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  • The War on Christians and Jews

    12/18/2009 7:12:41 AM PST · by Wolf13 · 10 replies · 521+ views
    Human Events ^ | 12-18-09 | Gary Bauer
    At a time of year when faith is celebrated by most Americans, it may surprise some to learn that many students of faith and history believe we are living in a post-Christian age. It is not apparent at the local malls now so festively decorated, but it can be seen in some telltale cultural indicators. One of those is the number of attacks on people of faith, particularly Jews. Throughout much of the world today, where Christianity is in decline attacks on Jews are on the rise. In post-Christian Europe, Jews are often victims of a deeply entrenched anti-Semitism. Synagogues...
  • Environmentalism - Today's New Religion

    01/01/2010 2:44:50 PM PST · by freedomguy38 · 5 replies · 551+ views
    Throughout history humans have worshiped nature in many forms. More recently they have become better known as environmentalists. We are grateful that their love for nature has overcome greedy humans exploiting the environment and has been able to persuade governments to set aside numerous national monuments for remembering natural wonders. However, environmentalists have been able to stop even sensible exploration and development for the good of humankind. In fact, environmentalism has become a predominant "religion” around the world today. Their purpose is no longer saving a natural wonder for posterity to enjoy. Their love for nature has grown into a...
  • Americans Surprisingly Flexible About Religion and Faith: Americans Blend Faith With New Age Beliefs

    12/23/2009 3:31:20 PM PST · by delacoert · 21 replies · 534+ views
    ABC World News ^ | Dec. 10, 2009 | DAN HARRIS and WONBO WOO
    A new poll finds Americans are doing a tremendous amount of personalizing – picking and choosing from a diverse variety of religious traditions. According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, nearly six in 10 Americans from all religions blend their faith with New Age and Eastern beliefs, like astrology, reincarnation, and the spiritual – not just physical – benefits of yoga. "What we're really finding here that we haven't known before is how much Americans mix and match their religious beliefs and practices. That is, how often people who are regular churchgoers also believe in things like...
  • Avatar: A Sunglass Wearer's Review

    12/23/2009 6:20:11 AM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 17 replies · 884+ views
    Fightin Words ^ | December 23, 2009 | Walter Scott Hudson
    The science fiction set pieces thinly veil analogs of Western military powers, capitalism, and aboriginal peoples. The story primarily serves to protest Western institutions and promote the New Age religion of environmentalism, human inferiority to nature, and accountability to a collective consciousness. Here are a few examples: The facility from which the human corporation operates on Pandora has a pentagon-shaped perimeter. The Na’vi are referred to as terrorists after defending their homes. The dress and grooming of the Na’vi is lifted directly from Native American culture. The term “shock and awe” is used. The term “preemptive strike” is used. The...
  • New study: More Democrats than Republicans believe in ghosts, talking with the dead, fortunetellers

    12/13/2009 3:39:35 PM PST · by RogerFGay · 47 replies · 1,360+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/13/09 | Byron York
    A new study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life reveals some startling differences between Republicans and Democrats on issues of spirituality and supernatural phenomenon. The study, "Many Americans Mix Multiple Faiths," reports that a significant number of Americans practice a mixture of religious beliefs, and "many also blend Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs such as reincarnation, astrology and the presence of spiritual energy in physical objects." The report is not specifically about partisan differences, but the results of the study are broken down by party affiliation, among many other categories. And the news on...
  • Pew Forum study shows many Christians mixing faiths

    12/11/2009 9:08:15 AM PST · by Between the Lines · 11 replies · 502+ views
    Everyday Christian ^ | December 10, 2009 | Peter Elliott
    Even if you only occasionally attended Sunday School growing up, at some point you were exposed to the concept of faith in Jesus as being the only way to God. John 8:12-27 where Jesus is testifying before the Pharisees is a good example. There are many others you could point, and feel free to do so in leaving a comment on the blog. The fact of the matter is that many Americans who self-identify as Christians examine biblical claims of Jesus’ singular divinity, they simply aren’t buying it. A new survey released yesterday by the Pew Forum on Religion &...
  • Poll: Liberals more in touch with Great Beyond

