Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

The Logical Fallacies

Posted: July 25, 2013 in Economy, Psychology

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Paul and Nick investigate different logical fallacies and how they individually effect your daily decisions. What exactly is causation versus correlation and what does that have to do with today? How can statistics be skewed to sway your opinion? Here are segments to dig into:

0:38 – What are Logical Fallacies?
9:40 – Personal Attack
14:30 – Exaggerating the Argument
20:08 – Correlation Versus Causation
27:01 – Skewing Statistics

For Video, Please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

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The Economic Fallacies

Posted: July 14, 2013 in Economy, Future, Psychology

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Paul and Nick investigate how seemingly good economic strategies actually hurt us in the long run. What is our economic situation and is it improving? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:25 – What are Economic Fallacies?
2:13 – The Voluntary Choice Tactic
5:18 – Zero Sum Fallacy
9:50 – The Politician Needs Something New
13:05 – Creating Jobs Isn’t the Goal — Wealth Is.
18:21 – Counter Arguments to the Broken Window Fallacy
22:19 – Limiting the Rich?
30:11 – Government and Economy
37:27 – The Fall of 2008
42:35 – Relating Life Expectancy to Economy

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Future Economy

Posted: May 31, 2013 in Economy, Future

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Nick and Paul sit down to discuss different viewpoints surrounding future economic scenarios that may play out. Here are some segments:

0:28 — Minimum wage
12:57 — Smartphone and Healthcare
29:09 — Rise of Computers

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Check out the next podcast on Psychology next week!