Edward Bernays, the father of public relations, explains what propaganda is and how it is applied on society. It's an explanation of how an elite's class runs the world through the change of public opinion with propaganda as a tool. Edward Bernays, just like Tesla and any other figure that doesn't make it to the history books, is as important as the history books. Everyone owes it to himself to listen to this book. Save time on the go with the compact format and concise summary. Explore key quotations from the book!
"Mildly Interesting at Best"
A seminal and controversial figure in the history of political thought and public relations, Edward Bernays (1891 - 1995), pioneered the scientific technique of shaping and manipulating public opinion, which he famously dubbed "engineering of consent". During World War I, he was an integral part of the US Committee on Public Information (CPI), a powerful propaganda apparatus that was mobilized to package, advertise, and sell the war to the American people as one that would "Make the World Safe for Democracy".