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Post #7 of 2013 – You Might Be In a Cult If…

| December 16, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  I watched a Dateline special the other night on the FLDS and the downfall of their “prophet,” who is now imprisoned for life. Here are some things I noticed about the FLDS that would apply to other cults as well. You might be in a cult if… Your leaders tell you […]

Ex-Scientologist Reveals Details in New Book

| May 20, 2010

Post Author: Bill Pratt Ever since I first read about Scientology in Time magazine back in the early 1990′s, I’ve been mystified about why anyone would join up.  The reports in the media about mind control, brainwashing, abuse, and intimidation are legion.  Ex-members and those publicly critical of Scientology are routinely harassed by armies of […]

Deacons?

| December 6, 2009

Post Author: Darrell Boys in the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church) are ordained to the office of Deacon at the age of 12. This office is the most junior in the Aaronic or lesser Priesthood and is followed by the office of Teacher and the office of Priest. Young […]

The Mean Man Who Does (Not?) Bow Down

| October 10, 2009

Post Author: Darrell In my last post, I discussed one of the areas where Joseph Smith plagiarized and changed verses from The Bible.  Let’s take a look at another example.  Chapter 12 of 2 Nephi in The Book of Mormon is taken directly from Isaiah chapter 2.  However, there are a few areas where Smith made changes.  Verses 8 & […]

Run And Not Grow Weary?

| October 3, 2009

 Post Author: Darrell  Isaiah chapter 40 is among my favorite chapters in The Bible.  A large portion of the chapter is devoted to contrasting the Lord’s greatness with the meekness of man. Verses 6 and 7 say, “All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field. The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of […]

More Strange Tales from the World of Scientology

| August 4, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt I remember the first time I heard of Scientology was in the early 1990′s when I was in Atlanta attending GA Tech.  They ran one of those personality assessment offices in Atlanta and I was curious about who they were. Then I started doing some reading and discovered some very disturbing […]

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