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Dennis recently visited the Arctic Circle, where the sun barely set for two weeks. It made him realize that from food to daylight to experiences and travel, variety is the spice of life. He also discusses how Ronald Reagan and a visit to Nashville changed his life, how PragerU videos can change minds in just five minutes, and why wherever you are i…
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On July 4, 1776, the Founders declared America's independence from Great Britain, initiating the greatest experiment in liberty in human history. However, with the decline of America’s education system, left-wing narratives like The 1619 Project, and the defamation of our Founding Fathers as nothing more than racist slave owners, the true significa…
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Why is abortion termed “reproductive health” while overlooking the moral implications of ending a life? Why do we limit cigarette smoking due to health risks but show less concern for the moral consequences of alcohol abuse? Dennis explores how America’s shift from morality to an obsession with health is reshaping our society. Learn more about your…
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In recent European elections, there were few concerns about integrity or contested results, unlike in the U.S. Could the lack of voter ID requirements in America, the replacement of paper ballots with electronic voting, and the shift from an election day to an election month suggest potential manipulation? Dennis explores what these contrasts revea…
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When religious people mistreat others, they give a bad name to religion and turn many people off faith altogether. What does God value most: belief, good works, or something else? Dennis explores scriptures from both the Old and New Testaments to reveal what God truly desires from us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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In 250 years of American history, this has never happened. Donald Trump, the former president and leading candidate for the upcoming election, has been prosecuted and found guilty on 34 felony charges. Regardless of your opinion on Trump, this is reminiscent of banana republics where dictators silence their opponents. Now, it has come to America. W…
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Do you want your kids to be smart, successful, happy, or good? Not everyone will grow up to become a CEO, President of the United States, or win the World Series. What is most important when raising children in today’s climate? Plus, Dennis answers your questions about the UN, NATO, going through divorce as a young father, and why nearly everyone i…
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During a commencement speech, an NFL kicker advocated Catholic doctrine at a Catholic school to a Catholic audience. Now, hundreds of thousands of Americans are petitioning to have him fired. What happened to “We agree to disagree”? Dennis shares his thoughts on Butker’s address, recent statements by the Pope, and the Founders’ intentions regarding…
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Every single death in Gaza is attributable to Hamas, not Israel—just as every dead German was because of the Nazis and Hitler, and every dead Japanese was due to the fascist regime in Japan during WWII. In both cases, the day Germany and Japan surrendered, the bombing stopped. The same is true today. If Hamas surrendered, not one more bomb would be…
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The world does not lack brains. There are many smart people, but few are wise. College professors are often bright, well-read, and full of knowledge, yet most are fools, and they do a lot of damage. Wisdom is everything—we need it now more than ever, but how do we get it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Dennis was brought to Washington, D.C. to debate those who claim Israel is an apartheid state that is committing genocide. The left understands that if you say anything enough—no matter how crazy, absurd, or factually incorrect it may be—people will believe it. That is why they toss around terms like “racism,” “apartheid,” and “genocide” without an…
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In this week's bittersweet episode, Dennis interviews the owner of “Megan’s Arm,” a longtime staple of the Fireside Chat, before she leaves California and starts a new chapter as a future homesteader and homeschooler on the other side of the country. Watch this heartwarming conversation, as Dennis and Megan take a trip down memory lane and share be…
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Iran’s unprecedented direct attack on Israel should make it clear who aims to commit genocide in the Middle East. Israel, unlike Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran, seeks only to live in peace. For the sake of the survival of the human race, we must have moral clarity when it comes to the battle of good vs. evil. Plus, Dennis answers your questions on Morm…
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Dennis just filmed another series with Jordan Peterson and The Daily Wire about the four gospels of the New Testament. What does Dennis—a religious Jew—have to say about Judeo-Christian values and the future of America? Plus, Dennis answers your questions about what stocks to invest in, Riley Gaines, and the radical trans agenda. Learn more about y…
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According to a high school teacher, a student’s statement that “only women menstruate” is merely an opinion. Why are we told to “follow the science” but then mandated to ignore basic biology? As common sense takes a backseat to subjectivity, we are witnessing the death of truth in our culture. What are the implications for society when everything—f…
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Why don’t people fight obvious evils? If you can’t tell that Hamas is as evil as the Nazis were, it is because you refuse to do so. It’s easy to identify evil decades after the atrocities of the Nazis, Stalin, and Mao. The trick is to call out evil while it’s happening. You have a moral obligation to do so. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
