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barachiki:

barachiki:

The Holmes brothers step outside for a quick ice lolly break.

barachiki:

barachiki:

The Holmes brothers step outside for a quick ice lolly break.

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14 hours ago
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foodiebeary:

常聚。

#taiwan #taipei #cantonesefood #foodie #food #instagood #foodgram #iphonephotography #yum

foodiebeary:

常聚。

#taiwan #taipei #cantonesefood #foodie #food #instagood #foodgram #iphonephotography #yum

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15 hours ago
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wildcat2030:

wanderingwanderingstar:

If I want to persuade you, what I need to do is pitch my arguments so that they’re in the range of a bubble around your current belief; it’s not too far from your current belief, but it’s within this bubble. 

If your belief is that you’re really, really anti-guns, let’s say, and I want to move you a bit, if I come along and say, “here’s the pro-gun position,” you’re actually going to move further away. Okay? It’s outside the bubble of things that I can consider as reasonable. We all have these latitudes around our beliefs, our values, our attitudes, which teams are ok to root for, and so on, and these bubbles move. They flex. When you’re drunk, or when you’ve had a good meal, or when you’re with people you care about versus strangers, these bubbles flex and move in different ways. Getting two groups to work together is about trying to get them to a place where their bubbles overlap, not their ideas, not their beliefs, but the bubbles that surround their ideas. Once you do that, you don’t try to get them to go to the other position, you try to get them to see there’s some common ground that you don’t share, but that you think would not be a crazy position to hold. There’s the old Carlin bit about when you drive on the road: anyone going faster than me is a maniac and anyone going slower than me is a jerk. That that’s the way we live our lives. We’re always going the right speed, and everybody else is missing the boat. We don’t take into account that I’m going fast today because I’ve got to get to the hospital, or I’m going slow today because I know I had something to drink, and I shouldn’t have, so I’m going to drive real slow. We don’t take those things into account. We just think whatever I’m doing is the right thing, and we have to recognize there’s this space around those, and if we can find that overlap we can get some movement. And so that’s not a nudge idea, per se. It’s really about finding when people are in a mental space where they’re more open to other ideas, and what is often going on there is you’re trying on identities. William James said long ago that we have as many identities as people that we know, and probably more than that. We are different with different people. I’m different with my son than I am with you. We have these different identities that we try on, and they surround us. With some friends I can be more of a centrist, and with other friends I might be more of a liberal, depending on what feels like it would work in that moment, and they can all be authentic positions that I really believe at different points in time. I’m really interested in looking at that as a mechanism of persuasion when it comes to regular old persuasion, when it comes to education, when it comes to public health, and when it comes to international issues as well. It’s finding that latitude of acceptance and finding out how to use it successfully. 
http://edge.org/conversation/latitudes-of-acceptance

/We try to do this with clients, who hire us specifically for innovation, but often don’t know how it feels to recognize, accept and then embrace it.
It’s like a cross between horse whispering and aversion therapy.
This is often the case for Director level and below. Higher, and it gets easier, because you wouldn’t usually be speaking to that C-level group otherwise.

Brilliant and highly important..

wildcat2030:

wanderingwanderingstar:

If I want to persuade you, what I need to do is pitch my arguments so that they’re in the range of a bubble around your current belief; it’s not too far from your current belief, but it’s within this bubble.

If your belief is that you’re really, really anti-guns, let’s say, and I want to move you a bit, if I come along and say, “here’s the pro-gun position,” you’re actually going to move further away. Okay? It’s outside the bubble of things that I can consider as reasonable.
 
We all have these latitudes around our beliefs, our values, our attitudes, which teams are ok to root for, and so on, and these bubbles move. They flex. When you’re drunk, or when you’ve had a good meal, or when you’re with people you care about versus strangers, these bubbles flex and move in different ways. Getting two groups to work together is about trying to get them to a place where their bubbles overlap, not their ideas, not their beliefs, but the bubbles that surround their ideas. Once you do that, you don’t try to get them to go to the other position, you try to get them to see there’s some common ground that you don’t share, but that you think would not be a crazy position to hold.
 
There’s the old Carlin bit about when you drive on the road: anyone going faster than me is a maniac and anyone going slower than me is a jerk. That that’s the way we live our lives. We’re always going the right speed, and everybody else is missing the boat. We don’t take into account that I’m going fast today because I’ve got to get to the hospital, or I’m going slow today because I know I had something to drink, and I shouldn’t have, so I’m going to drive real slow. We don’t take those things into account. We just think whatever I’m doing is the right thing, and we have to recognize there’s this space around those, and if we can find that overlap we can get some movement. And so that’s not a nudge idea, per se. It’s really about finding when people are in a mental space where they’re more open to other ideas, and what is often going on there is you’re trying on identities.
 
William James said long ago that we have as many identities as people that we know, and probably more than that. We are different with different people. I’m different with my son than I am with you. We have these different identities that we try on, and they surround us. With some friends I can be more of a centrist, and with other friends I might be more of a liberal, depending on what feels like it would work in that moment, and they can all be authentic positions that I really believe at different points in time. I’m really interested in looking at that as a mechanism of persuasion when it comes to regular old persuasion, when it comes to education, when it comes to public health, and when it comes to international issues as well. It’s finding that latitude of acceptance and finding out how to use it successfully.
 

http://edge.org/conversation/latitudes-of-acceptance

/We try to do this with clients, who hire us specifically for innovation, but often don’t know how it feels to recognize, accept and then embrace it.

It’s like a cross between horse whispering and aversion therapy.

This is often the case for Director level and below. Higher, and it gets easier, because you wouldn’t usually be speaking to that C-level group otherwise.

Brilliant and highly important..

1 day ago
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ao0814:

all day 日本料理
#japan food #taipei  (在 柚  居酒屋)

ao0814:

all day 日本料理
#japan food #taipei (在 柚 居酒屋)

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1 day ago
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foodiebeary:

Lunch! 

#handmade #foodie #food #lunch #instafood #foodgram #summer #taipei #taiwan #taiwanesefood

foodiebeary:

Lunch!

#handmade #foodie #food #lunch #instafood #foodgram #summer #taipei #taiwan #taiwanesefood

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1 day ago
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nonconcept:

ZEB (Zero Emission Building) Pilot House in Larvik, Norway by Snohetta.

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1 day ago
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peterdicicco:

scifisweetheart:

riderjetfire:

Best moment in the whole series.

The Boulder is over his conflicted feelings.

In an alternate reality where “The Last Airbender” movie was good, I like to believe that in the Book 2 movie, they cast Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as The Boulder without a lick of irony.

Kickstarter to redo the Avatar the Last Airbender movie, and then have the second one with The Rock in it for this reason because THAT’S THE BEST FUCKING IDEA ANY FANDOM HAS EVER HAD

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14 hours ago
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nuclearnyx:

my anaconda don’t want none

unless you DEFEAT THE HUNS, SON

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15 hours ago
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coffee-coffee:

Click here for more coffee!

coffee-coffee:

Click here for more coffee!

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1 day ago
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nay-louise:

::: When you just *get* each other…

nay-louise:

::: When you just *get* each other…

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1 day ago
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There is no good and evil there is only power

There is no good and evil there is only power

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1 day ago
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