Carmen Schober discusses the Christian version of the social justice movement with OG cultural commentator/YouTuber AD Robles. We cover questions about equity, God's justice, racism, Tim Keller's level of wokeness, and more. We also discover that we have the same favorite Disney song.
You can find AD's work here.
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A few weeks ago Tim Dukeman gave listeners an overview of Marxism, and that conversation became our most popular episode ever! Today, Tim and I dug into a specific kind of Marxism known as Critical Race Theory that explains most of the confusion and hostility surrounding our culture's ideas about race, oppression, and power.
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Intro Song "Commies are Coming" by Shane Simonsen
In this episode, Carmen chats with Dr. Melissa Macaraeg about her experience fighting COVID-19 in New York during its peak. Public figures and the media have spread many contradictory messages about the virus, but one thing is still certain: there will be serious repercussions in the form of emotional and economic devastation for months and years to come. Melissa offers insights into how Christians can serve in the midst of so much suffering.
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In this episode, Carmen chats with Tim Dukeman about Marxism in culture and the Church. We define it, discuss how it applies to just about everything in mainstream American discourse, and explain why Christians should destroy it.
Carmen talks with Meme War Veteran Ronald Johnson (AKA Publitarian) about the wonderful world of memes, warfare strategies for 2020, Trump tweets, and much more. We also answer one of the internet's most burning questions: Why can't the all-powerful Left meme?
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This week Carmen interviews ER Doctor Matt Rogers about COVID-19. They discuss the nature of the virus, why it's so serious, how people should respond, and a few silver linings.
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Note: The following questions were submitted by listeners that we didn't have time to discuss on the podcast, but Matt kindly answered them via email:
1. Are you seeing a difference in severity of COVID-19 between those immunized with the flu vaccine and those that didn't receive the vaccine?
Not personally, no. I would not expect there to be any significant difference, since the flu vaccine is pathogen-specific. That being said it's still a good idea to get the flu vaccine every year. It can prevent you from getting the flu, and even if you do still get the flu your symptoms are likely to be milder than they otherwise would have. It's also possible to contract both COVID-19 and influenza simultaneously. 2. There's a lot of speculation that the accurate number of COVID deaths is being skewed by faulty classifications. Any insights on this?
I'm not personally involved in that process, so I can't speak to it directly. I'm doubtful, though, that the fatality numbers are being meaningfully skewed. At least as of now, we're not going around testing large numbers of asymptomatic people.
There may be some people who die while infected with COVID-19 (but not necessarily BECAUSE of COVID-19). But there are also going to be people who die from COVID-19 and never get tested for COVID-19. There are reports from Italy, for example, of significant percentages of patients dying in nursing homes who were never tested for COVID-19 or added to the tally.
In this week's episode, Carmen chats with Dr. Liz Jackson about her contribution to an exciting new book titled A New Theist Response to the New Atheists. They discuss why conversations surrounding philosophy and religion are often so polarizing, the most compelling arguments on both sides, and a handy academic life hack.
You can order A New Theist Response here. You can also read a short summary of Liz's chapter here and find more resources at her public philosophy page.
In today’s episode of No Apologies, Carmen and Ian discuss why the editors at Christianity Today are wrong about impeaching Donald Trump. We also discuss the Democratic agenda, pelagianism, Trump’s "faith,” and why Christians should still vote for him in 2020.
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The Christianity Today Editorial, Subsequent Defense, and a Response
For this week's episode, Carmen chats with lawyer Ian Huyett about an exciting new development in the Covington Case (among other topics). Nick Sandmann is getting a second chance to take down The Washington Post!
- WaPo's fraudulent reporting (it's worse than you thought)
- Can Sandmann and his lawyers win this time?
- Why cultural progressivism encourages lying
- Hope for the future
- And much more!
Today's episode is a medley of topics, but mostly I talk about the controversy that ensued when John MacArthur suggested Beth Moore "go home." The Christian Girl Power Squad did not like that very much, but I have a different take.
Use This Gospel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yQVcGkbpAc
John MacArthur Says "Go Home": https://youtu.be/oo1yG6Xy5sU
Dale and Veronica Partridge, Biblical Roles of Women in the Church: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C3TCqvwBhY&t=1116s
Allie Beth Stuckey, Women in the Church: https://youtu.be/E2-9nMpezlA
Beth Moore's Sermon about the Evils of Complementariansim: https://www.christianpost.com/news/beth-moore-answers-does-complementarian-theology-cause-abuse-within-the-church.html
Scripture References: 1st Corinthians, 2nd Samuel 11 & 12
Long-ish rant (or musings, depending on your perspective) on our current Clown World. I cover the "wax my sack, bigot" scandal involving Jessica/Johnathon Yaniv. Also discussed: Lindsay Shepherd, Blaire White, Meghan Murphy, #menarenotwomen, identity politics, political correctness, and more.
This week Carmen chats with philosophy phenom Dr. Liz Jackson about Peter Atterton's startlingly lame article in the New York Times. Liz covers the problem of evil, omnisubjectivity, Blaise Pascal, and more. Listen here or wherever podcasts are found.
In this episode, former Methodist Carmen Schober covers the United Methodist Church vote on Christian sexual ethics. She'll discuss how the Global South saved the day, Adam Hamilton's temper tantrum, and what happens when progressive values collide. Listen here or wherever podcasts are found.
Ian caused some controversy last week when he dared to criticize Marxist-Slayer Jordan Peterson for saying people shouldn't say they believe in God. You can read the full column here.
In this week's podcast, we discuss the various criticisms Ian received, why Peterson is still wrong, and Taylor Swift weighs in.
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In this week's podcast, I chat with my brilliant friend and Staseos Co-Founder Ian Huyett (once upon a time a militantly anti-Christian atheist) about why modern Christian culture is currently so weak sauce. We tackle:
-America's favorite Jesus: One-dimensional and socially convenient
-The big lie that most academics and liberals believe about Christians
-Progressive SJW shenanigans in the church