S2A2 - Charlottesville, Racism, and Response with Zach Hunter

December 06, 2017

This week, Zach Hunter joins me in a discussion about Charlottesville and racism in general. I am super excited to have him on the show and I can't wait for you to hear what we delve into a bit. We rant, rave, and make jokes about slow-cookers! Both of us are White American Christian men, and we acknowledge that plainly, so a lot of the discussion will be...

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S2A1 - Listening Part 2 -- He Started It

December 06, 2017

We are back! In this week's episode, I explore three different ways we commonly cause damage to other people when we discuss controversial issues. I also explore some possible solutions in order to avoid these common pitfalls with others. I am also making the transition into doing these episodes in seasons. I want to make sure I am only producing e...

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A7 - An Absurd Seat

December 06, 2017

On this week's episode I discuss the importance of being consistent and appropriate in protest and discuss some of the realities faced by those who are fighting for or against any cause. I discuss a bit of Colin Kaepernick's protest as well as other historical protests which had significant impact.

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A6 - The Art of Listening

December 06, 2017

On this episode I talk about the importance of really trying to listen and understand someone's experience rather than simply trying to prove them wrong. Social media takes away the benefit of nonverbal communication to help us understand each other, so we must be diligent and intentional to understand the experiences of others and ask why they may be sayi...

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A34 Finding Unity and Reconciliation with Andrew Anobile

April 30, 2018

Welcome to the final part of our Michigan Recordings! Andrew Anobile, not to be confused with Tony, who regularly appears on Absurdity, is another one of my closest friends and someone who has been a powerful influence in my life. Today, we talk about Racism, Unity, Reconciliation, and Remittance. How can we find unity amidst different ideologies and different theological camps? Stay tuned for a special shoutout to one of our iTunes reviews at the end that really impacted me!...

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