Mind-job

Fundamentalist Christianity exhibits certain psychological dynamics that in other arenas of life are considered dysfunctional or even pathological. Successful evangelism entails convincing someone that a) there is something innately and inescapably wrong with them and b) that there is a single way to make right this essential wrongness. It's a matter of creating the problem …

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Sacred textuality

Heraclitus is my patron Greek philosopher. One of his teachings was that the cosmos is a river in which the twin currents of love and strife roil in ceaseless change. If he is correct - that the essential nature of the universe is change - that implies that changelessness, permanence, and stability are functions of …

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