Truthspresso

Four Claims About Income Inequality Answered

Income inequality has become a hot button issue in this last decade. Concerns range from the idea that it will destroy civilization to simply “It just isn’t fair!” Well, this episode will present four common claims about how income inequality is “unfair” and answer them” The rich are getting richer and the poor are staying…

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An Election Without Representation? (A chat with Joe from WalkwithGod)

Joe from WalkwithGod joined me on Wednesday to chat about the upcoming election and politics from a Christian perspective. What made this fun is that we didn’t plan out our discussion. Neither of us knew the other’s views until right before hitting the record button! Joe described himself as a “centrist.” I described myself as…

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Will Income Inequality Destroy the Earth?

We shift from the overpopulation myth because respectable mainstream opinion has changed. Even the political left has criticized the former overpopulation alarmism as potentially “racist” and bigoted toward poorer people. But the new alarmism in the recent decade is that “income inequality” is the new dragon to slay. We tackle two claims of how income…

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The Incredible Shrinking Humanity

After seeing that some people sympathize with Thanos against the Marvel Avengers for the fate of the universe, we look at another model of population growth trends that is becoming more mainstream. The Demographic Transition Model (DTM) provides four to six stages of population growth to show how it naturally levels off after spiking. This…

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Was Thanos the Good Guy?

We continue discussing the overpopulation myth that still hasn’t died. We start with some 21st-century statements from the infamous Paul Ehrlich, proving that he hasn’t recanted his failed prophecies of overpopulation fearmongering. Next, we review an article from Forbes that tries to convince the world that Thanos, the supervillain from the late Marvel Avengers movies…

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