The Dr. Bo Show

Hello! I am social psychologist and author, Bo Bennett. In this blog and my podcast (the audio version of this blog), I take a critical thinking-, reason-, and science-based approach to issues that matter. As of January 2020, this podcast is a collection of topics related to all of my books. You can use the button below to filter the topics/books that interest you most. Enjoy!

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The Dr. Bo Show is a critical thinking-, reason-, and science-based approach to issues that matter. It is the podcast of social psychologist Bo Bennett. As of 2020, this podcast is a collection of topics related to all of his books.

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Women, Rape, and Responsibility

July 11, 2017

This exchange is ripe with fallacious reasoning—at least the response is. This is often what happends when emotion or idiology trumps reason...

Top Five Logical Fallacies in the Social Justice Movement

July 04, 2017

There is a disturbing trend in the social justice movement where science, data, facts, and reason are sacrificed for ideology. Critics of the social justice mov

Arguing with Social Justice Activists and Conspiracy Theorists: You Can't Win

June 27, 2017

Uncomfortable Idea: Interpreting feedback or an argument that refutes your ideas as evidence for your ideas, is a flaw in reasoning similar to that of...

Do I Really Want President Trump To Succeed?

May 22, 2017

In the first version of the book, I wrote an article about giving the winner of the presidential election a chance and supporting him or her no matter who...

Close Encounter of the Non-Existent Kind

January 25, 2017

I was six years old when I involuntarily chased my first alien spaceship. Wait, perhaps you need a little context to this story before I jump right into it.

Age of Consent and Sex

December 08, 2016

Uncomfortable Idea: If you are past your mid-twenties and engaging in sexual activity with people younger than their mid-twenties, you are likley, knowingly...

Mental Illness Should Not Be Treated the Same as Physical Illness

November 16, 2016

Uncomfortable Idea: We should not treat mental illness like physical illness.

The Concept of Equity is Not That Simple

November 15, 2016

Uncomfortable Idea: Equity is synonymous with fairness, but not with wealth distribution or giving people who don't have a lot of stuff, free stuff...

Allowing Private Businesses to Discriminate

November 14, 2016

Uncomfortable Idea: Allowing private businesses to discriminate is not as horrible as it sounds.

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