The Irrational Fear Behind Nazi Name-calling

(D. Lewis) Three examples of Nazi name-calling in the past week illustrate something peculiar about those insults.  In the first example, the swarming of the U.S. Capitol was compared to the burning of the Reichstag — the complete destruction by arson of the German Parliament four weeks after Hitler’s election which was used as a pretext to abolish freedom of speech, detain opposition politicians, and consolidate Nazi legislative power.  Second, Biden compared Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz to Nazi minister of propaganda Goebbels — the person in control of German media and responsible for organizing the burning of books.  Third, Arnold Schwarzenegger compared the trespass of the Capitol to Kristallnacht — a Nazi government-organized mass arrest of Jews and destruction of Jewish-owned property.

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Core Issues

(Barbara H Whitfield RT and Charles L Whitfield MD) After my near-death experience (NDE) I (Barbara) became a researcher at the University of Connecticut Medical School looking at the after-effects of an NDE. 

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Mind To Matter: How Your Brain Creates Material Reality

(Dr. Mercola) Dawson Church,1 Ph.D., is a leader in the energy psychology movement, one of the most common forms being the Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), which I have promoted for years. Church investigated and built on the EFT techniques developed by Gary Craig2 in the 1990s (which in turn was a derivative of the founder of energy tapping, Roger Callahan’s, work3).

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Resexualizing Necrophilia: A Look at What Your Kids’ College Professors Care About

(Jeffrey Folks) Ever since its founding in 1883, the Modern Language Association has been considered the leading professional group for college faculty in language and literature.  Each year, it holds a meeting — this year virtual, but featuring the same weary dissection of liberal issues as in all recent years.

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Core Issues

(Barbara H Whitfield RT and Charles L Whitfield MD) Whenever there is any kind of conflict, the stress and pressure bring up “core issues” that possibly haven’t come up before, or we have been able to ignore them. In Trauma and Twelve Step Recovery we talk about these Core Issues.

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