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Fireside Chat with Dennis Prager

Dennis’s musings, meditations, and conversations by a roaring fire.

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Fireside Chat Ep. 134 — Which Will Do More Harm: The Virus or the Lockdown?

The LA Times reports that extreme poverty may be the pandemic’s heaviest toll. But it isn't the virus causing this suffering—it's the lockdown. Dennis also addresses the latest new media lie about him—these leftists are determined to discredit Dennis, but they are just too easily proven wrong every time they try.Dennis’s column discussed: https://www.dennisprager.com/column/truth-not-politics-is-at-the-root-of-the-left-right-divide/0:00 Past Fireside Chats Are Always Relevant1:24 Lockdown Causing Extreme Poverty3:02 The Elderly In Isolation4:17 LA Times’ Factually Incorrect Headline6:50 When Is The Lockdown Not Okay?8:56 Elderly Dying Vs. Young Dying12:08 Government Controlling Businesses13:43 Willing To Give Up Liberties So Easily14:32 Are We “Mildly Inconvenienced”?16:04 Lies Written About Dennis18:04 The New Lie Written About Dennis20:17 What Dennis Actually Said21:39 We Must Fight Back22:28 Government Encouraging Snitches24:57 Risking Your Life For A Haircut?26:55 Big Tech Censorship On Coronavirus29:39 How To Reason With The Other Side30:53 Civilization Is At Stake

31mins

14 May 2020

Rank #1

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Fireside Chat Ep. 4 - Special Guest Dave Rubin

Dennis is joined by Dave Rubin, host of The Rubin Report, to discuss what in the world the Democrats did to the once-proud philosophy of liberalism. Recorded on February 8, 2017.

47mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #2

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Fireside Chat Ep. 77 - Lying to Push an Agenda

On this Fireside Chat, Dennis begins by discussing how disinformation is used to push different agendas. Lies repeated often enough will eventually be believed. Dennis then answers questions from viewers. This episode is sponsored by Colorado Christian University. Learn more at: PragerU.com/CCU

35mins

15 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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Fireside Chat Ep. 3 - Trump, Executive Orders And Happiness

Join Dennis Prager from his home study for another Fireside Chat! He discusses President Donald J. Trump, the use of executive orders, The March for Life---and happiness! Recorded on Jan. 26, 2017.

20mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #4

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Fireside Chat Ep. 27 - Moral Dilemmas And Premarital Sex

We are LIVE with Dennis Prager from his home study. Topics today include moral dilemmas, classical music, and book recommendations! Recorded on Mar. 22, 2018.

41mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #5

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Fireside Chat Ep. 53 - Putting In The Effort For A Better Life

This week, Dennis speaks on good and evil, why a better life requires putting in effort, and some final thoughts on Judge Kavanaugh. This is a Fireside Chat you don't want to miss! Recorded on Oct. 4, 2018.

36mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #6

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Fireside Chat Ep. 41 - Cigars, Danger, And Enjoying Life

Dennis Prager is talking from his study about cigars, danger, and enjoying life. Recorded on Jun. 29, 2018.

30mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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Fireside Chat Ep. 62 - How You Can Be Happy

Dennis Prager shares how you can be happy, why college makes young people weak, and how to pursue goodness in life. This is a Fireside Chat you won't want to miss! Recorded on Dec. 27, 2018.

29mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #8

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Fireside Chat Ep. 82 – The Bible Will Save America

Dennis starts off this week’s Fireside Chat with your questions. He discusses the importance of sharing wisdom with young people, raising good kids over perfect kids, and the value of not following your heart. Dennis ends on discussing his new book in his 5 part Bible commentary - The Rational Bible: Genesis.• Teaching Gender fluidity to Children• How Do You Become a Good Person?• Don’t Follow Your Heart• Love Is Overrated• Liberals Vs. Leftists• The Rational Bible: Genesis is Out NowHave a question for Dennis? Submit it here:https://www.prageru.com/fireside-chats/#ask-dennis

32mins

18 May 2019

Rank #9

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Firside Chat Ep. 106 – The Left Deprives People of Happiness

Dennis kicks off this week’s Fireside Chat asking: Is it okay if things bring you happiness? Why should we hate consumerism? He then discusses how the Left deprives people of happiness by encouraging them to believe that the past and the future is awful.

32mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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Fireside Chat Ep. 22 - Natural Disasters, Bible, And History

Join Dennis Prager for a new Fireside Chat from his home study! Questions include: Are natural disasters acts of God? Should the Bible be read as history? And...what are Dennis's favorite novels! Recorded on Sep. 7, 2017.

36mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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Fireside Chat Ep. 5 - On Students Recording Leftist Professors

Join Dennis Prager from his home study for another Fireside Chat! Recorded on Feb. 16, 2017.

24mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #12

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Fireside Chat Ep. 93 – On Not Growing Up

This week’s Fireside Chat features Adam Carolla, comedian and host of one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world, the Adam Carolla Show. They discuss their upcoming movie, “No Safe Spaces,” and college students who cannot handle the presence of conservative ideas. The left can’t stand their ideas being challenged and the movie takes an unfiltered look at their immaturity.Submit a question to Fireside Chat here: https://www.prageru.com/fireside-chats/#ask-dennis

35mins

4 Aug 2019

Rank #13

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Fireside Chat Ep. 115 –When Character Is Secondary to the Job

This week, Dennis addresses common criticisms of the President's character and why any perceived personal flaws should be secondary to our focus on his job performance.

31mins

4 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Fireside Chat Ep. 9 - North Korea, Dating, And The Bible

Join Dennis Prager for another Fireside Chat, in which he takes questions from you, discusses the turmoil with North Korea, gives dating advice, and shares insights about the Bible. Recorded on Apr. 19, 2017.

41mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Fireside Chat Ep. 105 – The Gender Identity Experiment

During this week’s Fireside Chat, Dennis talks about Air Canada removing any mention of “Ladies and Gentlemen” from their flights. Many companies feel a societal pressure to follow new gender rules in order to “act moral." However, caving to the pressure of the LGBTQ lobby is damaging to society.

32mins

28 Oct 2019

Rank #16

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Fireside Chat Ep. 107 – On Kanye West and Taking Ownership

During this week’s Fireside Chat, Dennis drops a truth bomb that is rarely stated: The greatest problem in your life is YOU. Blaming society (i.e. sexism, racism, homophobia, etc.) for your problems is counterproductive. He continues with thoughts on Kanye West’s transformation, authenticity, and potential impact on culture.

32mins

9 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Firside Chat Ep. 73 - The Two Most Important Identities

In this week’s Fireside Chat, Dennis discusses the importance of having National and Religious Identities and laments their loss in favor of three leftist identities: Race, Gender, and Class. Dennis continues with answers to viewers' questions.

32mins

15 Mar 2019

Rank #18

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Fireside Chat Ep 72 - When Adult Children Dont Speak To Their Parents

In this week’s Fireside Chat, Dennis discusses the issue of adult children who decide to stop speaking to their parents and some of the root causes. He goes on to answer viewer questions.Topics discussed:• Young people not receiving wisdom• Adult children not speaking to their parents• Who and what inspired PragerU?• When should people marry?• Will Trump be reelected?

33mins

11 Mar 2019

Rank #19

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Fireside Chat Ep. 23 - Faith In God, Hillary's New Book, Advice To Teenage Boys

Join Dennis Prager for a new Fireside Chat from his home study! Questions include: Does Dennis plan on reading Hillary Clinton's new book? Has Dennis ever lost faith in God? What life advice can Dennis offer teenage boys? Recorded on Sep. 14, 2017.

38mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #20