Irrelevant Conclusion Fallacy, Availability Bias, & Power of Reaction (23m) – Episode 006

Episode 006 looks at the Irrelevant Conclusion (ignoratio elenchi) fallacy, Availability Bias, our power to control our reaction to the seeming offenses of other people, and powering down your microwave for more even heating.

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Benjamin Powell: The Economics of Sweatshops (47m)

This episode features a lecture by economics professor Benjamin Powell from 2018. He explores what sweatshops are, why they exist, the economic forces that create them, and why they are a necessary and important component of the developing world. Purchase books by Benjamin Powell from Amazon here.

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Jeffrey Herbener: Demystifying the Federal Reserve (26m)

This episode features an interview of economics professor and department chairman Jeffrey Herbener from 2016 by Jeff Deist, host of the Human Action podcast. They cover the basics of central bank mechanics: how commercial bank reserves are created, the difference between the monetary base and the money supply, and how the Fed Funds rate impacts lending and the structure of production. They consider how Austrian business cycle theory describes the distortions created by artificially low interest rates, and how interest rates ought to operate as price signals. Finally, they discuss how early recipients of newly created money and credit benefit in ways that ordinary citizens don’t.

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School System, Corporate Power, Boundaries, Charity, & Sweatshops (18m) – Episode 292

Episode 292 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: abolishing the school system; the limitations of corporate power; the importance of agitating against political and cultural boundaries; why he doesn’t engage in charitable giving; the goodness of sweatshops; and more.

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What’s the Scuttlebutt on Vonu and Darklance? A Conversation with Shane Radliff (1h16m) – Episode 012

Episode 012: Shane Radliff of the Vonu Podcast joins the show to drop a knowledge bomb on all things Second Realm in great detail. What is Second Realm you ask? Take a listen and find out! Note: The audio is a little better this go around and I have purchased some better equipment. Just waiting on delivery! Shane’s book: Vonu: A Strategy for Self-Liberation. Darklance Whitepaper PDF. Liberty Under Attack Publications.

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Star Trek: Kirk, McCoy, Spock, & Stoicism (16m) – Episode 005

Episode 005 is a look at Star Trek characters Captain Kirk, Doctor McCoy, and Commander Spock as they relate to Stoicism, as written about by Jen Farren in February 2014.

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