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Joe Macaluso, Dave Rael

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Politely, Up Yours! with Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael is a podcast seeking to explore the depths of philosophy, politics, society, government, religion, and human interaction. It also intends to be a shining becacon of virtue and civil interaction.

Latest Episodes

Episode 008 | Politely Up Yours - Religion

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso faith and religion, the impact of religion on societal norm, Chapters: 0:52 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State2:11 - Elasticity of demand3:17 - Outlay5:47 - Speculation and equilibrium12:13 - Digging into religion and personal experiences of faith and institutional religion19:21 - Science, observation, the scientific method, and faith20:49 - Progression of human knowledge; morality and ethics; the state as religion24:13 - Sources of wisdom, inspiration, and ideas of "right" behavior28:25 - Secular ethics: The Non-aggression principle and Stefan Molyneux's Universtally Preferable Behavior32:22 - Selfishness, virtue, and altruism42:01 - Guilt, Original Sin, and white privilege44:48 - Comparisons of church and state47:28 - Perceptions of "the one percent"49:49 - Sources of conflict and zealotry Resources: Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, Scholar's Edition - Murray N. Rothbard Arbitrage Herbert Henry Dow and the German Chemical Cartel Campus C...

54 MIN2016 JUL 19
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Episode 008 | Politely Up Yours - Religion

Episode 007 | Politely Up Yours - Needs And Wants

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss the nature of supply and demand economics and whether markets work only for those things that are merely wants, rather than needs, or if regulation is necessary to make sure people are able to meet their needs. Chapters: 0:08 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State1:32 - Expanding a sample economy to multiple economies3:39 - Self-maintenance of market equilibrium6:34 - Supply and demand and the capability/incapability of markets to serve needs as well as they serve wants10:14 - Cancer treatment as an example of failure of the market17:48 - Failures of entire economies20:38 - The nature of money and monetary policy, central banks, and currency manipulation27:45 - Wealth and income imbalances and the potential of the imbalance to distort market equilibria34:04 - Market instability, cycles, and the creation of the Federal Reserve in US History39:18 - Real examples from history of free societies - do they exist?43:06 - Flawed human nature, greed, and con...

47 MIN2016 MAY 25
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Episode 007 | Politely Up Yours - Needs And Wants

Episode 006 | Politely Up Yours - Rights

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso discuss rights and come to an agreement on what rights are. The conversation uses healthcare as an example to explore what is and isn't a right and goes through many examples. Ultimately, the question whether citizens are slaves of the state is addressed with a thought exercise. Chapters: 0:22 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State1:06 - Psychic Revenue2:00 - Exchange and the division of labor4:06 - Buying the same goods from different suppliers: different goods rather than same goods with different pricing considerations?7:53 - What are rights?8:48 - Right to free healthcare?11:38 - What is healthcare?13:43 - More clarity on the nature of rights15:47 - The theistic terminology of the US Declaration of Independence16:55 - The nature of the "right to life" and relevance for medical care21:28 - Are medical care providers forced to provide care?24:27 - Charity, marginal utiilty, and insurance28:13 - Philosophy and government providing where individuals cannot3...

59 MIN2016 MAY 16
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Episode 006 | Politely Up Yours - Rights

Episode 005 | Politely Up Yours - Free Society

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss and try to define a free society and what it would look like. They go deep on thinking about a society without government and whether it would work and speculate on how. Chapters: 0:12 - Book Club - Book Club: Man, Economy, and State1:10 - Transition in Rothbard from individual actors to societal interactions3:10 - The "choice to be a slave"5:55 - From hegemonic association to voluntarism9:39 - What is a free society?13:47 - Preventing coercion in a free society17:53 - Allowing society to prioritize their own defense as they see fit20:46 - Parenting and a free society and the treatment of children23:22 - Nature vs nurture and behavior modification27:16 - Self-defense, criminal justice, and vengeance30:40 - Early man and origins of states, motivations for being told what to do33:33 - Really living vs a sheltered life34:21 - Marriage39:03 - Is a free society possible? Resources: Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, Scholar's Edition - Murra...

