10 episodes

The Podcast that attempts to restore civil discouse and resist fundamental attribution error. It is too common that anyone with a different opinion is viewed "the other" and denounced as evil, stupid, and/or ignorant. This show is an attempt to discuss matters of importance and focus on restoring faith in humanity - all of humanity.

The Good Intentions Podcast Dave Rael

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The Podcast that attempts to restore civil discouse and resist fundamental attribution error. It is too common that anyone with a different opinion is viewed "the other" and denounced as evil, stupid, and/or ignorant. This show is an attempt to discuss matters of importance and focus on restoring faith in humanity - all of humanity.

    Episode 009 | End of the Good Intentions Podcast

    Episode 009 | End of the Good Intentions Podcast

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    • 4 min
    Episode 008 | Jim Fay

    Episode 008 | Jim Fay

    Jim Fay talks with Dave Rael about mutual dignity, preparing children for the world, empathy with children and adults, and positive influence




    Chapters:

    0:52 - Approach to this episode and getting to know Jim Fay4:31 - Learning about dealing with children from education and parenting5:27 - Dave's interpretation of Love and Logic and Jim's reaction10:26 - The state of discourse in the world the relevance of preparing children for real interaction11:28 - Jim on bringing empathy to interaction with children15:21 - The primacy of simplicity and the fault in complication of life16:28 - Quick win on setting boundaries with simple words and phrases to neutralize conflict and manipulation21:31 - Influence, manipulation, and empowerment23:52 - Love and Logic applied to adults as well as children25:54 - The reasons children and other humans need boundaries and why they test them29:02 - Healthy and unhealthy setting of boundaries and the communication of boundaries and expectations as behavior modeling30:08 - The unhealthy swinging pendulum of adult focus vs child focus33:10 - The problems with punishment and the virtue of delaying reaction37:53 - A specific example of approaches to care and teaching40:03 - Differences between mothers and fathers and between children and adults41:55 - The moral case for




    Resources:

    Love And Logic (including signup for the Insider's Club newsletter)
    Jim's Bio on the Love and Logic Site
    Parenting With Love And Logic (Updated and Expanded Edition) - Foster Cline

    • 44 min
    Episode 007 | Karen Straughan

    Episode 007 | Karen Straughan

    Karen Straughan talks with Dave Rael about feminism, mens' rights, understanding people, gender relations




    Chapters:

    0:52 - Karen, feminism, and mens' rights8:36 - Answers to oppression14:18 - Meaning of Equality21:42 - Karen on humility, ability, attraction, and her draw to the mens' movement35:54 - The power of words and the terms used by feminism43:22 - The importance of sexual consent45:31 - Harmful behaviors47:54 - Reproductive choices52:53 - Attempting to understand one another56:13 - "Nice guys" and the "friend zone"62:15 - Compassion for all parties involved in an unexpected and potentially unwanted pregnancy64:26 - The types of fiction that appeal to women and what it reveals about their desires72:20 - Privilege and empathy and the futility of seeking an ideal system83:35 - Mating habits of animals and their relevance to humans89:06 - "Seek first to understand, then to be understood" - Stephen Covey91:35 - Power and the source of your voice96:44 - Rape apologia103:39 - Violence toward women and men




    Resources:

    Karen's YouTube Channel
    Karen's Blog
    The Red Pill
    Cassie Jaye
    Christina Hoff Sommers on the Good Intentions Podcast
    Custody of Infants Act
    Married Women's Property Act
    "Big Red" from "The Red Pill: Raw Files"
    Swedish Government Bans Affirmative Action
    James Damore
    James Damore on the Good Intentions Podcast
    James Damore on the David Pakman Show
    James Damore on Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux
    James Damore on the Rubin Report
    Tactics Young Women Use to Resist Condom Use When a Partner Wants to Use a Condom
    Sexually Transmitted Infection
    Hypergamy
    Statutory rape victim forced to pay child support
    Goofus and Gallant
    Slate Star Codex
    The Street Harassment Experiment - 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman
    Bill Burr Comedy Including References to Tiger Woods and Access to Sex
    Pareto Principle
    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change - Stephen R. Covey
    Good Intentions Podcast Episode 1 with Andrea Goulet
    National Coalition For Men
    Conflict Theory
    Philip Davies
    If You See Jezebel in the Road, Run the Bitch Down (Paul Elam's article referenced in The Red Pill)
    Have You Ever Beat Up A Boyfriend? Cause, Uh, We Have (The Jezebel article to which Paul Elam was responding)
    I’ll decide if you were raped, not you - Paul Elam
    Commentary on Rape Statistics

