#51- Edward Bernays’ Propaganda

#51- Edward Bernays’ Propaganda

#51- Edward Bernays' Propaganda In this week’s episode, Scott and Karl discuss Edward Bernays’ 1928 book Propaganda. Referred to as “the father of public relations,” and “the Machiavelli of the 20th century,” Bernays pioneered the scientific technique of shaping and manipulating public opinion which he famously dubbed “engineering of consent.” His seminal work, Propaganda, is a look behind [...]
#46- Defining Happiness: Scott and Karl Discuss Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

#46- Defining Happiness: Scott and Karl Discuss Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

#46- Defining Happiness: Scott and Karl Discuss Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics This week, Scott and Karl discuss Book I of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. Aristotle may seem like an intimidating figure that you can’t tap into, but this just isn’t true. As the author of the first book on ethics, Aristotle treats human behaviors like a science. If [...]