Van Patten says he was able to convince
the government that the new powerhouse is not a traditional coal-burning facility.
Morse is equally effective, almost convincing the audience--even as he convinces
Li'l Bit--that there's nothing wrong with a grown man expressing affection for a teenage girl.
The salesperson does not need to convince
the customer; the customer convinces
himself or herself.
He is also chairman of the board of Green Seal, which educates consumers about marketplace products, and is the co-chair of the Coalition for Environmentally Responsive Economics (CERES), which convinces
corporations to adhere to environmental principles.
But by writing about this ghetto with the painstaking detail of an anthropologist, Lemann convinces
you of something truly startling: It's even worse than you thought.
What I saw in Seattle convinces
me that there is tremendous pent-up hostility that is directed not just at trade but at liberalizing markets and technology.
This is a big time struggle for him because there were a lot of problems that he faced to convince
his parents and his entire family.