Saturday, May 23, 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Episode 0026: Sanctimony (original episode)

This is an original episode, previously recorded with my father Jef, in which we looked at Sanctimony.

Clips from:
Here’s the link to the direct download.
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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Episode 0024: Exaggerated conflict (original episode)

This is an original episode on Exaggerated Conflict.

Here are the show notes from the original post.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Episode 0023: Perfect solution

In this episode we look at Perfect Solution.

The first example is looking at the use of technology in cricket for umpiring decisions.Audio of the cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/video_audio/530928.html?genre=9

The second example is about the flu vaccine: http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Health-News/flu-shot-risks-benefits/2013/06/14/id/510050/

Here's the cdc information page about a the flu vaccine: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/vaccineeffect.htm

Direct download of the episode: https://archive.org/download/HH101/HH101e0023.mp3

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Episode 0022: Browbeating (original episode)

This is an original episode on Browbeating. It was also our last look at the fallacies of Jenny McCarthy. We were totally sick of her. Other examples from Christopher Hitchens and Dr. Evil.

Here’s a direct link to the episode: https://archive.org/download/HH101/HH101e0022.mp3

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Episode 0021: Weasel words

In this episode we look at Weasel Words.

Euphemisms 

Chaser Media circus - police using euphemisms:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJhzU2x-EdA

Dysphemisms

Bill Maher GM foods:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csSw3fYnICc&app=desktop

From some of our commentary on GM foods:



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