    12/10/2009 3:03:45 PM PST · by lakeprincess · 14 replies · 706+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Dec. 10, 2009 | Jennifer Harper
    Consider that 23 percent of conservatives and 35 percent of liberals say that they have been in touch with the dead. Eighteen percent of conservatives and 33 percent of liberals believe in reincarnation. Another 18 percent of conservatives condone the power of "spiritual energy" compared to 30 percent of liberals.
  • Poll: Liberals more in touch with Great Beyond than conservatives

    12/10/2009 1:18:59 PM PST · by markomalley · 56 replies · 1,714+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/10/2009 | Jennifer Harper
    Politics and policy are not the only things that separate conservatives and liberals, Republicans and Democrats. There's a partisan divide when it comes to the proverbial Great Beyond as well. Twenty-one percent of Republicans and 36 percent of Democrats have been in touch with the dearly departed. Nine percent of the Grand Old Party have consulted a fortuneteller, compared to 22 percent of the Democrats. And 15 percent of Republicans say that yoga is a "spiritual" practice, compared to 31 percent of Democrats. "Conservatives and Republicans report fewer experiences than liberals or Democrats communicating with the dead, seeing ghosts and...
  • New Age: Still with Us and Still Dangerous, Part Two

    11/24/2009 10:26:37 AM PST · by NYer · 13 replies · 585+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | November 24, 2009 | Cheryl Dickow
    New Age teachings are dangerous because they encourage us to assume that we know what is best for our salvation and when we enter into these teachings we jeopardize our eternal life in ways that we may never know — until it is too late. Sharon Lee Giganti is a popular speaker on the new age phenomenon with tragic, first-hand experiences with its dangers. Sharon was recently a guest on Teresa Tomeo’s EWTN radio program “Catholic Connection” where she shared the family tragedy that resulted in her New Age philandering and her passions to ensure that new age teachings are...
  • New Age: Still with Us and Still Dangerous, Part One

    11/23/2009 8:10:34 AM PST · by NYer · 12 replies · 494+ views
    CE ^ | November 23, 2009 | Cheryl Dickow
    “I don’t have to go to church — God comes to me. He’s with me and around me wherever I am.” Those words, offered by a mother to her son, contributed to the apparent self-actualization of best-selling author — I’m talking been-on-the-New York Times-bestseller-list-for-hundreds-of-weeks-best-selling — Neale Donald Walsch. His books, which all revolve, in one form or another, around the very appealing premise of “Conversations with God,” speak to people in ways that apparently rival Sacred Scripture; however, Sacred Scripture they are not. This prompts the question: How do millions of Christians get duped into believing the ramblings of New...
  • 2012: A Sunglass Wearer's Review

    11/22/2009 5:45:40 AM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 5 replies · 521+ views
    Fightin Words ^ | November 22, 2009 | Walter Scott Hudson
    This is the philosophical theme the film works tirelessly to promote; when you strip away our contrived institutional divisions, we are all the same, all part of one big happy human family. Survival requires abandoning antiquated paradigms and placing faith in the experts among us to “ensure the continuity of the species.” The paradigm most in the crosshairs of this philosophical apocalypse is Christianity. The eccentric Charlie Frost, a pirate radio host played with slovenly relish by Woody Harellson, demeans the Bible as the least accurate predictor of the end of days among competitors like the Mayan calendar and the...
  • In The Year of Our Lord, 2012