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How would you feel if your surgeon, pilot, or lawyer was an affirmative action hire? Society’s obsession with race and gender at the expense of merit is hurting us all. Dennis explores how this destructive policy is not only unfair but also erodes trust and competence in vital professions, where qualifications should matter most. Learn more about y…
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When asked about hell, Pope Francis recently said, “I like to think hell is empty. I hope it is.” Dennis disagrees. But why? Later, Dennis takes your questions about helping friends with mental health issues and the effects of social media on kids. Plus, we have a very exciting announcement: The Fireside Chat is now officially sponsored by members …
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This week, Dennis answers your questions. How do you choose a career path, not screw up a relationship, or tell a friend they’re being manipulated by the media? Plus, how did Dennis transform from being an unhappy child to a genuinely happy person? Don’t miss Dennis’s life advice for the next generation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega…
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How many people blame trauma for their issues in life? Everyone faces hardships, but you should never let your struggles define you—even if you become paralyzed from the neck down. The issue in life is not what happens to you; it’s how you react to it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Dennis often tells us not to live in fear, but can fear ever be a good thing? In today’s society, a lack of healthy respect for authority has led to a terrifying rise in destructive and disrespectful behavior. According to the wisdom of the Bible, there are two important fears we should embrace. Can you guess what they are? Learn more about your ad…
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Dennis shares his thoughts on surprisingly insightful lyrics by Taylor Swift, the “black national anthem” being sung at the Super Bowl, and what a parent should do with a defiant teen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesΑπό τον PragerU
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When a friend from New York City called Dennis in concern about a California storm, it raised questions about the media’s impact on our perception and behavior. As the media constantly tries to instill fear and make us panic, Dennis reminds us to trust our own eyes over blindly accepting what we’re told. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega…
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United Airlines set an aggressive diversity goal for their pilot training academy: at least 50% will be women or people of color. Shouldn’t the only requirement be competence? As a frequent flyer, Dennis has never looked at a female pilot and wondered if she’s qualified to fly a plane. But as airlines prioritize DEI quotas over our safety, is there…
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The New England Patriots have their first black coach in the team’s history. While the owner said he doesn’t see color and picked “the best man” for the job, the new coach immediately contradicted him by saying, “If you don’t see color, you can’t see racism.” In an era where colorblindness is vilified, Dennis provides a much-needed perspective. Aft…
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How do you act when no one is around? Does your behavior change if you think you’re being watched? The answer to these questions is one of the strongest arguments for why God is necessary. No matter what you believe about God’s existence, don’t miss Dennis’s rational, commonsense argument about God’s necessity. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
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More and more American couples are opting to become DINKs—double income, no kids. After all, they’ll enjoy more freedom and have more money if they choose not to have children. But is there something more to life that DINKs are missing? Dennis provides insight, shares his “3 Mirrors Theory,” and answers your questions. Learn more about your ad choi…
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Happy New Year! Dennis looks back on past New Year's advice and shares practical tips for achieving success in the coming year. Don't miss what he says about pursuing truth, depth, travel, and more to make this your best year yet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesΑπό τον PragerU
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This special Fireside Chat features Dennis’s adopted son, Aaron Prager, and his remarkable story of overcoming alcoholism and substance abuse. Aaron talks to his father about meeting his biological mother (who shared his love of alcohol and drugs), the emotional and irrational nature of addiction, his new podcast, and the journey of finding his own…
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Bring on the Christmas cheer! Even as a devout Jew, Dennis has always loved the Christmas season. But, in recent years, Christmas joy is on the decline, as leftism and secularism invade every aspect of American culture. How do we fight back against those who want to steal our joy? We celebrate even harder! All gifts made now through Christmas will …
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Why are anti-Zionist demonstrations marching through major American cities? Why do young people hate Israel and sympathize with Hamas? Look no further than our universities, where the left has taught an entire generation not to not to judge good and evil, but to judge rich and poor, strong and weak, white and nonwhite. If you can't tell the differe…
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Doing what feels good in the moment may result in temporary pleasure, but will it lead to true happiness? This week, Dennis talks about the importance of not only having superficial fun but pursuing depth in your life. How is this achieved? Like all good things, you work at it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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As wars in Israel and Ukraine rage on, some Americans are advocating that we take care of our own problems before involving ourselves in foreign affairs. However, if we hold ourselves to that standard, we will never help any other country because there will always be problems at home. Is that really how America should lead the world? Check out more…
