Re: Advocacy doesn’t work if you tell someone they’re wrong

David Gerard dgerard at
Tue Nov 2 07:50:54 UTC 2010

On 2 November 2010 08:20, Stephane Ascoet
<Stephane.Ascoet at> wrote:
> Jelle Hermsen a écrit :

>> I derived this idea from social psychology and I would love to hear what
>> you all think of it.

> Hi, I think you're right. We're facing the same issue while trying to convince people to stop meat consumption.

Basically, people don't take advice. They give it - just as if it
worked or something - but there are almost no cases of anyone actually
taking advice. Ever.

This may be useful:

- d.

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