Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 110 “Cultural Appropriation”

This week we are talking about Cultural Appropriation. We will help you understand what cultural appropriation is by looking at the meanings associated with the phrase and other vocabulary associated with cultural appropriation. We’ll take a look at some real world examples of cultural appropriation and why they are considered cultural appropriation. And finally we’ll look at ways to know if something is cultural appropriation and how to avoid cultural appropriation in our everyday lives.

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 72 “Teens and Religion”

This week we take a deeper look into Madison’s beliefs and religious upbringing. We’ll take a look at the religious background of her parents, talk about the religious holidays we celebrate and how we celebrate them. We’ll also talk about what religious services we attend and our overall beliefs from a larger picture standpoint.

Our second segment address statistics on religion and teens. How important is religion to different age groups. What benefits people gain from their faith as well as some of the unexpected consequences of religion on peoples lives.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 71 “Q&A Series: Existential and Philosophical Questions”

This weeks set of questions get’s deep. We talk about hypothetical, existential, philosophical and religious questions. From conversation starters such as “would you rather live at the beach or mountains” to philosophical questions like “is it ever ok to lie” we’ve got a load of unanswered questions. We’ll talk about surviving the Zombie Apocalypse to what would you like to be famous for. We’ll ask the difficult questions like “do adults automatically deserve respect” right down to “what do you think is the meaning of life”.

It’s a fun filled question and answer session that takes down paths we didn’t originally expect to go when preparing for the show. Madison reveals surprisingly complex, mature and well reasoned answers to some of the more subject questions that teens and adults alike are asked and find difficult to answer. It’s an enjoyable discussion that gives some real insights into the teenage mind.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 37 “Diversity and Discrimination”

We celebrate what makes us different in our diversity and how the melding of cultures, religions, ethnicity and preferences makes us stronger. We also look at fear, close minded and an unwillingness to learn are the basis of discrimination. Hatred and intolerance is the root of discrimination and all of the negative effects it has on us and how it holds society back. We’ll also look at what we as individuals can to do overcome discrimination, stand strong and celebrate the unity of our diversity.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 12 Interfaith Holidays of Spring

This week we tackle the difficult task of navigating the Spring holidays in an interfaith family. We look at what it means to be interfaith, what the holidays are that we honor and how we honor those. To help us with this complicated topic we have a very special guest host joining us to offer an expert opinion on the holiday traditions and significance.