Discussing The Parasitic Mind, Economics, and Evolutionary Psychology (THE SAAD TRUTH_1180)

This conversation was originally posted on Economist Bob Murphy’s platform: www.BobMurphyShow.com/167

Topics covered include economics, rationality, behavioral decision theory,
decision making (normative, prescriptive, and descriptive), hormones, neuroparasites, idea pathogens (postmodernism, social constructivism, militant feminism, biophobia, cultural relativism, identity politics), nomological networks of cumulative evidence, consilience, thinking versus feeling, Donald Trump versus Barack Obama, human universals, kleptogamy,
interdisciplinarity, and the Lebanese civil war.
The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense was released on October 6, 2020. Order your copy now.



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Dr. Gad Saad is a professor, evolutionary behavioral scientist, and author who pioneered the use of evolutionary psychology in marketing and consumer behavior. In addition to his scientific work, Dr. Saad is a leading public intellectual who often writes and speaks about idea pathogens that are destroying logic, science, reason, and common sense.