How Four People Sitting Around Can Change the Concept of Hate

It's time to get uncomfortable, so pull up a chair. Four chairs, to be exact.

Television producer Riaz Patel, a self-described homosexual Muslim and universal empathizer, joined Glenn on his TV program Tuesday evening for an honest discussion about finding common ground on difficult topics, and why four chairs are required to accomplish that.

With festering hate taking root in America --- thanks in great part to a political climate in which presidential candidates and, most importantly, the president of the United States encourage and participate in race baiting --- there are tough conversations ahead that can't be avoided.

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Regarding Black Lives Matters, the recent shootings and racial tension in the country, Patel had this to say:

What is more uncomfortable, the conversations or the consequences? I don't think we can have one more prayer vigil about this, I don't think one more telethon. So I understand the conversations are uncomfortable . . . but they have to happen because the consequences we no longer can live with.

While much has been done to soothe relations and make amends for past grievances, Glenn and Patel both agreed something more is needed.

"You literally have [social media] relationships with people you do not see for years. And so, to me, people think they're informed and think they're having conversations and gathering information that's perfectly in line with what they already believe. And so, to me, stepping outside of that comfort zone, I don't believe people are doing as often as they should," Patel said.

Conversations need to happen, but not the typical ones, robotically hitting talking points. We need real conversations on tough topics that include listening to the other side.

"I said at dinner last night, wouldn't it be crazy if the solution to all these problems was as simple as humbling yourself and saying 'Ok, let me listen,'" Glenn said.

Patel agreed that dinner provided the perfect atmosphere to foster discussion --- with one caveat.

"I believe you can create a better America with four chairs. Literally, that's all you need. Three people having a conversation --- not two --- because with two, at some point you'll disagree and one will walk away. You need a third person for a dynamic and a fourth just to listen," Patel said. "We need listening skills again, and so, to me, we literally need four chairs around a dinner table, in a park, it doesn't matter. Four people sitting around can change the concept of hate."

As a practicing Muslim who is gay, Patel knows plenty about hate.

"I was walking in Orlando during the shooting. I was at a Pakistani wedding, wearing Pakistani attire the morning after. To see those faces and the fear --- I saw what I've seen so many times. I saw it after 9/11, I saw it in high school when people were beating me up 'cause I was gay, I saw it when I was growing up in a Jewish school and people didn't want their kids to play with the Muslim kid," Patel said.

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Glenn wondered why Patel, someone typically behind the scenes producing, was sitting down with him.

"Why are you here?" Glenn asked.

Patel clearly stated one reason: To personify hate.

"If I do not start speaking, and speaking loudly, for the people to personify the hate --- you hate gays, you hate immigrants, you hate Muslims --- talk to me, don't talk about me, talk to me."

For more of Glenn's fascinating interview --- including why Patel calls the current presidential campaign the bridezilla of all campaigns --- watch the clip below. View the full interview at TheBlaze and follow Patel on Twitter @riazpatel.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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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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