Call It Like I See It

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The idea that a government would rank its citizens based on their moral conduct is probably jarring to most Americans, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how China’s social credit system appears to be a very foreign concept in some ways while also being very familiar in others (01:36). The guys also consider the concern that has been raised that the scientific breakthroughs which may allow cancer to be diagnosed extremely early could possibly be too much to handle for our psyches (35:16).

Show Notes

The idea that a government would rank its citizens based on their moral conduct is probably jarring to most Americans, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how China’s social credit system appears to be a very foreign concept in some ways while also being very familiar in others (01:36).  The guys also consider the concern that has been raised that the scientific breakthroughs which may allow cancer to be diagnosed extremely early could possibly be too much to handle for our psyches (35:16).

China's 'social credit' system ranks citizens and punishes them with throttled internet speeds and flight bans if the Communist Party deems them untrustworthy (Business Insider)

China’s Social Credit System: Speculation vs. Reality (The Diplomat)

Social Credit System (Wikipedia)

Will We All Soon Live in Cancerland? (WSJ)

Science Surgery: ‘Do we all have potentially cancerous cells in our bodies?’ (Cancer Research UK)

What is Call It Like I See It?

Call It Like I See It proves that news and social commentary does not have to be manipulative or sensationalist to be interesting, so join hosts James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana as they take a weekly look at notable news stories, opinion pieces, or products of our culture and break down what they see.