How to argue

chriswaterguy:

  1. Re-express your opponent’s as clearly, vividly, and fairly as you can.
  2. List your points of agreement
  3. Mention anything you have learned from them 
  4. Only then may you say a word of disagreement

– described in detail in Daniel Dennett’s book Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking.

habitua.net/dennetts-guide-arguments/

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