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Use Your Words

Release Date: 01/29/2020

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Every minute of every day, if you look at the news being published by online media outlets you are seeing one thing - Covid19.  Now this is a big thing in the world - so don't let it sound like I'm playing it down - but it is also something that does not need to be on the screen 24/7 and indeed does not need to be promoted as the doomsday scenario that is going to destroy the world.  While there are conspiracy theories out there that this was man made to introduce the one world government, the fake news that Trump called this a hoax, and the doom and gloom of 2+ million dead, what we...

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Before the Corona virus, one of the big things on the nightly news was the lawsuits regarding transgendered athletes coming out of the high schools and the various states implementing rules for high school athletes.  What does the NCAA and International Olympic Committee say about transgendered participants in their various associations?  What about some younger people what do they say regarding this?  What are the arguments for and against this?  What is the biological differences that should be taken into consideration?

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Celebrities are attempting to keep relevant in this day of social distancing.  They are singing bad cover songs, and interviewing each other to try to show that they care.  The optics are bad - but there is some good that can come out from it.

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On January 26th, 2020 it was revealed that Kobe Bryant and his daughter were on a helicopter which crashed, killing all aboard.  Being one of the most well known basketball players, Kobe was mourned worldwide after his death - so much so that it seemed at times that the others who perished in the crash were forgotten about by anyone else but their friends and family.  His death, however, brought to light an interesting question in modern culture - especially as everything is always moving so quickly - how do we properly mourn a person who may have something in their past which is not...

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The panic over Covid-19 continues around the world.  It has gone from somewhat comical to see the toilet paper isle empty to starting to get downright scary that the rest of the store is now starting to follow suit.  Now instead of just toilet paper being out everywhere, milk, cereal, water, soda, cold and flu medicine, pain killers, soup, boxed meals are all becoming more and more scarce.   This is putting people on fixed incomes, the elderly, and those who have not had a chance to get to the store in danger as they may not be able to get the essential supplies they need...

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One of Paul's favorite bands is The Classic Crime.  One of their songs - Shades of Green - has the following lyrics Gave up God for lent this year Stopped going to the church Learned to fight within myself The war beyond the words Found a way to reconcile Forget my fears and learn The inner price of peace From endless posturing and work After listening to this song Paul posed the following question to the guys - can you give up God for Lent and get closer to him?  What is Lent used for? Why is Lent important? Can we use the concept provided here to grow? What about deconstructing our...

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How scared should we be regarding 2019-nCoV? While data wise it seems worse then the annual flu, is it so deadly that we need to be in panic mode?  Let's look at some facts about it and then decide

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Anytime you try to have a conversation about race in America, one of two things instantly happen. Either people shut down afraid to say the wrong thing and being labeled a racist, or they go off on tangents not related to the topic at hand attempting to skirt around the uncomfortable topic at hand. On this week's episode of Use Your Words, we are attempting to talk about affirmative action in America. This can be an uncomfortable topic at times, but when you look at it objectively we can see that we are trading one form of racism for another in an attempt to be politically correct and rectify...

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For the past several years, the concept of "do what feels right" and "live your truth" have become mainstream ideas.  These concepts at their very core are part of the post modernism movement which started in earnest in the 1980s and became all the more popular in the late 1990's/early 2000's.  What does this look like in the year 2020 now?  Why is it important for truth to be the truth and not a truth?

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Rolanda Hollis proposed a bill in Alabama to force all men over 50 or with 3 or more children to "neutralize the abortion ban bill". What does this mean? How should we process this? What does it really mean, should it be something to be concerned about, and are these two laws similar? Check out the transcript of this video at our new website: At our new site, all news articles used for this opinion are provided as well. Please check it out and like, share, subscribe!

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Josh wanted to talk about Micromanagement versus Macromanagement. The reason? Unknown.
To help facilitate this Paul gave Josh control of the episode. Let's see how Josh did in directing everything - and support him as he steps into new territory on directing conversation and direction on an episode. What type of style of management do you prefer? Micro or macro? What is the difference? Is there a difference? Is there an issue of trust between the two?