SHOW #42: Teaching Kids (and Reminding Adults) That Certain Words Can Be Hurtful

Words: they can hurt others. We were taught that an early age…well, at least most of us were. In a Netflix comedy special titled, “Disgraceful”, comedian Tom Segura makes jokes about not being able to use the word ‘retarded’. One Indiana mother who has a child with Down Syndrome, and she’s petitioned Netflix to remove the so called comedy special from their site. On this episode we discuss whether Segura should be able to say such words, or is this a teachable moment for not only kids, but for all of us.  Click here to read more about this story: COMEDIAN UNDER FIRE

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