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Five ways to talk to your family and friends about the climate crisis (and other things) this Christmas

1. Just the facts

“People think in terms of conceptual structures called frames and metaphors. It’s not just the facts.”

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2. Make it personal, and tell stories

“The human mind is a story processor, not a logic processor

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3. Make it urgent

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4. Avoid refutations, and denialist framing

It is important not to act like a publicist for claims you disagree with, no matter how satisfying it is to call people out.

5. If all else fails get non-violent

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