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Ep 42: An episode around thanksgiving

Use Your Words

Release Date: 11/28/2019

Rules for thee but not from me show art Rules for thee but not from me

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It is an interesting time in the world.  In response to Covid-19 there has been multiple new ways of life thrown at us over a short amount of time.  But what gets under my skin is when people create new laws/procedures and then immediately turn around do exactly the opposite of what they instructed others to do.  Paul talks about that this week in the Monday (released on Friday) episode of Use Your Words.   Website: Twitter: Email: uywords@gmail.com

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Is Dissent From The Majority Allowed With Corona? show art Is Dissent From The Majority Allowed With Corona?

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Paul asks the question if it is allowable and/or appropriate to allow for dissent during a global crises.  Is interpreting the data (without spreading fake news which could cause harm to health) something that should even be allowed during a time when data is changing almost daily?  What happens to content that was banned at one point and then proven to be right later?  Who should be the controller of what is and isn't allowed in public discourse?  And is it better if fake news is left on the same platforms as the truth for light to be used as a disinfectant?

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Josh tells us what he is learning about being a father show art Josh tells us what he is learning about being a father

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Josh is now a married man.  Due to Covid he and enforcer pushed their wedding forward and turned it into a quarantine wedding with just a couple people present.  While this is a new thing for him - he is learning not only to be a husband but now is learning what it is like to take care of a pet.  Paul prods and asks questions about this and of course (Paul being Paul) leads it down a spiritual track taking what Aaron and Josh were thinking was just a quick catchup conversation into a serious bend.   Follow our website at: Check out our Monday episodes for shorter, but...

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2020 show art Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

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Read and hear more about other topics, including mental health awareness month over at our website Check out: πŸΌπŸ‘‰ This video is an updated video from Paul on his thoughts about mental health awareness month. Mental health awareness month is something I am not only passionate about but knowledgeable about due to my own history with mental health. 2020 is a very different mental health awareness month in that it is being done in the time of Corona and it therefore takes on a slightly different look then it has in past years. Listen to my thoughts - and let me know your thoughts on the...

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Biden in the era of MeToo show art Biden in the era of MeToo

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Joe Biden was recently accused of sexual assault by Tara Reed. Within the past few years Brett Kavanaugh was accused as well by Blasey Ford of sexual assault when he was undergoing the process to be confirmed to the supreme court.  This week the guys talk about the difference in how the media and lawmakers approached each of the accusations.  

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Unity During Covid show art Unity During Covid

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During this time of Covid - there is a never ending supply of negative news around the world.  But Aaron wanted to talk about the good he is seeing through Unity both locally and globally.  So this week we talk about Unity we are seeing in the time of Covid and what it looks like, why it's good, and why it's helpful.

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Earth Day 2020 show art Earth Day 2020

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How do you celebrate Earth Day?  The guys talk about how they approach earth day now a days as well as their approach to the environment. How do you approach earth day?

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Do you know what it means to be a milktoast fence sitter?  It means to be so bland and in the middle that you (theoretically) do not offend anyone.  I am tired of doing that - and after this week have decided I can no longer do that.  What does this mean for Use Your Words?  We will have to see - but I wanted to take a Monday episode and talk about it a little.  This is different then the normal Monday episodes - but it essential.

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Light at the end of the tunnel? show art Light at the end of the tunnel?

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Covid-19 is pretty much the only thing going on in the world news wise right now.  That being said - Paul wanted to pick the guys brains on what Covid-19 means for them right now, what the future of it holds, and why there should be hope in the this time of Covid-19.  Paul then asks them each for a word of hope during this time - and the responses are just as varied as their personalities.  

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With All The Bad Lets Look At Some Good News show art With All The Bad Lets Look At Some Good News

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Today (4/12/2020) is Easter - a celebration of Spring and renewal and for the Christian church, the resurrection of Christ.  During this time, it is good to think of the good going on in the world.  There is a lot going on with Corona - but lets take a look at what possible good things there are out there and celebrate in the fact that there is good in the world even in the midst of all the bad.

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More Episodes

This week on Use Your Words we relax a little bit and talk about things we are thankful for.  This is a more relaxed, less structured episode, but if anything it helps you get to know us more as well as hear about potential upcoming projects we are working on.  Can you spot it?