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Sep 13, 2013 0

Show1031 Part 2 of 3 World War I  "The Great War" OR America's Greatest Mistake?

Michael Medved History Series

 

This is part 2 of a 3 part history series by Michael Medved.

 

ACU has made parts 1 and 2 available here. For part 3 on this and many other history series by Michael Medved visit The Medved History Store or join his podcast.

 

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Available on two CDs or audio download for $25.00 or $18.75

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Product Description-   The focus is not on the tide of battle, or the reasons the European powers stumbled into this cataclysmic conflict. In the show, we will concentrate exclusively on America's decision to enter the war after nearly three full years of fighting -- and repeated declarations of neutrality. Wilson won a tough re-election battle in 1916, beating his Republican opponent by a tiny margin of votes, and relying almost entirely on the memorable slogan: HE KEPT US OUT OF WAR. But within 30 days -- just 30 days! -- of his inauguration for a second term the same guy who "kept us out of war" took us into the disastrous and pointless slaughter in Europe, costing 116,000 American lives and costing the taxpayer more money in one year than the federal government had spent during 130 years of prior history, combined! The top tax rate went up from 7 percent to 95% and Wilson's Democrats were swept from office by a disillusioned, enraged public in an epic landslide of historic proportions.

How did the "war to end all war" become the war that made Hitler inevitable? How did Wilson's eloquent Declaration of War message, which promised to "make the world safe for Democracy," lead directly to making the world ready for Mussolini, Stalin and Hitler? And, most startling of all, how did the president's tortured romantic life (with scandal surrounding the death of the First Lady and Wilson's almost immediate re-marriage) contribute to some of the most disastrous foreign policy decisions (and non-decisions) in all of American history? And why do some conservatives argue that America not only entered an unnecessary war, but did so on the wrong side?

This special history program will probe these uncomfortable but profoundly important questions in a frank, fearless and potently provocative way.

 

EXCLUSIVE - An additional half-hour discussion (not aired with the radio broadcast) that looks at the big questions raised by the dramatic story described in this show. What were Germany's real war aims? How could Woodrow Wilson have avoided taking America to war - and what could he have done late in 1916 to prevent the resumption of German submarine warfare that brought US entry into the war? Michael also examines the cultural impact of "the Great War" and describes his own family's connection, as victims and participants in the European conflict. Don't miss this fascinating material, available only to customers of the Medved History Store.

Total Run Time: 2hr, 18min

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Sep 11, 2013 0

Show 1030 Part 1 of 3 World War I  "The Great War" OR America's Greatest Mistake?

Michael Medved History Series

 

This is part 1 of a 3 part history series by Michael Medved.

 

ACU has made parts 1 and 2 available here. For part 3 on this and many other history series by Michael Medved visit The Medved History Store or join his podcast.

 

Please go to       http://www.medvedhistorystore.com/       to purchase the last part of this program or subscribe to the Michael Medved show for only $4.95 per month. It is also available there.

 

 

Available on two CDs or audio download for $25.00 or $18.75

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Product Description-   The focus is not on the tide of battle, or the reasons the European powers stumbled into this cataclysmic conflict. In the show, we will concentrate exclusively on America's decision to enter the war after nearly three full years of fighting -- and repeated declarations of neutrality. Wilson won a tough re-election battle in 1916, beating his Republican opponent by a tiny margin of votes, and relying almost entirely on the memorable slogan: HE KEPT US OUT OF WAR. But within 30 days -- just 30 days! -- of his inauguration for a second term the same guy who "kept us out of war" took us into the disastrous and pointless slaughter in Europe, costing 116,000 American lives and costing the taxpayer more money in one year than the federal government had spent during 130 years of prior history, combined! The top tax rate went up from 7 percent to 95% and Wilson's Democrats were swept from office by a disillusioned, enraged public in an epic landslide of historic proportions.

How did the "war to end all war" become the war that made Hitler inevitable? How did Wilson's eloquent Declaration of War message, which promised to "make the world safe for Democracy," lead directly to making the world ready for Mussolini, Stalin and Hitler? And, most startling of all, how did the president's tortured romantic life (with scandal surrounding the death of the First Lady and Wilson's almost immediate re-marriage) contribute to some of the most disastrous foreign policy decisions (and non-decisions) in all of American history? And why do some conservatives argue that America not only entered an unnecessary war, but did so on the wrong side?

This special history program will probe these uncomfortable but profoundly important questions in a frank, fearless and potently provocative way.

 

EXCLUSIVE - An additional half-hour discussion (not aired with the radio broadcast) that looks at the big questions raised by the dramatic story described in this show. What were Germany's real war aims? How could Woodrow Wilson have avoided taking America to war - and what could he have done late in 1916 to prevent the resumption of German submarine warfare that brought US entry into the war? Michael also examines the cultural impact of "the Great War" and describes his own family's connection, as victims and participants in the European conflict. Don't miss this fascinating material, available only to customers of the Medved History Store.

