A Philosopher’s 350-Year-Old Trick to Get People to Change Their Minds is Now Backed up by Psychologists – The Power of Ideas

Blaise Pascal, a 17th century philosopher is best know for his theory “Pascal’s Wager”, which says that believing in God is the most pragmatic decision. But what you may not know is that he had some psychology theories too. As Brain Pickings points out, Pascal found the most effective way to change someone’s mind: When we […]

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