Robert Lifton’s Thought Reform model remains the gold standard describing how manipulative groups can cause a person to transform, accepting beliefs and practices that they otherwise would reject. Steven Hassan has also described an important aspect of manipulation that Lifton's Model does not discuss regarding the role that…Continue
The war in Iraq is over, and the war in Afghanistan is ending, but unmanned aerial drones continue to wage an expansive war on terrorism. Obama has ratcheted up his predecessor’s tactic of deploying unmanned aircraft into Pakistan and Yemen to kill supposed terrorists (…Continue
A building superintendent at an apartment complex just off the Rutgers University campus called the New Brunswick Police 911 line in June 2009. He said his staff had been conducting a…Continue
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Many people who understand the cruelty involved in factory farming and are morally opposed to eating meat find it less obvious that the lowly honeybee should also be of ethical concern. Just who are these…Continue
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Anarchy is not acceptable for a peaceful world. Anarchy lets everyone do what they wish, and the more powerful survive. Under that society, rape is okay if you can get that far without being shot, as is robbery, and murder. You handle your problems in the street. Well if you want to live in anarchy go to…Continue
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Spiritual Activism is rooted in an understanding of interdependence, recognizing the process is as important as the goal.
Spiritual Activism is the coming together…Continue
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Let's lay out how the Republican/Democrat two party system is a ruse. Really it is one party that no longer serves the American people, but the international banking cabal. It is sick, it is treasonous.
WE WILL NOW REFER TO THE Democratic and Republican parties as 1 party, the…Continue
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Supporters of the treaty suggested postponing the crucial voting at the Parliament plenary on Wednesday, but members of the parliament decided not to delay the decision any further.
MEPs voted overwhelmingly against…Continue
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