the art of argumentation. It can be tremendously frustrating to know you are correct on an issue and yet be unable to convince anyone else of that. In this guide, liberty legend Wendy McElroy finally gives you the strategic framework you need to keep your head and spread the message of freedom.

She explains exactly how to handle yourself and your opponent in a civil argument — and what to do when things get uncivil. When you’re done reading, you’ll be able to practice the art of argumentation with extreme ease.

Arguing about issues of freedom? Learn how to Sell Liberty like Don Draper.

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  •  Mike Vroman

    What is your truth?

    Is your truth objective or subjective? Can you identify your truth, or are you still looking for it?

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  •  Mike Reid

    The Art of Argumentation

    Kick off the discussion on Wendy McElroy’s guide, The Art of Argumentation! It can be tremendously frustrating to know you are correct on an issue and yet be unable to convince anyone else of that. In this guide, liberty legend Wendy McElroy finally gives you the strategic framework you need to keep your head and spread the message of freedom. She explains exactly how to handle yourself and your opponent in a civil argument — and what to do when things get uncivil. Got questions for Wendy? Comments, observations or elaborations? Either reply here or create a new discussion using the tag Guide_the-art-of-argumentation

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  •  Andrew David

    Great Advice for A/Libt Rhetoric

    Thought I’d pass this along to those interested. The essential message is to ‘sell anything’, one should start with the ‘why’, then rationalize that why with the ‘how’ and the ‘what’. He keeps saying “People don’t buy what you do, they buy WHY you do it.” So this is really about using moral language first. Skip to 2:00.

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