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The Tipping Point - 6CR #74

The Tipping Point - 6CR #74

February 14, 2020

Tipping is intended to compensate for high quality service. Would you believe that tipping is causing Chef's to be underpaid? Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Tipping in other countries vs Canada
  • Rethink Tipping - 2012 TEDx Talk by Bruce McAdams
  • Who creates value for the customer
  • Mandatory tipping
  • Tipping promotes discrimination

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References:

The $100,000 a year waitress isn't a myth: Some hard truths about tipping in Canada

Tipping in Europe: The Europe Tipping Guide

Tipping in Australia: Who should you tip and how much?

What the Ontario minimum wage increase means for you

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Who Wants to be a Billionaire? - 6CR #73

Who Wants to be a Billionaire? - 6CR #73

February 7, 2020

Taxing Billionaires appears to be the solution to our problems.The TVO . Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Getting paid for the value you contribute vs time
  • audio clips from TVO Debate
  • Government protecting billionaires?
  • How is wealth generated?
  • "Taxation is theft"
  • Who are these billionaires?

Related episodes: 6CR #12 & 6CR #33

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References:

TVO: The Agenda - Should Billionaires Exist? - TVO.org or YouTube

TVO Debates: Should Billionaires be Taxed out of Existence? TVO.org or YouTube

Billion

The Real-Time Billionaires List

45 Canadians make Forbes billionaires list

Jeff Deist Talks Ray Dalio and Crony Billionaires

Book to be given away: Economic Principles for Prosperity

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TYPBST: The Mamba Mentality: How I Play RIP Kobe Bryant - 6CR #72

TYPBST: The Mamba Mentality: How I Play RIP Kobe Bryant - 6CR #72

January 31, 2020

With the passing of Kobe Bryant on Jan 26, 2020, we remember him with an episode of TYPBST discussing The Mamba Mentality: How I Play. Darnell & Joel's conversation addresses:

  • Where were you when you heard
  • The Mamba Mentality
  • Mamba academy
  • The agony of defeat is as low as the joy of winning is high
  • Motivation

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References:

Mamba Sports Academy

NBA History - Points Leaders

[Nick] Nurse on Bryant's passing, Sunday's eerie game and the play of Pascal Siakam

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TYPBST: Gay Girl, Good God - 6CR #71

TYPBST: Gay Girl, Good God - 6CR #71

January 24, 2020

TYPBST: Darnell & Joel discuss Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was and Who God Has Always Been by Jackie Hill Perry. Their conversation covers the following:

  • Why are people gay
  • Men are the problem
  • Stop Being Gay! - Do you need the gospel to stop being gay?
  • Same Sex Attracted Christians

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References:

Jackie Hill-Perry "Gay Girl, Good God" Full Interview (2018)

Tim Challies' review of Gay Girl, Good God

Genesis 3 (ESV)

Jackie Hill Perry's Music

Twitter: @JackieHillPerry

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WWIII - 6CR #70

WWIII - 6CR #70

January 17, 2020

On Jan 3, 2020 the US killed Iranian major general Qasem Solemani in a targeted U.S. drone strike. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about their perspectives and understanding of the following:

  • Who is Qasem Solemani?
  • Iran shot down Ukrainian airliner
  • Just War theory vs Pacifist
  • Was killing Solemani justified?
  • Propery Rights and US military presence

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References:

US, Canada vs Iran (40 year old virgin parody)

The Central Details of the Soleimani Assassination

MSNBC analyst Rukimini Calimachi - “According to them, the evidence suggesting there was to be an imminent attack on American targets is “razor-thin”

Scott Horton Profile

Scott Horton on Trump’s Assassination of Soleimani

The Scott Horton Show

Why Not Impeach Trump for War Crimes?

The Ron Paul Liberty Report

Ron Paul Curriculum

BBC.com: When the US shot down an Iranian airliner

Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 - Ukrainian Air plane shot down flight plan

Patrick Cockburn on Qassem Soleimani and America’s Proxy War With Iran in Iraq

Iraqi prime minister says Qassem Soleimani was in Iraq to 'discuss de-escalating tensions between Iran and Saudis' when he was killed

Kibbe on Liberty - Ep 48 | Only Congress Can Declare War in Iran | Guest: Rep. Thomas Massie

No War With Iran meme

U.S. President Barack Obama authorized more than 500 drone strikes.

#IraniansDetestSoleimani #EverybodyCalmDown Truth from an Iranian

#Iran #RaminParsa #IranvsUSA Two Iranians speak on current events

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The Jokers Wild - 6CR #69

The Jokers Wild - 6CR #69

January 10, 2020

Joel joined The After Watch for a FULL SPOILER conversation about the Joker film shortly after it's release. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Controversy prior to the film's release
  • Mental health and personal deception
  • Unique portrayals of characters and aspects of the Batman universe 
  • Character development
  • Themes of the film
  • More stand alone Batman character films?

