Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Backfire Effect (VIDEO)

When the lie that Obama was a Muslim was pointed out, something strange happened. More people came to believe that Obama is, in fact, a Muslim. This is the backfire effect. Correcting false information often reinforces the mistaken belief. But ironically, that is Dead Wrong®. The truth comes out with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Are We Stuck in Bubbles? (VIDEO)

No one listens to anyone else online. We are stuck in our internet bubbles, where we only hear things that reinforce our old beliefs. Well, that might be the consensus among your friends, bubble boy. But that whole idea…is Dead Wrong®. See why logging on throws that logic way off with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Drones (VIDEO)

When drones replace planes, pilots lose their jobs. This is a brutal reminder of the rise of the machines and how we will all be out of a job soon. But that is Dead Wrong®. That argument crashes and burns very quickly when broken down by Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Equal or Fair? (VIDEO)

In a study, six-year-olds showed that they preferred to throw out rewards, rather than distribute them unequally. Even children know that inequality is unnatural. We humans just hate it. Dead Wrong®. Inequality and unfairness are two separate issues, as discussed here by Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.

 

 

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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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