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America Goes To War…Too Often, Too Easily

What You Say When Someone Tells You That The US Needs To Attack Iran or Send Troops to Syria by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Tell them that the decision to send the American military anywhere needs to be a Congressional decision. … Continue reading

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How To Disagree With Someone That You Like

What You Say To A Friend When You Disagree, and How You Should Say It By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. There was a wonderful example of the right way to disagree with someone that you like during a recent episode of … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Shows How To Negotiate, How To Argue

What You Say When You Want To Make A Point Cautiously by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Why in the world would you ever want to make a point cautiously? Benjamin Franklin explained why in his Autobiography,  Just in case you haven’t … Continue reading

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How To Agree To Disagree: A Useful Example by Rachel Maddow

What You Say When You Can’t Agree, But Want To Continue The Discussion by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If the other individual has expressed a point of view that you can’t agree with, and you’ve had a chance to say what … Continue reading

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How To Make A Point When You Disagree

What You Say When You Disagree by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When you disagree, watch your words whether you’re responding in person or writing a letter.  You want to avoid quarrelling if possible. Arguments yes. Quarrels no. But you do want … Continue reading

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HOW TO DISAGREE

Learn To Disagree Without Being Disagreeable We know this is a cliché, but it expresses an important truth, whether you’re arguing with a friend or doing a media interview. Recently we heard on national TV a beautiful power phrase.  We … Continue reading

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