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Bust of Aristotle. Marble, Roman copy after a ...

Bust of Aristotle. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek bronze original by Lysippos from 330 BC; the alabaster mantle is a modern addition. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One thing common about all the unethical ways to persuade children is the use of pathos, or persuasion by means of appealing to emotion. In this project I wish to show how each of them produce some unintentional side effects. But often we do need to persuade children. How can we achieve our objectives in a way that minimises the side effects?

An alternative would be the use of logos, or persuasion by means of appealing to reason. Here is an awesome example of how Teacher Tom reasons with some 5 year old kids.

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