How To Do Politics

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The way you talk about politics may be perfectly justified, but does it help or hurt your cause?
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### Credits ###
Sound design by Justin Welgraven: www.justinwelgraven.com
Music is Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
r/CMV study and data from arxiv.org/pdf/1602.01103.pdf
Other major sources: www.nytimes.com/2015/11/15/opinion/sunday/the-key-to-political-persuasion.html , news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/06/the-art-of-political-persuasion/ , news.stanford.edu/2015/10/12/framing-persuasive-messages-101215/

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Feb 2, 2018




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PolyMatter 2 years ago
As someone who doesn’t use Facebook, I’m curious: Where is the worst for angry and unproductive politics? My guess is Facebook, but I also see a lot on Twitter, and I wonder if the character limit helps or hurts in this respect.
New Runrocks26
New Runrocks26 2 months ago
PolyMatter 8Chan
Jeff Whitlock
Jeff Whitlock 7 months ago
I'm going to go with a hard Twitter.
Jeff Whitlock
Jeff Whitlock 7 months ago
I'm going to go with a hard Twitter.
Arisely 10 months ago
Christopher Wibmer
spacepimpkevin 3 days ago
The old tale of the Sun and the Moon: The sun and moon debated which was stronger, they chose to test this by trying to seperate a man and his blanket who was traveling. The moon went first and blew cold harsh winds in attempt to Blow the blanket off, but it just made the mad wrap around it tighter. When the sun had it's turn, it just heated the man and the man removed the blanket. Persuasion and logic are better than force and shame.
Alex Mazzarelli
Alex Mazzarelli 7 days ago
Donald Trump should watch this.
DirtIsCake 15 days ago
Your gist point is why basically everyone hates Trump now. He has done like 2 things considered bad, and now he is the most racist man living. Smh
Courageous Tom
Courageous Tom 20 days ago
So in other words.. Lie Just Lie a lot
Syed Iftikhar Ali
Polymatter"aff" ?!!!!!!!!???
Kyn Chan
Kyn Chan Month ago
Learn to lie very well.
Marshall Rojas
Marshall Rojas Month ago
1:30 what if I repel everyone and everything? Then what?
Dhruva Shah
Dhruva Shah 2 months ago
A very good non-political video about politics
LAST MAN STANDING 2 months ago
Knowledge Is Key
Knowledge Is Key 3 months ago
*I always make it a point to research my positions. Sometimes it takes me a while, but eventually, I come to the most logical position.* Take De-regulation; This is a very simplified explanation of deregulation and it is far more complicated but in general: too much de-regulation causes asset bubbles which leads to boom-bust cycles and hurts the workers as well as the economy (wealth gap increases and likely causes monopolies), but just the right amount (paired with good regulation on how companies treat workers) can protect workers whilst increasing the GDP, can stabilize the economy, protect the environment, provide low cost goods and services for all, and stop businesses from taking advantage of the government and the consumer. Too much regulation costs the economy big time and hurts the economy/consumers in a completely different way, but the damage is much less than too much deregulation. All in all, In would prefer a government that regulated in some areas of the economy (healthcare, environment, workers protections, some social issues etc) while simultaneously de-regulating other areas of the economy. *Too many regulations undermine the entire goal of regulation; to benefit the social well being of the people. It's like the pacifist issue.* EDIT: _lol nobody is going to read this_
Knowledge Is Key
Knowledge Is Key 3 months ago
*"A pacifist is someone who is committed to none violence, but a true believer is someone who accepts the violence that prevents greater atrocities."* Oof, That one is going to stick. I love it.
Grimm Reaper
Grimm Reaper 3 months ago
Rules for rulers >
Kayse Ibrahim
Kayse Ibrahim 3 months ago
Why are you, using the Somali flag
EmperorCaesus 3 months ago
Ser jeg dansk?
New Runrocks26
New Runrocks26 2 months ago
EmperorCaesus ja. Ihvertfald lige nu
ghost king
ghost king 3 months ago
lol the tekst i denis and am from denmark
skra skra
skra skra 3 months ago
Henry Sanders
Henry Sanders 3 months ago
This could essentially be an ad for Pete Buttigieg!
Christian Oliver
Christian Oliver 3 months ago
Step 1 focus individuals step 2 congrats you translated step 3 this is a hidden message step 4 you win nothing 5:20
B.O.J. 3 months ago
Moviebob shoul probably see this video
Akari no Yami
Akari no Yami 3 months ago
