This week, DNTO explores our most contradictory of behaviours: hypocrisy. Because at some point, chances are you've said one thing but ended up doing the exact opposite. And what happens after you realize you're a walking contradiction?
On this week's show:
Sook-Yin hits the streets with her handy-dandy recorder to ask when you totally failed to practice what you preach.
Before John Wing became a big deal, he was just like any other Canadian comic struggling to scrape out a living on local stages. But when an opportunity for a big break presented itself, he jumped at it - and all it took was completely betraying his beliefs.
For film maker Sonia Bonspille Boileau
, having a Mohawk mother and a Quebecois father was no big deal. In fact, Sonia took steps to ignore the fact that she was Aboriginal. But when the Oka crisis of 1990 hit, she realized that the actions she took -or didn't take - put her right on the road to being a hypocrite.
grew up telling his smoking grandmother that cigarettes would kill her, but he didn't feel like a hypocrite when he took his first drag. So what happened when he was finally called out on his dirty habit?
is a strong, outspoken and passionate singer-songwriter from Calgary - so why on earth was she called a "bad feminist"? She'll open up about navigating the line between selling records and celebrating herself.
With all of the rules and commandments in organized religion, it's understandable that there might be one two moments when a churchgoer becomes an "accidental" hypocrite. DNTO producer Laurie Hoogstraten will fess up to her Sunday school shenanigans.
We all know that having children changes people...often for the better. But apparently, your kids can also make you a hypocrite. CBC parenting columnist Diane Flacks
swings by with some insight.
Sook-Yin Lee recounts a story about her sister Dede, as she was going through a difficult time in her life. Find out how one sisterly guilt trip changed their relationship entirely.
According Robert Kurzban
, author of the book Why Everyone Else is a Hypocrite,
hypocrisy is a natural human condition. Tune in to find out why it's much more common, and more harmless, than you might think.
Our own senior producer Ruth Shead
volunteers her time in the community, preaching and teaching the benefits of composting... but she has a confession - involving an unnecessary worm slaughter - that makes her something of a hypocrite.
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