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They’ve accepted the challenge

I issued a challenge to progressive men who say they want more women’s voices heard to listen to this woman on the radio show, Speaking of Faith, and these friends have taken the challenge - check out their comments and then (esp. if you’re a guy) accept the challenge yourself and encourage others to do so.

Jamie Arpin-Ricci
Brother Maynard
Mike Croghan
Jonathan Brink

As Jamie said, I have no doubt you’ll be better for it.

Brother Maynard mentioned that fortunately he can recommend it. (which I’m glad for) but even if you don’t like what she says, she is a woman of wise years, has a voice and influence and IMO, that alone makes it a worthy listen.

If you’ve accepted the challenge and blogged your thoughts (or even just a hat tip) then comment here :)


  1. Brother Maynard — November 1, 2007 #

    What I meant was that although I would accept the challenge and listen on your say-so, in order to recommend it to others, I would need more than the fact she was a woman… e.g., I liked what she said or she presented it well. I didn’t want to fail your challenge by not recommending, so fortunately I didn’t have to decline the challenge. My recommendation is because she’s an insightful woman and I enjoyed her perspective in the interview… and not just because you told me to. ;^) I hope others will link for the same reason; in my book it’s higher praise.

    (btw, you presently have Mike’s link also pointing to my post.)

  2. Mak — November 1, 2007 #

    hehe…I know what you meant friend :) thanks for clarifying cuz I didn’t mean to misrepresent you.

    oops on mike’s link, will go fix now.

  3. Jamie Arpin-Ricci — November 1, 2007 #

    I plan on writing more detailed thoughts on the interview when I get better. Thanks again.

  4. Ken — November 2, 2007 #

    Downloading now… I’ll let you know! :-)

  5. Mak — November 2, 2007 #

    great Ken!

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