Steve leads this episode to talk about Willpower, how it works, and how to avoid using it. We take some tangents around science, the replication crisis, and addiction.
Jeremy Sherman PhD comes on to discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of assholery. A bit theory heavy, so don't be afraid to check the show notes for explanations.
Phil introduces some research into the Just-world Hypothesis, where we view the world as being fair and evenhanded; hard work is always rewarded and bad deeds don’t go unpunished.
In this episode, we welcome Mr. Beat, a Youtuber who focuses on American history and politics. We discuss Historiography - the study of how we understand history and how it's an ever-evolving process.
Phil introduces the idea of Naive Realism and comes dangerously close to "enlightened centrism" at some points. Steve and Phil discuss how to have better conversations about politics, and how to...
In this episode, Phil and Steve interview horror author, Jack Pierce. Jack's podcast is Terror Trax, and we invited him on to talk about self-publishing. You'll notice we veer away from the topic...