Debate

Debate Debate

Debate can seem to be both scary and a waste of time.  But, if you want to win arguments, get your proposals past your boss, or just survive a random flame war on SNS, getting good debate skills is essential. So, what can be done?

The articles below should help you win more arguments and avoid loser thinking. Please take a look.

 

Debate

What are debate’s 4 basic rules, and how to think better

Most of us are not comfortable with debate. However, in business and also the SNS world it is unavoidable. So, how can ...
Debate

Why should you care about debate?

If I were to mention the word debate, what would be the first image that comes to mind? It may be two teams of college ...
Debate

How To Duel with Questionable Experts and Win

In 1848 poor people were dying of cholera right and left. It was a truly horrible situation. The actual numbers vary, b...
Debate

How Not To Be Fooled By Models

If you have seen the news, there seems to be a lot of complaints about models. One was that a model that predicted that...
Debate

Making Everyday Decisions Better With Thought Experiments

Consider a very basic problem of the universe: "Why aren't sheep green?" It would seem to make sense if sheep were bett...
Debate

What Would Elon Musk Do? Thinking About First Principles

If you wanted a rocket to Mars what would you do? Building one would be a pain, so probably getting someone else to bu...
Bias

Backfire Effect: Why Good Evidence And Sound Logic Doesn`t Matter

When arguments backfire! John worked so hard to convince that "crazy" uncle of his that he is right and his uncle wr...
Bias

How One Bias Can Help You

"Biases make our judgments irrational!" Or so says the yourbias.is website. Is that really a bad thing? The thinking i...
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