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No Stupid Questions: The Seven Deadly Sins

 
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Is Sloth a Sin or a Virtue?

How can we distinguish between laziness and patience? Why do people do crossword puzzles? And how is Angie like a combination of a quantum computer and a Sherman tank?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

3/5/23
41:47

Are We All Addicted to Ultra-Processed Foods?

Is your favorite treat changing your brain? Why do so many snacks melt in your mouth? And why can’t Stephen replicate his favorite salad dressing?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

3/12/23
41:50

Why is Everyone Having Less Sex?

Are we too busy watching Friends? Is porn driving us apart? And why did New Yorkers stop vacationing in the Catskills?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

3/19/23
33:20

Why Do We Get Angry?

What’s the difference between anger and indignation? What’s Angela’s problem with turkey sandwiches? And why wasn’t a No Stupid Questions listener angry at the men who assaulted him?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

3/26/23
43:47

Is Envy Healthy?

What does social media do to our self-esteem? How is envy affecting our politics? And should you go to your high school reunion?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

4/2/23
41:28

Is Greed Good?

Who’s greedier — gamblers or casinos? What’s the difference between betting on sports and entering a charity raffle? And does Angela know the name of her city’s football team?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

4/9/23
45:53

Is Pride the Worst Sin?

Is pride an emotion? Where’s the line between self-esteem and hubris? And what does Stephen have against peacocks?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

4/16/23
49:07

How Sinful Are “No Stupid Questions” Listeners?

What does the Seven Deadly Sins survey tell us about the people who listen to this podcast? Are we more afflicted by sloth or by lust? And what does Angela mutter under her breath?

Take the Seven Deadly Sins survey: freakonomics.com/nsq-sins/

4/23/23
46:08

What Should Be the Eighth Deadly Sin?

We asked you to nominate the worst sins of the modern age. Which one do Stephen and Angela think belongs on the list? And which does Angie struggle with the most?

4/30/23
47:13

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