How to Change Someone's OpinionI've heard a couple of philosophies where it's impossible to change someone else's opinion on something. The best you can hope to do is give people more knowledge, or a new way at looking things, or help people who are undecided on an issue. I can attest, that yes, changing someone else's opinion can be a very difficult thing. But it's not impossible. Why is it so hard? Because when someone's opinion changes, they admit implicitly that they were once wrong, whether it's about the latest movie or some political movement or religion. And being "in the wrong" can lead to once innocuous things being seen as mistakes. Those mistakes, depending on the issue, can have human consequences.How to Change Someone's Opinion3 months ago in Personal More Like This
I want you to meet Bob. Bob hates fuzzy dice. He wants fuzzy dice to be illegal. I want Bob to be more accepting of fuzzy dice.
Step 1: See Where Bob is coming from
This is probably the most important step in changing someone's opinion. You need to see the other side of the issue, and if fail to