    10/27/2009 4:28:06 AM PDT · by Walter Scott Hudson · 2 replies · 412+ views
    Fightin Words ^ | October 27, 2009 | Walter Scott Hudson
    It is important to understand radical Muslim theology, not because it is true, but because some of the people who believe it want to kill you. Likewise, it is important to understand a lesser known theology which may also spawn efforts to harm. This week, Fightin Words entertains the fringe, exploring the New Age movement, theosophy, Luciferianism, and similar paradigms which share a common vision of a coming “enlightenment” or “shift in consciousness” which will subvert the “Old Order” and unify humanity under a single banner. Those who resist this shift will be “holding humanity back,” and are to be...
  • For Some Seeking Rebirth, Sweat Lodge Was End

    10/22/2009 9:38:29 AM PDT · by heartwood · 21 replies · 816+ views
    The New York Times ^ | Oct. 21, 2009 | John Dougherty
    SEDONA, Ariz. — Midway through a two-hour sweat lodge ceremony intended to be a rebirthing experience, participants say, some people began to fall desperately ill from the heat, even as their leader, James Arthur Ray, a nationally known New Age guru, urged them to press on. “There were people throwing up everywhere,” said Dr. Beverley Bunn, 43, an orthodontist from Texas, who said she struggled to remain conscious in the sweat lodge, a makeshift structure covered with blankets and plastic and heated with fiery rocks. Dr. Bunn said Mr. Ray told the more than 50 people jammed into the small...
  • Third Person in Sweat Lodge Case Dies

    10/18/2009 3:36:57 PM PDT · by libstripper · 59 replies · 2,385+ views
    Assoicated Press ^ | October 18, 2009 | FELICIA FONSECA
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (Oct. 18) – The family of a Minnesota woman who died more than a week after being overcome in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony said Sunday that she prided herself on leading a healthy and active life.
  • Repent! Animal Rights Really Is Religion

    10/16/2009 1:38:17 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies · 490+ views
    First Things ^ | 10/16/2009 | Wesley J. Smith
    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is the smartest and richest animal rights group around.  Unlike PETA, it doesn’t openly proselytize that old animal rights religion, e.g., sentience gives moral value, “a rat, is a pig, is a dog, is a boy,” the quote from Ingrid Newkirk and title of a certain author’s soon to be published book. This strategy has been very effective, allowing HSUS a level of mainstream respectability that other animal rights groups can’t match.But make no mistake, HSUS is about animal rights–eventually ending all animal husbandry and human hegemony over fauna–and its head, Wayne...
  • New York Woman, 38, in 'Top Shape' Before Sweat Lodge Death

    10/11/2009 12:40:18 PM PDT · by traumer · 124 replies · 4,222+ views
    NEW YORK CITY — A 38-year-old New York woman who died after sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge during a spiritual cleansing ceremony at an Arizona resort was an active athlete — an avid surfer and hiker who was "in top shape," took self-improvement seriously and had a passion for art — a family spokesman said. Kirby Brown of Westtown, N.Y., was one of two people who died Thursday evening at a scenic resort. Authorities identified the other victim as 40-year-old James Shore of Milwaukee, who served as director of business development at an Internet marketing company in his hometown....
  • Two dead and 19 taken to hospital after falling ill in 'sweatbox' at Arizona spiritual retreat

    10/10/2009 3:13:01 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 80 replies · 3,533+ views
    daily mail ^ | 10th October 2009 | Daily mail
    Two people died and an estimated 19 others were taken to hospital after being overcome while sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge at an at a spiritual retreat in Arizona. The lodge at the Sedona resort which is meant to provide spiritual cleansing is now the centre of a police investigation. In all, 21 of the 64 people crowded inside the sweat lodge on Thursday evening for the two-hour session received medical care.
  • 2 Dead, Several Hospitalized at New-Age Sweat Lodge in Arizona

    10/09/2009 10:19:20 AM PDT · by yorkie · 36 replies · 1,898+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 9, 2009 | Staff
    DEVELOPING: Two people are dead and several others remain hospitalized Friday at a new-age sauna in Arizona. Three people had heart attacks and 20 in all were treated for injuries after being sickened Thursday night at the Angel Valley Sweat Lodge in Sedona, according to MyFOXPhoenix. Two died Thursday night, the station said. The resort is next to GOP Sen. John McCain's ranch.
  • Clooney plays hippie soldier in comedy set in Iraq

