Why Accusations of Hypocrisy are Never Effective


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In the stunning conclusion, Dylan and Zach discuss 3 more fundamental and inescapable insights into the concept of hypocrisy. They focus on the question of why accusations of hypocrisy are ineffective, especially in politics. And yet, sometimes (not in politics) they are. When you're called a hypocrite, a part of you is embarrassed. How does all this work? In the final point, Zach proposes a distinction that explains everything—including the important concept of 'whataboutism'. Plus some Justice Kennedy retirement takes and a discussion of the Big Short with Steve Carell The episode follows Zach's article. Read it here: https://thevimblog.com/2017/12/24/hypocrisy/ www.thevimblog.comwww.twitter.com/thevimblog

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