Tim’s Two Cents

Make America Awkward Again – Tim’s Two Cents #22

Tim's Two Cent's on Awkwardness

This is episode 22 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

On this week's show, Tim opens up by talking about a little bet in high school that changed his personality and his relationships. He'll explain how we can miss out on countless opportunities when we feel out of place or at a loss for words. Awkwardness comes up a lot in this episode.

But Tim will not stop …

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The Insignificance of Earnestness – Tim’s Two Cents #21

Tim's Two Cents #21

This is episode 21 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

In this week's show, Tim covers the World Cup and the rescue of the Thai cave boys. He'll also share his thoughts on our duty to be informed, how people make decisions, and how to handle our emotional responses to the international, 24-hour news cycle.

How does information that will never affect our lives benefit us? (Spoiler alert: …

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The Glorious 4th(x5) Episode – Tim’s Two Cents #20

Tim's Two Cents on American Guilt

This is episode 20 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

Tim decided to record this one on the 4th of July in honor of our nation's birthday. America turned 242 years old last week and your raging host just had to blab about the most American thing ever: covering our guilt with empty platitudes and promises that amount to nothing but hot air.

We say and think all …

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Free Speech Permit – Tim’s Two Cents #19

Tim's Two Cents on Free Speech

This is episode 19 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

As he did last week, Tim will continue his departure from the old "point and counterpoint" form. In this episode, he'll dive into the infamous concept of free speech. In particular, he'll cover public demonstration, violent and nonviolent.

Does nonviolent protest really accomplish anything? Can anyone actually argue in favor of violent protest? How should we respond …

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Country Fried Discrimination – Tim’s Two Cents #18

Tim's Two Cents on Discrimination

This is episode 18 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is a bit of a departure from past episodes. Instead of focusing on a belief system or -ism, Tim talks about something that many people on Twitter freak out about. This week's show is all about the right to refuse service to someone based on their race, orientation, or political affiliations.

It's a topic at the …

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The Consuming Instinct – Tim’s Two Cents #17

Tim's Two Cents on Consumerism

This is episode 17 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is all about consumerism. Many people use the word "consumerism" as a pejorative against a seemingly superficial society. People think other people only focus on buying new things. On Thanksgiving, people complain about stores opening too early. And of course, we have to hate stores that make their employees work on Christmas.

But who's really to …

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Globalism – Tim’s Two Cents #16

Tim's Two Cents on Globalism

This is episode 16 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week's show is all about globalism. As the internet connected us all over the past few decades, it became much easier for us to empathize with complete strangers from around the world. Governments even started uniting to create more peaceful and fair interactions. Or so they say.

As always on TTC, Tim wants to look deeper. We'd …

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Moralism: Why You Should Hate Being “Good” – Tim’s Two Cents #15

Tim's Two Cents on Moralism

This is episode 15 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week's show is about moralism. Moralism isn't so much an -ism that people ascribe to themselves as a term oft used against people considered overly critical. With moralism, you basically get to put down anyone who does anything you don't like. Then you can consider yourself better than everyone.

Is it good to be good? Who even …

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