Total Run Time: 2hr, 18min

For all of Michael Medveds shows go to    http://www.michaelmedved.com/    to listen live for free or $4.95 per month to download all of his podcasts.

 

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Sep 9, 2013 1

Show 1029 Darwin's Dilemma. 2010 DVD Documentary.

Stephen Meyer, Paul Nelson, Lad Allen, Director.

 

Darwin's Dilemma

This is ACU’s audio version of this wonderful documentary.

 

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Darwin's Dilemma examines what many consider to be the most powerful refutation of Darwinian evolution - the Cambrian fossil record.

Charles Darwin realized that the fossil evidence did not support his theory of gradual, step-by-step evolutionary development. He hoped that future generations of scientists would make the discoveries necessary to validate his ideas.

 

Today, after more than 150 years of exploration fossil evidence of slow, incremental biological change has yet to be excavated. Instead, we find a picture of the rapid appearance of fully developed, complex organisms during the outset of the Cambrian geological era. Organisms that embody the major animal body plans that exist today. This remarkable explosion of life is truly Darwin's Dilemma. Approximately 65 minutes

Sep 6, 2013 0

Show 1028 Dr Stephen Meyers Intelligent Design Interview 

 

For Youtube audio and transcript visit:

http://youtu.be/fMaGYSXndBQ

 

Published on Jun 23, 2013

The Origins of Information: Exploring and Explaining Biological Information

Dr. Stephen Meyers discusses his new book Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life & The Case For Intelligent Design

 

In the 21st century, the information age has finally come to biology. We now know that biology at its root is comprised of information rich systems, such as the complex digital code encoded in DNA. Groundbreaking discoveries of the past decade are revealing the information bearing properties of biological systems.

 

Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, a Cambridge trained philosopher of science is examining and explaining the amazing depth of digital technology found in each and every living cell such as nested coding, digital processing, distributive retrieval and storage systems, and genomic operating systems.

 

Meyer is developing a more fundamental argument for intelligent design that is based not on a single feature like the bacterial flagellum, but rather on a pervasive feature of all living systems. Alongside matter and energy, Dr. Meyer shows that there is a third fundamental entity in the universe needed for life: information.

 

In Meyer's new book, Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life & The Case For Intelligent Design, he addresses Darwin's most significant doubt and what has become of it.

 

He examines an event during a remote period of geological history in which numerous animal forms appear to have arisen suddenly and without evolutionary precursors in the fossil record, a mysterious event commonly referred to as the "Cambrian explosion." Darwin saw this event as a troubling anomaly and one that future fossil discoveries would eventually eliminate and give more answers to.

 

This problem has generated a crisis in evolutionary biology and gave Darwin his own doubt with the fossil evidence that elicited it.

 

Meyers has divided his new book into three parts (shared by World Mag):

 

Part One, "The Mystery of the Missing Fossils," describes the problem that brought Darwin's doubt in the first place, the missing ancestors of the Cambrian animals in the earlier Precambrian fossil record. Meyers then shares about the successive, but unsuccessful, attempts that biologists and paleontologists have made to resolve that mystery.

 

Part Two, "How to Build an Animal," explains why the discovery of the importance of information to living systems has made the mystery of the Cambrian explosion more acute. Biologists now know that the Cambrian explosion not only represents an explosion of new animal form and structure but also an explosion of information-that it was, indeed, one of the most significant "information revolutions" in the history of life. Part Two examines the problem of explaining how the unguided mechanism of natural selection and random mutations could have produced the biological information necessary to build the Cambrian animal forms. This group of chapters explains why so many leading biologists now doubt the creative power of the neo-Darwinian mechanism and it presents four rigorous critiques of the mechanism based on recent biological research.

 

Part Three, "After Darwin, What?" evaluates more current evolutionary theories to see if any of them explain the origin of form and information more satisfactorily than standard neo-Darwinism does. Part Three also presents and assesses the theory of intelligent design as a possible solution to the Cambrian mystery. A concluding chapter discusses the implications of the debate about design in biology for the larger philosophical questions that animate human existence. As the story of the book unfolds, it will become apparent that a seemingly isolated anomaly that Darwin acknowledged almost in passing has grown to become illustrative of a fundamental problem for all of evolutionary biology: the problem of the origin of biological form and information.

 

Meyer has also written, Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design.

Sep 4, 2013 3

Show 1027 Part 2 of 2. The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. Audio book excerpts. Author Iris Chang.

This show was originaly broadcast as ACU Show 255. Please see all of our past shows. 

 Book description- In December of 1937, Nanking was the site of one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarities. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city and within weeks not only looted and burned the city, but systematically raped, tortured, and murdered more than 300,000 Chinese civilians. 

 From the ACU- We put this audio selection together in an attempt to better convey America's motivation and determined resolve to destroy the empire of Japan when called upon to do so. By 1940 Americans had no illusions as to the fate that would befall  U.S. cities that fell under the control of of the Japanese military. Secondly, it is an example of conduct and warfare of non-Christian  governments and military leaders that are not restrained by the belief that a God will hold them accountable for their treatment of others.

