COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Social Media Dialogue Part 3: 7 Practical Tips for Overcoming the Challenges

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 this episode of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Tim, Rachel, and I continue a multi-part series on how to be an effective pro-life advocate on social media. In this episode, we begin a series of 35 practical tips in five categories.

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In this clip, Tim explains why we should be trying to make minimum persuasion goals when we dialogue on Facebook, and I make a point about posting comments with a lot of text.

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COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Social Media Dialogue Part 2: How to Think About Virtue-Signaling

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 this episode of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Tim, Rachel, and I continue a multi-part series on how to be an effective pro-life advocate on social media. Tim discusses virtue-signaling. What is it? Are there different types? Are some of them actually okay? And when is it a valid or helpful accusation?

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In this clip, Tim explains how the philosophy team has organized the way that we think about different kinds of virtue-signaling.

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New Blog Moderator

This is just a quick announcement that ERI Speaker/Writer Rachel Crawford has been added as a moderator to our blog comments, and she will be the primary moderator for the time being. The other two moderators are Josh and Timothy Brahm.

You can always read our comments policy by clicking on the link at the bottom of the blog. We have a more rigid comments policy than some other sites because our goal is to host interesting conversations with caring, honest, and respectful people. We believe this simple comments policy will facilitate this.

COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Social Media Dialogue Part 1: The Obstacles

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 this episode of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Tim, Rachel, and I begin a multi-part series on how to be an effective pro-life advocate on social media. We begin the series by talking about some of the obstacles that often prevent good dialogue from happening on social media, like image management.

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In this clip, Tim introduces the idea of image management in public conversation online.

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COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Listener Mail: Freakonomics

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 this episode of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Tim, Rachel, and I respond to questions on double-effect reasoning and how we would respond to someone who is pro-life for the wrong reasons. Afterwards, we talk about how to respond to the Freakonomics argument that abortion has resulted in a drop in crime rates, as well as a new technique I have been using when talking to utilitarians.

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In this clip, Tim talks about how pro-life advocates should respond if someone brings up the abortion section from the popular book Freakonomics.

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