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What Radical Atheists Can Teach Us About Talking With Trump Voters

Three strategies nonbelievers use to dissuade the faithful.

Karin Tamerius
Jun 1 · 5 min read
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Street epistemologists are cracking the code on sowing doubt in folks whose beliefs are grounded in faith, not fact. You can too.

Three great tips from street epistemologists

1. Don’t talk about what folks know — talk about how they know it.

2. Ask people to rate their confidence in their beliefs.

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3. Ask, “Under what conditions could your belief be false?”

Much more to learn

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Karin Tamerius

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Changing the world by changing minds. Writer & activist. Smart Politics founder. Expert in political psychology & psychiatry. Twitter: @tamerius

Progressively Speaking

Practical information, analysis, and advice for Democrats, progressives, and other folks on the left.

Karin Tamerius

Written by

Changing the world by changing minds. Writer & activist. Smart Politics founder. Expert in political psychology & psychiatry. Twitter: @tamerius

Progressively Speaking

Practical information, analysis, and advice for Democrats, progressives, and other folks on the left.

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