The best test of an argument is the argument's ability to convince someone with an opposing viewpoint.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take.

Essay topics: The best test of an argument is the argument's ability to convince someone with an opposing viewpoint.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.

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The tested and proven method to gain someone's side is to provide a convincing argumentation.Undoubtedly, if an argument is able to convince someone with an opposing viewpoint, it can be considered as powerful. Providing that the thinking of the person with different opinion is following the logic. Oftentimes, people's opinions are so ossified, that it is impossible, even for the most sound argument, to change people's mind.

Firstly, different religious views are mostly inculcated to people's minds form their very early childhood. It must be very challenging to convert a person from one denunciation to another. Moreover, religion is mostly based on beliefs and feeling rather than facts. Here, the most reasonable arguments on one side can be completely unsound on another side.

Secondly, turning to political views, it is very hard to gain a disciple from another political option. In many countries political opposition finds the ideas of a leading party incongruous, just because (by definition) they should be in opposition to them. In such situations, reaching consensus in any field, is available only when the process of exchanging argumentation is on very high cultural level. Often, everything ends with quarrels that leads to lack of agreement. Here, not only argumentation, but also clever representation of argumentation will have decisive role.

At least, there are numerous techniques that advertising companies use to gain potential customers and win their approval. It is psychology of an argument that has important role in the dispute. Leaving the best argument for last in order for the opponent to remember it, is one of psychological approaches. Additionally, conceding the argument of opposition also influence the opposition's inclination to our own views. In the end who does not like to be praised?

To summarize, failure in convincing someone with an opposing viewpoint does not necessarily mean that the argument was weak and poorly reasoned. Some areas are unarguable. It is the way we serve the argument that matters the most to gain someone's side.

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