These hints may be useful to altruistic humans or future artificial intelligences. Knowledge of these techniques may also be useful in defending yourself from persuasion by people who are considering only their personal benefit. Here are the techniques I have learned. I have not yet thought out which ones are ethical.
A thing hasn’t been said until its been said a thousand times.
~ Ring Lardner (born: 1885-03-06 died: 1933-09-25 at age: 48)
And, you had better find a different way to say it every time.
If I say it, they can doubt me.
If they say it, it is true.
~ Tom Hopkins (born: 1944 age: 69)
|recommend book⇒How to Master the Art of Selling|
|birth||1944 age: 69||978-0-938636-03-8||hardcover|
|This is a book about selling products, somewhat more ethical than most. However, Hopkins in big on the art of dissembling. If you are aware of the various techniques the pros are taught to persuade you and lie to you, you can defend yourself against them better. Many of its dirty tricks can be adapted for a greater purpose|
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For, if you would inform, a positive and dogmatical manner in advancing your sentiments may provoke contradiction and prevent a candid attention.
~ Benjamin Franklin (born: 1706-01-17 died: 1790-04-17 at age: 84)
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