Episode 157 – A Bunch of Losers Debunk Some Myths
To change minds, offer an alternative instead of a vacuum.
9:25 Bill of Rights clarification. I’m not trying to con people.
15:35 Identity Politics – why we are not guilty
16:43 Greens Policies
30:05 (it’s) often related to a healthier diet, greater physical activity and exercise, less severe alcohol abuse/dependence, less cigarette smoking, less psychological stress, lower anxiety, less depression, more positive emotions … greater social support and integration, and positive personality traits.
32:02 But here are the statistics
35:01 Marty says we are a bunch of losers
37:06 Trump on Iran
41:40 Identity Politics and Tribal thinking revision
47:18 This lining up of identities dramatically changes electoral stakes: previously if your party lost, other parts of your identity were not threatened, but today losing is also a blow to your racial, religious, regional and ideological identity
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