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Gabe Howard  &  Vincent M. Wales 


Nov 16, 2017

In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales, inspired by the TV show, Kevin Probably Saves the World, discuss how exactly one would go about choosing a small number of people to help them rule the world. They discuss many of the different factors that should be considered when choosing the composition of a group, including the balance between the sexes, races, ideology, skill sets, and more. It also touches on nepotism, cronyism, and other personal biases, and examines the ways in which we come to agreements and reach decisions as a group. 



[1:14]   How would Gabe choose others to help him rule the world? 

[3:10]   Should you pick others who would agree with you? 

[4:01]   Should you choose those who share your political views? 

[5:09]   Should you have an equal number of men and women? 

[6:18]   What about group balance and decision-making? 

[6:46]   A few words about consensus decision-making and elections. 

[11:37] What about including people you hate?