The Brazen Heads
A discussion every fortnight between a psychologist and a rocket scientist. Cerebral screeds that achieve emotional catharsis through the lens of pop culture.
Mark’s weekly polemic. He analyzes ideological trends and answers listener questions through his teachings and the use of lengthy metaphors, just like Jesus.
Intro: Hayek, Free to Choose, and the sheen of 1970s documentaries.
South Carolina anti free speech bill is vaguely French in its wording (17:45).
Diagnosing American culture and how emotional regulation is as fundamental to culture as epistemology (25:00).
Animus Group plug (34:15).
Goldwater makes the error of cognitive therapy in Conscience of a Conservative (39:15).
Santa Fe Shooting and why the gun protesters miss the point (50:00).
Patterns of Force (1:08:45).
By Any Other Name (1:21:00).
Intro: Roseanne and whether it's valid to be grumpy about modern culture.
What the recent Kanye controversy says about public schools (10:30).
Wild Wild Country and the California as a traumatized state (43:30).
The Last Jedi and what needs to happen in episode IX (52:15).
Bobby Kennedy for President and the condescending nature of politics (1:13:00).
A Private Little War (1:26:00).
Return to Tomorrow (1:33:30).
Intro: Tesla 3.
Harris v Klein (33:00).
A Quiet Place (1:04:00).
Trump: An American Dream (1:12:00).
A Piece of the Action (1:24:30).
The Immunity Syndrome (1:32:00).
Intro: new site, Motley Crue.
Keith Raniere (24:30)
Wild Wild Country (33:00).
Youtube shooter (50:00).
The Trouble with Tribbles (1:09:45).
Gamesters of Triskelion (1:17:00).
Issue 02 (1:30:00).
Jordan Peterson (12:30).
Atlas Shrugged (26:15).
Stormy Daniels (57:30).
Wolf in the Fold (1:30:30).
3/11 day (18:45).
Martin Shkreli (26:45).
Scott Peterson (45:45).
Fahrenheit 9/11 (56:00).
Lady Bird (1:04:00).
Listener email (1:17:30).
Jurassic Park (10:30).
Democratic Socialists of America (27:30).
School shooting (53:00).
Friday’s Child (1:11:30).
The Deadly Years (1:27:00).
Falcon Heavy (41:45).
North Korea (45:45).
Harris vs Shapiro (59:00).
Journey to Babel (1:27:45).
Intro: how conservatism is like cognitive therapy.
How pragmatism leads to postmodernism (9:15).
Whether its easier for men or women to be more stable (12:00).
Accepting where you are while changing (15:00).
Emotional regulation vs emotional processing (20:45).
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Announcement: Animus Group.
Submarines were unconsciously made to initiate boys into manhood (3:00).
The benefits of group vs one-on-one therapy (19:30).
Thoughts on MGTOW (24:45).
On creating a good society (27:45).
Intro: Lil Tay; Alex Honnold; Lebron.
What is meaning and how to find it (5:00).
When and how much eye contact to make (12:15).
Whether it’s possible or necessary to read one book per day (15:45).
What guys are thinking when they’re not that into you (19:30).
How to heal the wounds caused by an absent father (24:30).
Intro: shipping issue.
Kanye and how black America is North Korea (2:15).
The undercurrent of #MeToo (9:30).
A heterodox opinion on Bill Cosby (13:30).
23 and Me is for nerds (15:45).
A helpful way to think about cultural decline (18:45).
Intro: incel rage is the male version of #MeToo.
Whether we can teach boys not to rape (11:15).
Aristotle suggested reading (17:45).
Aristotle, his tutoring of Alexander (20:45).
How to confront the anxiety of robots taking our jobs (22:15).
The difference between passive aggressiveness and hostility (28:00).
Mom talking to teenage son (6:30).
Critics who are bad at the art they criticize (15:00).
Jordan Peterson and the acceptance of the status quo (17:30).
Connecting with a deceased parent (21:00).
Laughing as a defense against anxiety (27:15).
When cognitive therapy is appropriate (32:30).
How to meditate the right way (36:00).
Harris v Klein (8:00).
The Problem with Apu (22:15).
IQ: liability of (16:15).
IQ: relevance of (21:30).
Intro: new site.
IQ and anxiety (10:30).
Creative people (12:45).