    09/08/2009 8:03:03 PM PDT · by Saije · 28 replies · 1,308+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/8/2009 | Mike Collett-White
    U.S. actor George Clooney plays a New Age hippie soldier trained for psychic, peaceful combat in a comedy set during the war in Iraq. "The Men Who Stare at Goats" is based on a book by Jon Ronson about a secret unit created by the U.S. army in 1979 which, the author said, believed troops could become invisible, walk through walls and kill goats just by staring at them. Ewan McGregor plays a reporter who stumbles across a member of the unit as he prepares to enter Iraq, and he and Clooney's character Lyn Cassady go on an ill-fated journey...
  • I have been abducted by aliens, says Japan's first lady

    09/03/2009 2:28:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 1,459+ views
    The London Independent | September 3, 2009 | Peter Popham
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  • Organic Food Is No Healthier, Study Finds

    07/29/2009 8:01:05 PM PDT · by caper gal 1 · 72 replies · 1,553+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 29, 2009 | Ben Hirschler
    LONDON (Reuters) - Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food, according to a major study published Wednesday. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said consumers were paying higher prices for organic food because of its perceived health benefits, creating a global organic market worth an estimated $48 billion in 2007. A systematic review of 162 scientific papers published in the scientific literature over the last 50 years, however, found there was no significant difference. "A small number of differences in nutrient content were found to exist between organically and conventionally produced foodstuffs,...
  • Obama as GOD to the Left

    06/09/2009 5:42:49 AM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 8 replies · 573+ views
    "Oddball" with Chris Matthews really lived up to its name - the sarcastic, pejorative name I call it - when he and Newsweek's Evan Thomas decided to take a moment to, while reviewing Obama's Cairo speech, reflect upon his (His?) divinity above us all....
  • Hostility to religion bodes ill for society

    06/06/2009 6:35:47 PM PDT · by rhema · 25 replies · 1,146+ views
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | June 6, 2009 | KATHERINE KERSTEN
    We're increasingly uncomfortable with religion these days. As a society, we tolerate pastors, priests, rabbis and other religious folks, so long as they confine their message to a vanilla "God is love" theme and bless babies, brides and caskets. But when religious leaders speak out on the issues of the day -- especially using morally tinged language -- the elite gatekeepers of public opinion in the media, government and academia warn shrilly that a new Dark Age is upon us. More and more, we see outright hostility to religion -- particularly to Christianity. Consider the wild popularity of a recent...
  • Pilot May Have Seen UFO over Texas

    06/04/2009 4:04:48 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 19 replies · 1,200+ views
    It's still a mystery as to what a pilot reported seeing last week as he flew his Continental Express aircraft over Liberty County, Texas. However, the "Houston Chronicle" reports information is being exchanged by the FAA, the county sheriff's department and the FBI.
  • Africa: The Enduring Power of Witchcraft

    04/13/2009 4:29:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 517+ views
    This Week ^ | Friday, April 17, 2009
    For many Westerners, “witchcraft” may seem a “benign form of New Age spirituality,” said John L. Allen in the U.S.’s National Catholic Reporter. The chaplain’s handbook for the U.S. military even recognizes Wicca, a modern form of witchcraft, as a “legitimate religious practice.” But in Africa, witchcraft is an evil that continues to flourish with devastating consequences. In Angola and Congo, seriously ill or orphaned children are often accused of sorcery and abused or killed. Secretive cults on Nigeria’s university campuses, with names such as “Black Axes” and “Pyrates,” often practice juju (black magic) to terrify their rivals. Hundreds have...
  • Gay, Pro-Abortion Episcopal Seminary Pres.'Worst of Post-Modern Church'

