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Clark and Laura take a deep dive into the problem of poverty, the misconceptions surrounding it, and the solution--which isn't what you think.
Also in this episode:
• "The poor will always be with us": true or false?
• Stupid, classic analogies: the river
• Peter Theil and how nuance can destroy a message
• The marketplace of ideas and what defeats good ideas
• How to TRULY retreat (also: A Simple House's no-wimps retreat)
0:54 "Misunderstanding Poverty": Clark's essay
6:13 True or false: "The poor will always be with us"?
12:16 Exploiting the poor
13:53 Homily problems and elocution
15:58 Stupid, classic analogies: the river
18:02 Ben Speaks Out Against Injustice
19:00 Laura's defense of JP2 and nuance
22:06 *trigger warning, skip ahead to 23:06*
23:06 Nuance can destroy a message
24:45 Peter Theil is a great example of avoiding nuance
26:06 HUGE misconceptions about the poor
34:40 How to make a holy life enticing
39:33 Steven Crowder, the marketplace of ideas, what defeats good ideas
46:58 How to TRULY retreat (also: A Simple House's no-wimps retreat)
57:28 SIMPLE LIVING HACK (kind of): buying eyeglasses
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