In this episode Matt and Jay viciously satire Wage Gappers and create “A Perfectly Balanced Society.” Also: The 4 Qualities That Make People Profitable, Stealing WiFi at Starbucks and the truth of why the “Gender Pay Gap” REALLY exists and Five Steps to Fix It.
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Episode 25 Notes
WASM Article: Five Steps to Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap
—- Dark Sarcastic Drama Begins Here —-
3:00 – Step 1. Education: Balancing men and women in the world into a nice 50/50 split
5:00 – Proactive surgical altering of men and women
7:00 – There are way too many female strippers and not enough male strippers
9:00 – To be fair we need less women in college
11:30 – Step 2. Work Experience: No increases in pay for anyone ever
13:30 – CEOs and Janitors should make the exact same salary
14:30 – Step 3. Extra Hours: No extra money for extra hours
16:00 – No more sick days for you or your family – Respect your employer!
19:30 – Stop having emergencies! Stop being selfish!
21:00 – No more job changes / One life = One career
23:00 – Eliminate world travel
24:00 – Step 4. Children: Both men and women should be able to be pregnant / Blatantly unfair!
26:00 – Human genetics are obviously wrong / Transferring all our nation’s finances to solving this problem
29:00 – In the short term, voluntarily sterilization is the fairest way to solve the male/female genetic discrepancy
31:30 – Step 5. Work Until You Die / It’s time to eliminate the idea of retirement
34:30 – No problems with Social Security if everyone is still working!
36:30 – Everyone will be assigned a hobby by their local government / No more competitive sports
39:00 – When you can’t pull your weight, voluntary “retirement” (aka Suicide) will be your civic duty
41:30 – Once we get rid of personal choice, everyone can be equal and be happy!
—— End of Tongue-In-Cheek Drama —–
43:00 – The five real steps to fixing the gender pay gap
43:30 – Just because you start at the bottom doesn’t mean you can’t accomplish great things!
Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins
46:00 – You are NEVER owed ANYTHING by ANYONE
48:30 – Stealing the WiFi in the Starbucks parking lot
52:00 – Read the instruction manual before you start
55:30 – Men make more money than women AFTER she gives birth to children
57:30 – Most of the top female lawyers leave their high-pressure careers in their thirties (Stanford Law and Policy Lab)
1:01:00 – Only 15% of equity partners at top 200 law firms in the US are women. This hasn’t changed in the last 15 years. The problem isn’t equality – the law firms WANT women to stay and work. Women are choosing to leave. (University of Texas)
1:05:00 – Four qualities that make people more profitable: Agreeableness, Extraversion, Mobility and Availability
1:08:30 – Because of our innate biological drives, equality is impossible
1:10:00 – BLS Statistics on how much women work, before and after, childbirth
1:11:00 – A man’s responsibility for dealing with the Gender Pay Gap
1:14:00 – A woman’s responsibility for dealing with the Gender Pay Gap
1:18:00 – Men and Women are DIFFERENT and those differences make them work perfectly together as a TEAM!