brainwash (verb) to make someone believe something by repeatedly telling them that it is true and preventing any other information from reaching them : Their government is trying to brainwash them into thinking that war cannot be avoided. Cambridge Dictionary Dangerous cults and “brainwashing” appear to go hand… Read More »Brainwashing Vs Coercive Control in Dangerous Cults
Imagine it being illegal for a church pastor to use coercive control on their spouse and children, but they can legally use the same coercive control behaviours on their congregation of followers.
Many people who experience Coercive Control are often too afraid or otherwise unable to share their stories. Perpetrators have a way of maintaining psychological and/or… Read More »Personal Stories and Examples of Coercive Control
According to Plato, debating the nature of the human soul was the most popular topic amongst philosophers. A comparison of some of the soul theories that were around during his era explains why.
n English, Eve’s etymology comes from the word evening, thus symbolises the impending darkness of the night. So too, Christian interpretations of Eve tend towards viewing her as a femme fatale who is responsible for Adam (the perfect male) falling into the darkness of sin.
The Jewish name Chavah literally means the mother of all life, which brings with it positive associations of nurturing, creativity, and the joy of living. When Chavah is united with her husband, Adam (humankind), the symbolic embodiment of the two represents human experience, for everyone whether they are male, female, or other.
Why the difference? Essentially, Christianity focuses on the physical while Judaism focuses on the metaphysical.
The spiritual narcissistic is literally too good to be true. They often don’t need to seek out prey because their victims are predisposed to high ideals and are actively seeking answers to existential questions. “Look no further!” the spiritual narcissistic exclaims: “I am just what you were looking for! The universe/God/Creator has predestined our meeting!” Their friendly charismatic facade hides their true nature; a devourer of souls. In order to avoid falling for this predator, being familiar with the following 8 traits can help save a lot of heartache.