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American Thought Leaders


July 5, 2022
“We've always agreed as a society that children, in particular, need special protection. And I see people pushing against that line. … People are saying that 11-year-olds, 10-year-olds, and 8-year-olds can make extremely serious and life-altering, permanent decisions about themselves.” I sit down with Zuby, a rapper, author, fitness coach, and political commentator, to discuss our current political moment—from transgender athletes in women's sports to drag queen story hour controversies to COVID disinformation to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. “We talk too much now in the West about rights, not enough about responsibility… ‘I have a right to do this, I have a right to do that. This is my right. Me, me, me, me, me.’ It's really narcissistic and immature. And people then reject the idea that there's a responsibility that comes with that.” Subscribe to the American Thought Leaders newsletter so you never miss an episode. * Click the "Save" button below the video to access it later on "My List". Follow EpochTV on social media: Twitter: Rumble: Truth Social: Gettr: Facebook: Gab: Telegram:
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          About the show
          At a time when our nation is becoming increasingly polarized, media often ignore viewpoints and stories that are worthy of attention. American Thought Leaders, hosted by The Epoch Times Senior Editor Jan Jekielek and his reporting team, features in-depth discussions with some of America’s most influential thought leaders on pertinent issues facing our nation today.
          About Jan Jekielek
          Jan Jekielek is a Senior Editor with The Epoch Times and host of the show, “American Thought Leaders.” Jan’s career has spanned academia, media, & international human rights work. In 2009 he joined The Epoch Times full time and has served in a variety of roles, including as Website Chief Editor. He is the producer of the award-winning Holocaust documentary film “Finding Manny.“
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