In 2020, charged topics like free speech on college campuses, economic inequity vs average quality of life in a country as prosperous as the US, and the ability to quickly distribute messages and share content on social media require a measured approach. For this nuanced approach, the world needs nuanced thinkers. Enter, Arthur Brooks. Brooks is an American social scientist, author, musician, and podcast host. He focuses on the pursuit of happiness, and how people can achieve it in today's America.