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Com 140 Week 5 DQ 1 and 2 - Discussion Questions 1 Recall a...

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Discussion Questions 1 · Recall a situation where someone tried to persuade you. How effective was the argument? What could have made it more persuasive? One time when I was in the Navy, a friend tried to convince me to take his duty. But since Saturday was my ex-wife's birthday, I was going to take her to dinner and a movie. My friend wanted me to take his duty day. So that he could spend time with his parent. He was willing to pay me fifty dollars and bring me dinner from the hard rock cafe downtown. His argument was not effective and very well planned, because he could not persuade me to lose time with my family. At that time we were getting ready to go out on a six month deployment. How could my friend have made it more persuasive? He could have offered me more money and he could have picked a better time to ask me. There are some things that he could of improved his tone of voice it was all wrong. His tone was a little aggressive and if he would ask me in a calm tone of voice. Maybe I would have been persuaded to take his duty. Also his
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