Utopia, Vision, and Narrative: Is there a real Philip Dru out there? If you don’t like White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and the effect he’s having on American politics, take heart: his polar opposite is out there somewhere. A century ago a real man who in his day was every bit as powerful as [ more » ]
The Spoken Word… or the Spoken Thought?
Has President Donald Trump’s own distinctive delivery style rendered the formal prepared speech forever obsolete? For millennia, the business of public persuasion by princes, politicians and those in power, has depended on a deliberate construct based on the rules of oratory and rhetoric. Building up a chain of logical argument by means of tested ideas [ more » ]