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[catalogued under 19. Language / F. Communication / 1. Rhetoric]

Full Idea

Often we can convince members of other cultures only by socializing them into our culture.

Gist of Idea

Often socialising people is the only way to persuade them


Martin Kusch (Knowledge by Agreement [2002], Ch.19)

Book Reference

Kusch,Martin: 'Knowledge by Agreement' [OUP 2004], p.276

A Reaction

This looks both true and interesting, and is good support for Kusch's communitarian epistemology. What actually persuades certainly doesn't have to be reasons, and may be almost entirely social.