42 MIN2016 MAY 9
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Episode 005 | Politely Up Yours - Free Society

Episode 004 | Politely Up Yours - Discrimination

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso discuss the nature and acceptability/unacceptability of discrimination. The discussion touches on freedom of association, remedies for unreasonable discrimination, and becoming that which we claim to oppose. Chapters: 0:26 - Book Club: Man, Economy, and State3:01 - Rationality of decisions of individual actors?5:39 - Incompleteness of information7:31 - Consumer goods and producer goods8:39 - Our main topic of the day - Sexuality as illustration of the acceptability of discrimination11:19 - What is discrimination?14:34 - The example of a baker discriminating based on not wanting to bake a cake for a gay couple15:35 - Liberty - Freedom of association16:42 - Institutionalization of discrimination19:42 - Discrimination in employment and livelihood24:21 - The importance or nonimportance of membership in a group and how to approach judgement on color of skin27:51 - The futility of persuasion29:46 - The present and future of "runaway" discrimination34:08 - The pr...

45 MIN2016 MAY 3
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Episode 004 | Politely Up Yours - Discrimination

Episode 003 | Politely Up Yours - I Side With

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss common ground found in a free website providing the service of identifying where you align and disagree with ideologies, parties, and candidates. The discussion evolves into touching on fairness, rights, and the purpose of law. Chapters: 0:01 - The podcast now has a name (but you already knew that)0:19 - The Politely, Up Yours! book club3:10 - Can groups be actors or only individuals?6:07 - Democracy as a restaurant8:39 - Encountering and experiencing isidewith.com and insights regarding common ground11:09 - Governments forcing businesses to do things they don't want to do15:04 - Finding those ideals we share18:12 - Extremism21:56 - Embracing imperfection and striving for improvement22:44 - Fairness27:43 - The suboptimal nature of a two-party system32:46 - Yes and no questions in law - is there a third possibility?33:44 - The nature of rights and guarantees, the purpose of law47:24 - Freedom to be a jerk and freedom of association48:26 - Discrimina...

49 MIN2016 APR 25
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Episode 003 | Politely Up Yours - I Side With

Episode 002 | Politely Up Yours - Hacker Vitriol

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso use reports that the hacker group, Anonymous, targeted Donald Trump as a starting point to discuss vitriol, discourse, power, and emotion Chapters: 0:12 - Introduction of our topic - the level of discourse and attacks by Anonymous on Donald Trump1:07 - Reactions to reports of Anonymous attacking Donald Trump - would such actions be a fight for freedom or an immoral act?3:40 - Thoughts on the nature of Donald Trump4:21 - Nuance regarding the Trump rhetoric and statements regarding Islam and Muslims9:05 - Trump supporters and the ignorance of American voters - Trump's statements and the presence or absence of content (any different from any politician?)11:25 - Is there a difference between Donald Trump's preying on fear and the underlying draw of other politicians? Is there a difference between the parties?15:31 - Bernie Sanders - is he different?16:33 - The thoughts of Scott Adams on Donald Trump as the master persuader and the primacy of emotion in decisio...

39 MIN2016 APR 20
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Episode 002 | Politely Up Yours - Hacker Vitriol

Episode 001 | Politely Up Yours - Democracy Is a Disaster

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso dive into the nature of democracy, government, power, and corruption Chapters: 0:01 - Welcome and Hello0:59 - Inflammatory statement and opening to the discussion: Democracy is a disaster3:52 - Incentives, alignment, intent, and reality6:32 - Distinguishing levels of government8:23 - Legalization of marijuana and the criminality of possession9:42 - Citizens United, Bernie Sanders, and the power to overturn10:54 - The nature of democracy11:52 - “A democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.” - Gary Strand12:24 - The purpose and nature of government16:02 - Rational and legitimate fears19:17 - The concentration of force as response to the fear of force21:55 - Intent of the US Constitution22:46 - How government finances itself and use of force25:50 - Dave compares government to Mafia26:59 - Pragmatic concerns in public vs. private sector29:33 - Government making things more effective and efficient - reality or fiction?31:14 - The myt...