    04/13/2009 3:24:40 PM PDT · by tcg · 39 replies · 2,005+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 4/14/09 | David W. Virtue
    The announcement that the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA, has chosen a lesbian, pro-abortion president to lead the seminary has sent shock waves around the Anglican Communion. The appointment of Katherine Hancock Ragsdale highlights a week that also saw TEC bishop-elect Kevin Thew Forrester replace a reading from the New Testament with a reading from the Quran at St. Paul's Marquette, Michigan. One wonders what Episcopal boundaries and barriers have yet to be crossed that the dying embers of historic Christianity could possibly fan into life. That the Diocese of Massachusetts has a functioning transgendered priest complete with a...
  • Pastor Tackles Truth, New Age Spirituality, Mormonism

    03/25/2009 9:42:38 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 202 replies · 1,836+ views
    Christian Post ^ | March 23, 2009 | Lillian Kwon
    Today, many people generally view Mormons as a people with strong family values and clean living, according to one pastor at McLean Bible Church. Some also believe they are just one of many Christian denominations. But that view is the result of a multibillion dollar campaign over the last couple of decades by Mormons who have attempted to present themselves in such a way, according to Todd Phillips, teaching pastor at Frontline, the young adult ministry of McLean in Virginia. Many Americans, including Christians, see Mormons as "just another branch of Christianity who talk about Jesus all the time and...
  • Exorcist: Devil Influences Abortion Industry

    02/06/2009 5:35:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies · 967+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | February 03, 2009 | John P. Connolly
    An exorcist authorized to perform exorcisms in several dioceses spoke at a religious ministry luncheon on Sunday, explaining the basics of exorcism and its connection with abortion. Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International and an exorcist, spoke at a luncheon hosted by In His Sign Network (IHS). He is an exorcist authorized to perform exorcisms in several states, and highlighted the connection between the abortion industry and demonic influence. “Abortion is a demonic industry,” he told The Bulletin. “Abortion is blood sacrifice of innocent blood to the devil. The clinics are like temples, the doctors are like priests,...
  • Parker: President will need good karma to succeed (PROJECTILE VOMIT ALERT)

    01/30/2009 8:59:08 AM PST · by markomalley · 28 replies · 785+ views
    Topkea Capital Journal ^ | 1/30/2009 | Kathleen Parker
    It may be time to take a closer look at karmic justice — that mysterious quid pro quo by which good and bad acts are rewarded in kind. One needn't believe in past lives and reincarnation to note that there's a whole lotta shakin' goin' on. Put another way: What goes around comes around. The most obvious manifestation is the 44th president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama. I mention his middle name only because Chief Justice John Roberts did during the swearing-in ceremony, a proper time for proper names. It was wholly karmic that those who have been...
  • English Hippies Want Local Wi-Fi Network Turned Off

    01/02/2009 12:36:02 PM PST · by Joiseydude · 59 replies · 1,437+ views ^ | Friday, January 02, 2009
    Turn off that Wi-Fi network — it's disturbing our chakras. That's what many residents of Glastonbury, a lovely medieval town turned New Age hub in southwestern England, are demanding the local government do. Ever since the town's free municipal wireless broadband network went online in May, people have been complaining of, as an online petition puts it, "headaches, dizziness, nausea, severe tiredness, brain fog, disorientation and loss of appetite, loss of balance, inability to concentrate, loss of creativity" — all ailments an examining physician would find it difficult to prove or disprove.
  • Scout makes way for walking reflection

    12/26/2008 5:07:26 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 7 replies · 547+ views
    Make ^ | Dec 26, 2008 | Chris Connors
    Ryan Brenner made a Labyrinth as part of his Eagle Scout project.
  • Xavier University Will Host ‘EarthSpirit Rising 2009’ Conference

