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The Way the World Works: A Tuttle Twins Podcast for Families

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From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

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United States

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From the trusted team behind the Tuttle Twins books, join us as we tackle current events, hot topics, and fun ideas to help your family find clarity in a world full of confusion.

Language:

English


Episodes

208. Can A Company Survive Creative Destruction?

10/20/2021
Continuing an earlier discussion about creative destruction, today Brittany and Connor talk about innovation and how it can help an outdated product or company stay afloat when others have collapsed.

Duration:00:16:38

207. Do You Need to Go to College?

10/18/2021
Today Connor and Brittany are joined by Cameron Sorsby, the CEO of Praxis, to discuss whether college is necessary for everyone.

Duration:00:18:20

206. Should We All Follow Our Passions?

10/15/2021
Most of us have been given advice like “follow your passion,” or “pursue what you love.” But is this always the best advice for everyone? Or is there more to choosing a career than just doing what you love?

Duration:00:14:55

205. Does Privacy Matter?

10/13/2021
Expanding on an earlier episode, Emma and Brittany discuss how privacy affects your day to day life.

Duration:00:14:17

204. Who Won The Burger Brand Wars?

10/11/2021
Another brand war story! On this episode Emma and Brittany discuss the “Burger King v. McDonald's” war, and how Burger King used clever advertising to give a fast food giant a run for its money.

Duration:00:13:36

203. Why Is Self-Ownership Important?

10/8/2021
One of the most important principles of individual liberty is the understanding that you own yourself. While the government likes to tell us what we can do and even what we can put in your body, only we can make those choices.

Duration:00:13:36

202. Can Services Like The Fire Department Be Privatized?

10/6/2021
In a truly free market, communities would come together to pay for their own public services. But under our current system, public goods and are paid for by taxpayers who often don't get a say in anything. However, fire departments offer a unique perspective into how communities, and even private companies, are setting an example for public services.

Duration:00:14:35

201. Does AOC Understand The Importance of Private Charity?

10/4/2021
When Democratic Socialist Congresswoman AOC recently spoke out about her grandmother's dire situation in Puerto Rico, she blamed Congress for not giving money to those in the area whose homes had been damaged after a bad storm. But when a private citizen tried to show her the power of private charity, she refused to take it. Today, Brittany and Connor talk about this story and explain what AOC doesn't understand about private charity.

Duration:00:15:46

200. What Was Operation Northwoods?

10/1/2021
Many people believe that our government would never lie to us or put us in harm's way. Emma and Brittany discuss a true conspiracy from the Cold War that proves the opposite.

Duration:00:12:19

199. What Is Communism?

9/29/2021
Communism is a word that's thrown around a lot, but rarely defined in detail. Today, Emma and Brittany discuss the history of this ideology, and break down why "sharing everything" isn't as great as it sounds.

Duration:00:13:25

198. What Is The History Behind the Pledge of Allegiance?

9/27/2021
From an early age, students are taught the Pledge of Allegiance to recite each morning at school. While many see this as a form of patriotism, there are some very problematic aspects of the Pledge. How it came to be and how it is used is actually anti-individualist.

Duration:00:15:36

197. What is Anarcho-Capitalism?

9/24/2021
From an early age, students are taught the Pledge of Allegiance to recite each morning at school. While many see this as a form of patriotism, there are some very problematic aspects of the Pledge. How it came to be and how it is used is actually anti-individualist.

Duration:00:15:36

196. What is Self-Reliance?

9/22/2021
Practicing self-reliance in our own lives and in our communities is one of the most important ways we can strive for liberty. If we are going to prove that we don't need big government, we need to prove that we can come together as individuals and help each other out and practice self-reliance.

Duration:00:15:30

195. What Are Holidays?

9/20/2021
We all love to celebrate a day off of work or school when a holiday comes around. But where do holidays come from? Today Brittany and Emma discuss the origins of holidays and the role governments play in their creation.

Duration:00:15:42

194. What Are Teacher Unions?

9/17/2021
It's taken schools a long time to reopen during and after the pandemic, even though children have not been as heavily impacted by COVID as adults. Why has this happened? Because of politically powerful groups called teacher unions.

Duration:00:13:20

193. What Are Some Modern Examples of Creative Destruction?

9/15/2021
Creative destruction is an important aspect of economics, as Connor and Brittany discussed in a previous episode. Today, Emma and Brittany give modern examples of creative destruction in action.

Duration:00:14:18

192. Who Was Murray Rothbard?

9/13/2021
Murray Rothbard is one of the most important figures in Austrian Economics and the libertarian movement. Today Connor and Brittany dive into his biography and how he helped influence the modern liberty movement.

Duration:00:16:03

191. What Is A "Straw Man" Argument?

9/10/2021
Continuing the discussion on logical fallacies, Brittany and Connor explain what the "straw man" is and how you can combat this tactic during a debate.

Duration:00:15:09

190. Was Alexander Hamilton a Hero or Villain?

9/8/2021
You've seen him on the ten dollar bill, you have also probably heard the soundtrack from the Broadway musical. All around us in pop culture Alexander Hamilton is praised as a hero. But when we look closely at what he has done, is he a hero or a villain of liberty?

Duration:00:15:57

189. Why Should You Care About Austrian Economics?

9/6/2021
Today, Connor and Brittany are joined by Jeff Deist, the president of the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. They discuss Austrian economics, and why it's so important to the concept of individual liberty and economic freedom.

Duration:00:16:53