Check the book out from your local library or purchase from Amazon- The Rape of Nanking

Sep 2, 2013 2

Show 1026 Part 1 of 2. The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. Audio book excerpts. Author Iris Chang.

This show was originally broadcast as ACU Show 254. Please see all of our past shows for many interesting topics. 

 Book description- In December of 1937, Nanking was the site of one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarities. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city and within weeks not only looted and burned the city, but systematically raped, tortured, and murdered more than 300,000 Chinese civilians. Amazingly, at the time of the writing of this book, the Japanese government still denied this atrocity.

 From the ACU- We put this audio selection together in an attempt to better convey America's motivation and determined resolve to destroy the empire of Japan when called upon to do so. By 1940 Americans had no illusions as to the fate that would befall  U.S. cities that fell under the control of of the Japanese military. Secondly, it is an example of conduct and warfare of non-Christian  governments and military leaders that are not restrained by the belief that a God will hold them accountable for their treatment of others.

Check the book out from your local library or purchase from Amazon- The Rape of Nanking

Aug 30, 2013 3

Show 1025 How would God vote. Michael Medved talks to author David Klinghoffer.  37 minutes 8.5MB

Originally broadcast July 2008 as ACU Show 242. We have rebroadcasted it here. Please check all of our past shows for many great subjects. 

From How Would God Vote?

"The Bible commands a style of politics that in the American context could only be described as deeply conservative. Is, then, the politics of God theocratic?
"A strong case could be made for theocracy, American-style, if the word were defined not in the conventional way but according to its root meaning. Democracy signifies the rule of the demos, the people. Strictly speaking, theocracy means the rule not of churches or priests but of theos, God. It won't do to deny that many conservatives, even while unambiguously affirming the traditional American separation of church and state, would add more theos to the democratic mix than is currently the case. I choose not to call myself a theocrat because I know how eager liberal secularists would be to twist the word against me. Dishonestly they would make it appear that I wish to impose a literal biblical theocracy, that I would dumbly imitate word for word the political structure of king, priesthood, and religious high court that existed in biblical antiquity.
"Yet, in a subtler sense, are we not all theocrats now?”

This startlingly original investigation into the controversies dividing America provides a clear and convincing affirmation of the relevance of the Bible to contemporary politics.

With liberals and conservatives alike claiming the authority of the Bible as support for their views on social and moral issues, the need to understand what the Bible actually says has never been more pressing. In How Would God Vote?, journalist and scholar David Klinghoffer illuminates the worldview set forth in the Scriptures and argues that, with some exceptions, the God of the Bible would overwhelmingly support traditionally conservative principles and policies.
Klinghoffer considers the ethical and moral heart of contemporary political debates—questions like immigration, gay marriage, abortion, care for the poor, war and peace, censorship, privacy, the place of religion in schools and the community, and much more. There is a pattern here. It"s for a very good reason that conservatives line up as they do, predictably, on a range of issue; as do liberals. The two competing political philosophies derive from radically different ways of looking at the world: one in consonance with the Bible, the other very much not.
Klinghoffer, however, is no stereotypical Republican. Controversially, he argues that the Bible would have us emphasize domestic policy, the classic pre-9/11 culture war issues, over a hyped-up “World War IV” against “Islamofascism.” The Bible has a foreign policy, he shows, and it is not neoconservative. He demonstrates support in the Scriptures for a welcoming attitude toward immigrants, for gun control, and for affirmative action.
The Bible, Klinghoffer shows, is no mere list of dos and don'ts but a fully coherent and practically relevant portrait of moral reality, compelling and deep enough to guide not only our private but our public lives. Even if we as individuals fail its private tests, that"s no reason to reject its public lessons.
To anyone who takes God seriously, every election poses a radical question: Will we vote with Him, or against Him? The Bible is an unapologetically political book, Klinghoffer explains, and an extremely conservative one. Some political views offend God, and those views are mostly liberal. In short, the Bible commands you to be a conservative.
Stimulating and provocative, How Would God Vote? is an important contribution to pre-election debates and to setting the path the nation will follow in the future under a new president.

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Aug 28, 2013 0

Show 1024  The Upside Down Moral World of the Left - Dennis Prager

 

PBS Interviews Dennis Prager at LA book fair USC regarding his new book "Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph" Apr 21, 2013

 

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Aug 26, 2013 0

Show 1023 A Night At the Palladium: Dennis Prager - Happiness is Not a Feeling: It's a Moral Obligation

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRjKnLIJXKw

 

The Applied Ethics Institute and the 2012 Keith Goree Lecture Series presents Speaker Dennis Prager for Happiness is Not a Feeling: It's a Moral Obligation, at the Palladium Theater.

More about Dennis Prager: Host of The Dennis Prager Show, and one of America's most respected radio talk show hosts Nationally syndicated columnist and bestselling author Worldwide lecturer on a variety of topics including personal and social issues, morality and religion Has appeared on Larry King Live, Hardball, Hannity & Colmes, CBS Evening News, The Today Show and many others.

