175: Logic Saves Lives Part 7 – Did Stanley Kubrick Help NASA Fake the Moon Landing? I Sure Hope So!

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Logic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are.

Metaphysical Laws

Topic: An investigation of a very compelling conspiracy theory involving a visionary film maker, the media, the final frontier, the government and a fight against my own confirmation bias.

The fallacies covered in this show can all be categorized under Fallacies of Omission, where essential material is left out of an argument or the presenter deliberately misdirects others from crucial information (or lack thereof).

This group includes:
-The Loaded Question
-Stacking the Deck, or Cherry Picking
-The Argument From the Negative
-The Appeal to Ignorance
-Hypothesis Contrary to Fact

Also covered:
-Backround knowledge, Grammer
-Rhetorical Styles in documentaries
-The Concept of Unfalsifiablity
-Kubrick's methods

This podcast includes the edited 11-15-12 live show, the after-show and additional non-live segments. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. To watch the full video version of this podcast, recorded live, click here.

Bumper Music:
"Your Wildest Dreams" The Moody Blues

To resume the discussion with Sam from where we left off on the podcast, jump to 41:50 in this video.

Look Closer:
Logical Fallacies Handlist

Logical Fallacies Basics

Ayn Rand Lexicon

How a NASA Lens became Kubrick’s Obsession

The Secrets of The Shining?

Alchemical Kubrick, 2001: The Great Work On Film, by Jay Weidner

Red Ice Radio - Jay Weidner - Hr 1 - Kubrick's Odyssey: How Stanley Faked the Moon Landings

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Moon - Documentary-ish

Myth Busters Episode 104: NASA Moon Landing

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  1. Regarding 2001: A Space Odyssey – Bill Cooper interpreted this movie as the introduction to his Mystery Babylon Series. You can find it on this link – http://www.hourofthetime.com/wordpresstest/?page_id=11264

    It’s tape #29 from 2/11/93 called “The Dawn of Man”

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