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Topic: Persuasion (not about the book) (09/01/11)
TITLE: The Neutrality of Persuasion in the Decision Equation
By Ramona Cook
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Persuasion seems a strong word, full of activity and strength; neutrality is passive, colorless, and seemingly without care, a word that fits it seems, virtually everywhere.
One assumes them to be strangers, but is that really truth? Does not Neutrality live with Persuasion, giving assent to Persuasion’s moves?
Persuasion is an activist, always working in behalf of all Prognosticators, with Neutrality by his side; his one intention is to win the Host’s agreement to stand with any Prognosticator and in full agreement to reside.
Then as our search deepens, in truth we learn that Persuasion and Neutrality are married, and we then can discern that there is another force at work behind Persuasion’s voice; Opinions called Prognosticators talking with a loud voice. In truth, the Opinions are like mosquitoes on a pond, there can be many, and there can be only one. The Host is the decider when all other’s work is done.
We are all Prognosticators and employ Persuasion’s skill’s, who is so in love with Neutrality that he really has no will, except that he is loyal to his employers voice and tries to convince others that his Boss is the true choice.
Although Persuasion is employed concurrently by all Prognosticators, he is ruled by Neutrality. Persuasion has no agenda except to, employed be.
Persuasion and Neutrality are but merely a tool; the subjected Host is the one that eventually rules.
Once there was a King being swayed by Persuasion’s convincing voice, and there were two Prognosticators vying to be his choice. Only one Persuasion was at work, with Neutrality by his side, working on the King’s decision concerning with whom his choice would reside.
Persuasion argues this and that, employed by opposing Opinions simultaneously. Persuasion is heavily influenced by Neutrality.
“Almost” said the King to Paul, “you have convinced me to be a follower of Jesus Christ, but go away, I will consider this again on another day.”
Who won the Host in this debate?
Persuasion was hard at work, but what the choice of the Host would be, he really did not care; Persuasion only loves his mate which is Neutrality.
Persuasion is always successful, but Prognosticator Paul did not win, and the Host King was persuaded of himself. His choice was to reject the arguments of Paul, and rather that he would cling to his own thoughts, overall.
The truth about Persuasion is, it only has a voice, and when the case is closed it was always our choice.
It remains true today that it is always by our choice, and that we must consider the Neutrality component of Persuasion’s voice.
The tool of Persuasion is used by many who would our wills employ, and unless we are very wise, the Neutrality of Persuasion will argue in so many ways, that it will the truth destroy.
The conclusion of this matter is that we must consider for ourselves the truth of any subject, and then by our own choice we seal our own future by our own choice and voice.
Deep within the heart of every child, woman and man, the truth is written, one that we can understand, that we are broken and that we need repair, and that there is a loving Creator waiting for an invitation to do His re Creation upon us and to save us from despair.
“Choose you this day who you will serve. Choose Life or choose death.”
What will your choice be? I choose Life.
John 14:6 Jesus said, “I am the Way, the Truth and the Life, no man comes to the Father, but by Me.”
What will your choice be?
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