 

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Aug 23, 2013 0

Show 1022 Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before by Jean M. Twenge   

 

Overview of the book-

Called “The Entitlement Generation” or Gen Y, they are storming into schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. In this provocative new book, headline-making psychologist and social commentator Dr. Jean Twenge explores why the young people she calls “Generation Me”—those born in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s—are tolerant, confident, open-minded, and ambitious but also cynical, depressed, lonely, and anxious.

Herself a member of Generation Me, Dr. Twenge uses findings from the largest intergenerational research study ever conducted—with data from 1.3 million respondents spanning six decades—to reveal how profoundly different today’s young adults are. Here are the shocking truths about this generation, including dramatic differences in sexual behavior, as well as controversial predictions about what the future holds for them and society as a whole. Her often humorous, eyebrow-raising stories about real people vividly bring to life the hopes and dreams, disappointments, and challenges of Generation Me.

GenMe has created a profound shift in the American character, changing what it means to be an individual in today’s society. The collision of this generation’s entitled self-focus and today’s competitive marketplace will create one of the most daunting challenges of the new century. Engaging, controversial, prescriptive, funny, Generation Me will give Boomers new insight into their offspring, and help those in their teens, 20s, and 30s finally make sense of themselves and their goals and find their road to happiness.

 

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Aug 21, 2013 0

Show 1021 The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible

by Robert J. Hutchinson

 

This is an extended excerpt from the audio book.

Disk 1 of 7   77 minutes in length.

 

Overview of the book-

In the beginning, the Bible triggered a revolution in human thought and later established Western civilization's moral and philosophical foundation. Many people though--from authors to pundits--mock it for their own purposes and political agendas. However, the Bible remains the bestselling book of all time, believed by nearly two billion people (Christians and Jews) to be divinely inspired. In his hard-hitting new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Bible, author Robert J. Hutchinson details the facts behind the numerous truths the anti-religious secularists don't want you to know about, including:

*Recent archaeological discoveries confirm the historical accuracy of many Bible stories

*The Bible made modern science possible (which is why it started in the Middle Ages)

*Biblical laws paved the way for democracy and limited government

*The Bible promotes human freedom

*The enemies of the Bible are enemies of true reason and tolerance

In this new installment in the bestselling P.I.G. series, Hutchinson silences the secularists and atheists with historical evidence, undeniable facts, and insightful revelations--proving why the Bible is still the bestselling book of all time--and so much more.

 

Please purchase the book or download it from Audible.com. Recommended by ACU. 

Aug 19, 2013 0

Show 1020 Steve Forbes New Book  Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets are Moral and Big Government Isn't.

 

We have three selections on Steve Forbes' new book Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn't by Steve Forbes, Elizabeth Ames

 

The first two are short interviews followed by a Speech by Steve Forbes at The Conservative Forum

 

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. The company's flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation's leading business magazine, with a circulation of more than 900,000. Forbes Magazine combined with international publications reach a worldwide audience of more than 5 million readers. Mr. Forbes is the author of: "Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets are Moral and Big Government Isn't", co-authored by Elizabeth Ames.

 

Elizabeth Ames is a communications executive, writer and entrepreneur. She is co-author with Steve Forbes of Freedom Manifesto and How Capitalism Will Save Us, both mentioned above.

 

Overview of the Book-

From Steve Forbes, the iconic editor in chief of Forbes Media, and Elizabeth Ames coauthors of How Capitalism Will Save Us—comes a new way  of thinking about the role of government  and the morality of free markets.

 

Americans today are at a turning point. Are we a coun­try founded on the values of freedom and limited gov­ernment, as envisioned by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution? Or do we want to become a European-style socialist democ­racy? What best serves the public good—freedom or Big Government?

 

In Freedom Manifesto, Forbes and Ames offer a new twist on this historic debate. Today’s bloated and bureau­cratic government, they argue, is anything but a force for compassion. Instead of assuring fairness, it promotes favoritism. Instead of furthering opportunity, it stifles economic growth. Instead of unleashing innovation and material abundance, its regulations and price controls create rigidity and scarcity. Not only are Big Govern­ment’s inefficient and ever-expanding bureaucracies ill-equipped to deliver on their promises—they are often guilty of the very greed, excess, and corruption routinely ascribed to the private sector.

 

The only way to a truly fair and moral society, the authors say, is through economic freedom—free people and free markets. Throughout history, open markets have helped the poor and everyone else by unleashing unprecedented creativity, generating wealth, and raising living standards. Promoting trust, generosity, and de­mocracy, economic freedom has been a more powerful force for individual rights, self-determination—and hu­manity—than any government bureaucracy.

 

Freedom Manifesto captures the spirit of a new movement that is questioning old ideas about the mo­rality of government and markets for the first time since the Great Depression. Going beyond the familiar explanations and sound bites, the authors provide a fully developed framework of “first principles” for a true understanding of the real moral and ethical distinctions between more and less government. This timely and provocative book shows why free markets and liberty are the only way to a better future and a fair and humane society.

