posted by Ron .
Which of the following statements explains why threats are NOT effective for motivating people?
A. Threats reduce tension.
B. Threats ensure that appropriate actions are not abandoned.
C. Threats produce permanent change.
D. Threats provoke counteraggression.
I think the answer is "A"
You are writing to a reader who favors a different solution than the one you recommend. Which of the following is MOST likely to persuade the reader?
A. Describe your reader's solution first, explain why it won't work, and then go on to describe your own solution.
B. Ignore your opponent's solution and just concentrate on your own.
C. Describe your own solution first. Then briefly say why your reader's idea won't work.
D. Go back and forth between solutions, contrasting step by step.
I think the answer is "D"
I disagree with your first answer.