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Tackling a broad range of important issues using science, reason, logic, and common sense.

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Tackling a broad range of important issues using science, reason, logic, and common sense.

    Thoughts on Secularism on This Jewish New Year (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_275)

    Thoughts on Secularism on This Jewish New Year (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_275)

    Secularism is the means by which Western liberal democracies protect the rights of all believers and non-believers alike.


    My Huffington Post article "Should Secular Societies Accommodate Religious Beliefs?": http://huff.to/1L0C7Qf


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    This clip was posted on my YouTube channel on September 13, 2015 as THE SAAD TRUTH_61: https://youtu.be/2NT_59fBBso


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    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.


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    • 6 min
    My Chat with Dr. Darren Dahl, Former Co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Research (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_274)

    My Chat with Dr. Darren Dahl, Former Co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Research (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_274)

    Topics that we covered include the importance of conducting meaningful research, viewing research as a form of play, the value of interdisciplinary science, several papers stemming from Darren's research career (food choices, contamination fears, speech characteristics, and condom use), the value of science outreach, political correctness on university campuses, and the pros and cons of being a professor.


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    This chat was originally posted on my YouTube channel on March 26, 2016 as THE SAAD TRUTH_149: https://youtu.be/ti_BRx8f2Fw.  


    At the time of the conversation, Darren was one of the co-editors of the Journal of Consumer Research. 


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    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.


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Professor Posts Inhumane and Diabolical Tweet About 9/11 (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_273)

    Professor Posts Inhumane and Diabolical Tweet About 9/11 (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_273)

    Tweet in question: https://twitter.com/GadSaad/status/1436772283192946695?s=20


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    This clip was posted earlier today (September 11, 2021) on my YouTube channel as THE SAAD TRUTH_1293: https://youtu.be/jUuG4rBX0aE


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    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.


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    • 10 min
    Some Thoughts on the 9/11 Tragedy (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_272)

    Some Thoughts on the 9/11 Tragedy (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_272)

    I share some personal thoughts and lessons to reap from the horrifying tragedy of that fateful day.


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    This clip was posted on my YouTube channel on September 11, 2015 as THE SAAD TRUTH_60: https://youtu.be/Zdtg0x8S93U


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    The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense was released on October 6, 2020. Order your copy now.


    https://www.amazon.com/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


    https://www.amazon.ca/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


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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.


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    • 3 min
    The Magical Serendipity of Life (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_271)

    The Magical Serendipity of Life (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_271)

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    This clip was posted earlier today (September 10, 2021) on my YouTube channel as THE SAAD TRUTH_1292: https://youtu.be/onND_hXHBHE


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    The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense was released on October 6, 2020. Order your copy now.


    https://www.amazon.com/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


    https://www.amazon.ca/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


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    Please visit my website gadsaad.com, and sign up for alerts. If you appreciate my content, click on the "Support My Work" button. I count on my fans to support my efforts. You can donate via Patreon, PayPal, and/or SubscribeStar.


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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.


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    • 6 min
    My Chat with British Islam Critic Tommy Robinson (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_270)

    My Chat with British Islam Critic Tommy Robinson (The Saad Truth - Classics & Short Takes_270)

    Tommy Robinson (author of Enemy of the State) and I sit down to discuss his activism against Islamic extremism, immigration, charges of racism and bigotry, liberal secular values, freedom of speech, our respective views on Maajid Nawaz's efforts, among many other topics.


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    This clip was posted originally on March 19, 2016 on my YouTube channel as THE SAAD TRUTH_147: https://youtu.be/QE_LeA27T1s


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    If you appreciate my work and would like to support it:


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    https://paypal.me/GadSaad


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    The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense was released on October 6, 2020. Order your copy now.


    https://www.amazon.com/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


    https://www.amazon.ca/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X


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    Please visit my website gadsaad.com, and sign up for alerts. If you appreciate my content, click on the "Support My Work" button. I count on my fans to support my efforts. You can donate via Patreon, PayPal, and/or SubscribeStar.


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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.


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    • 1 hr 13 min

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