41. BEN AND TOMMY APOLOGIZE
Several listeners have written in pointing out hurtful remarks made by Tommy and Ben in previous episodes. The Guncles each apologize, and share their reflections on the harmful nature of their statements. Tommy’s Gauntie of The Week is Sharon Ellison, author, speaker, Founder and Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
New York Times Article: How the N-word became unsayable
Undefeated article: If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it
Sharon Ellison Gauntie of the week
Sharon Ellison’s website: Power of Non-Defensive Communication
Description of Sharon Ellison’s book: Taking The War Out Of Our Words: The Art of Non-Defensive Communication