By Pat Laeger, Britt Laeger
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Our worldview, ideology, and beliefs are like a house that we inherit. Our culture, families, communities, faith, and experiences shape this structure. In a renovation, we need to examine the layout, structural integrity, and the items fill our house.
||CleanEp. 10: The Political Correctness Expiration Date||Political correctness and social awareness has been in the spotlight for many reasons. Most recently with the holiday song "Baby It's Cold Outside" and 90s TV shows such as Friends and Seinfeld, social media has been abuzz with complaints and arguments.||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 9: The Many Faces Of Nationalism||The term 'nationalism' has become a hot topic recently. The word has a roller coaster history, but is often used in more of a negative light. Although some people today, including President Donald Trump, are embracing the term and trying to justify it.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8: The Rise of Technology Dependency||Technology has always moved us forward and improved out lives... or has it? We love our devices and the connection they afford us to the greater world and the people in it. But have we come to rely on our tech too much?||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: Divide & Conquer||We are all complicated people, and we don't like to be put in boxes. That leads to complicated conversations and complicated discussions around tough topics. So what is the best way to have these conversations?||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6: What Can We Learn From The Nike Protest?||Protests and boycotts seem to be a regular part of our American lives. From social media to TV shows to sporting events — there's a never-ending amount of causes and issues to support or protest. Recently Colin Kaepernick was chosen by Nike to be the.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5: Our Complicated Relationship With Emotion||The recent US Open women's final match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka has been in the news and circling the internet for a few weeks. There have been many articles written on every facet of the match - and specifically the controversy that ste.||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: When Facts Don't Add Up||Truth and facts always seem to be changing. They seem to change with time, with the internet, with people. How do we navigate how truth is presented and interpreted? Can we all live different truths? In this episode,||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Personality Tests & Conflict||Introvert, extrovert, judger, observer, achiever, futurist, loyalist, idealist, helper; the lost goes on and on. There are many personality tests around - from Myers Briggs to Enneagram to Buzzfeed. Some do a better job than others at helping us figure.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Check Your Biases||Biases exist all around us. We have them. Our friends have them. News has them. Even social media channels have them. Biases color our world and the information we take in - whether we realize it or not. In this week's episode Pat & Britt talk about ho.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: What is Renovation Theory?||Having conversations about our beliefs and opinions online and offline today is difficult - especially when the conversation centers on a divisive cultural topic. In this introductory episode, Pat & Britt talk about why they started Renovation Theory,||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|