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The pandemic was miserable for mothers, right? New research disputes that claim and shows moms were actually happier than childless women. But not ALL moms. What makes the difference? A survey shows both conservative and progressive Americans believe the absolute worst about each other. Is there any hope for healing the divide? What makes human leg muscles different from other primate species? Phil gets to the bottom of it. And Skye interviews Walter Kim, the president of the National Association of Evangelicals, about what’s broken in the evangelical movement in America and how to repair it. Plus, drunk Santas crash a tank and hormonal Rwandan elephants.

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News Segment
0:00 - Intro
1:30 - Kaitlyn’s trip
6:23 - Santas stuck in hedge
9:55 - News of the Butt
17:41 - “The Married-Mom Advantage”
35:14 - Partisan animosity
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Interview with Walter Kim
National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) -

51:05 - Walter Kim intro
52:57 - NAE’s biggest challenges
55:02 - Evangelical label
1:06:15 - Public discipleship
1:20:27 - Evangelicals and pluralism
1:27:30 - Priorities for NAE in 2023
Links and resources mentioned:
“Pub-crawling Santas get armoured vehicle stuck in Cornish hedge” (The Guardian) -

“Why Do We Have Butts?” (Gizmodo) -

“The Married-Mom Advantage” (The Atlantic) -
“Activism and Apathy Are Poisoning American Politics” by David French (The Dispatch) -

Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 by Charles Murray -

Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein -

Percent of Babies Born to Unmarried Mothers by State -

Unmarried Childbearing (U.S.) -

“Presbyterian Church in America Leaves National Association of Evangelicals” (Christianity Today) -

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