EP64: A Kafkaesque System of Policing
The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.
The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one Asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind. We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.
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Johnny’s hiking up a snowy mountain, wish him luck!
Hot Take News (00:05:20)
How do we feel about Facebook censoring the New Zealand shooting videos?
New Zealand reacts fast to ban guns after their tragic shooting.
An act to lower the voting age to 16 is up for a vote, do you support it?
Trump admin is trying to fast track facial recognition technology at airports.
There are reports of the administration singling out immigration reporters for additional searches and scrutiny at the border. (See youtube link for reference for what Lance cites)
Florida Man receives $37k settlement after police mistake Krispy Kreme residue for Methamphetamine.
It turns out that police can and do arrest people for false positives tens of thousands of times a year.
Captain’s Ready Room (00:33:43)
Mental Models – an explanation of how we process the world.
The Map is Not the Territory.
Circle of Competence.
First Principles thinking.
Pop Culture (00:51:33)
Beau finished the Sci-Fi Classic: Stranger in a Strange Land
Should you finish a book that you find boring?
We talk about Metamorphosis by Kafka.
Triple Frontier Review.
Love, Death, and Robots on Netflix is a gem and we highly recommend It.
Captive State movie review.
Lance finished and loved Insecure on HBO.
Study shows how race impacts people’s partisan (and likely policy views)
Lance Said 30%, The actual number was closer to 15%.
Candidate Trump calls for Police/ICE to abuse people in their custody
Candidate Trump says he is looking into paying legal fees of man who assaulted a protestor
Police False Positives
Lady licking Cotton Swabs
Selective Attention Test
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