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The Problem

A Solution

A Change In Behaviour

“There is no benefit from continuing this verbal discussion. Let’s write down our ideas on the subject of _____ [define the parameters] and discuss it properly next time we meet.”

In summary, solely verbal discussions only serve a purpose in social enjoyment (and thus should only be done if enjoyable). If the aim is intellectual progress, then involving pen and paper (or a computer and keyboard) is the way forward.

The Benefit To Society

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