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  •  This is what the No on 8 campaign (0+ / 0-)

    completely failed to do: they didn't tell anybody's stories. Their opponents did, and it worked; they were fake stories, but stories they were. Most people are persuaded by narratives, not by abstractions (needless to say, we have to use real narratives rather than phony ones), but persuasion attempts without narratives are doomed to work at best on a geek-to-geek basis.

    There is nothing so practical as a good theory—Kurt Lewin

    by ebohlman on Wed Dec 17, 2008 at 04:02:05 AM PST

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