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How to Manipulate People

How to Manipulate People
Emotion vs. Logic: "The easiest way to manipulate people—especially Americans—" Usually true and this makes me sad. But, its not always true. I find it helpful to apply the TV/Politics test. TV: Grey's Anatomy or House? Politics: Palin or Buckley? If they can't answer either of these questions, then just tell them what you want IS what they want in an authoritative manner and they'll probably do it.

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