American Culture Podcast
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America seems to be deeply divided, along multiple fault lines. Emotions are running very high — over racial issues, economic differences, sexual mores, partisan politics, religious beliefs, and generational gaps. It feels chaotic – it feels dangerous. Is there some way to make sense of it all? We’re going to talk about all of it, here on the American Culture Podcast. Who we are as a country? What does it means to be an American? Where have we been? and Where are we going? To ask these important questions is to ask about our culture. What is our culture now? how is it changing? and how should it change? Who are we as a people? Who do we aspire to be as a nation? If we can honestly grapple with these questions, and maybe, hopefully, reach some sort of consensus, we stand a much better chance of putting all those other divisive issues into proper perspective, and context, and possibly achieving a better level of mutual understanding over them. Culture, at its core, means the shared beliefs, assumptions, norms and values that are inherited, transmitted, and reinforced as a community. It is our shared system of beliefs that help us decide how to behave, as an individual, or as a group. To bring it closer to home: It is what we teach our children. What do we teach our children about what it means to be an American, what it means to be a good citizen, a good person? I hope you’ll join us!
||CleanParkland (Episode 3)||On February 14, 19-year old Nikolas Cruz entered a classroom building at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, pulled the fire alarm, and in the resulting confusion he proceeded over the course of the next six minutes to shoot and kill 17 .||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump’s Wall (Episode 2)||Discussion about President Trump’s Wall, why it is important, and how the promise to build that wall is much more significant than it might appear to be on the surface.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanINTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN CULTURE PODCAST (EPISODE 1)||Officially launching the American Culture Podcast, explaining the concept and goals of the project, and inviting you to join us as we begin our exploration of American Culture.||12/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I am enjoying this new podcast very much! Very thoughtful takes on current events, from a traditional conservative’s point of view. Highly recommend!