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Steven Dooley EN 140 January 17, 2008 My Style of Arguing I would consider myself to be both a passive and aggressive arguer, depending on the argument. The times where I feel the need to be an aggressive arguer are the times when I know I am right and will do whatever it takes to prove my point and win the argument. If that means I have to yell and throw things then that’s what I will do. On a rare occasion, I am an aggressive arguer when I know nothing about the situation and just want to start stuff with the other person. I feel that I obtained my aggressive style form my friend. My passive style of arguing comes out when I know absolutely nothing about the topic and am not in the mood to talk about it. In those situations I usually just agree
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Unformatted text preview: with the person and give them the benefit of the doubt even if I don’t agree with them. I learned to be a passive arguer from my parents. They hardly ever argue, and when they do it is not a yelling argument, they just talk civilly and work out their differences that way. My style of arguing would be the adversarial type. I usually try to use as much logic in my side of the argument as possible. I also see the argument as right or wrong and prefer being right if I participate in the argument. My ideal arguer would be someone who wins every argument, or proves his point in every argument. He would have to use logix that could not be proven wrong....
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