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Lumifer comments on Double Crux — A Strategy for Resolving Disagreement - Less Wrong

58 Post author: Duncan_Sabien 29 November 2016 09:23PM

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Comment author: Lumifer 01 December 2016 03:47:47PM 0 points [-]

actively proposing reasons for my interlocutor's beliefs when they don't volunteer any, and seeing if they agree with any; unfortunately this doesn't seem to have gone well when I've done it.

Yeah, when you ask leading questions ("You are saying X is true, do you think so because you believe that Y happens?"), people tend to get unreasonably suspicious :-/