The deliberate task of listening to respond is an important tradecraft communication tool to detecting / enacting deception, misdirection, manipulation, seduction and talking to strangers. In conversations, actively listen for the purpose of responding to the person, not merely reacting. Reacting without listening is a common human mistake that can lead to misunderstanding and conflict. Absorb what has been said before responding with your own opinion or viewpoint.
Really listening can ensure clarity in conversation, giving your response more depth and accuracy. This involves taking the effort to really listen to what someone is saying, understanding it, and then responding thoughtfully. This approach allows you to take into account all of the information we’ve heard before forming your response.