This is the conversation every parent needs to have with their kids

Everyone knows that Glenn isn't always the most fun person to be around. After all, this is a guy who spends his free time studying World War 2 and the rise of a caliphate in the Middle East. Who doesn't want to be around that all the time? (Please, note the sarcasm). Anyway, what was a recent dinner like between Glenn and his daughter Hannah? And why is this the conversation you need to be having with your own kids?

Below is an edited transcript of this segment

I was having dinner with my kids, I think it was last Sunday and, you know, you don't always want to have dinner at my house. It's not always a pleasant experience. I know it's hard to believe. It's not always a pleasant experience. Call 'em crazy.

And my children know because my daughter Hannah started, along with Mary, started to track my predictions when they were young. They wanted to see if dad was right. And they started when any I was in music radio, and I would say, this is going to be the next hit, and they're going to release this one and this one and this one. And they started doing it with Britney Spears records, believe it or not. And then they started watching all the other things I would say would come, and they would track them, and unbeknownst to me, until they were like 16.

And then when I said, look, I don't know if you guys believe me. This is when we're getting ready to go to FOX. And I said, 'I have to have a family meeting. Do you believe what I say is coming to pass because this is going to change all of our lives and not necessarily for the better? Do you believe it?'

And that's when my girls told me: 'Yes, dad. We believe you. We've been tracking you since we were little. Yes. '

They didn't tell me that.

So a couple of weeks ago, last week or the week before, we were having dinner on Sunday, and we all get together as a family and we're all sitting around talking, and my daughter Hannah said:

Hannah: So, dad.

Glenn: Yes.

Hannah: I got to talk to you about ISIS and what's happening here.

Glenn: Okay.

Hannah: You said the other day that it's going to be too late soon.

Glenn: Yes.

Hannah: What exactly does that mean?

Now, she said it like that because the undercurrent of the conversation, the unspoken words, were 'I don't know if I really want you to tell me the answer'. And I said to her what I would say to you now:

Glenn: Honey, I did my best. I did my best to warn. I did everything I could. But there were too many people asleep and too many that don't want to see this. And so what I'm telling you now is the world is about to change. I don't know when. But it's about to change.

Hannah (pause): Right. And that's the part I would like you to clarify.

Glenn: I don't know if I can. I just know it's not good on how things are going to change, but how we deal with it has to be good. I just know that we're not all going to be walking around the way we are now feeling as secure as we do now, having the things that we have now. Life, as we know it, this age, is about to pass. A new one is about to dawn. How we all react as a society is going to set the course for the next chapter.

If we pull together, if we stand as one, if we forget about our individual religion and start living our individual faith, and that as Ben Franklin used call the American religion, there is a God. He is going to judge us. The best way to serve him is to serve your fellow man.

If we start to do the right thing and actually live what we are learning in church or synagogue or on the mountaintop and we start to unite and be good to one another and help one another, we're going to make it and be fine.

I took my kids four years ago to Auschwitz, and I told them: Now is the time to decide who we are going to be. The world goes insane, who are we going to be? Are we going to be the Oskar Schindlers? Are we going to be the righteous among the nations? We met one, Paullina, who saved as a kid, who saved Jews, her and her family. Who are we going to be when the time comes? The time is almost here. So who are we going to be?

That's the conversations that we should be having with our families.

Hands of Paulina, one of the Righteous Among the Nations. Photo by George Lange/Lange Studio Hands of Paulina, one of the Righteous Among the Nations. Photo by George Lange/Lange Studio

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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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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