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A brand new podcast that gives a platform for discussing moral, societal, & existential issues.

A brand new podcast that gives a platform for discussing moral, societal, & existential issues.
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A brand new podcast that gives a platform for discussing moral, societal, & existential issues.

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English


Episodes

How To Talk About Race

12/6/2017
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www.mikeskinnermedia.com Follow me on Twitter: @mikeskinnner This episode features a discussion with the CEO of Trading Races, Kenyatta Forbes (@Kenyatta_Forbes), about how to discuss racism in today's political climate. Her game is provocative but in my opinion, great for facilitating important discussions. Vice segment on Trading Races: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGSqfVyvu6k&t=79s Links to Kenyatta's work: https://www.tradingracesgame.com/...

Duration:00:34:33

Are College Athletes Indentured Servants?

11/12/2017
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www.mikeskinnermedia.com Follow me on Twitter: @mikeskinnner Adam Hehrer from the Surviving the Season podcast joins me to discuss the many issues surrounding paying (or not paying) college athletes. Be sure to send in your thoughts because this is a tough issue. Follow him on Twitter @STSPodcasts and be sure to subscribe to his podcast if you are a Browns fan! Image Credit: YouniversityTV

Duration:01:01:02

Understanding Islam, Sharia Law, And Muslim Culture w/ Aneelah Afzali

9/4/2017
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www.mikeskinnermedia.com A discussion about Islam, Sharia Law, and Muslim culture with MAPS' AMEN (Muslim Association of Puget Sound's American Muslim Empowerment Network) executive director Aneelah Afzali. Follow me on Twitter: @mikeskinnner Link to Aneelah's organization: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanMuslimEmpowermentNetwork/ Resources: Action Sheet: http://www.mapsredmond.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Combating-Islamophobia-Action-Sheet-Jan-2017.pdf How You Can Help:...

Duration:00:53:28

Beyond The Lede Ep. 5-The New Atheists Vs. The World

8/8/2017
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This episode is entirely devoted to discussing the New Atheists, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, and Richard Dawkins. Recently in publications as varied as the leftist Salon.com, and the assuredly right, National Review, there have been pieces calling the New Atheists dead, and also asking why has the left abandoned them? For the listener who isn’t schooled in the New Atheists debate, we explain who these people are, and we summarize their main arguments and why they are...

Duration:01:20:13

Beyond The Lede Ep. 3-What Is Net Neutrality? Plus, Is Speech Ever Violence? and Much More!

7/25/2017
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In this episode, Mike (@mikeskinnner) and Patrick (@PatrickFO) discuss Net Neutrality, give an update on U.S.-North Korean relations, and we dive into the “can speech be violence?” debate. All this and more! Links to articles we mentioned and also our recommendations of the week. On net neutrality: “5 Arguments Against Net Neutrality,” by Todd Wasserman, Mashable.com (May 16, 2014). “7 Reasons Net Neutrality Is Idiotic,” by Aaron Bandler, dailywire.com (July 14, 2017). “These are the...

Duration:01:02:58

Beyond The Lede Ep. 1 -Thanks, North Korea. Plus Dennis Prager, In Defense Of Europe, And Much More!

7/11/2017
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In this debut episode, Mike and Patrick go beyond the headlines and into the substance of the big news stories of the past week. Our “lede” story is on North Korea’s ICBM launch, and the options available to the United States. We cover Mark Bowden’s Atlantic article, called “How to Deal With North Korea.” Then: we cover the ceasefire brokered in Syria by Russia, the U.S., and Jordan. We follow that with the Fall of ISIS in Mosul. In “Beyond the Lede,” we discuss Dennis Prager; one of us...

Duration:01:11:54

Reflecting on #marchagainstsharia Seattle

6/11/2017
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Some thoughts after attending the #marchagainstsharia rally in Seattle. I was there as an observer. I am not part of the alt-right or any groups affiliated with the rally. www.themoraltrigger.com Join the conversation on facebook! www.facebook.com/themoraltrigger Follow me on twitter: mikeskinnner Be sure to subscribe and consider supporting the show financially. www.patreon.com/themoraltrigger

Duration:00:02:14

If Socialism Is Charmander, Communism Is Charizard Pt 2

6/5/2017
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Part 2 of my discussion with Stevie James about atheism, the dark history of socialism, economics, and the role of government. *Views expressed in this episode are personal views of Stevie James and do not reflect the Alternative Press.* Be sure to subscribe and send in your comments! www.themoraltrigger.com Join the discussions at www.facebook.com/themoraltrigger Twitter: mikeskinnner Consider supporting the show: www.patreon.com/themoraltrigger If you have an idea worth sharing and would...

Duration:00:27:51

If Socialism Is Charmander, Communism Is Charizard Pt 1

5/27/2017
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A discussion with Stevie James about the dark history of socialism, economics, and the role of government. *Views expressed in this episode are personal views of Stevie James and do not reflect the Alternative Press.* Subscribe and leave a review! www.themoraltrigger.com Send comments, especially criticism, to www.facebook.com/themoraltrigger Consider supporting the show: www.patreon.com/themoraltrigger

Duration:00:31:10

Long Live Human Operated Vehicles

4/27/2017
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On the future of automated vehicles and the moral decisions they may have to make. www.themoraltrigger.com Be sure to like & subscribe! Send all questions & comments to the Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/themoraltrigger or themoraltrigger@gmail.com Consider supporting the show if you find it valuable! www.patreon.com/themoraltrigger References: Reaction Time http://www.technology-assoc.com/articles/reaction-time.html Association for Safe International Travel road crash stats...

Duration:00:31:11

Build A Baby Workshop

3/31/2017
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On the ethics of genetic engineering.

Duration:00:34:12

Should You Kill Grandpa If He Wants To Die

2/20/2017
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On the ethics of assisted suicide. www.themoraltrigger.com

Duration:00:22:25

But My Brain Made Me Do It

2/20/2017
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On free will & mental illness. www.themoraltrigger.com

Duration:00:28:40

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