Conditionals

The other common form of a deductive argument, a conditional, expresses the same reasoning in a different way. The major premise is, if something is true of A, then something is true of B (If you spill the lemonade, then the table will get sticky). In the minor premise, the "if" (A) either happens or it does not (You spilled the lemonade, or You did not spill the lemonade). The conclusion then states that, as a result, B happens or it does not (The table did get sticky, or The table did not get sticky).

Let's look at some examples:

Conditional:

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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