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In today's episode, blogger Sacerdotus speaks on the story of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. He explains how this story relates to psychology, human interaction and morality. We often are prejudice with each other due to our differences. Sacerdotus explains the psychological reasoning why and why we should avoid this behavior in order to be moral beings who are children of the God who loves everyone.
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Leaders are expected to make and facilitate the making of decisions. In this show, John continues to provide an overview of every class in the MSOL curriculum as Dr. Jim Dittmar, chair of the Leadership Studies Department at Geneva College joins him to discuss the Decision Making class. As usual, John and Dr. Jim will be joined by several students and/or alumni to discuss the main takeaways of the course, and how they are applying what they learned in their current roles and careers. The concepts of consensus, heuristics, brainstorming, intuition, rationality and a number of other pertinent topics related to decision making will be discussed.
To if we discuss the Boston tragedy and what we now know about this case and those responsible. We also discuss some of the general and expert heuristics used today to try and understand these types of acts, those who commit them, thier methodologies, and motivation. How dose recent events confirm or challenge such heuristics? Join us tonight to discuss this and more.
Guy P. Harrison is a journalist, science author and skeptic whose work addresses common pseudo-scientific myths. Harrison has been a world news editor, sports editor, photographer, page designer, and columnist. Harrison believes that the world would be a better place if more people understood how science works. He believes rational scientific explanations always improve on the heuristics of “folk wisdom.” He believes democracy can only function correctly with an informed population. This has been reflected in his comprehensive pop-science books, including 50 Popular Beliefs that People Think are True, Race and Reality: What Everyone Should Know about Our Biological Diversity, and 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God.
Tune in Sunday, August 19th, at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific, as NPTR host Sean Prophet interviews Guy P. Harrison to discuss skepticism and the value of critical thinking.