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Presuppositions are pretty cool.

If you understand how to read them.

How to use them.

For example, if you are selling anything, you'd have a much better time if the product was popular.

But if you said:

"This product is very popular," it would only work if it matched what the customer was already thinking.

Meaning if you knew it was popular, and you knew they knew it was popular.

So you'd be pacing what was already in their mind.

This is good.

On the other hand, if you weren't sure if they knew it was popular, just telling them it was wouldn't work.

Because any time one person tells something to another, three things can happen.

One, is they'll take your word for it.

This rarely happens between strangers.

Two, is they'll PRETEND to take your word for it, while they secretly wonder.

Three is they'll openly ask you for more information. 

Not necessarily argumentatively, but conversationally.

"Really? I've never heard of this."

It's much better to PRESUPPOSE the popularity.

For example:

"One of the reasons this is so popular is that it's got all these hidden features."

Then as you are going over all the hidden features, the idea that it's popular will kind of just slide right in.

And in case you hadn't noticed, there's another presupposition in that sentence.

"One of the reasons..."

Which means it's popular for another reason, or more, other than all the hidden features.

You can deliver presuppositions linguistically, by carefully building sentences.

Or you can deliver them behaviorally.

For example, supposed you found yourself in a conversation with an attractive, friendly, and charismatic person.

They were sending you all the signals of attraction.

You covertly checked their finger, and no ring.

The conversation didn't show any evidence of them having a significant other.

They are laughing at your jokes, you are laughing at theirs.

They don't show any signs of nervousness.

Only pure confidence.

But then when they leave, they say something like this:

"Hey, it was nice talking to you, see you around..."

This will create a lot of unanswered questions in your mind.

Why didn't they close you?

Were the not attracted to you?

Do they not swing your way?

Do they have a significant other and you just missed it?

Even better (or worse depending on your perspective) is THEY ended the conversation before you WANTED it to end.

This will leave a lot of UNANSWERED questions.

Our brains HATE unanswered questions.

So you will wonder about them.

You'll NEED answers to all these things that weren't mentioned, nor even presupposed.

It's one thing to wonder about what the other reasons might be for a products popularity while you're looking at all the extra features.

But it's another thing completely to wonder about a person's confident, outgoing, charismatic and MYSTERIOUS personality.

So if you can ACT like this, as your regular, go-to behavior, what will happen?

You'll have TONS of people wondering WHO you are.

And hoping they'll see you again.

And just a few of them might CLOSE YOU before you get away.

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