Aug 16, 2013 0

Show 1019 Part 7 of Prager University: Get the Education You Missed in 5 minutes.

Watch the video or view the transcripts of these presentations at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq8jlJlyEDg&feature=share&list=PL53E4321555F757BC

Please watch these videos. Highly recommended by ACU!!

 

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 A brief summary of what is Prager University.

Welcome to Prager University. Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Dennis Prager, explains the founding principles behind Prager University and how, through an ever expanding curriculum of five minute courses taught by the finest faculty in the world, Prager University can give you the education you should have received. Tuition is voluntary.

 

1. Did FDR End or Extend the Great Depression?

President Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal," has long been credited with rescuing the nation from the Great Depression of the 1930's. Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLA, challenges this conventional wisdom in a provocative examination of FDR's economic policies.

 

To watch the video or read the transcript visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7KYn5xCyCI&feature=share&list=UUZWlSUNDvCCS1hBiXV0zKcA

  

2. What Matters Most?

What's the most important thing you can have? Is it money? Is it love? Is it happiness? Or is it something else? Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio host Dennis Prager has the answer. It may change the way you look at and, ultimately, lead your life.

 

To watch the video or read the transcript visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbDGDylmMRc&feature=share&list=UUZWlSUNDvCCS1hBiXV0zKcA

 

3. The President Who Shrank Government:

Is it possible to make government smaller? Few think so today. Few thought so almost a century ago, following WWI. But one man proved them wrong, our 30th President, Calvin Coolidge (1923 -1929). Acclaimed historian Amity Shlaes explains how Coolidge did more by doing less and why his governing style might just be the approach we need now.

 

To watch the video or read the transcript visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHj6iS8fM_s&feature=share&list=UUZWlSUNDvCCS1hBiXV0zKcA

 

4. The UN vs. Israel:

In the last few decades the United Nations has been obsessed with one country. Is it North Korea, Zimbabwe, Iran, Syria, China or some other nation with a reprehensible human rights record? Those would all be fair guesses and they would all be wrong. Anne Bayefsky, director of the Touro Human Rights Institute, answers this riddle and explains the upside down moral universe in which the United Nations resides.

 

To watch the video or read the transcript visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1pq8Fk5arU&feature=share&list=UUZWlSUNDvCCS1hBiXV0zKcA

  

5. How Teachers Unions Hurt Schools:

We talk endlessly about improving public schools. So what's standing in the way? Stanford Political Science Professor, Terry Moe, identifies the biggest obstacle -- teachers unions.

 

To watch the video or read the transcript visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZc9m1ca3so&feature=share&list=UUZWlSUNDvCCS1hBiXV0zKcA

 

 6. Adam Carolla - Change Your Life!:

Only one species on the planet can change itself for the better. You belong to that species. Don't waste the opportunity! Live, learn, grow.

  

7. If Good and Evil Exist, God Exists:

Is there such a thing as objective morality? If there is, does that suggest a moral law giver? Peter Kreeft, distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, takes on these critical questions and offers some challenging answers.

 

8. He Wants You

Men look at women. That's their nature. But is this fascination with the female body a threat to their spouse or the woman they are with? That's the question that best-selling author and nationally syndicated talk show host, Dennis Prager, deals with here. His answer will be a revelation to most women... and a relief to most men.

 

9. Free Market Morality:

Is the free market morally superior or inferior to other economic systems? If it's morally superior, what makes it so? If it's morally inferior, do we need greater government control of the economy? Walter Williams, renowned Professor of Economics at George Mason University, faces these questions head on and with bracing clarity.

 

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10. Capital Punishment:

Is it immoral for the state to kill convicted murderers? Is it immoral for the state not to? Best selling author Dennis Prager answers both questions in this powerful five minute presentation.

 

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11. Do You Have Free Will?:

Do you have free will? Do you have the ability to shape your own destiny? Is there a difference between your mind and your brain? Or is free will just a convenient delusion? Are you really just a product of physical forces beyond your control? Best-selling author an acclaimed theologian Frank Pastore frames the debate the outcome of which may reshape the way you look at your life.

  

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Show 1018 Part 6 of Prager University: Get the Education You Missed in 5 minutes. 

 

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Welcome to Prager University. Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Dennis Prager, explains the founding principles behind Prager University and how, through an ever expanding curriculum of five minute courses taught by the finest faculty in the world, Prager University can give you the education you should have received. Tuition is voluntary.

 

1. The American Trinity 2nd Edition

The United States is built on a foundation of three unique values. Nationally syndicated talk show host and best-selling author, Dennis Prager, explains what they are in a new edition of the five minute course that launched Prager University.

  

2. The Public Unions vs. the Public

Cities and states are sinking under the burden of debt brought about by public service union contracts. How did it get this way and what can be done about it? Philip Howard, founder of Common Good, has answers.

 

3. Forgiveness

Offering forgiveness -- we all want to to do it and we all find it so hard. Dr. Stephen Marmer of UCLA Medical School explains why this is so and how you can overcome the negative emotions that are holding you back from being a happier person.