    12/23/2008 6:23:05 PM PST · by neverdem · 31 replies · 1,113+ views ^ | 12/18/2008 | CNSweb
    Aims to explore "spiritual transformation" needed to replace "deadly" economic systems Xavier University in Cincinnati will provide a venue for the EarthSpirit Rising 2009 conference next June. An aim of the conference is to “explore the cultural and spiritual transformation needed” to replace current “outdated” and “deadly” economic systems. David Korten, the principal “planetary” speaker, is a “visionary proponent of a planetary system of local living economies.” Korten’s website is replete with ecological alarmist and anti-establishment rhetoric. On the site Korten says that the key to putting us on the right course is to “displace the prevailing” prosperity and security...
  • Oprah Essay on 'Disappointing' Weight Gain to Appear in O Magazine

    12/11/2008 10:21:11 AM PST · by LomanBill · 51 replies · 935+ views
    ABC News ^ | 09 Dec 2008 | LEE FERRAN
    Oprah Winfrey has admitted the obvious, that she has "fallen off the wagon" again in her lifelong fight against weight gain and that she has given up on being thin. The talk show host is disappointed about her recent weight gain.The country's most famous yo-yo dieter confesses in a brutally honest essay that she has ballooned to more than 200 pounds.
  • Obama and the Palin Effect

    12/04/2008 9:49:16 PM PST · by Oztrich Boy · 16 replies · 739+ views
    Chopra Center ^ | September, 2008 | Deepak Chopra
    Sometimes politics has the uncanny effect of mirroring the national psyche even when nobody intended to do that. This is perfectly illustrated by the rousing effect that Gov. Sarah Palin had on the Republican convention in Minneapolis this week. ....
  • Deepak Chopra Is Not That Deep

    12/02/2008 9:25:19 AM PST · by joeclarke · 28 replies · 1,061+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 12/02/2008 | JoeClarke.Net
    Notice one of Deepak's gods with all the arms which could be put to better use if she would only pick up a few - simultaneously, of course - American and world history books.Thou shalt have no other gods before meDeepak seems to have accused the Indian Mumbai attacks on the United States for "inflaming moderate Muslims," and that we should reach out and study the "poverty" and "humiliation," which these poor people suffer. He should know that the a large number of Muslims have a divine mandate to manifest destiny over infidels, independent of their richness or poverty. Deepak...
  • Virginians Slain in Attacks Lived Out Peaceful Ideals

    11/29/2008 5:24:04 AM PST · by Nick Thimmesch · 49 replies · 1,936+ views
    WASH POST ^ | 11-29-08 | Jerry Markon, Amy Gardner and Theresa Vargas
    FABER, Va., Nov. 28 -- Alan Scherr was an art professor with a comfortable life in the Maryland suburbs, but he spent 25 years studying Transcendental Meditation in a quest for something more. The search took him and his family to Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, where they shed their old life in Silver Spring and meditated in the complex of a New Age mystic.
  • Obama the 'Light-Worker'

    10/22/2008 2:15:14 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies · 716+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10/22/2008 | Lance Fairchok
    In San Francisco you can buy votive candles that featured Obama dressed in Monks robes with a halo, giving a benediction while holding a cross (see a picture of it here.) It would be funny if it weren't for the actual Obama worship that hammers our senses.  The left's unique ability to ignore reality and be guided by utopian impossibilities has reached new levels of absurdity. Adding to aromatherapy, Feng Shui and the healing power of crystals, we now have Obamaism, the belief that an inexperienced and dishonest socialist politician can somehow "change" America and the world for the...
  • Deepak Chopra on Palin: Don't Elect Another Reagan

    09/15/2008 5:29:27 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies · 715+ views ^ | September 15, 2008 | David Alliot
    Holistic-health hawker Deepak Chopra has joined far-left Sarah Palin bashers, writing that Palin’s conservative views reverse “40 years of feminist progress,” and admonishes voters not to “elect another Ronald Reagan.” Chopra, in an article entitled, “Obama and the Palin Effect” in The Huffington Post, says that Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin appeals to base emotions, “exhorting people to obey their worst impulses.” He writes that Palin lurks as an anti-Obama “shadow” and says she appeals to the part of the psyche that counters virtues with negative qualities, such as “fear, anger, violence, selfishness, and suspicion of ‘the other.’”
  • Does Oprah Have the Last Word? (Sharon Lee Giganti on Catholic Radio)

