Episode 31: Fat public servants

September 19, 2021 Chris Season 1 Episode 31
Episode 31: Fat public servants
Show Notes

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This week we discuss why the internet intelligentsia really do not like the Australian lockdowns (each word is a different link, that's how much they hate us).

I try to explain to Brian why Slime Mold Time Mold thinks we're getting fat. Something to do with chemicals?

Brian is launching his world famous youtube channel!!!

You can also find us on discord or reddit

Big list of coffee bets - now also on Melange app.


Stubborn Attachments - by Tyler Cowen. If we think that future lives are as valuable as our own, then economic growth is one of the highest moral imperatives. (Funny that an economist would have that thesis)

A history of factory safety - possible pre-reading for a future episode!

I tried to find a reference for my story about mega-yacht story, but I did find an article explaining how much yacht you can afford! I can afford a dinghy.

John Howard sacked many high-ranking public servants upon coming to power in the night of the long knives

The Jolly Swagman podcast has a fascinating episode on Australia's (botched) vaccine rollout.

Ben and James from Exponant discuss the idea that you have to make your priority stack explicit when thinking about complicated issues.

Why are we getting fat?

Doomsday by Nero, what a banger