The Communications Skill Will Rule the 2020 Elections

The power of the communications skill will rule the 2020 elections.. Logical analysis – careful thinking based on facts – the kind of things that educated people rely on to make day-to-day decisions – will be left in the dust. Political commentators – not news people – will dominate the discussion. Voters – especially the […]

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Conspiracy Theories and the Critical Skills

Conspiracy theories have been around for a long time and proponents of such theories use the critical skills to imbed such theories in the minds of willing listeners. Conspiracy theories can lead and have led to disastrous consequences – and we all should be aware of their existence and how they work. The Oxford English […]

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Critical Skills Tips for Cable Show Hosts

Here are some tips for cable show hosts. Think about a conclusion that your rabid followers will want to hear. Make sure that this conclusion reinforces their preconceived notions. Start your discussion by listing some “facts” that will lead your followers to your conclusion. It doesn’t make any difference if the “facts” you use are […]

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Use Critical Skills in Politics! They WORK!!

How to be an effective political communicator in politics: • Twist (or ignore) the truth of any hypothesis or premise. • Use a pre-conceived conclusion as a premise to draw whatever other conclusion you want. (BTW – this is a completely invalid way to use logic – but it works.) • Discredit those with whom […]

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