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Me in brief. I:  
 
* Coach people in clearing anger, bitterness & other negative emotions
 
* Coach people in clearing anger, bitterness & other negative emotions
 
* Have worked in sustainability knowledge-sharing
 
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1yz/levels_of_communication/ Levels of communication]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1yz/levels_of_communication/ Levels of communication]
 
* Related: [http://lesswrong.com/lw/7jp/rational_communication/]
 
* Related: [http://lesswrong.com/lw/7jp/rational_communication/]
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What's happening in your reasoning brain:
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* [[Arguments as soldiers]] (in brief)
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gw/politics_is_the_mindkiller/ Politics is the Mind-Killer] – "Politics is an important domain to which we should individually apply our rationality—but it's a terrible domain in which to learn rationality, or discuss rationality, unless all the discussants are already rational." & "it doesn't matter whether (you think) the [specific political party] really is at fault.  It's just better for the spiritual growth of the community to discuss the issue without invoking [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gt/a_fable_of_science_and_politics color politics]."
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gz/policy_debates_should_not_appear_onesided/ Policy Debates Should Not Appear One-Sided] – "Two primary drivers of policy-one-sidedness are the [http://lesswrong.com/lw/lg/the_affect_heuristic/ affect heuristic] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just-world_fallacy just-world fallacy]."
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Being understood:
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gm9/philosophical_landmines/ Philosophical Landmines] – "If something you say makes people go off on a spiral of bad philosophy, don't get annoyed with them, just fix what you say. This is just being a communications consequentialist."
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** Responding to a landmine explosion: It may be best to "abort the conversation." Alternatively, [http://lesswrong.com/lw/gm9/philosophical_landmines/8fc8 a commenter suggests], "stop taking sides and talk about the plus and minuses of each side."
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* Inferential distance:
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** [[Inferential distance|in brief]]
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** [http://lesswrong.com/lw/kh/explainers_shoot_high_aim_low/ Explainers Shoot High. Aim Low!] – "we tend to enormously underestimate the effort required to properly explain things."
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** [http://lesswrong.com/lw/kg/expecting_short_inferential_distances/ Expecting Short Inferential Distances] (explaining in evolutionary terms why this is such a problem today)
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* Off-LW: [http://measureofdoubt.com/2012/06/11/be-a-communications-consequentialist/ Be a Communications Consequentialist], Jesse Galef.
  
 
Relevant biases and fallacies:  
 
Relevant biases and fallacies:  

Revision as of 15:01, 1 December 2014

Me in brief. I:

  • Coach people in clearing anger, bitterness & other negative emotions
  • Have worked in sustainability knowledge-sharing
  • Know about wikis. I help run Appropedia, the sustainability wiki

A communication sequence?

I'd like a communication sequence. Here are some initial links and ideas.

What's happening in your reasoning brain:

Being understood:

Relevant biases and fallacies:


Emotion and making sense:

Disagreeing:

Related articles, off-LW:

  • Mary Beard's dealing with trolls
  • [ Dan Dennett’s Guide to Better Arguments]


Dealing with negative emotions

(Againstness, noticing)