Management - Trolling / Preach the falsehood (people into action)


For spurring people into action, misinformation seems to do a better job than no information at all.

Cunningham's Law states “the best way to get the right answer on the internet is not to ask a question; it's to post the wrong answer.” The concept is named after Ward Cunningham, father of the wiki.

People don’t like telling you things. They love to contradict you.

Sherlock Holmes

This tendency is widely known and exploited: In French there is a saying prêcher le faux pour savoir le vrai (preach the falsehood to know the truth), the FBI lists it as a human predisposition that an elicitor can take advantage of.

Same as Trolling -

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