LSAT Logic in Everyday Life
Summary: A weekly podcast that applies the logic of the LSAT to politics, advertisements, and conventional wisdom.
This week, we look at the arguments for and against widespread use of at-home genetic testing.
In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, we look at the pros and cons of donating via text message.
In this week's podcast, the first of 2010, we look at the security vs. privacy argument around the implementation of full body scanners.
Bill Maher was attacked this week for warning people away from the swine flu. In this podcast, we look at his argument and try to understand why people are wary of vaccinating against H1N1.
This week we look at new commercials combatting high fructose corn syrup's bad reputation.
This week, we unpack the structure of Obama's speech to Congress on the issue of health care reform.
This week, we look at the assumptions that go into jury selection.
This week, we look at FINA's decision to ban polyurethane swimsuits in the wake of the Rome World Championship Swimming controversy.
This week, one of the more interesting political debates of the year resolved in the Senate. We look at both sides of the argument about funding the F-22 fighter.
This week, discuss a new recommendation from a federal panel that Vicodin and Percocet be banned because of the dangers of acetaminophen overdose, and what that means for other drugs containing acetaminophen.
This week, we look at new legislation passed this week placing regulatory control of the tobacco industry in the hands of the FDA.
This week, we unpack the comparison flaw in an Aveeno commercial.
This week, we look at a new algorith that Google is testing to determine which of its employees might be thinking about quitting.
This week, we look at potential flaws in a new study that purports to show that the benefits of exercise are blocked by antioxidant supplementation.
Monday saw the fifth largest single day point rally in the Dow Jones's history. We look at how the Dow is measured and the conclusions you can draw from it.