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Conversational Terrorism

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 Conversational Terrorism2003-02-19 21:46
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Seb mentions a site with an excellent and comprehensive lexicon of ways to "win" in a conversation by dirty communication tricks. It would be valuable for most people to be very aware of these mind tricks so that you might be prepared, and so you might avoid the diversions others are trying to pull on you.
"As you mature emotionally (or mentally, or spiritually), you will grow out of your present way of thinking, and you will eventually come around to my point of view"

"You weren't breast fed as a child, were you?"

"Well, if you think me such a terrible, horrible person..."

"Your last sentence ended with a preposition. Please restate it properly."

"You said this happened five years before Hitler came to power. Why are you so fascinated with Hitler? Are you anti-Semitic?"

Join a Health Spa: "Don't you care about your own body?"

"I don't want to spend a lot of time on this, but..." (blah, blah, blah...)
There's a ton more.

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1 May 2016 @ 11:05 by Starr @ : bVEzzAJUfori
Surnsiripg to think of something like that  

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