Reading Time: 6 minutes Bill Gothard’s ideology of male supremacy is a monstrous doctrine, used to groom women to accept both sexual abuse and financial exploitation.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Bill Gothard, the Christian cult leader whose teachings the Duggars followed, preaches a worldview founded on absolute obedience, rigid gender roles, and violence as discipline.
Reading Time: 4 minutes [This post contains major spoilers for Don’t Worry Darling.] Don’t Worry Darling is a psychological horror film with feminist sensibilities. I like movies that have something to say, and this one, although not without flaws, gave me a lot to think about. The movie’s main character, Alice (Florence Pugh), is one of a circle of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes American public schools are teaching our kids too much and too little simultaneously. It’s too much what to think and not enough how—like how to think critically, analytically, about all the factual information they’re being taught. The critical “how” responsibility of education is being lost in the crowded shuffle of coursework. Before you learn how […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Conservative cultists reject the proven vaccine for COVID in favor of guzzling deworming drugs for livestock.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Even basic self-preservation doesn’t motivate conservatives who are literally willing to throw their lives away to own the libs.
Reading Time: 4 minutes White evangelical Christians are more likely to refuse the COVID vaccine than any other group, even if their spite costs them their own lives.
Reading Time: 3 minutes By James A. Haught As prehistoric tribes evolved into early civilizations, tribal shamans were succeeded by elaborate priesthoods claiming to represent hundreds of magical gods. Priestcraft became a complex profession and gained enormous power over societies. Temples and sacrifices dominated many cultures. Shrewd men learned that they could live in luxury, instead of toiling like […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Trump’s brand of politics – ultra-nationalism, grievance-stoking white supremacy, and authoritarian strongman worship – has eaten Christianity from the inside out.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The strange and curious sect of EnlightenNext, a cult that peacefully dissolved when its founder realized he had become a monster.