Woman: I need help persuading your boss to bless my project. Should I use facts and logic? Dilbert: No, he hates that stuff. Woman: Maybe I could appeal to his better angels? Dilbert: His better angels wear noise-canceling headphones. Woman: Okay, fine. I'll just appeal to his self-interest. Dilbert: It would be in his best interest to avoid people like you. Woman: What do you suggest? Dilbert: We've had good outcomes using his ignorance and fear. Woman: Sign this ore else a blockchain drone will kill you in your sleep. Boss: Where's my pen!
Dilbert: The headphones we make are the best in the industry.
Man: Our marketing campaign will focus on how they cure brain tumors and raise your IQ.
Dilbert: They don't do any of that.
Man: This is exactly why we don't let engineers do marketing.