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Black Forgiveness - 6CR #56

Black Forgiveness - 6CR #56

October 11, 2019

Amber Guyger was convicted of murdering Botham Jean and shortly after his brother Brandt offered her forgiveness. This was followed by some Christians voicing concern that Brandt's offer of forgiveness would diminish black justice. Darnell & Joel breakdown the following aspects of this serious of events:

  • Concerns with how the case was handled
  • Racial Trauma & Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome
  • Negative responses to the act of forgiveness
  • Biblical evaluation of justice and forgiveness

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References:

Tim Challies: 9th Commandment - Duties Required & Sins Forbidden

Mother of man slain by cop says son's hug should not be "misconstrued" as "complete forgiveness"

Jurors in former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger case speak about decision

Botham Jean’s Brother’s Offer of Forgiveness Went Viral. His Mother’s Calls for Justice Should Too.

White Christians, do not cheapen the hug and message of forgiveness from Botham Jean’s brother

The Amber Guyger Trial Showcases a Special Class of Citizen

Bishop Talbert Swan tweet: "Post Traumatic SLAVERY Syndrome"

Black Forgiveness Culture Undermines ADOS Case for Reparations

Scripture References: Micah 6:8Colossians 3:13Romans 3:23Galatians 1:8 & John 20:22-23

When Forgiveness isn’t Woke Enough

Meme referenced: 45 yr sentence for Police Dog Killer

Paul Carter's comments

AD Robles response to Kyle Howard and Jemar Tisby

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Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

October 4, 2019

Greta Thunberg is a child activist for government policies regarding climate change. Darnell & Joel discussing the following aspects of climate change:

  • Climate change policy critics are deemed skeptics or science deniers
  • Greta Thunberg's UN speech
  • Economics of climate change policies
  • Appealing to emotions vs intellect
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Public discourse regarding the science of climate change
  • Correlation vs causation
  • Taking care of the earth

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References:

Climate Change: Not just a political issue & Joel's Tweet

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’

Nobel Secretary: Awarding Obama the Peace Prize Was a Mistake

WATCH: Greta Thunberg's full speech to world leaders at UN Climate Action Summit

Greta Thunberg’s yacht trip to New York not as green as it may seem

Bob Murphy: Economics of Climate Change Articles - #1, #2, #3, #4

Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

The Briefing - Monday, September 23, 2019

Tucker vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy

Tim Moen - Fear Voting Guide

Tim Moen - David Suzuki's daughter

COMMENTARY: Climate change discussion needs to get back to science

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

'97% Of Climate Scientists Agree' Is 100% Wrong

97% Study Falsely Classifies Scientists' Papers, according to the scientists that published them

97 Articles Refuting The "97% Consensus"

Fact Checking The Claim Of 97% Consensus On Anthropogenic Climate Change

The Cook et al. (2013) 97% consensus result is robust

Memes: #1#2, #3, #4 

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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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