14 Facts I Learned From Podcasts in 2020

Erik Jones
6 min readDec 20, 2020

I listen to podcasts for many different reasons, but a sizable piece of my queue is geared towards learning about the world. Thanks to podcasts from this year, an unknown quantity of tidbits of knowledge are forever lodged into my brain.

Below are just a few of these that I plan to unleash onto a unsuspecting person once social gatherings are a thing again.

1) The supplement industry is largely unregulated.

“The average consumer is assuming that because it’s in a bottle and that it’s sold in a store, somebody is a watchdog. And in the case of dietary supplement products, there are not many watchdogs.”

From The Dream: Take With Caution

2) Science will never be able to predict what you are thinking.

Facebook, Google, and the internet ad complex are pretty good at knowing general behaviors of people, but you don’t need to worry about any…



Erik Jones

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