Science

Study Shows Censoring Hate Speech Works

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: For many years, I’ve been critical of attempts to suppress hate speech, especially on the part of governments. In Germany and Austria, …

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ReligionScienceSkepticism

Study: Atheists Are Fairer Than Christians…Sometimes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Who is more generous: atheists, or Christians? As I’ve discussed in the past, our society’s stereotype is that atheists lack morality, and …

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Science

Conspiracy Theorists Just Want to be Special Snowflakes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: New research published in the European Journal of Social Psychology suggests that people who believe in many conspiracy theories do so in …

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Science

Dog Walking Makes Us Happy: What It’s Like to Have an Emotional Support Animal

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A new study claims that the main reason people walk their dogs is because it makes them and their dogs happy. As …

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Skepticism

Injecting People with Herpes for Fun and Profit

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’ve mentioned Peter Thiel before — he’s the billionaire tech bro who supports Donald Trump and paid millions to shut down Gawker …

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Science

Can Monkeys See Optical Illusions?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A big part of being a skeptic is having a healthy (or some would say unhealthy) interest in optical illusions. After all, …

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Science

The Science of Whiskey!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Drinking alcohol may lower our inhibitions and make us generally feel more sociable, but sometimes ordering alcohol at a bar can be …

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FeminismScience

Study Reveals Shocking News on the Female Orgasm (If You’ve Never Met a Woman)

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Did you know that when having sex, different women prefer different kinds of touching and have different kinds of orgasms? I don’t …

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criticaldragon1177

Rebecca Watson, Keep in mind that this is just a single study, and even if true, private forums censoring hate speech is a bit different than government censoring hate speech.…

Boomer

>Study Shows Censoring Hate Speech Works I think you have to define "works." If you mean reddit was able to rid itself of some disgusting asshats, then yes, censoring worked...for…

autienautiebutnot0

Far as I can tell, the flickering of fluorescent tubes does not make people suggestible. What it does do is drive a lot of autistic people and people with SPD…

Filias Cupio

I have a desperate need to be unique - for example, when I'm in a crowd, I find myself thinking about how I'm not really part of the crowd because…

Hanoumatoi

Glad to hear he has turned out to be the emotional support dog you need! As a fellow sufferer of depression, I empathize with the whole needing a push to…

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