Taking The Myth – November 2021 Edition

This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics.

0:00 Intro
0:26 Food!
3:03 The attempted terrorist bombing at a Liverpool hospital
16:40 Plans to make vaccination compulsory for NHS staff in the UK
27:19 Jeremy Corbyn takes legal action against Conservative Councillor for a satirical Twitter image.
33:59 The Kyle Rittenhouse Trial and Verdict
50:12 Audience Questions
52:12 Stonewall and the changing tide on the gender ID debate
1:00:10 Ghostbusters Afterlife Review (no spoilers) & the 2016 reboot controversy
1:05:02 Iram talks about Ricky Gervais’s ‘Afterlife’.

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Ep#181 – The ‘Incel’ Problem – Naama Kates

This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes film maker and podcast host Naama Kates (@NaamaKates). Naama is host of ‘The Incel Project’ podcast. They discuss the growing interest in the ‘incel’ (involuntary celibate) community and what that means for women’s safety and society. They also discuss the recent shotting in Plymouth, UK that was widely reported as ‘incel terrorism’ by the news media.

0:00 Intro
8:13 Start of interview
8:47 About Naama
10:28 What is an ‘incel’?
12:07 How did Naama get involved with the ‘Incel community’?
14:18 What are the recurring themes that present themselves when interviewing ‘incels’.
15:59 How big of a threat is the Incel sub-culture?
19:07 The link with extremism
22:13 Internet culture and “shit-posting”
25:28 How is this issue being approached and discussed in the USA?
27:54 The overlap with far-right, conspiratorial movements and groups.
29:33 Are incels a new phenomenon in society, or has the internet just provided them with a spotlight?
31:36 Does the proliferation and easy access to porn play a role in this problem?
33:21 Response to accusations of being an “apologist” for Incel extremism.
36:28 What is the solution to this problem?
39:24 Is there a problem with male identity as a whole in 2021?
43:35 The shooting in Plymouth being reported as ‘incel terrorism’.
48:41 Is the focus on incel terrorism motivated by political bias?
53:24 Why are media publications and interest groups telling us the Plymouth shooting was ‘Incel terrorism’?
54:32 The removal of extremist’s digital foot print.
57:49 The media frenzy surrounding the release of ‘The Joker’ movie
1:01:42 Audience question: Mental health services and incels
1:03:18 The link between autism and Incels
1:06:31 Audience question: Expanding on the definition of ‘incel’.

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The Incel Project Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/show/incel

Taking The Myth – October 2021 Edition

This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics.

0:00 Intro
0:29 Our Nicky Campbell interview debrief
2:24 Counter-extremism chief says Plymouth shooting was not “Incel terrorism”.
7:33 Bow and arrow Islamist attack in Norway
8:21 The reaction to the killing of MP David Amess in an alleged ‘Islamist attack’.
16:00 The ‘Online Harms Bill’ and ‘David’s law’. The government focussing on regulating social media instead of ideology after an alleged Islamist terror attack.
23:05 The short-sighted desire to ban anonymity on social media.
25:14 ‘Prevent’ and anti-terrorism in the UK.
33:26 The Tory government can get in the sea.
37:07 The controversy surrounding Netflix, some of their employees and Dave Chappelle’s special ‘The Closer’.
46:44 Author and University Professor Kathleen Stock targeted by activists for her gender critical views and published output.
50:29 The ‘Nolan Investigates’ expose of Stonewall for BBC Radio.
54:59 The LGB Alliance
57:42 Nolan Investigates: Those pushing gender ideology appear unwilling to debate their stance
59:59 The importance of women’s safety and biology
01:01:25 Professor Robert Winston on BBC’s Question Time says “you cannot change your sex”.
01:04:38 Biological reality and gendered souls.
01:06:39 Movie Review: No Time To Die (*minor spoilers*
01:12:25 Twitter Questions
01:14:19 Iram talks about Citizen Kane

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Taking The Myth Special with Nicky Campbell

This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) welcome an extra special guest. Nicky Campbell, a titan of TV and Radio broadcasting will be joining us to talk about BBC’s The Big Questions, faith, science, literalism and much, much more!

0:00 Intro
2:37 Start of interview
5:06 The ‘cancellation’ of BBC’s The Big Questions and its unique format
9:58 The rise and fall of Mo Ansar
14:13 The BBC and impartiality
16:05 Christian Literalism and creationism
18:08 Have any guests been involved in physical alterations?
21:29 Best and worse debates
22:41 More on literalism
23:43 Ibrahim Mogra’s very specific claims about the afterlife
34:46 The sincerity of true believers?
36:46 Evolution and Noah’s ark
41:35 What do grieving elephants reveal about us?
43:11 Does Nicky have faith? Does he believe in a creator?
45:27 The Qur’anic explanation for life
48:46 Science V Faith
52:20 A resurgence of Christianity? The benefits and problems with certainty
55:33 Being labelled both ‘Islamophobic’ and too afraid to question Islam simultaneously
58:59 ‘Cherished liberties’, criticising religion and ‘punching down’ on theocracy
01:04:51 Anjem Choudhary and Tommy Robinson
01:10:32 Wheel of Fortune revival?
01:11:48 Student unions and Nigel Farage

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Ep#179 – Yuri Deigin – Vaccine Misinformation

This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Yuru Deigin. Yuri is a. He has recently been very critical of Bret Weinstein’s output on vaccinations and ‘alternative’ treatments.

Watch the video interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Y40R8vW6ckk

0:00 Start of Interview & about Yuri
1:04 The Lab Leak hypothesis 
4:36 Incompetence or cover-up on Covid origins?
9:17 Will we ever get the truth about Covid’s origins from the CCP?
10:58 Trusting the consensus on vaccines
14:39 ‘Vaccine hesitant’ Vs ‘Anti-Vaxxer’ and vaccine efficacy/safety
19:50 What is Ivermectin?
27:53 Why is Bret Weinstein wrong on Ivermectin?
32:38 Any response from Bret Weinstein?
39:43 Publicly blaming Bret Weinstein for the death of Leslie Lawrenson
42:46 Should Covid misinformation be censored?
46:14 How do we convince the unvaccinated?
50:12 Is the anti-vax problem a predominantly American one?
52:59 The increased risks of new variants due to the unvaccinated
55:29 Do needles seem sinister at a psychological level?

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Quillette article: https://quillette.com/2021/07/06/looking-for-covid-19-miracle-drugs-we-already-have-them-theyre-called-vaccines/

Lab leak article: https://yurideigin.medium.com/lab-made-cov2-genealogy-through-the-lens-of-gain-of-function-research-f96dd7413748

 

Taking The Myth – August 2021 Edition

This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics.

0:00 Intro
0:29 Laurel Hubbard crashes out of Tokyo 2020
6:25 Teachers told to affirm 4 year old’s preferred pronouns/gender in Scottish schools without parental consent
15:48 The Jake Davison mass murder/shooting in the UK and the commentary surrounding it.
22:48 Is society producing more angry young men? If so, why?
27:22 Beauty privilege
30:16 The exit from Afghanistan and the return of Taliban rule
38:59 Is it stupid to think the Taliban have changed for the better?
47:23 The UK’s responsibility to Afghan refugees and the potential impact
56:26 Audience Question: Is stupidity more dangerous than actual bad things?
59:04 The problem of social media and vaccine misinformation.
01:08:02 Audience questions about woke influence in institutions.
01:10:14 Joe Biden

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