The Upward Politics Project Episode 2

Do Arguments in Politics Entirely Different This episode will provide insight into how to handle a political argument. Taking stock of what an argument is and understanding the structure and statistics of the argument are is key in reducing the tension. The take away here is to hopefully be able to approach arguments now without…

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How to Really Win Political Arguments

Run a search on how to win political arguments and you will come up with different tactics. Most assume people have taken sides and try their best to help the reader best their opponent. Some list some good ideas like listening without interruption, empathize with people’s values, appeal to hearts and minds, etc. However, not…

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We Are Political Info-Stackers

As practitioners of The Upward Politics Project, we are info-stackers and not side-takers. We hold the realization that, in each individual, is a whole new way of looking at just one topic. We extract from them and collect rather than compete, attack, and defend. We never stop learning We gather info and opinions, then we…

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There is Only One Real Label

All of these labels have to originate from somewhere, don’t they? Think about it, down a long enough timeline there was an epicenter where each label started. Maybe it was a small group, maybe it came from just one person. And one way of looking at this is that the people who made these are…

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Labels and Groups

When it comes to labels, they front-load ignorance of an individual on the part of the person who just used it to describe somebody or a group. Once a label is used, it redirects all the things you could learn from somebody or about somebody to a one-word gloss over. If the label is used…

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