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TYPBST: How to be an Antiracist - 6CR #108

TYPBST: How to be an Antiracist - 6CR #108

February 19, 2021

In this episode of #TYPBST Joel and Darnell discussed the #1 selling book during the George Folyd protests "How to be an Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi. They also unpacked Darnell's blog "Antiracism is Anti-Abolitionism". Their conversation covered these topics among other issues:

  • A statistical definition of racism.
  • Ibram X Kendi and slave masters are both anti-capitalist.
  • Pros and cons with socialism and capitalism.
  • Black privilege of lived experience.

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related episodes: 6CR #85, 6CR #79, 6CR #786CR #30 & 6CR #11

Reference:

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Left Argues Slavery Was an Economic Blessing. Here's Why They Are Wrong.

Mark Thornton on How Government Propped Up Slavery in the American South

How to Be a Racist

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Sex, Gender, Race and Denominations: A Conversation with Paul Carter - 6CR #96

Sex, Gender, Race and Denominations: A Conversation with Paul Carter - 6CR #96

November 6, 2020

Recently a baptist pastor came out as a trans woman during an online sermon. Darnell & Joel invited Paul Carter of Cornerstone Baptist Church Orillia to discuss this recent event as well as the following:

  • Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ) values & polity
  • Purpose & value of church denominations
  • 2020 CBOQ assembly failed renewal attempt
  • Importance of ecclesiology
  • Critical Race Theory & BLM in the church
  • Being salt & light 
  • Pastoring in a pandemic 

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

related episode: 6CR #71

References:

What in the World Is Going on with the CBOQ?

Transgender Pastor Fired After Coming Out To Her Mississauga Church

About CLRA

CBOQ

Defining Choices: The CBOQ Finally Decides

2012 sermon referenced: Ground Zero for Sexuality and Gender

Pastoring In A Pandemic: Part 1 & Part 2

Contact info:

Into The Word: FB & Website

Paul Carter: The Gospel Coalition

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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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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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Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

November 22, 2019

Sikhs maintain a high level of representation in the political sphere. There are roughly 500,000 Sikhs in Canada, which accounts for about 1.4% of the population. In the 2019 federal election, 5% of parliamentary seats - 15 Liberals, 1 NDP & 3 Conservatives were won by Sikh politicians. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation that covers the following:

  • Jagmeet Singh's comments on abortion & gay marriage
  • Sikhism
  • NDP & Socialism
  • Grass roots strategy of Sikh politicians
  • Religion & politics vs church & state
  • Majority privilege

related episode: 6CR #35

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References:

Audio clip played: Jagmeet Singh interview

World Sikh group against gay marriage bill

Sikhism and abortion

Why Sikhs are so powerful in Canadian politics

Tweet: RIP Fidel Castro

What Do Sikhs Believe?

Sikhism

Ludwig Von Mises - Economic Calculation Problem

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TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

November 8, 2019

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby is the first listener requested book to be featured on TYPBST. Darnell & Joel focus their conversation on the Biblical arguments in this book. Darnell developed an apologetic acronym to summarize his analysis of the arguments: C-H-U-L-O

  • Church: ecclesiology 
  • Hatred: racism
  • Unempathisable
  • Legislated diversity vs. Spirit led diversity
  • Other brothers
  • Bonus section: thoughts on Jemar Tisby's recommended solutions

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References:

The Color of Compromise

Pass The Mic

AD Robles' criticism: Abuse of History + Economic/Theological Ignorance = Jemar Tisby

James White's feedback: The Color of Compromise, Steven Anderson Continued, Open Phones

Sam Sey's Review: The Color of Compromise

'Survivor' contestant's racial comment leads to touching moment

CP: CHRIST OVER POLITICS: LIVE AT TRINITY CHURCH’S CONFERENCE

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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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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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