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Episode 111: (Part 2of2) Analogies are Destroying the Country

Topics: 

  • NO people in this discussion want to separate kids from parents
  • Short-term solutions INCREASE the long-term problem
  • Short-term solutions INCREASE the number of kids in this situation over time
  • Half the country believes other half is okay with child abuse
  • Analogies aren’t thinking
  • When kids are stressed…
  • Our human natural reaction is to care and help them
  • That natural reaction inhibits our ability to think objectively and long-term
  • Alan Dershowitz observation
  • Death camp analogy is a form of holocaust denial
  • All laws and penalties are deterrents

 

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Episode 111: (Part 1of2) Analogies are Destroying the Country

Topics: 

  • NO people in this discussion want to separate kids from parents
    • Short-term solutions INCREASE the long-term problem
    • Short-term solutions INCREASE the number of kids in this situation over time
    • Half the country believes other half is okay with child abuse
  • Analogies aren’t thinking
  • When kids are stressed…
    • Our human natural reaction is to care and help them
    • That natural reaction inhibits our ability to think objectively and long-term
  • Alan Dershowitz observation
    • Death camp analogy is a form of holocaust denial
  • All laws and penalties are deterrents

 

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Episode 110: How the King and Queen are Sacrificing the Pawns

Topics: 

  • DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen press conference on border situation
  • Persuasion framing options for the two bad choices
    1. Kids in cages vs. open borders (gigantic persuasion failure)
    2. Kids in temporary protective custody vs. child trafficking
  • President Trump’s Space Force

 

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Episode 109: How to Fix the Border “Cages” Situation Using Psychology

Topics: 

  • A complete failure by Democrats, Republicans, President Trump
    • Democrats won’t fix because it’s a GREAT election issue
    • Republicans won’t fix because nobody on either side has a viable alternative
  • The solution needs to address BOTH the short-term and long-term
    • Republicans are the “Parental” party, long-term thinking
    • Democrats are the “Why can’t we only eat candy?” party, short-term thinking
  • Physical components of the issue
    • They’re fleeing danger and hunger to come here
    • The holding facilities are better than what they are fleeing from
    • The holding facilities are temporary
  • Psychological components of the Issue
    • Public focus makes the issue important
    • MSM riding the issue mercilessly
    • Manufactured hysteria for political advantage
    • Liberal propaganda?  YES
    • Very effective?  YES
  • System to allow parents to view their kids in separate holding facility?
    • See that the kids are there and okay

 

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Episode 108: What the Pundits Get Wrong About North Korea Pre-Deal

Topics: 

  • President Trump took away the reasons for North Korea to have nukes

 


 

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Episode 107: The Holocaust Movie Half the Country is Experiencing

Topics: 

  • President Trump’s tweet about the WAPO employee’s wage strike
  • General Michael Hayden holocaust tweet
    • Evil but effective persuasion technique
    • Scott’s reply to General Hayden’s overwrought analogy
  • Kids temporarily separated from parents after arrest at border
    • Are the kids held in a situation better than where they came from?
    • Happiness relies on the contrast between where you are and where you came from
  • Halfpinions versus opinions
    • Full opinions contain the alternative you prefer
    • Halfpinions only state your objection
  • Climate change: Red Team vs. Blue Team
    • Topic importance seems to have faded
  • Anti-Trumpers are lacking the “and” part of their opinions
    • Complaints without stating the impact (the “and” portion)
    • Complaints without offering an alternative option

 

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Episode 106: The Children in Cages

Topics: 

  • Kids in cages, bad…and nobody has a viable alternative?
    • Fraudulent, but deeply effective persuasion
    • Lacks factual accuracy
    • Untrue, misleading
    • Out of context
    • Could be solved tomorrow
    • Why is it so effective?  Cause facts don’t matter
  • Cognitive dissonance example: anti-Trump laundry lists
    • Their initial gigantic fears about President Trump didn’t manifest
    • But they’re the “smart ones” in the conversation
    • So new fears are needed to replace the faded ones
    • If you can’t find a sufficiently big fear, you need lots of little ones
  • George Lakoff’s dilemma
    • Highly qualified cognitive expert
    • He sees and understands that…
    • President Trump is using skill and experience consistently
    • But 99% of his side believe it’s just luck
    • George’s problem?  Facts don’t matter

 

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Episode 105: Immigrant Kids, OIG Report, Being Friends With Chairman Kim

Topics: 

  • Separating parents from children…bad, yes, everyone agrees
    • What’s your alternative?
    • Why aren’t critics offering an alternative they would prefer?
  • OIG report, clear example of two movies on one screen
    • 500 page report guarantees everyone can see what they want to see
    • My prediction that Comey was being “a patriot” with his Clinton email actions
    • Alan Dershowitz opinion on Comey’s actions contains an element of mind reading
    • Should Lynch have made the decision (proper protocol) rather than Comey?
    • Would there have been worse repercussions if Comey had followed proper protocols?
    • OIG report exonerates Comey, although he broke the rules
  • President Trump’s impromptu meeting with reporters outside White House this morning
    • “Biscuit on nose” analogy for the MSM
  • POTUS handling of the kneelers
  • Trump Foundation investigation
  • Crimea…reasonable questions
    • Why do we care if Russia has Crimea?
    • What do the Crimean people want?
    • If we don’t know…shouldn’t we ask?
  • California split-up,  should they?

 

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Episode 104: Propaganda Videos, Peace with NK and Racism

Topics:

  • President Trump’s video for Chairman Kim
    • “Enemy press” is painting it as weird and ineffective
    • Persuasion works…even when you understand the techniques being used on you
  • Dave Rubin’s interview with Sam Harris
    • Sam is developing an affection for people on right
    • In general, the people on the right are the nicest
    • Generally, people on the right are nicer to me, even when we disagree
    • Prioritizing the truth
    • Prioritizing the best result
  • In politics, facts don’t matter
    • Reason and truth work in almost every realm of life…except politics
    • Politics has ALWAYS been 100% BS
    • President Trump just does more of it…and better than anyone else
    • The outcome is better results
  • Hit piece by Michael Martin of Metro
    • Personal identity
    • Group identity

 

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Episode 103: WAKE UP, PUNCHY!

Topics:

  • Nicknamer-In-Chief dubs De Niro “Punchy”
  • North Korea trip reactions
    • Is the world safer now?
    • Trump wills things into existence
    • Giving trust to build and receive trust
    • NK political prisoners?
  • The criticism of video President Trump created for Chairman Kim

 

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