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PragerU: Five-Minute Videos

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We take the best ideas from the best minds and distill them down to five focused minutes. We then add graphics and animation to create the most persuasive, entertaining, and educational case possible for the values that have made America and the West the source of so much liberty and wealth. These values are Judeo-Christian at their core and include the concepts of freedom of speech, a free press, free markets and a strong military to protect and project those values.

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We take the best ideas from the best minds and distill them down to five focused minutes. We then add graphics and animation to create the most persuasive, entertaining, and educational case possible for the values that have made America and the West the source of so much liberty and wealth. These values are Judeo-Christian at their core and include the concepts of freedom of speech, a free press, free markets and a strong military to protect and project those values.

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Love this podcast

By Apollo Vonderpup - Feb 14 2020
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I love watching the videos but it is great to have the podcast to listen to in the car

Excellent, On Point, Content

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Love this! Spot on content!

iTunes Ratings

2973 Ratings
Average Ratings
2701
99
37
20
116

Love this podcast

By Apollo Vonderpup - Feb 14 2020
Read more
I love watching the videos but it is great to have the podcast to listen to in the car

Excellent, On Point, Content

By all4Jesus!. - Feb 08 2020
Read more
Love this! Spot on content!
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PragerU: Five-Minute Videos

Latest release on Feb 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Why is Modern Art so Bad?

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For two millennia, great artists set the standard for beauty. Now those standards are gone. Modern art is a competition between the ugly and the twisted; the most shocking wins. What happened? How did the beautiful come to be reviled and bad taste come to be celebrated? Renowned artist Robert Florczak explains the history and the mystery behind this change and how it can be stopped and even reversed.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #2: Build the Wall

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Can America solve its illegal immigration problem both justly and humanely? Yes, but it requires first building a border wall. Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Krauthammer explains why.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #3: How the Liberal University Hurts the Liberal Student

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Are most college professors liberal? Yes, says Penn State Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy Matthew Woessner. Perhaps surprisingly, however, his research shows that liberal bias does not seem to influence right-leaning students. Rather, it insulates left-leaning students, hindering their ability to critically analyze their own ideas. In five minutes, learn more about college liberal bias.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #4: Money in Politics: What's the Problem?

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Is "campaign finance reform" a good way to regulate money in politics? Nationally syndicated, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author George Will shows that, despite the innocent name given by its proponents, campaign finance reform is really a euphemism for controlling free speech. If the goal is to get money out of politics, the real solution is to get politics out of money. In other words, shrink government. In five minutes, learn the truth.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #5: How to Get Kids to Listen

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Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #6: The Left Ruins Everything

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From the Boy Scouts to literature, from the arts to universities: the left ruins everything it touches. Dennis Prager explains.

Mar 25 2019

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Rank #7: Anger Management

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Do you struggle to control your anger? Are you the victim of someone who loses their temper? When you feel angry, controlling that rage is very difficult--but it's possible. And Joseph Telushkin, a rabbi and best-selling author, shares one simple, doable rule that may just save the relationships of those who take it seriously.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #8: Was it Wrong to Drop the Atom Bomb on Japan?

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In recent years, many academics and others have condemned President Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as unnecessary and immoral. Yet this interpretation relies on a poor understanding of history that both lacks perspective and ignores context. Dropping the bomb shortened the war and saved countless lives -- both American and Japanese. In five minutes, Professor of History at Notre Dame, Father Wilson Miscamble, explains.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #9: Is Organic Food Worth the Cost?

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Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Are they better for animals? Are they better for the environment? Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, explains.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #10: What's the Truth About the First Thanksgiving?

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Should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude? Or should they mourn it as a day of guilt? Michael Medved, author of The American Miracle, shares the fascinating story of the first Thanksgiving.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #11: Why Did America Fight the Vietnam War?

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Why did America fight the Vietnam War? The military suffered over 58,000 casualties, and America withdrew in defeat. What for? Historian Victor Davis Hanson explains.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #12: Why You Love Capitalism

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Do you use an iPhone? Watch Netflix? Listen to Spotify? Then you love capitalism and can't stand big government. How do we know? Jared Meyer of the Foundation for Government Accountability explains.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #13: The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party

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Did you know that the Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history? Watch as Carol Swain, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, shares the inconvenient history of the Democratic Party.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #14: Understanding Men and Women

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Men and Women live in the same world, so why do they see it so differently? Renowned relationship expert, Alison Armstrong, provides answers that are provocative and profound in this entertaining. fully animated Prager University course, the first in a new series.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #15: He Wants You

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Men look at pretty women. That goes for men who are married, men who are dating, and men who are single. That's their nature. But is this built-in attraction with the female body a threat to their spouse, girlfriend, or partner?

Jan 07 2019

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Rank #16: Interview with Paul Johnson

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Dennis inaugurates a new feature of Prager University: Wisdom of the Masters, interviews with some of the finest minds in the world. First up, influential British historian Paul Johnson, author of "Modern Times, "The Intellectuals" and "A History of the American People."

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #17: What It Takes to Become a Millionaire

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What’s the difference between America’s millionaires and the rest of us? Chris Hogan, author of Everyday Millionaires, and his research team interviewed over 10,000 millionaires to find out, and what they discovered exploded a number of common myths.

Jan 21 2019

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Rank #18: What Happens When Google Disagrees With You?

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Is Google open to a diverse array of viewpoints? Or is it an ideological echo chamber? Just ask former Google software engineer James Damore. He was fired for disagreeing with Google's (left-wing) orthodoxy. In this video, James shares his story.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #19: Forgiveness

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We have all had times in our relationships when we hurt a loved one, or a loved one hurt us. That's part of life. But not all of us know how to forgive, even when the other party has offered a sincere apology. In this Prager University course, UCLA psychiatrist Dr. Stephen Marmer shares the three types of forgiveness--exoneration, forbearance, and release--and explains why anyone who wants to mend meaningful relationships must first understand forgiveness. Internalizing Dr. Marmer's teaching can be an important first step, for many people, to keeping and fixing their most valued relationships.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #20: Why I Left Greenpeace

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Patrick Moore explains why he helped to create Greenpeace, and why he decided to leave it. What began as a mission to improve the environment for the sake of humanity became a political movement in which humanity became the villain and hard science a non-issue.

Jan 07 2019

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