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4. Why Europe Has a Problem with Israel

Why do so many in Europe feel so much hostility to the most open and liberal democracy in the Middle East? Daniel Gordis, President of the Shalem Center, zeroes in on the source of the problem in this fascinating look at the complex relationship between Europe, Israel and the Arab World.

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5. Why America's Military Must Be Strong

If you yearn for world peace, then history and experience suggest that you should vigorously advocate for a strong American military. A weakened American military invites chaos. Renowned British historian, Andrew Roberts, explains.

 

6. Were the Middle Ages Dark?

There is no period in history more misunderstood than the Middle Ages. Providence College Professor of English, Anthony Esolen, vividly demonstrates why the "Dark Ages" would be better described as the "Brilliant Ages."

 

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7. Separation of Church and State

"The Separation of Church and State." Probably no phrase has had more impact on American history in the last fifty years than this one. Where did it come from? Who coined it? And, what does it mean? Distinguished law professor, John Eastman, has some surprising answers.

 

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8. God or Atheism -- Which Is More Rational?:

What is the most rational explanation for the creation of the universe? Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College deals with this most fundamental and important of questions, and offers a surprisingly logical answer.

 

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Show 1016 Book – Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

Michael Medved talks to the author of the book- Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

Glenn Hubbard (Author), Tim Kane (Author)

 

Book Description

Release date: May 21, 2013

 

In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse— and why the United States could be next.

 

From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey to imperial Spain, the Great Powers of the world emerged as the greatest economic, political, and military forces of their time—only to collapse into rubble and memory. What is at the root of their demise—and how can the United States stop this pattern from happening again?

 

A quarter century after Paul Kennedy’s The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane present a bold, sweeping account of why powerful nations and civilizations break down under the heavy burden of economic imbalance. Introducing a profound new measure of economic power, Balance traces the triumphs and mistakes of imperial Britain, the paradox of superstate California, the long collapse of Rome, and the limits of the Japanese model of growth. Most importantly, Hubbard and Kane compare the twenty-first-century United States to the empires of old and challenge Americans to address the real problems of our country’s dysfunctional fiscal imbalance. If there is not a new economics and politics of balance, they show that there will be an inevitable demise ahead.

 

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Show 1015 The Stossel Show- Austerian

Stossel explains why he calls himself an 'austerian' and his guests will show why budget cuts aren't as big or bad as you may have heard.

Aired on 05/30/2013

Season 2013 Episode 53013 (41:13)

 

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Show 1014 Francis Collins - The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence of Belief

 This presentation has powerful visuals Please watch at:    http://youtu.be/EGu_VtbpWhE

 http://www.veritas.org/media - Is there evidence for belief? Are science and faith consistent ways of seeing the world? Join us as Dr. Francis Collins, world-renowned geneticist, physician, and Former Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health shares his journey from atheism to faith, propelled by science. His talk is followed by a Q&A session. The Veritas Forum at Caltech, 2009.

 

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 http://www.veritas.org,

with upcoming events and over 600 pieces of media on topics including science, philosophy, music, business, medicine, and more!

 

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Book Description

Release date: July 17, 2007

An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity .

 

It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyond the physical. It is an irreconcilable war between two polar-opposite ways of thinking and living. Written for believers, agnostics, and atheists alike, The Language of God provides a testament to the power of faith in the midst of suffering without faltering from its logical stride. Readers will be inspired by Collin’s personal story of struggling with doubt, as well as the many revelations of the wonder of God’s creation that will forever shape the way they view the world around them.

Jul 29, 2013 0

Show 1013 An Extended Interview of Dr. Stephen Meyers about his new book Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life & The Case For Intelligent Design

 

Dr Stephen Meyers Intelligent Design Interview 6-19-2013

 

The Origins of Information: Exploring and Explaining Biological Information

 

In the 21st century, the information age has finally come to biology. We now know that biology at its root is comprised of information rich systems, such as the complex digital code encoded in DNA. Groundbreaking discoveries of the past decade are revealing the information bearing properties of biological systems.

 

Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, a Cambridge trained philosopher of science is examining and explaining the amazing depth of digital technology found in each and every living cell such as nested coding, digital processing, distributive retrieval and storage systems, and genomic operating systems.

 

Meyer is developing a more fundamental argument for intelligent design that is based not on a single feature like the bacterial flagellum, but rather on a pervasive feature of all living systems. Alongside matter and energy, Dr. Meyer shows that there is a third fundamental entity in the universe needed for life: information.

 

In Meyer's new book, Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life & The Case For Intelligent Design, he addresses Darwin's most significant doubt and what has become of it.

 

He examines an event during a remote period of geological history in which numerous animal forms appear to have arisen suddenly and without evolutionary precursors in the fossil record, a mysterious event commonly referred to as the "Cambrian explosion." Darwin saw this event as a troubling anomaly and one that future fossil discoveries would eventually eliminate and give more answers to.

