“Discoarse” — Your Thoughts

by Preet Bharara

Dear Listener,

At the risk of pandering, I must say that you are a very smart and thoughtful group. I’m so lucky to have you as readers and listeners. Last week I asked you to indulge me in a thought exercise, in the hopes of learning more about how we think, how we persuade, and how we are persuaded. It’s part of my deepening interest in understanding the distinction between good and bad faith arguments. It is an exercise, ultimately, in citizenship. To that end, I asked you to answer two questions: