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We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

Comedy, News & Politics, Society & Culture

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Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?

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Conclusion Delusion

October 9th, 2015

Episode 194 of 361 episodes

Jeff and Anthony have often discussed the brain's annoying propensity to latch on to erroneous conclusions by relating two disparate pieces of data, and a new article in FiveThirtyEight Science breaks down the "illusion of causality" and other problematic human tendencies even clearer. Why is the brain so determined to mislead itself? And what can we do to be less dumb?

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