Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – How to Create Monopolies (VIDEO)

The laissez-faire idea of perfect competition is a pipe dream. Instead, we see more concentration, more monopolies, and we need more regulation to stop it. Dead Wrong®. More barriers to entry only scare new companies away and actually prevent competition. Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg explains why.
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Episode 65 – Economic Reasoning and Sexual Behavior (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is a conversation originally recorded in 1994 about the teaching of sexual legal issues in law schools around the United States. Richard Posner, former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals, Larry Lessig, former Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, and Tom Smith, former Director-General of the Social Survey at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago consider the long-term implications of the subject. Originally Recorded: 1994

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Is There a Mental Illness Epidemic? (VIDEO)

Mental illness is no joke, and today it seems like it’s only getting worse. But why is that the case? Do we live with more stress than we used to? Is the connectivity of the world starting to weigh more heavily on us than it did in the past? With the numbers of mental illnesses increasing so much, there must be something going on in the world today that’s causing it all. But that’s all Dead Wrong®. The truth isn’t what it appears to be on the surface.
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Episode 64 – Friedrich Hayek and Elaine Carver Leijonhufvud (Podcast)

This conversation between legendary economist Friedrich Hayek and former economics writer Elaine Carver Leijonhufvud includes an intimate look into the life of Hayek as a young man. During the discussion, the two talk about Hayek’s memories of traveling to America as well as his perception of the tension between religious and scientific thought. Originally Recorded: 1978

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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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Episode 63 – Condensed Matter Physics (Podcast)

Physics is a complicated field, but when you start talking about the smallest particles we know of, things become even more complicated. Discover some of the guiding principles of the world of atomic particles and learn more about the complex systems in the human body. Former Nobel Prize winner in physics, Dr. Philip W. Anderson, and Princeton University Professor Shivaji Sondhi discuss the topic in today’s podcast. Originally Recorded: 1999

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Episode 62 – Friedrich Hayek and Dr. Axel Leijonhufvud (Podcast)

Today’s podcast features a conversation between former Professor of Economics at UCLA, Axel Leijonhufvud, and famous economist Friedrich von Hayek. During the discussion, the two converse about the people that influenced Hayek’s work and thoughts, eventually diving into social and economic trends as well as monetary theory. Hayek expands on his earlier days as a student, and a young man, identifying the people who shaped his thinking on the world. He also talks about what type of literature helped to push him in the field of economics, and if he had any conflicts with other intellectuals’ views at the time. …

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Hunting & Gathering Truth (VIDEO)

Our hunter/gatherer ancestors were lucky. They didn’t have to work more than 12 to 19 hours a week for food, they had decent health, and many were peaceful. It seems like mankind’s happy childhood. Dead Wrong®. That argument conveniently leaves out several factors as discussed by Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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Episode 61 – Learning and Memory (Podcast)

This episode of the Free To Choose® Media Podcast features three prominent intellectuals in the field of neuroscience. Dr. Timothy Tully, former Senior Staff Investigator at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Dr. Eric Kandel, former Senior Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and 2000 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology/Medicine, and Dr. Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Professor of Neuroscience at the Yale University School of Medicine. They discuss the results of their experiments on short- and long-term memory while discussing the history of our knowledge of the topic. Originally Recorded: 1993

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Will We Run Out of Resources? (VIDEO)

What’s going to happen when we run out of all of our resources? As countries around the world grow more and more, the question continues to be discussed, and the world is not getting any bigger. When we run out, we could all be doomed. Eventually, we will have to stop growing to conserve what few resources we have, right? But the truth is, that theory is just Dead Wrong®. It’s been proven wrong time and time again.
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