Saturday, February 15, 2014

How to make people think?

How to make people think?

Ask them a question. Ask them what they feel about so and so issue. 

All this time they're constantly being told what to think. For the first time in a long time, let them hear someone asking them what do THEY think. 

Once they've poured out the answer that was residing in their head, 
DO NOT react, even if you disagree with them. Acknowledge them, and Let them be. 

Because now the opinion, the idea has flowed out of their head and been put into words : it has come out of the darkness into the light, where it can be evaluated much better. 

After this, later that day, while they're sleeping, they'll start thinking, pondering, questioning : 
Is that what I truly believe? Is that how I really want things to be? Could there be something else here? 
Who knows, by the next morning, the same person might be thinking about an issue in another way completely.

So get your questions ready, go out there and make people think.

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