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You'll hear people say to let go of the past. Don't let it define you. What I keep reminding them is that a tragic event or events van harm the child's brain development. Phycological problems begin to arise. And without the proper treatment your life becomes one big upholstery battle to find yourself.
I was born Into a Christian cult. This is part of my story.
Ok, I’m going to tell you a story of how I survived a cult. Yes, the religious kind. Kind of like Waco Texas.… Continue
Have you ever had a secret you wanted to get off your chest, but you couldn’t because of the backlash you would receive? And this isn’t even a bad secret. This isn’t a, **_“I’m sorry I ran over your cat,”** secret. Not even a, **_“don’t tell mom the babysitter’s dead,”_** secret either. This secret shouldn’t even be a secret at all. Because it’s who YOU are. But it is. And I understand all to well the fear of coming out atheist. But I’m here to tell you it is ok to finally come out as an… Continue
Someone used it for years in Ohio, but was denied in Kentucky! Why? It would offend or distract some people here! Now, are people in Ohio more "civilized" than those in KENTUCKY? Is this just one officer's bias?
For adults as well as sophisticated younger readers, my recent novel Polly and the One and Only World, which features an atheist witch navigating a theocratic, post-oil America, has been getting excellent reviews and international attention.
Secular Americans, long ignored in the realm of politics, are finally starting to be seen as a group to be reckoned with. In a sign of the nonreligious sector’s growing numbers and political muscle, a resolution validating the group was enthusiastically passed by the influential LGBT Caucus at the Democratic National Convention in July. The resolution recognizes the “value, ethical soundness, and…
"Terrorists are "psychopaths and fascists" and so-called Islamic State "a monstrous magnet for the worst" says Bernard Henri-Levy. The French philosopher and public intellectual tells John Humphrys that populations under attack from terrorism need to develop a kind of "sixth sense" of danger, accepting that an attack could happen at any…
This is just the latest attack by a lone assailant claiming to be a Muslim. With ISIS and other groups telling Muslims around the world to attack people from countries who are thought to be the enemy of Islam.…