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Avoid stony indifference: prime your audiences directly

October 13, 2018

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A well-crafted message is only a message if people are ready to receive it and understand it.

Why Folks Don’t Help: A Hypothesis, Plausible Responses, And The Foundations of A Communications Strategy

April 9, 2009

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Some background assumptions: Most people are good, well-meaning, want to improve the well-being of others (especially the worse-off), and can in fact improve the well-being of othersĀ (especially the worse-off). The problem: Most persons could do more than they are presently doing to improve the well-being of others (especially the worse-off) and could do so at […]

Another Important Discovery! February 2009. A Tuesday. Eleven-ish.

February 18, 2009

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In a previous post (this one here), I suggested — rather formally — that it is a mistake to try to interpret another person’s understanding of the world, her intentions, and her behaviors by simply assuming her understanding of the world, her intentions, and her behaviors are much like one’s own. People are different and, […]