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Untamed -Episode 3

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Untamed -Episode 3
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The women share their personal journals while reading the first part of “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle. In the group discussion, they dive into the topics of white privilege, antiracism work and needing representation of different perspectives, ending in a heated debate about tone policing. The discussion will be continued in next week’s episode.

Discussion Points:

  • Upcoming contest for fans to win a waterproof Amazon Kindle Oasis
  • The women share their personal journals while reading Untamed
  • How Glennon made her book both easy to read and dealt with difficult issues
  • Can you live your beautiful life and not have to burn everything?
  • Sensitivity and the balance of emotions in life
  • Becoming untamed/wild is a lifelong journey
  • Stop living a “should” life and start living a “could” life
  • God versus church
  • Untamed, Glennon Doyle and white privilege
  • White saviorism 
  • Desktop activist, white exceptionalism 
  • White supremacism
  • The need for fan engagement and representation of different perspectives
  • Doing the work of antiracism and being open to correction
  • Tone policing

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

 

Win a Kindle Oasis!

Win a 3-month membership with libro.fm!

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Lise Clark Astrology 

The Seattle Times. “Is Glennon Doyle’s new memoir ‘Untamed’ inspirational or heavy-handed?” by Sarah Neilson 

The Cut. “Glennon Doyle Is Coming to Get the White Women” by Ann Friedman

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Jimmy Kimmel Live “Mean Tweets”

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B Rosenberg.

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert


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