Is the US to Blame for the Education Ban on Women in Afghanistan? Also, the Illusion of Time and the Merits of a Dry January

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to the Taliban’s recent move to ban college education for women in Afghanistan and consider whether the US bears any responsibility for this development (01:35).  The guys also weigh in on the ongoing debate over whether time from a scientific standpoint is an illusion (22:07) and discuss the merits of a Dry January (34:00).

‘The Taliban took our last hope’: College education is banned for women in Afghanistan (NPR)

Researchers say time is an illusion. So why are we all obsessed with it? (NPR)

Physicist Says the Laws of Physics Don’t Actually Exist (The Byte)

Dry January: 10 Benefits of Taking a 30-Day Break From Alcohol (Men’s Journal)