Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Does Pessimism Work? (VIDEO)

Ever since Johan Norberg wrote an optimistic book on mankind’s progress some people have objected that we shouldn’t be so hopeful. We should be worried, because otherwise we don’t notice problems and work to solve them. But that is Dead Wrong®. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains why pessimism only generates short sighted solutions.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Chess and Computers (VIDEO)

A computer program recently taught itself how to play chess. After four hours it was so good that it beat the best chess computer 28 to 0. Our robot overlords are here, and we humans have nothing to contribute any more. Dead Wrong®. Computers and A.I. still lack one vital element. Find out what it is from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Erie Residents – Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare is Airing Near You

Compassion fueled the creation of America’s welfare system, a safety net that rescues some of the most vulnerable among us. We often hear political leaders and activists tout the system’s good intentions, but what about those living on welfare? Do they think the system is working? Have good intentions delivered good results? The safety net is ideally more of a trampoline, where people hit it and then bounce back onto their feet, and into rich, fulfilling lives. But today, instead of bouncing back, too many Americans have become ensnared in the net. Of course, the system has helped some people, …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Autism (VIDEO)

Some people think that the vaccine against measles causes autism, and refuse to vaccinate their children. They are Dead Wrong®. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains why this it not only nonsense, but dangerous nonsense.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Big Ideas and Small Plates (VIDEO)

If you want to lose weight, behavioral economist and winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard Thaler says to use a smaller plate when you eat. In this instance, he is Dead Wrong®. Like many diet gimmicks, it may sound good, but lacks substance. Explore this latest claim with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Causes of Poverty Reduction (VIDEO)

Free marketers love to point out that world poverty is declining faster than ever. However, that is not because of free markets, it’s because of government redistribution. Nope! That’s Dead Wrong®. Find out how accurate data can lead to false conclusions from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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West Virginia Residents – Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare is Airing Near You…Tomorrow

Compassion fueled the creation of America’s welfare system, a safety net that rescues some of the most vulnerable among us. We often hear political leaders and activists tout the system’s good intentions, but what about those living on welfare? Do they think the system is working? Have good intentions delivered good results?

The safety net is ideally more of a trampoline, where people hit it and then bounce back onto their feet, and into rich, fulfilling lives. But today, instead of bouncing back, too many Americans have become ensnared in the net. Of course, the system has helped some people, but the sad fact is that it typically hurts those it’s supposed to help.

Viewers will experience the welfare system through the eyes of those who are stuck in it. They will learn that the system’s greatest cost is its human cost.

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The Good Old Days Now and Then (VIDEO)

Things are out of control nowadays. There must have been some previous harmonious era when everything was perfect. The good old days. Dead Wrong®. When exactly were these so-called good old days? Find out from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Generational Injustice (VIDEO)

Generation X, and even more the Millennials, arrived too late. Our parents’ and grandparents’ generations took all the good jobs with high incomes. There’s nothing left for us. Dead Wrong®. Find out what has really happened to income over the years from Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Stalin, Hitler, and the War (VIDEO)

After the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution some said that despite all the horrors, we should be grateful, because Soviet communism defeated Hitler in the Second World War. But they…are Dead Wrong®. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains how the war started out with a much different relationship between the two countries.

 

 

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