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Episode 006 | James Damore

    Episode 006 | James Damore

    James Damore talks with Dave Rael about diversity, understanding, discourse, psychology, and differences




    Chapters:

    0:52 - The story of James, the "Google Manifesto Guy"5:21 - James on unconscious bias7:57 - Biological essentialism10:41 - Humility13:24 - Sources of psychological differences between men and women14:55 - Troublesome vocabulary and individual interest in software19:56 - The nature of software development22:20 - James on the value of diversity24:38 - Psychological safety27:30 - Growth mindset and asking for what you need35:28 - Efficacy of diversity programs37:28 - Disadvantages of diversity programs41:25 - Support and interactions43:07 - Judgment and de-moralizing diversity45:52 - Alienation of conservatives48:21 - Hostile work environments and a call for understanding50:46 - Psychological traits and troublesome vocabulary52:55 - James's suggestion to de-emphasize empathy55:19 - Conscientiousness and green-field (building new systems) vs brown-field (maintaining existing systems) in software development56:53 - Discrimination60:19 - Downsides of being a "diversity candidate"63:31 - Gender bias in hiring - also the difficulty of choosing science papers66:30 - Understanding for the experiences of others68:13 - James's experience with the response to his document74:00 - A lawsuit toward Google76:04 - Going to the source




    Resources:

    James's Site
    The Document in Question
    Implicit-association test
    Jordan Peterson
    James on the Rubin Report
    James on the Joe Rogan Experience
    Dave's Software Developer Podcast - Developer On Fire
    Pair programming
    Psychological safety
    Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol S. Dweck
    Expectations of brilliance underlie gender distributions across academic disciplines - Sarah-Jane Leslie, Andrei Cimpian, Meredith Meyer, Edward Freeland
    A Way to Detect Bias - Paul Graham
    Matthew 7:15-20 - "You Will Know Them by Their Fruits"
    Virtue Signaling
    Big Five personality traits
    Paul Bloom
    Paul Bloom on Waking Up with Sam Harris - The Virtues of Cold Blood
    Thaddeus Russell - The Unregistered Podcast
    Glenn Loury on Unregistered with Thaddeus Russell
    James on Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux
    James with Jordan Peterson

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 005 | Nicole Lee

    Episode 005 | Nicole Lee

    Nicole Lee talks with Dave Rael about being brave, living the life you want, international human rights work, parenting, understanding, and blame




    Chapters:

    0:52 - Getting familiar with Nicole8:19 - Nicole's experiences with defending human rights14:10 - Interviews with violent criminals and the complexities of motivations for abhorrent actions22:30 - Loving people with views inconsistent with your values29:52 - Moving society forward requires action39:26 - Preparing families for a multicultural world43:42 - Nicole's ability to talk about difficult and uncomfortable topics47:59 - The meaning of social justice and the good and bad of the call-out culture62:14 - Recognizing threats67:26 - Scapegoating vs calling for accountability




    Resources:

    Nicole's Website
    Nicole on parenting and sharing the ugly truths of the world with children
    Megan Phelps-Roper on The Joe Rogan Experience
    Martin Luther King Jr.: Revered More After Death Than Before
    Slavery in the United States
    Jewish Bolshevism

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 004 | Matt Christiansen

    Episode 004 | Matt Christiansen

    Matt Christiansen talks with Dave Rael about moral self-righteousness, societal norms, government, and giving advice




    Chapters:

    0:52 - The nature of disagreement and the moral superiority of modern disourse4:22 - The power of "I don't know" and the virtue of alternative solutions6:01 - The axes on which we describe worldviews8:22 - Matt's evolving outlook12:50 - Forced participation17:43 - Gay marriage and the nuclear family28:05 - Views of the human ability to make good choices32:41 - Unsolicited advice34:55 - Voting, Trump, and shutting down events by force42:12 - The appropriate role of government50:08 - The divisive Democrats54:27 - Charlottesville, white nationalists, and Black Lives Matter




    Resources:

    Matt's YouTube Channel
    Socratic Wisdom
    "The enemy of my enemy is my friend"
    1984 (Signet Classics) - George Orwell
    Gary Johnson on forced cake baking
    Trump Cake
    A Story about Applying "Must Participate" to Sexuality
    2016 Donald Trump Chicago rally protest
    Federalist 51
    Gary Johnson and Aleppo
    General welfare clause
    United States Bill of Rights
    Sally Boynton Brown on Shutting White People Down
    Uncle Tom
    Pepe the Frog
    Richard B. Spencer
    Non-aggression principle
    Pro-Trump Protesters Interrupt 'Shakespeare in the Park' Performance of 'Julius Caesar'

    • 1 hr 2 min

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