    09/14/2008 1:12:47 PM PDT · by littlehouse36 · 5 replies · 1,011+ views
    Catholic Radio ^ | 9/15/08 | Sharon Lee Giganti
      Catholic Answers LIVE Date September 15 2008 Time 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Title Does Oprah Have the Last Word? Guest Sharon Lee Giganti Description BIOGRAPHY: Former New Thought "insider", Sharon Lee Giganti is committed to exposing the hidden dangers of the New Thought Movement and its’ widely spreading philosophies.After suspecting that her New Age influence and teaching might have unwittingly played a part in such horrific tragedies as murder and suicide, Sharon finally realized how life threatening their occult methods could be, and returned to the Catholic Church. Now a certified Catholic Catechist and postulant of The Holy Family Institute,...
  • Environmentalism is a Religion (Photographic Proof)

    09/12/2008 7:23:17 PM PDT · by vadum · 40 replies · 218+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | September 12, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    * * * * *The spectators shown in the photo above are watching four tree-sitters come down from a 90-foot redwood at UC Berkeley, ending a 21-month sit-in. The protesters had been trying to block the razing of a forest to make way for development. What else is there to say?
  • Global warming the new religion

    08/16/2008 8:17:41 AM PDT · by Clive · 17 replies · 204+ views
    Calgary Sun ^ | 2008-08-16 | Stephen Lautens
    Let me say first of all, I love the environment. In fact, I spend most of my time in some environment or other. My family lives the low-packaging, low carbon, tedious recycling lifestyle. My wife is so committed to recycling that I'm convinced that when I'm gone, my body will be dragged to the curb on Wednesday night. So I have to say in a quiet voice that I'm sick and tired of hearing about carbon footprints, offset credits, green shift and global warming. Don't get me wrong -- I think looking after the Earth is a good thing. I...
  • Secret Tapes: The History Of Xenu, As Explained By L. Ron Hubbard In 8 Minutes

    08/15/2008 4:40:52 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 42 replies · 621+ views ^ | Aug. 14, 2008 | L. Ron Hubbard
    Secret Tapes: The History Of Xenu, As Explained By L. Ron Hubbard In 8 Minutes Click here to hear 8.03 min. audio Most of what we know about Scientology's "supreme ruler" we learned from South Park: 75 million years ago, the evil alien brought humans to earth in a spaceship and killed them; the psychic trauma of the event has affected us ever since. The Church of Scientology, embarrassed by the story, has always tried to hide its existence. Until now. The Church has been playing a cat-and-mouse game with YouTubers, getting it removed in many cases; we have the...
  • Rielle trashes Elizabeth Edwards: 'She does not give off good energy'

    08/11/2008 4:11:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 77 replies · 465+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | August 10th 2008 | HELEN KENNEDY
    Rielle Hunter compared John Edwards with Gandhi and went around trashing his cancer-stricken wife, it was reported Sunday. A Newsweek writer who courted her as a source during Hunter's affair with the presidential candidate portrays Edwards' mistress as a charming but hugely indiscreet muddlehead who called reporters with New Age babble about Edwards' "old soul." Asked about Elizabeth Edwards, who is unusually well-liked by political operatives and reporters, Hunter told reporter Jonathan Darman, "She does not give off good energy. ... I've only met her once.... She didn't make eye contact with me." Darman wrote of meeting Hunter, a former...
  • Unidentified Flying Threats (UFOs)

