Persuasion
Episode 37 – The Persuasive Power of Martin Luther King

In this episode, I will discuss how Martin Luther King managed to successfully persuade so many people, and why his powerful words live on today.

Episode 36 – Is Our Right to Free Speech Under Threat?

In this episode I discuss why I believe that free speech is under threat. The current climate in the United States is threatening the very underpinnings of our rights, our freedom and our democracy. 

Episode 35 – Why is it so Difficult to Persuade People?

In this episode, I will discuss the difficulties of persuasion. I started this podcast with the idea that if you have a set of logical proposals, it should not be difficult to persuade people to change their minds. It appears that I was wrong.

Episode 33 – Obama and the Gentle Art of Persuasion

In this episode, I will discuss the gentle, and sometimes not so gentle art of persuasion. I demonstrate how a public speaker can start a speech in a manner conducive to persuasion, using President Obama as an example.