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Are “Brainwashing” Techniques in the Bible and Strategically Used in Churches?

Brainwashing and mind control techniques have been used by dictators, their agents and cult leaders throughout history. While it took me years to come to this understanding, it became apparent to me, through my research, that the Bible could be used as a tool for Continue reading


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Words Can Literally Change Your Brain & Perception Of Reality

In 2011, on New Year’s Eve, I started thinking about all the years I spent in church listening to preachers talk dirt about humanity. I recalled the years I had a negative self-image. I knew why. Continue reading


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Hierarchy Is A Destructive Force In Humans (Part 1)

Yahweh said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” Genesis 1:28

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Two Questions For Those of the Abrahamic Faiths

I haven’t completed the post I had planned to publish next, about how to overcome fear, because I have been preoccupied with thoughts and questions I need to express.  It came to a head this morning after reading a comment from a devout Christian, Brandon, who blogs on WordPress.  He wrote: Continue reading


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Neuroscience Explanations For ‘Spiritual’ Experiences – Part 2

Something Else To Think About

“A man in his late 20s with paranoid schizophrenia explained during a neurological evaluation that he could read minds and that for years he had heard voices revealing things about friends and strangers alike. He believed he was selected by God to provide guidance for mankind. Continue reading