With the holidays already here, Danny and Michael decide that they need a refresher course on how to not destroy a lively party with our radioactive ideas so we enlist the help of Jon Torres of Logical Anarchy to chat about “picking your battles” in the war of ideas. We recounting our most successful conversations, our worst failures, and the hard won lessons we’ve learned for engaging with those who disagree with our beliefs.
- The Logical Anarchy Podcast (check them out now!)
- How to Talk to Vets and Soldiers
- Michael was referring to a quote from Neil Stephenson’s seminal cyberpunk novel, Cryptonomicon. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”