267 Daniel B. French | Ethical Persuasion & Mastering Rhetoric

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Harry welcomes to the show, author, comedian, podcast host and rhetorical expert, Daniel B. French. Dan is the founder of Rhetoric Warriors, an idea that was born during the Trump era as a way to help people who were struggling with a type of volatile politics that splits families, destroys relationships, and ultimately threatens the foundations of American Democracy. In this episode, Harry and Dan discuss the modern version of rhetoric and the power of persuasion. Dan speaks to a seminal moment in his education, his involvement in comedy and how his eclectic background has impacted his parenting. Finally, Dan talks about the importance of using ethical persuasion to drown out unethical persuasion.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:00 – Harry welcomes to the show, Daniel B. French, who shares his background growing up in Kentucky and talks about the modern version of rhetoric
  • 16:12 – Dan discusses the awakening he underwent during his education and tells the story of the four academics who came to speak at his school
  • 21:24 – Dan talks about the power of persuasion and shares why he wrote his book, The 21 Coliseums of Persuasion
  • 30:27 – Dan and Harry talk about navigating through conversations without ‘triggering’ people and expounds on other Coliseums of Persuasion
  • 37:22 – Dan shares the story of how he got involved in comedy
  • 43:20 – How Dan’s eclectic background in comedy and rhetoric has impacted his parenting
  • 50:58 – Dan chronicles his growth as a podcast host
  • 59:25 – What is something that Dan has changed his mind about recently and the most misunderstood thing about Dan
  • 1:03:09 – Dan speculates on the future of our society
  • 1:06:52 – Harry thanks Dan for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with him



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