Glenn Gets Philosophical: I Shall Never Say The Things I Don't Believe

Who doesn't love a little German philosophy first thing in the morning? Add a cup o' joe, and you're off to a humdinger of day.

During an interview with representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) Friday on The Glenn Beck Program, Glenn prefaced a question with a quote from Immanuel Kant.

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"I read a quote from Immanuel Kant, a philosopher from the Age of Enlightenment," Glenn said. "And he said at one point, 'There are many things that I believe that I shall never say. But I shall never say the things that I do not believe.'"

Following the interview, Glenn said, "We have to stand by our principles. We have to. And even we have wavered this week on, 'What's right for the country?' It's standing by your principles."

Evidently, Glenn's co-hosts share a love for philosophizing.

"It makes me think of Immanuel Kant. 'To be is to do.' That's my favorite Immanuel Kant quote. 'To be is to do.' That's what I think we should tell those guys who are struggling," Jeffy said.

"So you Googled Immanuel Kant, did you?" Pat asked.

"Nice job," Stu chimed in.

That made the perfect segue to tout firearms.

"For personal protection, you want a gun that will stop any threat dead in its tracks. Why would you use a Derringer shotgun? Because sawed off shotguns are illegal. I mean, I'm just saying," Glenn said on behalf of Bond Arms.

"Obviously," Pat noted.

"But it feels good. And, really, all of our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. And there's nothing higher than reason," Stu added.

That sounds reasonable.

"We were just saying that," Jeffy said.

"Jeffy and I were just talking about that when we were going over Immanuel Kant quotes," Stu confirmed.

The enlightenment continued after the break, but it's unclear if it came from Kant or Yoda.

"Darkness has made so much ground in the last ten years," Glenn said.

"I thought the same thing when I heard him say, 'I had therefore to remove knowledge in order to make room for belief,'" Pat reflected. "That hit me the same way."

"Shut up," Glenn said.

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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