Episode 015 looks at logical fallacies Reification of the Possible and Petitio Principii.
Episode 014 looks at not doing the right thing for fear of looking hypocritical; learning your and your partner’s love languages to improve your relationship (book); and doing nothing when you’re out of motivation to do anything else.
Episode 013 looks at cognitive biases The Forer Effect and Association Bias.
Episode 012 looks at two Stoic teachings, “Zeno always said that nothing was more unbecoming than putting on airs, especially with the young.” – Diogenes; and “For it’s disgraceful for an old person, or one in sight of old age, to have only the knowledge carried in their notebooks. Zeno said this . . . what do you say? Cleanthes said that . . . what do you say? How long will you be compelled by the claims of another? Take charge and stake your own claim—something posterity will carry in its notebook.” – Seneca.
Episode 011 looks at logical fallacies Spurious Superficiality, ad Hominem (abusive), and ad Hominem (circumstantial).
Episode 010 looks at protecting yourself from someone swinging a blunt instrument at you; the importance of having fun to mental health; and why it’s a bad idea to spend so much time watching the worst that humanity has to offer.
Episode 009 looks at an article from MullingMinds.com titled, “How to Stop Overthinking: Stoicism and Control” and written in June 2020. The article explores the advice by Epictetus to worry only about those things which are in our control.
Episode 008 looks at the Complexity Simplistic logical fallacy, Inductive thinking, setting and using proper standards, and taking care when obtaining information from popular and social media.
Episode 007 looks at an article by Ricardo Guaderrama titled, “Liberty or Death” and written in March 2019. The article explores our sphere of freedom even under the most oppressive of circumstances.
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.