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What’s In My iPod Shuffle 2/28/19

Dan Carlin Show 63 – Supernova in the East IIJan 12, 2019 – The Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 has deep roots. It also involves a Japanese society that’s been called one of the most distinctive on Earth. Stephen West Episode #034 … Spinoza pt. 2 – Force of NatureEpisode #034 … Spinoza pt. 2 – […]

Nassim Taleb on the Financial Crisis

From EconTalk.org (Includes full transcript). Direct link to mp3 interview Nassim Taleb talks about the financial crisis, how we misunderstand rare events, the fragility of the banking system, the moral hazard of government bailouts, the unprecedented nature of really, really bad events, the contribution of human psychology to misinterpreting probability and the dangers of hubris. […]

THC Cancer Cure?

Try it as a thought experiment. What if an extract of Marijuana/Hemp DID cure cancer? Or some cancer. Or even 1% of skin cancers. Wouldn’t you want to try it on yours? Especially if it did no harm? Especially if you’d exhausted whatever treatments your Doctor had advised? Well, here’s a little science: Marijuana Cuts […]