Libertarian Paternalism: Mental Nudges That Help You Save Time, Lives, and Money | Cass Sunstein

Libertarian Paternalism: Mental Nudges That Help You Save Time, Lives, and Money | Cass Sunstein

A number of years ago Richard Thaler, a terrific economist, and I were talking about public policy and also about human behavior. And the idea developed that you can have a form of paternalism that preserves freedom of choice. So, insist first and foremost on people being able to go their own way if they want, but it acknowledges that some of us maybe don’t know how to get where we want to go, or that some of us may…

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Why libertarianism is a marginal idea and not a universal value | Steven Pinker

Why libertarianism is a marginal idea and not a universal value | Steven Pinker

Sometimes people say that in the absence of religion there can be no moral values and, in fact, for that reason, there can never be values that everyone agrees upon. “We are inherently conflictual. The human condition is conflict among peoples because they could just never agree on values.” Well, putting a lie to that are developments like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and the Millennium Development Goals where the nations of the world agreed on a…

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Everything Wrong With Everything Wrong With Yakko’s Nations of the World

Everything Wrong With Everything Wrong With Yakko’s Nations of the World

This sins video has enough mistakes that someone could easily make Everything Wrong With Everything Wrong With Yakkos World. Ooh, thanks for the idea. But I don’t want to bother doing any writing for this video. If only there were a large collection of people pointing out every mistake I made [comments] [intro] The thumbnail says 3 minutes or less, the video says 5, and the video is actually almost 6 This apparantly takes place in a post-appocalyptic future where…

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Klay Thompson and the 3-point chucking gods: What it takes to break the attempts record | High Score

Klay Thompson and the 3-point chucking gods: What it takes to break the attempts record | High Score

– Okay, check this out. The object of this game is simple. You’re a basketball player, you have 48 minutes plus maybe some overtime to attempt as many shots behind this three-point line as you can before time runs out, but if you don’t pace yourself or you don’t get enough of your shots into the basket, you might irritate these other four players or your coach or your fans and get yourself stuck on the bench. Three-point chucking is…

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SECRET SERVICE ROCK NATION WITH HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT , IT’S ALL OVER

SECRET SERVICE ROCK NATION WITH HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT , IT’S ALL OVER

SECRET SERVICE ROCK NATION WITH HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT , IT’S ALL OVER A Chinese woman attempted to enter Mar-a-Lago, the presidents club in Palm Beach, Florida but was stopped by Secret Service after they became suspicious of her intentions. Initially the Secret Service encountered the woman, Yujing Zhang, 32 at a checkpoint. She had 2 Chinese passports and said that she was a member of the club and was coming to swim in the pool. Zhang reportedly gained entry to the…

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‘Spill the Tea’: ‘The Bachelor’ Edition

‘Spill the Tea’: ‘The Bachelor’ Edition

Well, it may be getting cold outside. But it’s about to get real hot in here. It’s time to play Spill the Tea. All right, it wouldn’t be spilled the tea without our favorite bad girl, Carol. If you don’t remember Carol, she’s the one who had sex on a beach and went to a swingers’ party. Watch. [APPLAUSE] Carol. Carol went– [APPLAUSE] Is that right? OK, let’s see. [DINGING] [APPLAUSE] Everybody please welcome back Carol. [APPLAUSE] You’re now a…

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