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Mar 21, 2016

Show 1460 Prager University Part 16

Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Dennis Prager, 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.

 

How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1

How big should the government be? And what is its proper role in the daily lives of Americans? The Left and Right have opposite answers.

 

Does it Feel Good or Does it Do Good? Left vs. Right #2

When setting public policy, what's more important: intentions or results? Feeling good or doing good? When it comes to being guided by the heart or by the mind, the Left and Right are very different.

 

How Do You Judge America? Left vs. Right #3

Is the United States an exceptional country that has played a uniquely good role in history? Or is it a typical country, perhaps even a uniquely bad one considering the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow? On this, the Left and Right do not agree.

 

How Do You Deal With Painful Truths? Left vs. Right #4

The Left and Right perceive the world differently. One side sees it as it exists, accepts fundamental truths and facts--even if they are painful--and then adopts a worldview. The other side adopts a vision, and then views the world through that prism. Which side sees the world as reality? And which as it imagines?

 

How Do We Make Society Better? Left vs. Right #5

How do you want to improve America? By focusing on improving and refining yourself? Or by transforming society? The answer to that question will reveal whether you're on the Left or the Right.

 

Government: Is it Ever Big Enough?

Can the government ever be too big? How much spending is enough spending? And if there can be too much spending, where is that point? William Voegeli, Senior Editor of the Claremont Review of Books, explores these complex questions and offers some clear answers.

 

Who NOT to Vote For

Adam Carolla isn't going to tell you who to vote for. But he is going to tell you who NOT to vote for. And in a time when candidates running for office promise the moon, one of America's funniest comedians shares a few tips about how to spot the candidate that you should run from.

 

What is Crony Capitalism?

This election season there's a lot of talk about corruption, about politicians being "bought and sold", and about "crony capitalism". What do those terms mean? Why should we care? Is there a way to reduce corruption and restore our trust in government? Author Jay Cost, staff writer at The Weekly Standard, answers these questions and proposes a solution that every society could benefit from.

 

A Progressive's Guide to Political Correctness

Is there a point where the "P.C. Police" are satisfied? Are there ever "enough" rules governing the jokes we tell, the mascots of sports teams, or the symbols on city seals? Or should we want a society as non-offensive as the American college campus? George Will, Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, imagines what an idyllic politically correct universe would look like.

 

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For additional Prager University on our ACU podcast visit our past shows:

Part 1 of Prager University see ACU Show 531

Part 2 of Prager University see ACU Show 664

Part 3 of Prager University see ACU Show 908

Part 4 of Prager University see ACU Show 909

Part 5 of Prager University see ACU Show 910

Part 6 of Prager University see ACU Show 1018

Part 7 of Prager University see ACU Show 1019

Part 8 of Prager University see ACU Show 1108

Part 9 of Prager University see ACU Show 1213

Part 10 of Prager University see ACU Show 1214

Part 11 of Prager University see ACU Show 1256

Part 12 of Prager University see ACU Show 1268

Part 13 of Prager University see ACU Show 1305

Part 14 of Prager University see ACU Show 1337

Part 15 of Prager University see ACU Show 1389