An introduction to the concepts of experiental conditioning, self-concept/ego, as well as ascientific and alogical construction as a framework for how people build and change their views and minds.
Fisk: To refute or criticize (a journalistic article or blog) point by point. Does employing such a technique help or harm when trying to change someone's view?
A short account of a related subreddit - /r/NotMyShoes - including its original goals, how those goals relate to CMV, and lessons learned.
Six CMV users share their stories of intellectual growth as a result of using the subreddit.
A surface level exploration of lessons learned moderating CMV’s user-generated content, and what that might imply for other social networks.
Thoughts on humanizing political opponents and the importance of developing one's own philosophy.
How hiding comment scores on reddit highlights the downsides of audience applause (or booing) in large group discussions.