5 thoughts on “What’s more persuasive? “I think” or “I feel”?

  • April 9, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    Whenever you use “I believe” folks can attempt to problem your info to alter your ideas. Emotions are extra slippery and don’t have to be tethered to info, so in case you say “I really feel” its tougher for folks to argue.

  • April 11, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    Okay from now on, I’ll be more conscious of using this in gender specific case. ‘I feel’ for women and ‘I think’ for men. This will also work great for my next ad copy. Thanks for this trigger. Love the topic.

  • April 12, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Yeah, cognitive people would agree more with I think while emotional ones would prefer I feel. I have experienced that with colleagues at work and this is very accurate when dealing with them.

  • April 13, 2020 at 9:50 am

    If you really reflect on it, we realize the impact of our words. This makes a difference on good writers, good conversationalists to the average ones. Although to the average joe, that wouldn’t be a big deal though. It would depend on the person receiving it so your audience would also matter on how you construct it.

  • November 3, 2020 at 10:15 am

    I think it’s important to differentiate between what we feel, think, and know. I feel like you think that feeling and thinking are interchangeable but I know they are not.

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