Reading Time: 5 minutes MLMs are harmful to almost all of their participants — but they’re harmful in a very familiar way.
Reading Time: 7 minutes LuLaRoe, one of the biggest MLMs around, recently had to settle Washington State’s lawsuit against them. It seems like the pendulum has well and truly swung against MLMs, and I’m absolutely here for it! Today, let me show you some of the backlash going on nowadays against these predatory financial cults.
Reading Time: 10 minutes It ought to disturb non-Christians to know about the sheer amount of advice that Christians make available for free online about overcoming evangelism objections. Worse, Christians phrase this advice exactly as such. Today, let me show you some of the stone-cold salesmanship practiced around evangelism — and why that’s actually not a bad thing for Christians.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Today, let me show you what a virtuous excuse is, and why you’ll find none of them in the evangelical conceptualization of deconversion.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Yesterday, I showed you the story of Kimbyrleigha, a social media influencer who did videos criticizing MLMs before joining one. In addition to joining one of these predatory schemes, she offers her fellow multi-level marketing scheme (MLM) participants a coaching service. In this decision, she joins a massive trend in the declining MLM industry: scavengers seeking to make a buck before the gravy train makes its last stop in town. Today, let me show you these scavengers — and how the scavenging trend relates to other declining industries.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Hi and welcome back! The world of multi-level marketing schemes (MLMs) interests me greatly. How could it not? We find so very many traits in common with MLMs and toxic Christianity! And here’s one of them: it’s of vital importance for people escaping a dysfunctional group to learn why they were vulnerable to that group’s […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Today, let me show you why evangelism fails so hard as a recruitment tactic these days, and why fundagelical leaders don’t seem interested in achieving success.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Here, a high-ranking hun offers her totally-used-to-be-an-antiMLMer-y’all testimony. And she does it for the same exact reasons that trendy Christians claim to have been totally atheists before their conversions, and with the same exact goals as well. So today, let’s explore the similarities between these two toxic groups and the testimonies they deploy as sales pitches.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! Recently, we began examining a book by evangelical apologist and toxic Christian Lee Strobel: 1993’s Inside the Mind of Unchurched Harry and Mary. In it, he tried to teach his followers how to sell evangelicalism more effectively to people who weren’t part of any churches (the unchurched, as he and many other leaders […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes Today, let me show you how the FTC’s been spending Americans’ tax dollars lately.