Episode 334 – Amazing Thinkers are Just People

Oct 25, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 25 Oct 2020 We lost The “Amazing” James Randi this week. For many he was a foundational inspiration to critical thinking and reasonable investigation. But we have to remember people like him were not ‘just’ people, he was a Just Person, and that made all the difference in our world. #5MFS Calibration […more]

Episode 333 – (Un)Civil Protests

Oct 19, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 17 Oct 2020 Black Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, Antifa, Proud Boys, Striking Union Workers… They’re not all created equal, but what are they for and who do they attract? #5MFS Middle Show Notes CBS News – Feds bust alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer US District Court Criminal […more]

Episode 332 – Ya Got Me!

Oct 17, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 10 Oct 2020 Last week Shujin got duped by a social media post claiming Trump was on Oxygen on the way to Marine One. But… why? #5MFS Justice Show Notes Snopes: Was Trump Carrying a Concealed Oxygen Concentrator When He Boarded Marine One? Wikipedia: FCC Fairness Doctrine

Episode 331 – The Morality of Schadenfreude

Oct 4, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 4 Oct 2020 Earlier this week we had the US Presidential Debate, which was described as “A Shit Show”, but ALSO learned that US President Donald Trump was taken to Walter Reed Hospital after testing positive for Coronavirus Infection. And before you say “I Can’t Get Much Worse”, there is a conflict […more]

Episode 330 – CCCXXX (NSFW)

Oct 4, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 26 Sep 2020 Another Power Of Ten episode, meaning No Filters and No Overarching Top… but you can guess what some of the things we’ll cover will be. #5MFS Flagship

Episode 329 – #000000 #FFFFFF

Sep 21, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 19 Sep 2020 There’s no way to avoid the news this time: United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (“The Notorious RBG”) died just a day ago. The ramifications are enormous in MANY ways. We’re going to talk about some, and hopefully help our family see a way through all this. […more]

Episode 328 – (Willful) Ignorance of Reality Destroys

Sep 13, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 13 Sep 2020 This week we’ve dealt with news reporting that the American President was told about the reality of Coronavirus, but chose to intentionally hide it from the populous, supposedly to prevent a country-wide panic. In the age of instantaneous dissemination of information, of the greatest achievements of education, when lies […more]

Episode 327 – What even IS “Comorbidity?”

Sep 6, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 5 Sept 2020 Apparently there’s some question as to how many people have “actually” died in the US as a result of the pandemic: 180,000+ or more like 10,000? The term “comorbidity” is floating around, but it seems a lot of people neither know how to use it or how it affects […more]

Episode 326 – Not Our Fault, Not Our Problem

Sep 6, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 29 Aug 2020 The Alaskan Territories were bought by the United States from the Russian Empire in 1867; even THEN it was bordered by the New British Lands of the Northwestern Territory and British Columbia – areas that would become the sovereign nation of Canada later. With the current pandemic closing the […more]

Episode 325 – Badger, Badger, Badger, Badger

Sep 6, 2020 | | Say something

Streamed live on 22 Aug 2020 Looking through Twitter can be a treasure trove of inspiration and this time it comes from the occasionally drunk lawyer known as “BoozyBadger”. He recently drove through part of Ohio, saw some religious billboards, and HAD to comment on them. We’re just gonna give it a long-form talking about […more]