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Those hostile to religion, like Loberg, who fell away from the faith of her youth, often employ questionable – if not downright fraudulent – “science” to justify their hostility.
1 posted on 09/19/2012 7:39:05 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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“Authoress Suggests Very Religious Are Mental Cases”

Does she mean like the ‘Let’s kill everyone who isn’t Muslim’ Terrorists???


2 posted on 09/19/2012 7:41:29 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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hypo mania

What's that? Fear of vaccines?

3 posted on 09/19/2012 7:43:37 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Eat Mor Chikin!)
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Homosexual behavior is insane. A male trying to mate with another male’s anal canal is insane. A female trying to mate with another female using a rubber appliance is insane. It’s like having Aunt Rosie sitting at your dinner table tring to eat by sticking a turkey baster in her ear and telling you that’s her life style. It may be, but it’s still insane behavior.


4 posted on 09/19/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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Hyperreligiousity is quite recognizable and is very different from what any religious person would consider normal. Carrying a Bible around with them is the least of their problems.


5 posted on 09/19/2012 7:46:20 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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Yeah, because atheist countries like the USSR and North Korea have always been utopias.


6 posted on 09/19/2012 7:46:43 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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7 posted on 09/19/2012 7:49:00 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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They are also those are the ones who are suffering from mental illness.

“God gives not a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind.”


8 posted on 09/19/2012 7:52:12 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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It depends to a great degree on what religion we're talking about and how we're defining "hyper religious".

Christianity,and Judaism are basically peaceful and positive.Those who adhere to either one,even very firmly,cannot reasonably be considered to be of low intelligence or mentally ill.I don't know enough about Hinduism or Buddhism to make a judgment either way but I have a hunch that the same can be said of them as well.

OTOH,"Satanism" and The Religion of Pieces are a different matter altogether.The same could probably be said of other religions as well.

9 posted on 09/19/2012 7:53:27 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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how about religions like environmentalists,
who want millions to die, to “preserve the planet”?
or religions like communism ?
or even, religions like Atheism
(which IS a religion. unlike agnostics,
atheists BELIEVE there is no God.
even if they admit there is no evidence.
so, it is a belief, based on faith.)


11 posted on 09/19/2012 7:54:10 AM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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This broad is a kook.


13 posted on 09/19/2012 7:58:28 AM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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But her disparagement appeared in an essay she wrote that appears on Psych Central, the largest and oldest online mental health social network. And her essay has been republished on Google News, giving it an exponentially wider audience.

Many will read Loberg’s essay and unwittingly think she has scientific or clinical evidence to support her hypothesis that a lot of very religious people are walking around with a screw loose.

Actually it is a little worse than that.

What is at work here is that people will have their personal prejudices reinforced.

People who by their personal thoughts and attitudes consider the religious odd or personally repellant will give this woman’s personal unfounded opinion a weight of authority that it in no way deserves simply because it was published.

The Left frequently uses this propaganda technique to great effect to counter the Right’s historically proven economic policies.

It is certainly no coincidence that this article and book are coming out shortly before a national election where the Religious Right is a voting block on which the Republicans must depend to carry the election.

The Leftist media will seize on this article to try and push a few undecided voters away from the Republican camp simply by having these voters not want to associate themselves with the mentally ill.

14 posted on 09/19/2012 7:58:58 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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When I checked Loberg’s biography, I discovred that the author has no training whatsoever in psychiatry. In fact, she received a degree in English from Columbia University.

Considering that psychology is a soft science in which you make it up as you go along, I find her credentials to be adequate.

15 posted on 09/19/2012 7:59:26 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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Actually, it is the rejection of Christianity with its soul saving power that is insanity....


17 posted on 09/19/2012 8:01:51 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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Secularism, PC, is a religious creed, insisting on compliance.

Failure to comply with its doctrine begins with scorn and, later, to death. Death is the end game.

Its god is the power of government.

Its sacrificial mass is abortion.


18 posted on 09/19/2012 8:02:06 AM PDT by lurk
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Actually, it is the rejection of Jesus with His soul saving power that is insanity....


19 posted on 09/19/2012 8:02:44 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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About Erica Loberg

by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.
August 7, 2012

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/manic-depression/files/2012/08/erica-loberg.jpg

Erica Loberg was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Columbia University in New York and graduated with a BA in English.

She is a published poet and author of Inside the Insane. Her book is a memoir that takes an in-depth look at her own struggles with Bipolar II coupled with a look at inpatient psychiatric wards in Los Angeles County, California.

“I was diagnosed with Bipolar II in 2006 and find little education on living with bipolar II versus Bipolar I,” says Erica. “Often times I try to hone in on that experiences since it is less understood or discussed in our culture than bipolar I disease. I also work with the mentally ill so glean material from that experience to further advocate for mental illness awareness.”

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/manic-depression/about/


20 posted on 09/19/2012 8:05:10 AM PDT by kcvl
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We should care what this NUTJOB thinks?!

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http://ericaloberg.com/

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Erica Loberg@ericaloberg

who the f**k eats caulflower? the fact i can’t spell it makes me feel good. what does it taste like? air made into a healthy “vegetable”

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22 posted on 09/19/2012 8:09:23 AM PDT by kcvl
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For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

1 Cor 1:21

Yeah, we look like nuts. I think C.S. Lewis said Jesus was either nuts or the savior of the world. So it's not surprising that his followers would be viewed as nuts.

23 posted on 09/19/2012 8:09:54 AM PDT by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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We should send her to the Mid East to further her study. She could publish her next tome in Al Zera.(sp)


25 posted on 09/19/2012 8:15:55 AM PDT by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat VEGETABLES!)
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The only thing crazy about today’s Christians, is that they have 1000 cheeks, two cloaks in the garage, and no sword.

When Paul was bitten by a snake, he didn’t seek bipartisan accords with it, he threw it into the fire.

And he didn’t look to get bit again to prove anything to the anybody who missed it. And that’s the name of THAT tune.


27 posted on 09/19/2012 8:37:32 AM PDT by Tuanedge
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