Misrepresenting Mental Health | 13 Reasons Why

From Knowing Better. Why pick apart the psychology of a work of fiction? They wanted to start a conversation about mental health, so let’s have that conversation. Start using Dashlane for free at http://www.dashlane.com/knowingbetter Save 10% off of a Premium membership by using the code “knowingbetter” Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/…

Asking Better 2: Ask Harder

From Knowing Better. During my year-end survey I opened myself up to your questions, here’s the answers! And here’s to another year of Knowing Better! Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Vowell, S. (2011). Unfamiliar Fishes. New York: Riverhead Books. https://amzn.to/2NSoFnk — Music Credits – Gipsy Kings –…

Subverting the Narrative | Holocaust Denial and the Lost Cause

From Knowing Better. Many people who are telling alternate versions of history or providing different reasoning for the actions of historical actors have gained a lot of traction recently. It’s worth examining what they have to say and why they’re saying it. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ —…

Death Anxiety | Death Comes for All

From Knowing Better. We are all going to die – and that is terrifying. So we’ve come up with several ways to ignore and deny death in order to keep ourselves sane. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Thanks to exurb1a for voicing Wheatley one last time: https://www.youtube.com/c/exurb1a…

The Complete Moderate’s Guide to Gun Control

From Knowing Better. Because of recent events, many people have become serious about wanting to have a conversation about gun control. Let’s discuss the history of laws, Supreme Court decisions, and vocabulary so that we can all engage in that conversation on equal footing. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ►…

Creating Causes: The Power of Hindsight | RMS Titanic

From Knowing Better. Whenever the unthinkable happens, people naturally want to figure out why. But when there’s decades of historical data to work with, people might end up creating causes out of thin air. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Thanks to Mr. Beat for reading the Reddit…

TOP 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FERRETS!! 2018 [Not Clickbait]

From Knowing Better. Going over the basics of owning a ferret – housing, clothing, feeding, walking, bathing, and dooking! Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Thanks to Alex Dainis for her Sarah McLachlan impression: https://www.youtube.com/c/bitescized https://twitter.com/AlexDainis — Product Links – (Not sponsored, I just recommend them) Ferret Stuff…

Ireland: Europe’s Appendix

From Knowing Better. Ireland is more than that once-a-year holiday, leprechauns, and Guinness. It may actually be Europe’s true savior. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Thanks to RealEngineering for providing all the answers: https://www.youtube.com/c/realengineering https://twitter.com/Fiosracht Thanks to SophsNotes for explaining the appendix: https://www.youtube.com/c/sophsnotes https://twitter.com/sophsnotes — Cahill, T.…

Out of Context: How to Make Bad History Worse | World War 2

From Knowing Better. Churchill was a genocidal maniac. The Japanese were rounded up into concentration camps. FDR let Pearl Harbor happen. When you take history out of context, you can make it say whatever you want – including making bad things worse. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ —…

Demystifying American Taxes

From Knowing Better. It’s tax season here in America, so it’s time to procrastinate and complain about how complicated they are. Luckily, if you have a basic understanding of math, you are completely capable of understanding how they work. Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ — Thanks to Suibhne,…