Tag: persuasion

Health, Persuasion

Persuasion and Fat

  The Easiest Formula for Mastering Persuasion, Losing Weight, and Avoiding Disease (video) “Persuasion” is part of my job title. When you’re a persuasion professional, you get a lot of questions about persuasion. Some are sincere. Others are skeptical, like, “Okay, persuasion boy, persuade me to give you a hundred dollars.” Persuasion doesn’t work like …

Islamofascism

How to Destroy Radical Islam Without Firing a Shot

You probably know that I admire Scott Adams quite a bit. He’s brilliantly predicted everything Trump has done. And he’s not finished dazzling us with his prediction skills. Yesterday he made a prediction of how we’ll kill ISIS. It isn’t pretty. He’s not advocating what will happen. He’s just telling us what will happen. I’m …

2016 Election, Political Psychology

Caution: Identifying as ‘NeverTrump’ Changes Your Brain

When a person declares himself “NeverTrump,” he thinks he’s making a political statement. Or a moral one. But he’s not. He’s making a psychological commitment that’s very difficult and painful to break. Identity is the highest, most powerful form of persuasion. Identity also drives our decisions in parts of the brain we don’t really have …

Political Psychology

Use This One Word Because It Makes You More Influential

Don’t ask me to explain why the human brain works the way it does. And don’t ask me how scientists get the idea for some experiments. Instead, take note of the most influential work in the English language, because I want you to be more influential. What’s that one word? It’s not “you” or “free” or …