Author Archives: Brad Manock

Why Do People Play the Lottery?

By: Brad Manock

       pod3     I have a couple of family members who gamble regularly. This includes casino trips and lottery tickets. Yet ‘I’ am considered to be the one who is bad with money in the family because I put some money into an investment portfolio. Why do people choose to play the lottery when pretty much anything else is a better use of money? That is what I will discuss in this article.

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Why Driving is Frustrating for Awkward People

By: Brad Manock

          pod5  I have been a pretty good driver so far during my six year driving career, no accidents or tickets. However I really do not enjoy driving. I find it very stressful, a necessary evil. Since the source of most stress is: people and their emotions, expectations, and judgment, the road is a natural stress-factory. In this article I will discuss the stress of navigating the current road system as an awkward and sometimes clumsy driver.

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Why So Many Stupid People On TV?

By: Brad Manock

     pod4       Lately there have been a lot of “real-life” shows featuring real people in their normal everyday lives. These shows usually have one similarity between them, some or all of the people featured on these shows are stupid. So why are so many stupid people on TV these days? TV should be used to showcase the smartest people we have so that viewers can have a role-model and raise the bar on what is considered normal in our culture. At this point we could almost have a channel specifically featuring stupid people. The trend of putting stupid people on TV continues to grow, why? That is what I will be discussing in this article.

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