PODCAST: The Biology Professor Who Hated Our Outreach Exhibit

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This piece is an outreach dialogue story. Despite my not being excited to write it, it went viral on lifenews.com. We suspect this had to do with the title, which could give the impression that this is one of those “The brilliant pro-life person destroys the stupid pro-choice person” posts.

That’s not an attitude that we want to nourish. We think it’s more intellectually healthy to get outside of your echo chamber and think about the smartest arguments that are coming from the other side. But some people like those kinds of pieces because they feel good. Though I didn’t intend to write a bait-and-switch piece, I think I sort of did, and I’m glad it got some people who otherwise wouldn’t read our blog to learn a little about what we do when we’re trying to create a good dialogue.

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Josh Brahm is the President of Equal Rights Institute, an organization that trains pro-life advocates to think clearly, reason honestly and argue persuasively.

Josh uses speaking, writing and campus outreach to emphasize practical dialogue tips, pro-life philosophy, and relational apologetics.

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