Where was the last time someone changed my mind by bla bla, well last week, shocking i know. Mob be mob tho
theboredbrowser 4 months ago
You should take the Somali flag out of the thumbnail. It made me hesitant to click on this. Otherwise, great job!
DADWEYNAHA , 4 months ago
is that flag on the thumbnail is our Somalia flag?
Wolf 4 months ago
One day I hope I can behind that podium protecting Americas rights as a Congressman, Ambassador, Senator, and President. I personally have passion for the gov. and politics and I hope to get a degree in political science and put it to use.
Coco康納 4 months ago
Me lives in China Our Leader is correct Me: wishing i could say what i want
Hank Yarbo
Hank Yarbo 4 months ago
wait a minute.... this is the most important video of our time
Nicky h225
Nicky h225 4 months ago
Show this video to Kim jong un
Badger Cord
Badger Cord 4 months ago
anyone notice the blue Somali flag?
its lit
its lit 4 months ago
i tell people this and they tell me that im just ignorant and to shut up. that’s why im going to major in political science to continue to learn ab politics and be less and less close minded.
Conservative Awakeners
Thanks a lot! Great video quality
cataphracts123 4 months ago
There's actually a strategy called Mobying where a person tries to infiltrate a social/political group and then takes the most socially unacceptable or decisive stance on a hot topic in order to divide and sow strife among said social group. I despise it for its deceptiveness, but I think it happens a lot, and it plays off ideas in this video a bit. Really nice video and quite helpful
Aphro 4 months ago
Haha I clicked cuz I saw my county’s flag and thought it might be mentioned 😂 kind of glad it wasn’t, politics isn’t looking so good right now :(
Luky0805 4 months ago
0:10 *good joke about Milos Zeman* :D
KeoneArt 4 months ago
... isn’t *PRIDE* a sin ?!
Alex 5 months ago
If you disagree with someone, you are basically Hitler.
Bruno56 5 months ago
Two things I totally distrust: politics & religions. All full of hypocrite assholes. And media doesn't help. Also full of assholes.
Daniel B C Fernandes
This video rocks 👏🏻 thanks a lot and congratulations 👏🏻
Z Z 6 months ago
How to do politics- kiss Israel’s ass and lie
Politics are bullshit and a waste of time
MS3300 6 months ago
Why is there a flag of Somalia in the thumbnail? (;
MS3300 4 months ago
@ِ are you somali too?
MS3300 4 months ago
@ِ yes of course!!!
Brandon Stennett
Brandon Stennett 7 months ago
Can you explain why Sweden has no bail ? Would help us understand ASAP.
CGI Future
CGI Future 7 months ago
That Somalian flag tho I am Somali
iszalac Tm
iszalac Tm 7 months ago
i was thinking about helping my country somalia and suddenly i find this video and surprisingly i find that my flag is on the thumbnail.. ✌️
shjandy shjandy
shjandy shjandy 7 months ago
been thinking about getting into politics for years. sadly libertarians are the black sheep of political parties -.-
AMAN SHARMA 7 months ago
Akshay B Tachaparambil
1.Learn how to lie. 2.Tell lies 3.Become a politician
D Smith
D Smith 7 months ago
I have always thought to be politically correct would be morally wrong is why they sell it to you as politically correct because they can’t sell you something that is morally wrong.
Mahad Omar
Mahad Omar 7 months ago
Why the somali and Vietnam flags
Jimy Piha
Jimy Piha 7 months ago
Right wingers are way more comfortable approaching through arguments.
Manka 7 months ago
That's our flag 🇸🇴
Dichotomy & Balance
Dichotomy & Balance 8 months ago
If you like Pinker I highly HIGHLY recommend reading The Coddling of the American Mine by Jonathan Haidt. It's amazing and seeks to explain the polarity we see today and shines a light on the exclusionary practices of those that practice intersectionality, and victim culture.
Kyle Elyk
Kyle Elyk 8 months ago
came from LEMMINO 🥰
Natural Resourcess
Natural Resourcess 8 months ago
The blue flag is Somalia's One Proud to be Somali !!
Hat Rægaard
Hat Rægaard 8 months ago
5:23 im danish lol
Evan Silversun
Evan Silversun 9 months ago
You are very good at your core methodology. Great video.
Majorohminus 9 months ago
The universe moves forward, conservatives always lose in the long run. So just keep telling them they are retarded and eventually they will go insane and you will win.
laxit shah
laxit shah 9 months ago
Join BJP
Akalaider XD
Akalaider XD 9 months ago
Jeg viste ikke du kunne dansk
Dylan 9 months ago
Basically the flaws in democracy and why we should switch system to... (Idk AnarcoCommunism seems like the best alternative system)
Márton Kardos
Márton Kardos 9 months ago
5:20 why the hell is this in Danish xD
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