PODCAST: Pro-Choice Redditor Models Honest Reasoning by Exposing Media Bias Over Feticide Story

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It’s not often that I am pleasantly surprised by the way pro-choice people act on the internet. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of an Indianapolis woman’s conviction for feticide and discovered that many media stories about this case were withholding crucial details. I encourage you to follow this person’s example by fighting against confirmation bias.

Related Links:

  • The original WNCN piece mentioned is no longer available.
  • Click here to read the pro-choice redditor’s comment.
  • Click here to read the Slate article quoting a pathologist who gives pretty convincing reasons to believe that the tests used during the autopsy of the baby are outdated and inconsistent.
  • Click here to read another reddit comment on confirmation bias.
  • Click here to read the WSBT article regarding the toxicologist’s testing of Patel’s blood.
  • Timothy Brahm: Are We Afraid of the Truth?

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COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Episode 7

Every other Wednesday we publish a new episode of the Equipped for Life Podcast, available to everyone who purchases our course, “Equipped for Life: A Fresh Approach to Conversations about Abortion.” Generally, these podcast episodes won’t be available to the general public, but we plan on releasing short clips from the episodes every Thursday, to give you a sense of what these podcasts are like.

In episode seven of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Josh interviews incoming staff member Rachel Crawford and Sarah Littlefield of Abortion Pill Reversal.

In these clips from the full episode, you’ll hear part of both interviews.

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PODCAST: 6 Tactics That Helped Me Have a Productive Conversation with Three Mormon Missionaries

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These six tactics not only helped me navigate a 90-minute debate with three LDS missionaries when I didn’t know anything about Mormonism, they can also help you have better conversations with pro-choice people.

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Josh Brahm will share tips for creating the kind of conversational environment where people are the most likely to change their minds. Some of these are tips that we’ve been talking about since we launched ERI, and some of them we just developed in the last year, representing major changes in our approach to dialogue. This is one of our most fun speeches, filled with great stories of conversations to illustrate our points.

Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Event: 7 Practical Dialogue Tips: What We’ve Learned from Talking to 3,000 Pro-Choice People
Sponsor: University of Mary’s Convocation Committee
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Venue: Butler Auditorium at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary Main Campus
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Location: 7500 University Dr
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Josh Brahm will offer practical tips for cultivating friendships with people who disagree with you about important issues.

Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Event: “Relational Apologetics: How to Cultivate Friendship Amidst Challenging Conversations” part of the Grounds for Belief Series at University of Mary hosted by University Ministry
Sponsor: University Ministry at University of Mary
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Venue: Lower Level Living Room in the Lumen Vitae Center at the University of Mary Main Campus
Location: 7500 University Dr
Bismarck ND 58504
Public: Public
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