The Art of Artful Dodging

I often listen to a WGBH radio show simply called Boston Public Radio, with hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagen. I’m driving quite a bit these days, traveling from client to client. The show keeps me informed and entertained.

A recent interview caught my attention and you might enjoy it. Harvard economist Michael Norton analyzed artful dodging strategies employed by politicians — the expert steering of direct questions away from the point and into something more suited to a particular agenda, or talking point, or campaign pledge.

Of course, I couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain secret esoteric “School”, now known as “The Study”. If get a chance take a listen and see what you think. I’d love to hear your take!

http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-anger-translators-and-artful-dodgers

 

 

3 thoughts on “The Art of Artful Dodging

  1. Open Eyes says:

    I listened to this the other week. It’s well into the recording. Forward to 1:42:00. It starts just after that.

  2. Great topic- I understand where you are coming from…

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