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Re: How to Increase Contributions from Volunteers

On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 07:41:38PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Anthony Towns:
> > Anyway, the real point of replying was for me to have some fun playing
> > (what I'll hereby dub) the false dichotomy game. That's where you take
> > a set of contradictory statements, and setup reasonable scenarios where,
> > in fact, both alternatives are true simultaneously.
> I'd call it the "obscure the point game", because the pairs of statements
> were meant to illustrate a difference in attitude, not a set of absolute
> contradictions. 

You can call it whatever you like. The art of compromise and consensus
building is the art of finding something that achieves apparently
conflicting goals simultaneously.

> But I think you know that.  Because you are really playing
> another game, which I'll dub "the innuendo game".


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