 

This problem has generated a crisis in evolutionary biology and gave Darwin his own doubt with the fossil evidence that elicited it.

 

Meyers has divided his new book into three parts (shared by World Mag):

 

Part One, "The Mystery of the Missing Fossils," describes the problem that brought Darwin's doubt in the first place, the missing ancestors of the Cambrian animals in the earlier Precambrian fossil record. Meyers then shares about the successive, but unsuccessful, attempts that biologists and paleontologists have made to resolve that mystery.

 

Part Two, "How to Build an Animal," explains why the discovery of the importance of information to living systems has made the mystery of the Cambrian explosion more acute. Biologists now know that the Cambrian explosion not only represents an explosion of new animal form and structure but also an explosion of information-that it was, indeed, one of the most significant "information revolutions" in the history of life. Part Two examines the problem of explaining how the unguided mechanism of natural selection and random mutations could have produced the biological information necessary to build the Cambrian animal forms. This group of chapters explains why so many leading biologists now doubt the creative power of the neo-Darwinian mechanism and it presents four rigorous critiques of the mechanism based on recent biological research.

 

Part Three, "After Darwin, What?" evaluates more current evolutionary theories to see if any of them explain the origin of form and information more satisfactorily than standard neo-Darwinism does. Part Three also presents and assesses the theory of intelligent design as a possible solution to the Cambrian mystery. A concluding chapter discusses the implications of the debate about design in biology for the larger philosophical questions that animate human existence. As the story of the book unfolds, it will become apparent that a seemingly isolated anomaly that Darwin acknowledged almost in passing has grown to become illustrative of a fundamental problem for all of evolutionary biology: the problem of the origin of biological form and information.

 

Meyer has also written, Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design.

 

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Show 1012 The Prager Interview- Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.

 

Dennis Prager talks to Stephen Meyer, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute. His new book is Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.

 

Book Description

Release date: June 18, 2013

When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. During this event, the “Cambrian explosion,” many animals suddenly appeared in the fossil record without apparent ancestors in earlier layers of rock. 

 

In Darwin’s Doubt, Stephen C. Meyer tells the story of the mystery surrounding this explosion of animal life—a mystery that has intensified, not only because the expected ancestors of these animals have not been found, but because scientists have learned more about what it takes to construct an animal. During the last half century, biologists have come to appreciate the central importance of biological information—stored in DNA and elsewhere in cells—to building animal forms.

 

Expanding on the compelling case he presented in his last book, Signature in the Cell, Meyer argues that the origin of this information, as well as other mysterious features of the Cambrian event, are best explained by intelligent design, rather than purely undirected evolutionary processes.

 

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Show 1011 Medved Interview- Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.

 

The Michael Medved Show. Michael talks to Stephen Meyer, His new book is Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.

 

Book Description

Release date: June 18, 2013

When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. During this event, the “Cambrian explosion,” many animals suddenly appeared in the fossil record without apparent ancestors in earlier layers of rock. 

 

In Darwin’s Doubt, Stephen C. Meyer tells the story of the mystery surrounding this explosion of animal life—a mystery that has intensified, not only because the expected ancestors of these animals have not been found, but because scientists have learned more about what it takes to construct an animal. During the last half century, biologists have come to appreciate the central importance of biological information—stored in DNA and elsewhere in cells—to building animal forms.

 

Expanding on the compelling case he presented in his last book, Signature in the Cell, Meyer argues that the origin of this information, as well as other mysterious features of the Cambrian event, are best explained by intelligent design, rather than purely undirected evolutionary processes.

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Show 1010 History Series Part 2 of 3- CONFLICT IN KOREA: REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR

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CONFLICT IN KOREA: REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR

Most Americans know next to nothing about the Korean War, despite the heroic service of the courageous troops who fought there. In three years of intense suffering and sacrifice, that mixed soaring victories with hideous reverses, the United States endured more than 50,000 deaths (on the battlefield, from illness, and in POW camps) with over 100,000 soldiers seriously wounded.

 

Some of the most vivid personalities in world history played decisive roles in the Korean conflict: Presidents Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, General Douglas MacArthur, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill; on the Communist side, the brutal dictators Josef Stalin, Mao Tse Tung and Kim Il Sung. Despite the fact that all of these titanic figures acknowledged the epic significance of the struggle, contemporary Americans mostly ignore the war because it's so hard to classify. It was neither a global, noble victory like World War II, nor a bitter and divisive failure like Vietnam. The tide of battle at first recalled the daring maneuvers and colorful leadership of the Civil War, but later settled into a punishing stalemate and war of attrition reminiscent of the trench warfare in World War I. Meanwhile, the most crucial and dramatic confrontation of the whole struggle didn't pit Americans against the enemy, but brought a legendary and incomparably charismatic commander into direct conflict with a determined, chronically under-rated president of the United States.

