Glenn: We are all unique

As Glenn continued to play songs and tell stories, he also talked about watching your kids tomorrow. We can learn from them - all of the things they do (create, explore, question) are things we can do as well. God has given each of us a unique talent - we are not all equal and all the same, and it’s all part of a meaningful and beautiful design.

Ever since I was a kid, I've wanted to be able to empower people and ignite their imagination. And too long I listened to people who said, 'You know, if I were you, I would...' fill in the blank. 'If I were in your shoes, I would...' "You know what you really need to do..." and I listened to them instead of saying, 'But I'm not you. Your shoes don't fit me.' I have no idea what you need to do. I am me. My shoes fit fine. And I finally know what I need.

Being an individual is what it's really all about. Because when individuals choose to come together, they can create a symphony. Next week here in Dallas we have a symphony orchestra, all volunteer, and a 200-voice choir that I guarantee you within two years will be a thousand voices that are putting together a Christmas concert like you will not believe. Each one has spent time as an individual and then as an individual came and decided to play as a group. But each of them retained their -- who they are themselves, their authentic self. I don't know if you're your authentic self. Hopefully you are most of the time. Maybe, maybe not. But I bet you felt glimpses of it. And if you have, it might have scared you.

Do you remember those moments when you felt most of -- most alive, when everything just seemed to flow? Remember that feeling when you had the wind at your back? Go there. Remember that. Focus on that. Because that's who you really are.

We see it in our children. We see it in their questioning of why. We see it in their laughter. We see it in their smiles. We see it in their eyes. Not just being in the moment but creating the moment. Watch your kids around Thanksgiving. Watch the kids' table, the little kids. Watch them as they are free to create the moment, creating it through play, through adventure, through questioning absolutely everything. Come to me as a child. That's what it means. Question everything. Explore. Create. Each of us are here with a God-given talent. I don't know what your is. I barely know what mine is. But we're also given God-given rights and God-given life, and each of us are so different.

How could I possibly know what you need? I don't see the world as you see it. We each see it in a unique way through the prism of our own lives. Why is it that you like broccoli and I hate it? Why is it that you can fix a leaky roof and all I can do is barely put buckets around the ceiling? Why is it you like summer and I like fall? Because God gave us each unique fingerprints, each of us different. There were things that we can enjoy together. There are things we can do together, things we can accomplish and many ways to do it. But it only really all comes together and only really works when we are -- each of us our authentic self and each of us bring our unique talents and share them as individually, individuals coming together, individually choosing to play in the collective for just a little while.

Some might want to put you in groups, 'You're the French. So you can bake the bread, I guess. You're British, so you can make tweed clothing. You're German. You make this sausage.' Well, Italians make clothing, don't they? I know the British can -- well, they can make pudding, but I think they put blood in it. I'm not really quite sure. Frenchmen surely can make sausage.

Don't put yourself into a stereotype. Don't allow somebody to do that because that's not you. That's not who you are. And it is that simple. When you go home this Thanksgiving, make sure you realize that you are part of a family, but each of you are unique. Each of you are different. Each of you have different beliefs.

Being an individual doesn't mean being without others. Individuality means being who you really are amongst others. Individuality, it feeds the mind, it feeds the heart, it feeds the soul. When you are truly strong, vibrant, and a free individual, you're at your best, you're most alive, and you're living as God intended. And remember this when you sit down at that table: You're not supposed to make everybody happy. As the one who was the clown in the family trying to get that alcoholic family just to laugh for a few minutes, your job is to be happy yourself and encourage and empower others to do the same. But they have to find it on their own. It's not only best that way. It's the only way.

It's not your job to rescue others from disappointment or bitterness. Difficult times builds character and self-esteem. How dare you try to steal that from them. Nobody can make you happy or sad. Nobody can make you mad or glad. They need your permission. You can't do it for them without their permission. So go home and do your best, your absolute best and leave it on the field. Don't pay attention to criticism or praise because you really don't need either. Because you're doing the best you possibly can.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and today I'm thankful that you are you.

Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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The incoming Biden administration plans to waste no time in overturning much of the progress achieved by President Donald Trump.

On his radio program Monday, Glenn Beck ran through 10 executive orders President Joe Biden plans to announce on "day one" of his time in office — including rejoining the Paris climate accord, canceling the Keystone pipeline, mask mandates on federal land and during interstate travel, and a proposed federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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