52 MIN2016 APR 19
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Episode 001 | Politely Up Yours - Democracy Is a Disaster

Episode 000 | Politely Up Yours - Description of the Show

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael introduce the "Politely, Up Yours!" podcast and describe their intent in creating the show. You meet both hosts and get a brief introduction to who they are and the approach the show will take. Chapters: 0:00 - Wecome and Hello0:44 - Meet Dave1:37 - Meet Joe2:37 - Where the hosts categorize themselves politically3:40 - Objectives for the show Resources: Developer On Fire Product Manager

6 MIN2016 APR 18
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Latest Episodes

Episode 008 | Politely Up Yours - Religion

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso faith and religion, the impact of religion on societal norm, Chapters: 0:52 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State2:11 - Elasticity of demand3:17 - Outlay5:47 - Speculation and equilibrium12:13 - Digging into religion and personal experiences of faith and institutional religion19:21 - Science, observation, the scientific method, and faith20:49 - Progression of human knowledge; morality and ethics; the state as religion24:13 - Sources of wisdom, inspiration, and ideas of "right" behavior28:25 - Secular ethics: The Non-aggression principle and Stefan Molyneux's Universtally Preferable Behavior32:22 - Selfishness, virtue, and altruism42:01 - Guilt, Original Sin, and white privilege44:48 - Comparisons of church and state47:28 - Perceptions of "the one percent"49:49 - Sources of conflict and zealotry Resources: Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, Scholar's Edition - Murray N. Rothbard Arbitrage Herbert Henry Dow and the German Chemical Cartel Campus C...

54 MIN2016 JUL 19
Comments
Episode 008 | Politely Up Yours - Religion

Episode 007 | Politely Up Yours - Needs And Wants

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss the nature of supply and demand economics and whether markets work only for those things that are merely wants, rather than needs, or if regulation is necessary to make sure people are able to meet their needs. Chapters: 0:08 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State1:32 - Expanding a sample economy to multiple economies3:39 - Self-maintenance of market equilibrium6:34 - Supply and demand and the capability/incapability of markets to serve needs as well as they serve wants10:14 - Cancer treatment as an example of failure of the market17:48 - Failures of entire economies20:38 - The nature of money and monetary policy, central banks, and currency manipulation27:45 - Wealth and income imbalances and the potential of the imbalance to distort market equilibria34:04 - Market instability, cycles, and the creation of the Federal Reserve in US History39:18 - Real examples from history of free societies - do they exist?43:06 - Flawed human nature, greed, and con...

47 MIN2016 MAY 25
Comments
Episode 007 | Politely Up Yours - Needs And Wants

Episode 006 | Politely Up Yours - Rights

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso discuss rights and come to an agreement on what rights are. The conversation uses healthcare as an example to explore what is and isn't a right and goes through many examples. Ultimately, the question whether citizens are slaves of the state is addressed with a thought exercise. Chapters: 0:22 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State1:06 - Psychic Revenue2:00 - Exchange and the division of labor4:06 - Buying the same goods from different suppliers: different goods rather than same goods with different pricing considerations?7:53 - What are rights?8:48 - Right to free healthcare?11:38 - What is healthcare?13:43 - More clarity on the nature of rights15:47 - The theistic terminology of the US Declaration of Independence16:55 - The nature of the "right to life" and relevance for medical care21:28 - Are medical care providers forced to provide care?24:27 - Charity, marginal utiilty, and insurance28:13 - Philosophy and government providing where individuals cannot3...

59 MIN2016 MAY 16
Comments
Episode 006 | Politely Up Yours - Rights

Episode 005 | Politely Up Yours - Free Society

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss and try to define a free society and what it would look like. They go deep on thinking about a society without government and whether it would work and speculate on how. Chapters: 0:12 - Book Club - Book Club: Man, Economy, and State1:10 - Transition in Rothbard from individual actors to societal interactions3:10 - The "choice to be a slave"5:55 - From hegemonic association to voluntarism9:39 - What is a free society?13:47 - Preventing coercion in a free society17:53 - Allowing society to prioritize their own defense as they see fit20:46 - Parenting and a free society and the treatment of children23:22 - Nature vs nurture and behavior modification27:16 - Self-defense, criminal justice, and vengeance30:40 - Early man and origins of states, motivations for being told what to do33:33 - Really living vs a sheltered life34:21 - Marriage39:03 - Is a free society possible? Resources: Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, Scholar's Edition - Murra...