 

All of this gripping history deserves recollection, especially in view of ongoing threats from the mad, bad regime in North Korea that the conflict of sixty years ago never conclusively resolved. This spell-binding account by Michael Medved mixes the actual voices of Truman, MacArthur and Ike with hit music from the era—including #1 hits honoring a Korean War commander, or crooned by a draftee and PFC who became a Hollywood heartthrob. From the baseball immortal who flew 37 Korean combat missions, to the small town priest who died in a POW camp and is on his way to Catholic sainthood, CONFLICT IN KOREA helps bring to life the indelible personalities, decisive judgments and worldwide stakes of the nation's most misunderstood conflict and assists Americans in REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR.

 

 Total Run Time:  1hr, 47min

 

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Jul 19, 2013 0

Show 1009 History Series Part 1 of 3- CONFLICT IN KOREA: REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR

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CONFLICT IN KOREA: REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR

Most Americans know next to nothing about the Korean War, despite the heroic service of the courageous troops who fought there. In three years of intense suffering and sacrifice, that mixed soaring victories with hideous reverses, the United States endured more than 50,000 deaths (on the battlefield, from illness, and in POW camps) with over 100,000 soldiers seriously wounded.

 

Some of the most vivid personalities in world history played decisive roles in the Korean conflict: Presidents Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, General Douglas MacArthur, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill; on the Communist side, the brutal dictators Josef Stalin, Mao Tse Tung and Kim Il Sung. Despite the fact that all of these titanic figures acknowledged the epic significance of the struggle, contemporary Americans mostly ignore the war because it's so hard to classify. It was neither a global, noble victory like World War II, nor a bitter and divisive failure like Vietnam. The tide of battle at first recalled the daring maneuvers and colorful leadership of the Civil War, but later settled into a punishing stalemate and war of attrition reminiscent of the trench warfare in World War I. Meanwhile, the most crucial and dramatic confrontation of the whole struggle didn't pit Americans against the enemy, but brought a legendary and incomparably charismatic commander into direct conflict with a determined, chronically under-rated president of the United States.

 

All of this gripping history deserves recollection, especially in view of ongoing threats from the mad, bad regime in North Korea that the conflict of sixty years ago never conclusively resolved. This spell-binding account by Michael Medved mixes the actual voices of Truman, MacArthur and Ike with hit music from the era—including #1 hits honoring a Korean War commander, or crooned by a draftee and PFC who became a Hollywood heartthrob. From the baseball immortal who flew 37 Korean combat missions, to the small town priest who died in a POW camp and is on his way to Catholic sainthood, CONFLICT IN KOREA helps bring to life the indelible personalities, decisive judgments and worldwide stakes of the nation's most misunderstood conflict and assists Americans in REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR.

 

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Show 1008 Paul Johnson on the Father of Our Country

Guest Paul Johnson, renowned British historian. His newest book is George Washington: The Founding Father.

 

George Washington: The Founding Father by Paul Johnson  

 

By far the most important figure in the history of the United States, George Washington liberated the thirteen colonies from the superior forces of the British Empire against all military odds, and presided over the production and ratification of a constitution that (suitably amended) has lasted for more than two hundred years. Yet today Washington remains a distant figure to many Americans—a failing that acclaimed author Paul Johnson sets out to rectify with this brilliantly vivid, sharply etched portrait of the great hero as a young warrior, masterly commander in chief, patient lawmaker, and exceptionally wise president.

 

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Show 1007 Book- Knowledge and Power by George Gilder.

  

Dennis Prager talks to George Gilder, pre-eminent thinker, economic theorist and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. His new book is

Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How it is Revolutionizing our World.

 

Overview of book-

Ronald Reagan’s most-quoted living author—George Gilder—is back with an all-new paradigm-shifting theory of capitalism that will upturn conventional wisdom, just when our economy desperately needs a new direction.

America’s struggling economy needs a better philosophy than the college student's lament: "I can't be out of money, I still have checks in my checkbook!" We’ve tried a government spending spree, and we’ve learned it doesn’t work. Now is the time to rededicate our country to the pursuit of free market capitalism, before we’re buried under a mound of debt and unfunded entitlements. But how do we navigate between government spending that's too big to sustain and financial institutions that are "too big to fail?" In Knowledge and Power, George Gilder proposes a bold new theory on how capitalism produces wealth and how our economy can regain its vitality and its growth.

 

Gilder breaks away from the supply-side model of economics to present a new economic paradigm: the epic conflict between the knowledge of entrepreneurs on one side, and the blunt power of government on the other. The knowledge of entrepreneurs, and their freedom to share and use that knowledge, are the sparks that light up the economy and set its gears in motion. The power of government to regulate, stifle, manipulate, subsidize or suppress knowledge and ideas is the inertia that slows those gears down, or keeps them from turning at all.

 

One of the twentieth century’s defining economic minds has returned with a new philosophy to carry us into the twenty-first. Knowledge and Power is a must-read for fiscal conservatives, business owners, CEOs, investors, and anyone interested in propelling America’s economy to future success.

 

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Show 1006 Dennis Prager talks to best-selling author and nationally syndicated columnist, Ann Coulter, about the immigration bill. June 19, 2013

 

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