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Yassss! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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Come to NorCal!!!!! 🙏

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So where’s the link to watch

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Thank you for bringing issue-based debates back! I joined today to hear this. I'm very excited about your project -- we really need these voices in our public discourse.

Also, Douglas Murray discussing CS Lewis, a nice reason to join *today*. Lovely piece.

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Honestly, I was disappointed by this "debate". It was mostly just a meandering, unstructured, grandstanding marathon where everyone tried to get their little zingers in and rarely if ever actually addressed the other sides arguments. It was kind of embarrassing to listen to. Btw, who or what is Grimes and why was she on the panel? I didn't think foul-mouthed, low IQ, gen-Zers had much to offer in this debate... and I was right. Can we get a do over but with a long form discussion format, and with intellectuals next time please?

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In this upside world, I am grateful for the normalcy of the Free Press! Thank you, Thank you

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This was overall a letdown. Grimes spoke like a 7th grader. Why was she chosen for this? Sarah Haider was whiny and took lots of potshots. Anna was hilarious, though; and Louise Perry was great, as usual.

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LA Times Lorraine: !CCCCaaaaatt! Cat Fight!! *See Jerry

Seinfeld.

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Cannot possibly love this more than I currently do. This is gold and our society is in such desperate need for meaningful debate. Thanks for having the cojones to provide oxygen to rising thinkers in a legacy media world lying about not choking us proles of our ability to think rationally.

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Well I had to do it now. If only to see Tim Dillon solve the issue before the debate even begins.

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Great discussion, debate. A nit - the proposition should always be stated in the affirmative. So, not "Has the Sexual Revolution failed us" but "The Sexual Revolution has failed us."

One other concern is again, TFP had a group of women having a discussion about how something has affected them which was informative and great until they decided to start explaining to explaining to men how we feel and how we should feel.

Not saying Bari could or should have stopped it but imagine if a man had moderated a discussion about the Sexual Revolution with four men who started to dwell on what women thought.

One practice that might improve relations between the sexes is if men and women stop speaking in gross generalizations about what the opposite sex thinks. I know, I know, I'm dating myself talking about "the opposite sex" but you get the point.

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Yay to debates but I listened to the whole thing and didn’t learn anything new or really had my mind changed about anything. Are we just applauding because it’s so hard to find a civilized debate these days? Damn, the bar is low.

The contempt against women who chose not to be mothers was appalling. Also, I’m sorry - but pregnancy is not a disability. You chose to get pregnant (thanks to the sexual revolution). You didn’t choose to have a disability. The arrogance and entitlement of parents who expect to get in front of the line, while actual disabled people don’t... I will never get that.

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I still.dont swww where or how to watch this? I am already a subscriber. Where is it posted? Ditro for the autism conversation. I have never been able.to find it.

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I listened to it on Spotify, in the Honestly podcast.

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The problem with debate is it's inequitable. Debate requires facts, some historical perspective, to be articulate, a facile mind, to understand, respond, and make counter points. Everyone one of us, on the other hand, can call someone a fill-in-the-blank-onist, scream over the top the other's speech, and stomp our feet or blockade the meeting hall. Much easier, and, more effective. If we get cornered we can just change the meaning our words, or deny whatever we said a minute ago. Hey, the lowest common denominator is the most common, and equitable, denominator!

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Funny how the piece titled "how to watch our sold out debate" doesn't indicate how to watch it. I already subscribe, where's the link to the video? Thanks in advance!

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