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Most Recent Episode
457: Define Self-Esteem (With Wes Bertrand and Dr. Michael Edelstein)
1 day ago
Reviving the Branden/Edelstein Self-Esteem Debate: Wes and I are joined by Dr. Michael R. Edelstein, an outspoken long-time critic of the concept of self-esteem and self-esteem movements in psychology. One of our goals for this conversation is to persuade Dr. Edelstein to revise or perhaps even remove criticisms of Nathaniel Branden's work from his otherwise valid critique of the self-esteem movement.
Important Background Links:
1) The Trouble With Self-Esteem, by Michael R. Edelstein - http://genteman.org/edelstein.html
2) What Self-Esteem Is and Is Not, by Nathaniel Branden - http://www.nathanielbranden.com/what-self-esteem-is-and-is-not
An interesting exchange from a Q&A at the Capitalism and Morality Conference - https://youtu.be/pMHFGfVnZQ0?t=45m10s
3) The Edelstein/Branden Email Exchange 2000-2001 - http://genteman.org/self.esteem.html
4) Q&A From Michael Edelstein's Talk, "Why Ayn Rand's Self Esteem is Unreasonable" From the Capitalism and Morality Conference - https://youtu.be/pMHFGfVnZQ0?t=45m10s
Dr. Edelstein's Website - http://threeminutetherapy.com/
Wes Bertrand's Website - http://completeliberty.com/
Wes Bertrand's Counseling Site - http://happinesscounseling.com/
Related School Sucks Links:
[BONUS] Self-Esteem Is A Scam? – Wes and Brett Respond
[SERIES] The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem
[SERIES] The Seventh Pillar of Self-Esteem
[BONUS] Episode 457 Aftershow, With Wes Bertrand
[PATREON VERSION] 457: Define Self-Esteem + Aftershow
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Rated 5 out of
to do a Southern Al Pacino....
This podcast has been permanently in my top 3 since I found it a couple of years ago. Educational, Entertaining, Funny, Useful and worth listening to many episodes multiple times. Brett is my favourite podcast host for his intelligence, open and well balanced position and thinking on things, his sense of humour, communication and production skills. Last but not least his mini 'Impressions' tutorials are priceless
Date published: 2014-08-05