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Unmasking America’s Political Idolatry with Global Scholar: David Koyzis - 6CR #103

Unmasking America’s Political Idolatry with Global Scholar: David Koyzis - 6CR #103

January 8, 2021

Author of Political Visions & Illusions, David Koyzis, joins Darnell & Joel for an extended conversation. The topics addressed included:

  • Idolatry vs Ideologies
  • Libertarianism suppresses liberty
  • What is conservatism?
  • Socialism suppresses society
  • Non-ideological solutions
  • Sphere Sovereignty vs Principle of Subsidiarity
  • Anarchism 
  • Romans 13

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

The Intellectual in Canada Who Unmasked Political Idolatry in America

Political Visions & Illusions - 1st edition

Political Visions & Illusions - 2nd edition

How Libertarianism Suppresses Liberty

How Socialism Suppresses Society | David Koyzis | PhD

David Koyzis Contact info:

https://byzantinecalvinist.blogspot.com/

Global Scholars Canada - David Koyzis bio

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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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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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No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

October 18, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 is federal election day in Canada. Darnell & Joel discuss the leaders debates that were held on Oct 7 & 10, 2019. 

  • Initial thoughts and feedback on the debates
  • Multiculturalism & Immigration
  • Quebec's Bill 21 & Provincial Jurisdiction 
  • Indigenous People
  • Climate Change

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References:

Federal election leaders debate 2019: Full replay

Federal leaders debate 2019: Full transcript

French-language federal leaders debate 2019 (English translation): Full replay

Debriefing the 2019 Federal Leaders' Debate

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Church & State - 6CR #35

Church & State - 6CR #35

October 19, 2018

The separation of church & state is engrained in western culture. Is this idea related to the polarizing nature of our public discourse on politics and religion? Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Differentiating church & state from religion & politics
  • Historical overlap of church & state
  • Why is liberty important?
  • Non-aggression Principle
  • Rights & freedom are necessary for prosperity

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Reference Articles:

Separation of church and state

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Relations between the Catholic Church and the state

Politics According to the Bible

Property rights

Difference Between Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism

The Constitution of the United States

Pre-Existing Rights

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Voting Pt 1: Principles over Politics - 6CR #16

Voting Pt 1: Principles over Politics - 6CR #16

June 1, 2018

In Ontario, we have a provincial election on June 7, 2018. Darnell & Joel use the Canadian Federal system to discuss how they view voting and the principles they use to analyse political parties. 

https://www.elections.on.ca/en.html

Reference Links:

Three Levels of Government in Canada

Elections

How Canada's Government Works

Left vs Right - Key Concepts in Politics and International Relations - pg 119-120

Conservative vs Liberal

Socialism vs Free Market

Authoritarian vs Laissez-faire / Libertarian

Canadian Political Parties

How crushing is Ontario’s $312 billion debt?

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