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Messages used by psychological abusers — domestic abusers and governments

In psychological abuse, the abuser conveys messages in order to steer and control the feelings, thinking and behaviour of his target. This article compares messages used by domestic abusers with messages used by governments and corporate media. Understanding the similarities and parallels may help you make sense of the confusion that is around you.  We …

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Blindness Series Digest

Here is a list of the posts in my series on blindness. 1. Are abusers blind? Are abusers deceived? What does the Bible say? 2. Blindness from Original Sin 3. Blindness exacerbated by individual choice 4. Blindness exacerbated by group choice and group-leader choice 5. Blindness as a result of being deceived by others 6. Blindness as a judgment from …

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Sheep, sheep-like shepherds, shepherds, and wolves

Society and especially the churches are in perilous times. Therefore it’s imperative to discern the difference between shepherds and wolves. There are three types of people in the church, as there are elsewhere. That’s a generalisation, but it can help us understand life. In Christian terms, those three types are Sheep, Shepherds and Wolves. This …

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Submission to authority figures — the Milgram Experiment and Stanford Prison Experiment

[July 14, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Many people behave unethically when they are instructed to do so by what they perceive as a legitimate authority figure. If you have suffered abuse, whether it be emotional, …

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Story Faith Blindness – part 7 of series on blindness and deception

[June 27, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Someone can hear the story of the Gospel, fashion in their own strength their imagination of the story, remember the story, and think: “I believe — I have faith”. …

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Blindness as a judgment from God – part 6 of series on blindness and deception

[June 27, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] When people make themselves blind through their own choice to suppress the truth in unrighteousness, God makes them even more blind. (2 Thessalonians 2:10b-12) ….They perish because they would …

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