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Counter Arts

The ‘Affinity’ Fallacy

Another person’s identity-based similarity to me won’t increase the likelihood of them persuading me

Photo by Kumpan Electric on Unsplash

Amidst the ongoing quest to achieve social justice, there has been an overriding assumption made by many well-meaning (and other not-so-well-meaning) leaders. It’s a default premise that “most people” can be more effectively educated about new levels of…

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Anthony Eichberger

Anthony Eichberger

Gay. Millennial. Pagan/Polytheist. Disabled. Rural-Born. Politically-Independent. Fashion-Challenged. Rational Egoist. Survivor. #AgriWarrior (Deal With It!)