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How To Disagree

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How To Disagree How To Disagree

Insight and empathy spring from the clash of different perspectives. In a world where it’s easier than ever for people to share their opinions, we should be reaping the benefits of diverse views. Instead, we too often find ourselves mired in hostility or – worse – avoiding disagreement altogether.

Ian Leslie draws on essential lessons on how to disagree well from world-class experts: interrogators, hostage negotiators, divorce mediators, diplomats, and addiction counsellors. He tells inspiring stories of productive disagreements, from the invention of the aeroplane to the success of The Rolling Stones and combines them with fascinating insights from the science of human communication.

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