    07/29/2008 6:10:10 PM PDT · by decimon · 203 replies · 324+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 29, 2008 | Nick Pope
    ON the afternoon of Nov. 7, 2006, pilots and airport employees at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago saw a disc-like object hovering over the tarmac for several minutes. Because nothing was tracked on radar, the Federal Aviation Administration did not investigate. Yet radar is not a reliable detector of all aircraft. Stealth planes are designed to be invisible to radar, and many radar systems filter out signals not matching the normal characteristics of aircraft. Did it really make sense to entirely ignore the observations of several witnesses? < > On Dec. 26, 1980, for instance, several witnesses at two American...
  • The Real Reason for the Meltdown of America’s Public Schools (Part I)

    07/23/2008 1:10:57 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 14 replies · 91+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-23-08 | Carl Sterling Parnell, Ed.D.
    What is the New Age Movement? What is secular humanism? What influence do they have on America’s society and public schools? Are they making our society and public schools better or worse? What kind of following do they have? Who are their leaders? It is my purpose to answer these questions and many more as they relate to the effects of the New Age Movement and secular humanism in America’s society and public schools. Hopefully, those who read this article will become enlightened as I did to the realization that America is rapidly becoming a New Age nation.
  • The Real Reason for the Meltdown of America’s Public Schools (Part II)

    07/23/2008 1:09:07 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 53+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-23-08 | Carl Sterling Parnell, Ed.D.
    The identity consciousness of pupils and students must be countered. They must be prepared to take their place as planetary citizens in a multi-cultural, multi-religious, non-racial and non-sexist society. Narrow-mindedness must be replaced by the largest possible degree of open-mindedness on all matters, thereby superseding any narrow ideological orientation.
  • The Real Reason for the Meltdown of America’s Public Schools (Part III)

    07/23/2008 1:07:05 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 2 replies · 89+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-23-08 | Carl Sterling Parnell, Ed.D.
    Different types of educational curriculums, programs, and strategies are being used to support the acculturation of humanism in American schools.. Some of these are global education, non-directive education, affective education, and active learning. These methods use the guise as acceptable programs recognized by leaders of different aspects of our government and society. By having the acceptance of our governmental leaders, it has made the transition of these programs into mainstream America and its school systems a simple task. However, it is not too late to begin a counter attack. America must find out the truth about the evils contained in...
  • The Real Reason for the Meltdown of America’s Public Schools (Part IV)

    07/23/2008 1:05:22 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 4 replies · 87+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-23-08 | Carl Sterling Parnell, Ed.D.
    Many of the leading educators in the United States have accepted the humanist approach to education. These are the same people who have developed our curriculums, spent federal money on educational programs, and advised our government on educational trends. William H. Kilpatrick, one of John Dewey’s followers, stated that the old education format was based on “a psychology that stressed acquisition, even drill, and minimized critical thinking.”
  • Oprah's Different Gospel

    07/22/2008 8:42:23 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 73 replies · 180+ views
    Thermonuclear Thought ^ | 22 July 08 | Me
    The Mediator (the quarterly newsletter of the awesome evangelical outreach to Hollywood, MasterMedia Internatonal) reports that Oprah Winfrey now airs a one-hour daily radio show on her XM satellite radio channel that takes listeners through the 365 lessons in the New Age tome "A Course in Miracles." The folks at MasterMedia got their information from If you're not familiar with the teachings of A Course In Miracles (which were supposedly channeled to the author by Jesus) you can check out the quotes on the truthorfiction page above (some of the quotes are from other New Age books, but...
  • UK Spiritualist Jailed for Raping Girls

    07/04/2008 12:16:29 PM PDT · by Coffee200am · 7 replies · 170+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 07.04.2008 | The Times of India
    LONDON: The British head of an international organisation promoting spiritualism has been jailed by a court in Sweden for five years for raping girls and young women while giving them naked energy massages. Mervyn Wright, 62, the International Spiritualist Federation chief who claimed to be acting as a conduit for powers of an ancient Chinese medicine man, was very popular with women patients. Months after his election as President by the international federation, a post first held by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in the summer of 2006, Wright was charged with sexually assaulting seven patients, the youngest being 14....