Updated subscriber totals, exploring echo chambers, managing the meta-leash, the opt-in nature of truth and practicing good mental hygiene: Ped & Tom get into, under, and all up in the grill of everyone’s favorite internet sensation, Fake News.
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Meta Disclaimers, Before-we-Beginners [00:00]
- The President, the Pope and Mark Zuckerberg walk into a bar
- And the 2016 Oxford Word of the Year is…
- Tom will blow this bridge up if he has to
What is “Fake News?” [06:13]
Why is it a problem for the modern human mind? [17:57]
- Be thankful Tom pulled on the meta-leash, dear listener
- Shakespeare distinguishes thing-value from human-value
- Not everyone is required to see Santa
How do we protect ourselves from it? [39:04]
- Your mind’s instruction manual (404: Page Not Found)
- A practical, psychology-based take on the science of karma
- …but unconditional love is better 
Music by Lee Rosevere (CC by 4.0)