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50: The Racist Roots of Modern Laws

50: The Racist Roots of Modern Laws

Good laws serve a needed protective function of our natural rights. But what should we think of bad laws? Many of the laws on the books have been around long enough that we seldom question why they were put there in the first place. It’s astonishing how many of these laws, upon closer examination, are found to be rooted in thoroughly racist thinking and a desire to control what were considered “undesirable” people.  
November 23, 2017
12: How Fear Becomes a Tool of Control

12: How Fear Becomes a Tool of Control

If you sense that there’s more fear being channeled in your direction these days, you’re right. Fear has been used as a tool of control for millennia. The biggest change in our time is the efficiency of the delivery systems. In this episode, Connor and Bryan discuss the methods and science behind how fear can be leveraged into controlling others. You’ll also learn how to inoculate yourself against fear-based manipulation and how to recognize when someone’s trying hack your brain with fear.
August 2, 2017
6: Winning People Over to Unpopular Ideas

6: Winning People Over to Unpopular Ideas

It’s telling that taking a stand on principle guarantees you’ll be out of step with what is popular. Contrary to what you see on social media, persuading people to open their minds shouldn’t require force or intimidation. In this episode, Connor and Bryan discuss 3 highly unpopular ideas and how to help others discover a degree of clarity regarding the principles behind them.
July 19, 2017