Author Archives: Muthonomics

 

Episode in which I finally get around to discussing two “scientific” articles that caught my attention over the summer. The first one deals with the a Canadian study bemoaning the oppressive nature of dodgeball, while the other tackles the supposedly sensitive subject of obesity by equating it to slavery. Insert eye roll emoji and click …

 

Riveting episode, complete with the low, ambient background noise / roar of the pavement beneath my tires for 73 minutes. Enjoy!

 

Economic progress can be disruptive to both industry and individual livelihood. How you respond (retreating in panic is never a good option) to the growing number of algorithms replacing human labor is vitally important to your ability to continue to make a living. Other topics hit on, among others, include road trips to DC, 300 …

 

Instead of burying my head in the sand and being an evidence ignoring proponent, I decide to take my own advice from Muthonomics #17 and discuss what happens when laissez faire fails. I also might make fun of Nicolas Mahut getting plastered three times in the men’s Wimbledon doubles final.

 

Episode in which I read some reader emails, advocate for regulating the regulators, delve into the logic of BIID, go after someone for launching a future, theoretical, gender-assumed protest, and generally advocate for consistent rationale. I also may or may not refer to the American revolution as “a startup kerfuffle.”

 

I reach the quarter century mark of this here podcast by ranting about participation trophies, double dribbles, species dysphoria, chromosome deniers and extinction level, apocalyptic events. Dungeons and Dragons and POG collecting get nods as well. Listen at your own peril.

 

Episode in which I argue that rights don’t come to us in groups, but are instead guaranteed to the individual. Also, rights are not granted by government and we should resist the current trend of preferences diluting rights.

 

Episode, in which, I labor to point out the primary danger of playing group identity games, namely, the ever-more-specific clamping down on thoughts and opinions that results from the fallacious and frightening pursuit of “purifying the group”. The primary material for this endeavor is comments Martina Navratilova made regarding trans-gender athletes, however, other items mentioned …

 

Episode in which I argue that racism has nothing to do with skin color, but is the result of adopting the wholesale fallacy that group identity is paramount. As a result, I implore each of us to stop playing group identity games and instead, strive to value each person as an individual who is worthy …

 

Episode in which I look at Charles Drew and encourage you to use self-discipline not as an end in itself, but as the means to benefiting others. We really need to cultivate this mentality of benefiting others or our culture runs the increased risk of quickly devolving into a narcissistic nightmare.