Social skills for autonomous people: Rhetorical might doesn’t make right


Not knowing how to articulate something doesn’t mean you are wrong.

Being elequoent doesn’t mean you are right.

Making someone look stupid doesn’t mean you are right.

Words are tools. They aren’t everything. They aren’t all of knowledge either.

So if someone tells you something that sounds…

cryptix23 said:

Also please don’t assume or assert that just because someone is an English major (or otherwise involved in Communications-related degrees or fields) that they’re supposed to be good at verbalizing. Being able to write an articulate paper/post/speech/argument/etc in anywhere from a few minutes to several weeks does not mean that I can do that on-the-spot, out loud, without access to reference materials.