Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia quotes on disagree

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1

Making people feel good while you disagree with them is a superpower.

2

When you see anger, look for the fear.

3

Disagreement is not disrespect.

4

If you “won” an argument, you lost.

5

If you’re going to spend time disagreeing, disagree with smart people you respect about topics you really care about.

6

I used to think I was on the right side of an argument close to 100% of the time. Then, around 50% of the time. Now, I think it's close to 0%. Why? Because it's much more likely both sides are somewhat wrong than one being completely right.

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People want different things. Disagreements are often a misunderstanding of priorities.

8

Disagreement is not a sin.

9

"Winning an argument" is such an interesting phrase. I wish it meant "I came away more informed."

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The first step of every argument should be to change it from an argument of kind to an argument of degree. From a black-and-white binary to a multivariable optimization problem. If that's not possible, there's no point in having the argument in the first place.

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Winning an argument is learning more from it than the other person.

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