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What Causes People to be Angrier than Ever, and What Happens as a Result? Also, All Eyez on the Arrest for Tupac’s Murder

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider how anger affects one’s ability to think, the types of actors in a society that have an interest in using anger to manipulate others for their own benefit, and whether people could be angrier now than in years past (1:19).  The guys also react to the recent arrest of…

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Assessing the Risk of Illegal and Legal Corruption Following Senator Menendez’s Indictment; Also, Are Two Parents a Privilege?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to the corruption allegations against Senator Bob Menendez and discuss whether the type of movie villain style corruption is more of a risk  than the legal corruption that is omnipresent in our political system (1:51).  The guys also comment on some recent publications that investigate how a two-parent household…

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Labor Strikes in Detroit and Hollywood May Signal a Resurgence of Union Activity That Will Benefit Us All; Also, Why Assisted or Isolating Exercises Can Create Risk

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the United Auto Workers’ strike and consider whether it, either alone or in the context of the ongoing Hollywood strikes, represent a needed resurgence in union activity (1:15).  The guys also discuss the recent expert recommendations on which exercises and/or equipment in the gym that one…

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The Iran Contra Scandal and the Perspective it Provides for the Issues of Today

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look back at the Iran Contra scandal, which despite not seeming to have the notoriety of Watergate or the sizzle of Clinton-Lewinsky, was a pretty big deal and one that illustrated both how the U.S. governmental system can be exploited and the mechanisms in the system that allows…

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Is the Christian Church Prioritizing Politics Over Christ? Also, the Remembering the March of Washington Will Take Work

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana are joined by special guest Warren Smith III from the Contemporary Commentary YouTube show, and they react to recent comments by former church official Russell Moore about the crisis in the American Evangelical Church and comments from the Pope about the American Catholic Church and discuss whether politics and political…

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Are Trigger Warnings Counterproductive for Both Individuals and for Communities? Also, Reacting to India’s Unprecedented Moon Landing

With more research being done on the actual effects of trigger warnings, setting aside their intent, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana weigh in on the debate over trigger warnings, whether they are helpful, and whether they can cause unintended consequences (01:45).  The guys also discuss India recently becoming the first country to land near the…

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What Does Fascism Really Look Like, and How Does it Arise? Also, Why Ozempic is Changing the Overweight and How We See Being Overweight

Fascism is a label that gets thrown around more often than is warranted, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what Fascism really is, how a society get slip into it, and the extent to which aspects of it can be seen today in the American system (01:36).  The guys also take a look at…

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Hawaiian Fires, Hot Tub Oceans, and the Question of Whether Environmental Progress is Fast Enough; Also, Do Some Psychopathic Characteristics Offer an Upside?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether the fires in Maui and the hot tub like ocean temperatures off the Florida coast change the big picture concern about climate change and discuss whether we are seeing enough progress in sustainability to protect our habitat (01:38).  The guys discuss recent research which views psychopathy along a…

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Trump Fell into the Authoritarian Trap Laid by the Founding Fathers; Also, Feeling Down May Not Always Be a Sign of Mental Illness

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to a piece in the Wall Street Journal which asserts that the founding fathers anticipated a government takeover attempt like Donald Trump’s and discuss how what comes next will be a test of the American people as much as a test of the American system (01:47).  The guys consider…

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UFOs, UAPs and the Perpetual Temptation to Center Ourselves in the Universe; Also, a Power Grab in Israel is Met with Serious and Persistent Protest

Following a Congressional hearing which saw some interesting claims about alien space craft and “nonhuman biologics,” James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider how much legitimacy should be given to the revelations and whether a high level of scrutiny on the self-proclaimed whistleblower David Grusch is appropriate or if that is just shooting the messenger (01:20). …

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