Mind Changing Writing

July 5th, 2012
My impression is that people mostly change their minds slowly over a long period at the end of which they realize they no longer believe what they used to. But occasionally you're convinced on the spot; what's something you read that changed your mind?

(Some that come to mind for me are the paper I wrote about yesterday, the Non-Libertarian FAQ, and Seeing Like a State.)

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