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UC Summer Abroad: Food, Religion, & Culture in the Middle East with Juan & Magda Campo

September 1, 2019 at 5:27 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[music] Hello this summer the University of california is going to be offering several faculty led programs in celebration of its 50th anniversary I’m Juan Campo and together with my wife Magda Campo we’re going to be co-teaching a course on food religion and culture in the middle east and particularly in Egypt. It’s a

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“UC Summer Abroad: Food, Religion, & Culture in the Middle East with Juan & Magda Campo”

Logical Fallacies (Part 3) and How to Avoid Them • Recognize Poor Arguments and Sneaky Logic Tricks

August 29, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. Welcome to Part 3 of our series on logical fallacies and how to avoid them! We have looked at many of these common fallacies thus far, but there are still plenty more besides. If you have missed either of our

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“Logical Fallacies (Part 3) and How to Avoid Them • Recognize Poor Arguments and Sneaky Logic Tricks”

Stand up against religious discrimination – even if it’s not your religion | Eboo Patel

August 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

My closest friends in high school, the kids I ate lunch with, included a Cuban Jew, a South Indian Hindu, a Nigerian Evangelical, a Mormon, a Lutheran and a Catholic. And we talked about everything under the sun as 16-year-old suburban high school kids are want to do. We never talked about religion. And even

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“Stand up against religious discrimination – even if it’s not your religion | Eboo Patel”

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

August 22, 2019 at 8:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity, surrounded by a few dozen relatives, with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I

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“I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper”

America has outgrown its ‘Judeo-Christian’ label. What’s next? | Eboo Patel

August 18, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

When I go to college campuses, one of the ways I like to open my talk is I say, when the Mayflower Pilgrims landed on the eastern seaboard and they approached Plymouth Rock, they dusted it off, they saw etched on the stone the words, “Judeo-Christian nation.” And there’ll be a long pause, and all

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“America has outgrown its ‘Judeo-Christian’ label. What’s next? | Eboo Patel”

Why “Us Against Them” Politics Is More Dangerous Than ISIS | Sebastian Junger

at 10:26 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

I think everything we do is a form of tribalism. We’re evolved for that. We’re wired for that. The question is how big do we want our tribe to be? England seems to be saying we want our tribe and at our choice. All right so that’s a point of view I understand. So it’s

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“Why “Us Against Them” Politics Is More Dangerous Than ISIS | Sebastian Junger”

The Politics of Racist Immigration Policy, with Junot Diaz

August 17, 2019 at 6:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Immigration in the 2016 election is playing out the way immigration seems to always play out during these battles. It’s being used as a fear wedge issue. It’s profoundly been mobilizing racist xenophobic and nativist tropes. The Latino communities particularly come under tremendous assault. We’re being demonized by many of the leading republican candidates. We’re

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“The Politics of Racist Immigration Policy, with Junot Diaz”