According to Webster: “ma·nip·u·la·tion,” Shrewd or devious management.
Question: What’s the difference between shrewd and devious?
According to Webster: “shrewd,” (in context) Keen awareness and a sense of the practical.
According to Webster: “de·vi·ous,” (in context) Withdrawing from the correct or accepted method.
Question: How does one individual manipulate another?
Simple questions are always my favorite, by “seduction or cajolery.”
Question: What’s the difference between seducing and cajoling?
According to Webster: “se·duce,” (in context) To lead away from accepted principles, or proper conduct.
According to Webster: “ca·jole,” (in context) To urge with gentle and repeated appeals.
Question: Do I, (in the composition of my offerings) engage in seduction or cajolery?
Absolutely! As sharing my thoughts is an action from which I expect a result.
Question: And what might that result be?
Truth forges understanding, I’ll be back tomorrow