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Episode 45: Xander Snyder & Erik Fogg, Bias and Tribalism

Xander Snyder and Erik Fogg host the ReConsider Podcast—their motto is “We don’t do the thinking for you.” You can visit to learn more about their podcast, which covers politics, history, and society. This episode is longer than the typical episode because of it’s a simulcast across two podcasts. 0:00 Introduction to Erik, Xander, and the Reconsider podcast 5:00 How do you “not do the thinking” for your listener? 17:20 Socratic dialogue as a technique 20:30 The difference between psychological facts and historical facts 32:00 Goals of Heterodox Academy 37:20 How to become more informed about history and propaganda 40:10 Common problems in learning Links Andrew Guess, Brendan Nyhan, & Jason Reifler — Selective Exposure to Misinformation: Evidence from the Consumption of Fake News Matt Grossman and David Hopkins – Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer on the RINO label Jarret Crawford’s research on asymmetrical and symmetrical political bias Jason Stanley – How Propaganda Works Open Mind Platform The Bulwark Podcast Why is This Happening? with Chris Hayes and All In With Chris Hayes Transcript This is a transcript of the episode. Rating the Show If you enjoyed this show, please rate it on iTunes:
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