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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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O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

July 19, 2019

The O'Cannabiz Conference provided The Six Cents Report with media passes to their 2019 Toronto event. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience and what they learned from the conference.

Topics include:

  • Unique aspects of Canadian industry - regulations, patents
  • Medical use & cannabinoids
  • Bill C93 - Pardon vs Expungement of 'simple possession' records
  • Purpose of law & criminal records
  • Cannabis Market beyond recreational

Previous Cannabis episode: 6CR #10

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Reference Links:

Toronto Just Can't Get Rid Illegal Cannabis Stores

Chris Kresser on the problems with nutritional epidemiological studies

cb2insights

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Cannabis Amnesty

Frequently asked questions about expungement

Hard On Liberty - Drugs

Mike Dillard Podcast With Teeka Tiwari

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

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Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

July 12, 2019

Darnell Samuels joined I.J. Makan on his podcast - Kazingram Dialogue to tell his story. During this conversation Darnell gives us an understanding of his life experiences that help shape his views and ideas. 

https://kazingram.com/

High-End Theories

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Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

July 5, 2019

The Fraser Institute hosted their Economics for Journalist conference at the beginning of June 2019. Darnell was one of 25 participants selected to attend. Darnell & Joel have a conversation breaking down the conference and go in-depth on a few of the sessions. Topics include:

  • Darnell's experience at the conference
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Property Rights and the Tragedy of the Commons
  • Teaching Kids to share
  • Why Good Politics is Bad Economics: Public Choice Theory 101

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Reference Links:

Tragedy of the commons

MP Maxime Bernier says Scheer won Tory leadership thanks to ‘fake Conservatives’

Essay: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen

Audiobook: That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Journalism Seminars

 

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Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

June 28, 2019

A paper claiming dodgeball is a tool of oppression was presented by Joy Butler from the University of British Columbia and David Burns from Kwantlen Polytechnic University while presenting their research at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Darnell & Joel have a conversation regarding dodgeball, that covers the following:

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Reference Articles:

IDA Dodgeball 101 - How To Play Dodgeball Rules

Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue

Professor Joy Butler’s Perspectives on Bullying and Dodgeball Game

David Staples: The world needs more dodgeball, not less of it

Twitter Pool, regarding banning Dodgeball

Don't pick on dodgeball. It's no more 'oppressive' or 'problematic' than any sport

FB post with screen shots of articles with similar title

Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship

Youtube Playlist for The Grievance Studies Affair Documentary

Statistical Analysis Conclusions Explained

PRIVILEGE OF THE GAPS

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Life Lessons with Samuel Sey - 6CR #40
Welcome Back - 6CR #39

Welcome Back - 6CR #39

June 14, 2019

It's been a long layoff but we are back. Darnell & Joel have a short conversation to introduce season 3 and cover the following:

  • Where we've been during the hiatus
  • Listener Feedback Survey Results 
  • Mandate of the 6CR: The Good, The True & The Canadian
  • What to expect during Season 3 

High-End Theories

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Can’t We All Just Get Along - Social Justice & the Gospel with Kirk Wellum - 6CR #38

Can’t We All Just Get Along - Social Justice & the Gospel with Kirk Wellum - 6CR #38

November 9, 2018

Social justice movements are causing division in our culture, including the reformed Christian community. The Principal of the Toronto Baptist Seminary - Rev. Kirk Wellum joins Darnell & Joel to discuss "The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel". Our conversation covers the following:

  • Defining social justice
  • Bringing up this statement at Toronto Baptist Seminary
  • James White vs Tim Keller
  • Social justice in Canada vs US
  • Biblical justice
  • Common ground & reconciling
  • Biblical criteria for evaluating morality of cannabis

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Reference Articles:

The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

The Bee Explains: What Is Social Justice?

James White response to Tim Keller on SJ&G

Social Justice Is a Threat to Human Rights and the Gospel

Pass the Mic Podcast - On “Social Justice and the Gospel” Part 1 & Part 2

Signposts Podcast - The Gospel and Social Injustice – Part 1 & Part 2

Union Seminary Response to SJ&G

Justin Peters Response to Union Seminary

Tim Challies: 9th Commandment - Duties Required Sins Forbidden

Rev. Kirk Wellum contact info:

Toronto Baptist Seminary

kirk.wellum@tbs.edu

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Is Ticketmaster Ripping Us Off? - 6CR #37

Is Ticketmaster Ripping Us Off? - 6CR #37

November 2, 2018

Ticketmaster has been accused of price gouging customers. Darnell & Joel discuss an article from the CBC.ca explaining three pricing "tricks" that Ticketmaster engaged in.

'I'm getting ripped off': A look inside Ticketmaster's price-hiking bag of tricks

  • Trick 1: Prices can change any time
  • Trick 2: Not all tickets go on sale initially
  • Trick 3: Double-dip fees on scalped tickets

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Reference Articles:

Ticketmaster History

Price Discrimination on the Part of the Seller

"The best regulator is the market...the competitive market"

Doug Ford halts Ontario anti-ticket scalping law

Ontario to make ticket-buying ‘bots’ illegal, cap markups in scalping crackdown

Canadian scalper's multimillion-dollar StubHub scheme exposed in Paradise Papers

Walter Block - Free PDF: The Case for Discrimination

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