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Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

September 27, 2019

Justin Trudeau was caught wearing Blackface - once, twice, three times a charm. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Comments from political commentators
  • Morality of decisions based on race
  • "Wearing Blackface might prove a person’s ignorance and insensitivity, but it doesn’t necessarily prove that they are racist" - Sam Sey
  • Is blackface morally neutral?
  • Darnell & Joel in Chicago @ 2013 Legacy Conference - experiencing racism
  • Sincerity of Trudeau's apology
  • What will the impact of the scandal on Canadians
  • Good vs bad racism

Related episodes - 6CR #30

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References:

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

Will Trudeau’s ‘blackface’ photo end Canada’s shame-based politics?

Justin Trudeau mocked for what he said about Star Wars as a kid

Justin Trudeau Memes

Josephine Mathias: By his own standard, Justin Trudeau is apparently a racist

Dr. Joseph Smith on CP24

Is Justin Trudeau A White Supremacist?

Dave Rubin's Response

“It was something that I didn’t think was racist at the time, but now I recognize, it was something racist to do”

Bamboozled (2000)

Tropic Thunder (2008)

White Chicks (2004)

Hillary Clinton - Hot Sauce

Jamie Foxx on Robert Downey Jr. Doing Blackface - JRE

Rex Murphy: For anyone else, resignation would be unavoidable – and appropriate

Christie Blatchford: Trudeau will get away with blackface because he's a Liberal

What happened when Justin Trudeau was heckled in Quebec

"I long for a world where Justin Trudeau is kicked off of SNL for dressing up like our Prime Minister."

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Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

September 20, 2019

Dr. Tony Costa is teaching a new course on Social Justice at Toronto Baptist Seminary, this fall semester. Darnell & Joel discuss the following with Dr. Tony Costa:

  • Biblical vs Secular Social Justice
  • Subjective vs Objective Morality
  • Social Justice in the Canadian Context
  • Identity Politics within the Church
  • Team Woke & Team Spoke
  • Demographic of Church Elders
  • Good vs Bad Discrimination

Related episodes - 6CR #38

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References:

Dr. Tony Costa's Current Courses

Exodus 23:3

Scientist Suggests Climate Change Could Pave the Way for Cannibalism

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 1: Deconstructing Communities | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 2: Radical Subjectivity | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, Michael O'Fallon

5 Things We’ve Learned as We Transition from an Ethnic to a Multicultural Church

Dr. Tony Costa contact info:

@tmcos_tony

tmcos@rogers.com

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TYPBST: Black Privilege - 6CR #52

TYPBST: Black Privilege - 6CR #52

September 13, 2019

On the next installment of TYPBST, Darnell & Joel discuss Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes To Those Who Create It by Charlamagne Tha God. Topics Include:

  • What Christians can learn from this book
  • "F Your Dreams"
  • Everyone has privilege
  • Take up the inequality we see with God
  • Five Percenters

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References:

Christians, Charlamagne Tha God And Black Privilege

John 1:46

Jordan Peterson | Pareto Distributions & Wealth Inequality

Matthew 20:1-16 Laborers in the Vineyard

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Dave Chappelle, a Comedic Genius? - 6CR #51
The Curious Case of David Lynn - 6CR #50
TYPBST: How to Read a Book - 6CR #49

TYPBST: How to Read a Book - 6CR #49

August 23, 2019

On the second installment of TYPBST, Darnell & Joel discuss How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler & Charles Van Doren

Topics include:

  • Goals of reading: reading for info & understanding
  • Reading as learning: learning by instruction vs discovery
  • Assessing if a book is worth your time
  • Being a demanding reader
  • Marking up your book

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Reference Links:

Meetings Suck: Turning One of The Most Loathed Elements of Business into One of the Most Valuable

2 Minutes Book Summary: How to Read a Book

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We Rise Together - 6CR #48

We Rise Together - 6CR #48

August 16, 2019

The Peel District School Board's implementation of the action plan to support black male students - We Rise Together is under scrutiny. Darnell & Joel review this action plan and covering the following:

  • student focus group underlying the action plan
  • Other factors impacting students success beyond the school
  • The student's experience section of the report
  • Contrasting achievers & non-achievers
  • Our experiences in school
  • Positive influences on our desire to learn

Related episodes: 6CR #306CR #28

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Reference Links:

Here Is Why Many Peel Students Are Demanding Better Action Against Racism

Peel school board considers recommendations to enhance We Rise Together program

Parents critical of Peel School's We Rise together anti-Black racism effort

Suzanne Nurse - We Rise Together

Ep. 1462 The Moral Mess of Higher Education

BLACK LOVE WHITE LIES

Black Students' Perspectives on Academic Success

We Rise Together contact:

http://www.werisetogether.ca/index.html

Twitter: @WRT_PDSB

Email: WRT@peelsb.com

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Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

August 9, 2019

In the second half of our discussion on homelessness, Darnell & Joel transition to solutions. Topics include:

  • Private vs Government Welfare
  • Benevolence within the church and necessity of community
  • Causes of financial need and type of support
  • Welfare Cliff

Previous Homelessness episode: 6CR #45

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Reference Links:

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

Maryland church ordered to evict homeless or pay $12,000 fine

When Helping Hurts

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

At Home Study

The Welfare Cliff

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TYPBST: Do More Better - 6CR #46

TYPBST: Do More Better - 6CR #46

August 2, 2019

On the first installment of TYPBST (Type Beast) Darnell & Joel discuss Tim Challies book Do More Better

Topics include:

  • Laziness & distractions impacting your productivity
  • Busyness & perception of busyness
  • Working for Good
  • Intentional with your time
  • Tools for organization

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Reference Links:

Thinkspot

Ephesian 5:15-17

Colossians 3:23-24

How to Read a Book

"The key to a woman's heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time"

https://www.challies.com

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Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

July 26, 2019

Over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness on a given night. For the rest of the population, the circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. Joel and Darnell discuss the article "Everyday Myths About the Homeless - Debunked" by the charitable organization Fred Victor 

Topics Include:

  • Myth: Being homeless is a choice.
  • Myth: Homeless people are taking advantage of the system.
  • Myth: Most homeless people are single, white males.
  • Myth: Homelessness will never happen to me.
  • Myth: Homelessness can’t be solved.

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Reference Links:

Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and team attempt damage control after a fumbled Green New Deal rollout that included a line about paying Americans 'unwilling to work'

The Facts on the ‘Green New Deal’

Protesters target L.A. over skid row plan: ‘We will not be gentrified’

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

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