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OnFiction: Inoculation as Inuring: Considering Narratives and Counter-narratives
In narrative contexts, inoculation refers to the function that opposing ideas may have in strengthening the ideas they critique. The Boy Who Cried Wolf is a classic example: his false cries for help inured (or inoculated) his listeners to real cries
narrative  story-telling  rhetoric  inoculation  change  behavior  emotion 
july 2009 by tsuomela

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