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[PODCAST] #462: SPEED AND POLITICS (Part Two) – The Flaw of Identity

Episode 462 is split into two parts. Today's discussion uses the book Thinking, Fast and Slow to identify some heuristics and mental shortcuts common in Alt-Right thinking. They include: 1. Confirmation Bias 2. Cognitive Ease 3. What You See Is All There Is 4. Halo Effect 5. Coherent Stories Then some more unstructured commentary (ranting) on immigration, intelligence testing, multiculturalism and identity politics. What This Series Is About: Political thinking is often quick thinking. Thinking quickly is is an evolution-driven feature that was once necessary for our survival. But in a vastly more complex world than the one our species grew up in, this mode of thought is often dangerous and destructive. Look around. Sometimes some people, even libertarians, use ...

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[PODCAST] #399: Podcastmasters’ Liberty Masterclass – James Bond, Social Injustice Warrior?

Our longest podcast ever. Osborne, Gardner and Brett head to the cinema to watch the new James Bond movie, Spectre. They then return to the School Sucks studio where they merge a third podcast into the Mastery for the first time. Welcome Andrew from Puke and the Gang. Syllabus: (0:01:18-0:19:30) INTRODUCTION: The British Infiltration of America, Dating Back To The Rhodes Roundtable Groups (0:19:30-0:56:19) LIVE SEGMENT 1: Who Is James Bond? How And Why Has He Changed? Bond's Manliness? How Does Dr. Who Fit In? (0:56:27-1:35:55) INTERLUDE 1: Who Was Ian Fleming? What Is the British Security Coordination? (1:35:55-2:25:30) LIVE SEGMENT 2: Social Justice and Political Messeges In British Entertainment. How Does Dr. Who Fit In Again? (2:25:42-2:49:28) INTERLUDE 2: ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #396: UFOs and Other Rabbit Holes

(After School Sucks Special 3-21-13) The follow-up to our learning theories discussion. We talk about the The Joe Rogen Experience, lost learning opportunities, connectivism, government secrecy and security clearance, intelligence, the grooming of Obama, UFOs, Majestic 12, and Project Disclosure. Bill the teacher calls from New Jersey, Free Talk Live Related PostsPre-Show 9-13-1286Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: talk, a/vAfter School Sucks Special (MP3) 8-30-1286-The Political Debate Contract -Iron Sky and Nazi Talk!Tags: talk, sucks, special, mp, school, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-1386Fielding questions from the chat...Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vHacky Sack 8-24-1385Tags: a/vPre-Show 5-17-1285We talk about cheese and e-cigsTags: talk, a/v

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[PODCAST] #317: Intelligence, Socialism and Bullying (Brett On Red Ice Radio)

INTERVIEW - This is hour one of my recent conversation with Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio. Our discussion includes my answers to the following questions: -Putting the history of education in context to what we are seeing today. (Education is going down the drain and we are seeing a decline in average I.Q in the west. Yes, we are importing an unprecedented amount of third world population into the west which is contributing to these statistics, but it doesn’t explain the massive drop entirely. To put it bluntly: Stupidity is a growing epidemic. What are some of the reasons for this? -Is there a link between intelligence and education? -The issue of bullying laws. What occurs with children who ...

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[VIDEO] Are Americans Getting Smarter or Dumber? (Brett On Red Ice Radio)

INTELLIGENCE - A segment from my recent interview on Red Ice Radio with Henrik Palmgren. Topic: Putting the history of education in context to what we are seeing today. Is stupidity is a growing epidemic? What are some of the reasons for this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flynn_effect Background: Education is going down the drain and we are seeing a decline in average I.Q in the west. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/the-sideshow/researchers-western-iqs-dropped-14-points-over-last-180634194.html Yes, we are importing an unprecedented amount of third world population into the west which is contributing to these statistics, but it doesn’t explain the massive drop entirely. But there a conflicting studies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flynn_effect

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225 (Live Show): The Road To Hell Is Paved With Central Plans

...from Eugenics to Common Core Recorded live 6-6-13 with Joe, Cory and various participants in the chat Topic: The themes of central planning and well-intentioned megalomania tie together two distinct topics: a survey history of eugenics and the new Common Core national curriculum. The article that leads into our eugenics conversation: Huffington Post: People Getting Dumber? Human Intelligence Has Declined Since Victorian Era, Research Suggests The story of eugenics is closer to home than you might think. Look Closer Galton Centenary 2011 - http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/galton/centenary Legacy of eugenics: mini-lecture (UCL) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5zSRYch50A UNA21 - US Education Goal: Dumb & Dumber 1 of 7 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpr4iiOh62I Peg Luksik "Who Controls Our Children?" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfInio1sLE0 Indoctrination in Common Core ELA Texts - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGph7QHzmo8 ...

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Full Video – 225 (Live Show): The Road To Hell Is Paved With Central Plans

...from Eugenics to Common Core Recorded live 6-6-13 with Joe, Cory and various participants in the chat Topic: The themes of central planning and well-intentioned megalomania tie together two distinct topics: a survey history of eugenics and the new Common Core national curriculum. Part One: Part Two: The article that leads into our eugenics conversation: Huffington Post: People Getting Dumber? Human Intelligence Has Declined Since Victorian Era, Research Suggests The story of eugenics is closer to home than you might think. Look Closer Galton Centenary 2011 - http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/galton/centenary Legacy of eugenics: mini-lecture (UCL) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5zSRYch50A UNA21 - US Education Goal: Dumb & Dumber 1 of 7 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpr4iiOh62I Peg Luksik "Who Controls Our Children?" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfInio1sLE0 Indoctrination in Common Core ...

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