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SEX “When religions are able to successfully regulate the sexuality of their members, they have near absolute power and control over their members’ lives.” Ryan T. Cragun Owning our thoughts and behavior is essential. In order to establish the highest degree of leverage over the member, fundamentalist religions must control the…

SEX “When religions are able to successfully regulate the sexuality of their members, they have near absolute power and control over their members’ lives.” Ryan T. Cragun Owning our thoughts and behavior is essential. In order to establish the highest degree of leverage over the member, fundamentalist religions must control the bedroom. The Mormon Church […]

Values (beliefs) that harm are toxic to human health. When they are dealt with I will stick my head in the sand and join the sweet and nice people of the earth.

The cultures of religion hold enormous financial power and political clout. Why? Because they are cultures of, for, and by men. Until 1917 there were no women in congress. For over two hundred years a congress of all men designed a nation for men. Why? Male and female brains differ dramatically. In 2013 there were […]

Quite typically, survival fears lay quietly under the cultural teachings that stress our-way-is-the-true-way. Beginning at the cradle a great number of cultures do this. It develops a protective, cognitive mindset of guilt, defense mechanisms, that become impossible to see around without experiencing severe mental dissonance. We who have completed two-year missions for the church visit […]

SLAVERY TODAY It Exists And We Turn Away Thousands of us fought your way out of the cultural dark place. So frightened of what we had done we were treated like traitors and looked at like freaks. Seldom does anyone experience so radical a transition. Because we chose enlightenment and intellectual freedom we were made […]

The matchless freedom of the human mind. We fought your way out of a cultural dark place. Seldom does anyone experience so radical a transition. We have chosen enlightenment and intellectual freedom over someone else’s attempt to keep us obligated to them. Toward happier choices, Michael Oborn