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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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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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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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Trinity Western Denied Law School Accreditation with Deina Warren - 6CR #29

Trinity Western Denied Law School Accreditation with Deina Warren - 6CR #29

September 7, 2018

Trinity Western University lost their appeal for law school accreditation by the Supreme Court of Canada on the basis that the school's community covenant denied equal access to the legal profession. Deina Warren acted as co-counsel with Derek Ross for the intervener Christian Legal Fellowship in this appeal. Deina joins Darnell & Joel to discuss this case. The conversation covers the following:

  • Trinity Western's Community Covenant
  • Historical context for getting to the supreme court
  • 2001 Court Case for Teacher's College Accreditation re: Covenant
  • Unprecendent behaviour by the Supreme Court and its representatives during the case
  • The law being used as a sword instead of a shield

Reference Articles:

Trinity Western Loses law school appeal at Supreme Court

Trinity Western and the Endangerment of Religious Pluralism in Canada

The TWU decision is a blow to diversity

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Deina Warren Contact info:

http://www.warrenlegal.ca/

@DeinaWarren

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Summer Jobs & Ideology Requirements - 6CR #25

Summer Jobs & Ideology Requirements - 6CR #25

August 3, 2018

The Canadian government has added an ideology attestation to receive funding for summer internship grant. Darnell & Joel discuss the significance of the government requesting organizations to affirm a set of beliefs regarding abortion and transgender identity. The conversartion includes the following:

  • Fairness of the ideology test 
  • Society's morality is subjective & the problems with legislating morality
  • Impersonal charity via government vs volutary charity
  • Summer job grants is the government circumventing minimum wage

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Reference Links:

Government Examples of Organizations denied eligibility

87 religious leaders ask Trudeau gov’t to drop summer job pro-abortion pledge

Global News: President of Canada Christian College attacks PM @JustinTrudeau

What the US Can Learn From Portugal's Drug Decriminalization

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Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

March 2, 2018

Black Panther's success forced the addition of one more episode in season one. Darnell & Joel discuss aspects of the Black Panther movie & the city of Wakanda to draw out some real world conclusions. The conversation focuses on:

  1. The political structure of Wakanda
  2. Wakanda using the economic advantage that vibranium provides to help bring progress to others
  3. Two perspectives on how black people view themselves T'chala (Statist) vs Killmonger (Pan-Africanist) 
  4. The morality of an ethno state like Wakanda

Reference Articles:

History of Wakanda

Darrell Harrison on Race vs Ethnicity

Definition of Colonization

Social Justice 6CR #8

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