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Thanksgiving is the most universal of American holidays. How could you be more inclusive than giving thanks? Dennis reflects on this meaningful holiday, why it’s been under attack in recent years, and reminds us how important gratitude is. After all, you can’t be good, and you can’t be happy if you’re not grateful. All gifts made now through Giving…
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One side wants the other side dead. It's not complex. Don't let the left overcomplicate the Middle East conflict. Hamas is very upfront about their goal: to destroy Israel and wipe it off the map. Why are pro-Palestinian protestors denying this fact? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Everyone is talking about PragerU’s new short documentary, DETRANS: The Dangers of Gender-Affirming Care, after our takeover on X (formerly Twitter). Dennis reacts to media outrage over the film, which gives a voice to brave detransitioners who were manipulated by social media and pushed by medical professionals to take hormones and undergo surgery…
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From plastic straws to the thermostat in your own home, some people want to control every aspect of your life. America was founded to combat this dark side of human nature that seeks power over others, including what you're allowed to say, do, and even think. But liberty is a value, not an instinct. If we don’t continue to uphold our American ideal…
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Are there any disadvantages to having a perfectly happy childhood? Life is tough. The earlier you know this, the better. While experiencing an unhappy childhood is far from ideal, there can be an upside. Dennis provides personal stories and reminds us not to feel “traumatized” when life throws difficult things our way. Learn more about your ad choi…
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As the war in Gaza rages on, pro-Palestinian sympathizers all over the world (and even in American cities and universities) are blaming Israel for the conflict while chanting, “Gas the Jews!” Dennis debunks the unfounded criticisms against Israel, including the now popular expression, “Palestinian babies are just as precious as Israeli babies.” The…
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Over the weekend, Hamas launched the most brutal attack on Israel in the nation’s history. Hundreds of Israelis were brutally tortured, kidnapped, and murdered. Yet some people still try to blame Israel—not the terrorists—for the evils perpetrated against innocent civilians. Dennis explains that the goal of Israel is peace while its enemies seek to…
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Now that PragerU is approved for use in schools throughout multiple states across the country, we are under attack from leftist media like never before. Dennis dissects a recent New York Times piece claiming he is a racist, PragerU is propaganda, and PragerU Kids is using Frederick Douglass to rationalize slavery. Are they right? Learn more about y…
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. joins Dennis for a special discussion about the medical establishment, the CIA, climate change, and more. From hot-button topics and “crazy conspiracy theories” to issues on war, government, and culture, Dennis seeks clarity over agreement as he asks RFK, Jr. thoughtful questions to find out where he stands. Learn more about …
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Does God want us to have correct theology, perform rituals, participate in worship, or is there something else that’s more important in God’s eyes? Dennis has a theory about what God values above all else and provides six reasons why he came to this conclusion. Read Dennis’s entire argument in his column, “What Does God Most Care About?” Learn more…
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About half of Americans ages 18-39 cannot identify Auschwitz or any other Nazi death camp, even though most can probably explain preferred pronouns, intersectionality, racism, and sexism. So, why aren’t most students learning anything of importance? Dennis provides three reasons why today's young people are not being taught about real evil. Learn m…
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If religion is supposed to produce good people, how can we explain religious people who are bad? Can we judge an entire religion based on its flawed and imperfect believers? After all, religion is not magic. It’s not a silver bullet and it doesn’t automatically make you happy, holy, or good. But, Dennis argues, religion does make you a better perso…
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What does it mean when God says about Adam and Eve, “It is not good for the man to be alone”? Many people, including Christians who share the same faith, have different points of view. Dennis responds to a pastor’s critique and shares his thoughts about this whether God alone is sufficient. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho…
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Hurricane Hilary descended upon Southern California this week, as media hysteria and alerts of “life-threatening floods” sent residents into a panic. Nearly everyone complied with instructions to shelter in place, even though one look outside would have assured any rational person there was nothing to fear. Dennis discusses this perplexing behavior…
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A recent study from the CDC reports that suicide is at an all-time high. Dennis dives into the three explanations from “the experts” as to why this is and provides his own analysis of the real problems behind this troubling statistic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesΑπό τον PragerU
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A viewer in Africa writes a thoughtful and difficult question to Dennis: Why believe in a God that allows horrible things to happen? Watch to see how Dennis responds to the idea that an all-knowing, all-loving, and all-powerful God allows us to suffer without offering any help. His answers may surprise you and might even challenge your own understa…
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We have a lot to celebrate in this special 300th Fireside Chat! PragerU CEO Marissa Streit joins Dennis to share BIG NEWS: PragerU is now in schools as an official state-approved education vendor. We are working to bring PragerU’s free, turnkey lesson plans to classrooms nationwide. Mainstream media outlets are outraged over the news, and we’ve rec…
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