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References:

Golden Globes - Joker

FB post about Ricky Gervais mentioned

The After Watch - Episode 58: Joker - HA HA HA HA HA!

The After Watch contact info:

Twitter: @after_watch

Podcast: The After Watch

Email: Theafterwatch@pm.me

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2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

January 3, 2020

With the end of the 2010s, there have been many "end of a decade" lists released. Darnell & Joel take a different look at the last decade and comprised their list - the top 5 aspects of the last 5 years that will impact the next 5 years:

5. Raptors NBA Championship

4. Cannabis

3. Climate Change & Student walk-outs

2. Jordan Peterson

1. Bitcoin

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References:

5. Raps

Raptors’ championship will have long-lasting impact on basketball in Canada

Toronto Raptors: Long-term impact of winning NBA championship

Could basketball overtake hockey as Canada's national sport?

2015: Canadians do not make up the majority of NHL players this season

Bianca Andreescu Wows Canadians, Inspires Young Tennis Players

4. Cannabis

related episodes: 6CR #10 & 6CR #44

How the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp lost $42 million last year

2019 was a disaster for the cannabis sector — and there might be more trouble on the way in 2020

CEI: Federal Regulations Cost $1.9 Trillion Annually

Consumers who have used cannabis for non-medical purposes in the past year in Canada in 2018, by province

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida, says alcohol 'not involved'

What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

Perfect Plant? 7 Great Uses For Industrial Hemp

3. Climate

related episode - 6CR #55

TDSB helps students walking out for climate change

Why Adolf Hitler Was TIME's Man of the Year for 1938 | Time

2. Jordan Peterson

Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson

Video Shows Man Beaten, Car Stolen While Witnesses Hurl Anti-Trump Rhetoric

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

1. Bitcoin

Distributed Ledger Technology: Where Technological Revolution Starts

Bitcoin Is To Blockchain As Email Was To The Internet

Bitcoin Price History

You Don’t Actually Own Your Securities

Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

Do you know the Uses of cryptocurrency in third world countries?

Wala Was Africa’s Perfect Crypto Success Story – Until It Collapsed

Regulation of Cryptocurrency: Canada

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The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

December 27, 2019

The hosts of The After Watch - Levar & Phil join Darnell & Joel to discuss Star Wars and political agendas in film. The conversation addresses the following:

  • Our shared history and how we evaluate content
  • Our relationship with the Star Wars universe
  • Opinions of the newer Disney created Star Wars films (up to The Last Jedi)
  • Prequel trilogy: Episodes I, II & III compared to the current films
  • Political agendas influence on the quality of a film
  • Social issues done well in film
  • Character development
  • Can Episode IX redeem the new trilogy?

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References:

How to Read a Book

Star Wars movie order: a definitive viewing chronology for the galaxy far, far away

Henry Knox thoughts

The After Watch contact info:

Twitter: @after_watch

Podcast: The After Watch

Email: Theafterwatch@pm.me

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Wild “Canada Goose” Chase - 6CR #66

Wild “Canada Goose” Chase - 6CR #66

December 20, 2019

The Canada Goose brand has transformed from a functional product to a luxury brand. Darnell & Joel have a conversation about Canada Goose's rise in prestige and addresses the following:

  • Canada Goose's history
  • Animal rights criticisms
  • Competitors of Canada Goose
  • Economic recessions impact on luxury products
  • Biblical perspective of animal rights

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References:

Canada Goose - Branta Collection

Why Canada Goose Jackets Are So Expensive | So Expensive

Canada Goose Loses to Vegan Coat

Canada Goose - Kirkfield Bomber

Canada Goose - Forester Jacket

Genesis 3

Canada Goose - Honouring the North

Patagonia - Corporate Responsibility

Wuxly - Our Movement

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Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

December 13, 2019

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report titled "Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality" on Dec 9th, 2019. Darnell and Joel are joined by economist Stefan Dindayal to discuss what we can and cannot learn from this study. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Stefan's background
  • Data presented in the report
  • Controlling for cause and effect relationships
  • Biases influence on statistical research
  • How to design good statistical studies
  • Interesting data points in the study
  • Solutions proposed and alternatives

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References:

CCPA's Published Study: Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality

CCPA's twitter: @CCPA

CCPA'S blog on the study: By the numbers: Race, gender and the Canadian labour market

"racialized" definition

Stefan Dindayal contact info:

Twitter: @stefanDecondon

IG: @stefandecondon

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