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Civil Conversations on volatile subjects and strategies for having those conversations. It is nearly impossible to find reasonable and rational discussions on topics ranging from social, political and philosophical concerns. This podcast aims to change that. You will also hear strategies that will help you to have your own civil conversations on volatile subjects.

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Civil Conversations on volatile subjects and strategies for having those conversations. It is nearly impossible to find reasonable and rational discussions on topics ranging from social, political and philosophical concerns. This podcast aims to change that. You will also hear strategies that will help you to have your own civil conversations on volatile subjects.

    Discussion on the Pursuit of Happiness

    Discussion on the Pursuit of Happiness

    We discuss the section of the Declaration of Independence from the perspective of a liberal and a libertarian. You can find a link to the YouTube video of the conversation, here.

    SCOTUS decision on 303 Creative VS Elenis

    SCOTUS decision on 303 Creative VS Elenis

    This case is about a business discriminating against a perspective customer based on religious beliefs. The web designer owner wanted to place a disclaimer on her marketing material stating that she would not design websites for gay marriage but instead would refer business to other designers. This desire goes against Colorado law. The case is […]

    Race and college admissions

    Race and college admissions

    The Supreme Court recently ruled that two particular universities could not use race as a criteria for accepting students. Colin and Brian discuss the issue. Is affirmative action Constitutional? Is affirmative action working? Are there situations where a group of students or sports team does not reflect the overall population and is that necessarily racism? […]

    The Durham Report

    The Durham Report

    What was the specific purpose of the Durham Investigation. How did it compare to the Mueller Report. Was the Investigation justified and what did it find. Did the Report have any specific conclusions and how did people’s bias color their opinion of the Report. Here is the link to the YouTube video.

    Ethics and the Supreme Court

    Ethics and the Supreme Court

    Have any of the Supreme Court (specifically Clarence Thomas) recently failed to adhere to existing ethical standards? Have any broken the law? Are the ethical standards stringent enough? Did gift giving influence any Supreme Court Justices? How did the media handle the situation? Here is the link to the YouTube video.

    Looking back at the US response to the Covid pandemic

    Looking back at the US response to the Covid pandemic

    There are things that the government did well and there were some significant missteps. Because we are likely to have another pandemic in our lifetime, it is wise to look at the actions and decisions and decide if they were optimal or if there were improvements that could have been implemented. Here is the link […]

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