42 MIN2016 MAY 9
Comments
Episode 005 | Politely Up Yours - Free Society

Episode 004 | Politely Up Yours - Discrimination

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso discuss the nature and acceptability/unacceptability of discrimination. The discussion touches on freedom of association, remedies for unreasonable discrimination, and becoming that which we claim to oppose. Chapters: 0:26 - Book Club: Man, Economy, and State3:01 - Rationality of decisions of individual actors?5:39 - Incompleteness of information7:31 - Consumer goods and producer goods8:39 - Our main topic of the day - Sexuality as illustration of the acceptability of discrimination11:19 - What is discrimination?14:34 - The example of a baker discriminating based on not wanting to bake a cake for a gay couple15:35 - Liberty - Freedom of association16:42 - Institutionalization of discrimination19:42 - Discrimination in employment and livelihood24:21 - The importance or nonimportance of membership in a group and how to approach judgement on color of skin27:51 - The futility of persuasion29:46 - The present and future of "runaway" discrimination34:08 - The pr...

45 MIN2016 MAY 3
Comments
Episode 004 | Politely Up Yours - Discrimination

Episode 003 | Politely Up Yours - I Side With

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael discuss common ground found in a free website providing the service of identifying where you align and disagree with ideologies, parties, and candidates. The discussion evolves into touching on fairness, rights, and the purpose of law. Chapters: 0:01 - The podcast now has a name (but you already knew that)0:19 - The Politely, Up Yours! book club3:10 - Can groups be actors or only individuals?6:07 - Democracy as a restaurant8:39 - Encountering and experiencing isidewith.com and insights regarding common ground11:09 - Governments forcing businesses to do things they don't want to do15:04 - Finding those ideals we share18:12 - Extremism21:56 - Embracing imperfection and striving for improvement22:44 - Fairness27:43 - The suboptimal nature of a two-party system32:46 - Yes and no questions in law - is there a third possibility?33:44 - The nature of rights and guarantees, the purpose of law47:24 - Freedom to be a jerk and freedom of association48:26 - Discrimina...

49 MIN2016 APR 25
Comments
Episode 003 | Politely Up Yours - I Side With

Episode 002 | Politely Up Yours - Hacker Vitriol

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso use reports that the hacker group, Anonymous, targeted Donald Trump as a starting point to discuss vitriol, discourse, power, and emotion Chapters: 0:12 - Introduction of our topic - the level of discourse and attacks by Anonymous on Donald Trump1:07 - Reactions to reports of Anonymous attacking Donald Trump - would such actions be a fight for freedom or an immoral act?3:40 - Thoughts on the nature of Donald Trump4:21 - Nuance regarding the Trump rhetoric and statements regarding Islam and Muslims9:05 - Trump supporters and the ignorance of American voters - Trump's statements and the presence or absence of content (any different from any politician?)11:25 - Is there a difference between Donald Trump's preying on fear and the underlying draw of other politicians? Is there a difference between the parties?15:31 - Bernie Sanders - is he different?16:33 - The thoughts of Scott Adams on Donald Trump as the master persuader and the primacy of emotion in decisio...

39 MIN2016 APR 20
Comments
Episode 002 | Politely Up Yours - Hacker Vitriol

Episode 001 | Politely Up Yours - Democracy Is a Disaster

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso dive into the nature of democracy, government, power, and corruption Chapters: 0:01 - Welcome and Hello0:59 - Inflammatory statement and opening to the discussion: Democracy is a disaster3:52 - Incentives, alignment, intent, and reality6:32 - Distinguishing levels of government8:23 - Legalization of marijuana and the criminality of possession9:42 - Citizens United, Bernie Sanders, and the power to overturn10:54 - The nature of democracy11:52 - “A democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.” - Gary Strand12:24 - The purpose and nature of government16:02 - Rational and legitimate fears19:17 - The concentration of force as response to the fear of force21:55 - Intent of the US Constitution22:46 - How government finances itself and use of force25:50 - Dave compares government to Mafia26:59 - Pragmatic concerns in public vs. private sector29:33 - Government making things more effective and efficient - reality or fiction?31:14 - The myt...

52 MIN2016 APR 19
Comments
Episode 001 | Politely Up Yours - Democracy Is a Disaster

Episode 000 | Politely Up Yours - Description of the Show

Joe Macaluso and Dave Rael introduce the "Politely, Up Yours!" podcast and describe their intent in creating the show. You meet both hosts and get a brief introduction to who they are and the approach the show will take. Chapters: 0:00 - Wecome and Hello0:44 - Meet Dave1:37 - Meet Joe2:37 - Where the hosts categorize themselves politically3:40 - Objectives for the show Resources: Developer On Fire Product Manager

6 MIN2016 APR 18
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Episode 000 | Politely Up Yours - Description of the Show
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