Jun 18, 2021 • 1HR 25M

Ep23 - Common Sense Lab Leak and the Bitcoin Badger Visits El Salvador

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Bitcoin is legal tender in El Salvador. And it's ok to talk about COVID's possible lab-based origin.

The world is changing. And Paul and Scott are helping you navigate the absurdity.

In this episode of Mentally Unscripted, Paul and Scott talk about the COVID Wuhan lab theory.

That's right. Saying COVID came from a lab in Wuhan won't get you labeled a conspiracy theorist anymore. And, even better, it won't get you kicked off social media. It's mainstream now. And our hosts have some fun with it.

Then they move on to Bitcoin's take over of the world economy. And it starts in El Salvador. Ok, maybe not. Does it matter that El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender? Listen to this episode to find out.

Articles discussed:

Critical thinking concepts & mental models discussed:

  • Probabilistic Thinking

  • Occam’s Razor

  • Gaslighting

  • Incentives

  • Higher Order Problems

  • Authority/Credibility

  • Accountability

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