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What is spiritual abuse? What distinguishes “spiritual” abuse from regular forms of physical, emotional, and mental abuse?

In spiritual abuse, a person’s faith and ideas about God, the supernatural, and the afterlife, get intermingled and entwined with relational and behavioral choices so that the situation is not only about the way a person thinks, acts, and relates – it is primarily about the condition of your soul.
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Spiritual Abuse is when one party convinces another that a set of approximations and botheration about discomforts are laws that must be followed, especially when they have no real meaning, provide no real benefit, and are meant to make a person uneasy, uncomfortable, and stressed.
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We'll be discussing this whole weird phenomenon of godless folk who enjoy stories about Elder Gods. Why are you into Cthulhu? Why do you think there's such an audience for it? What is this strange pseudo-religion anyway? How does it relate to freethought, if at all?
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We'll be discussing this whole weird phenomenon of godless folk who enjoy stories about Elder Gods. Why are you into Cthulhu? Why do you think there's such an audience for it? What is this strange pseudo-religion anyway? How does it relate to freethought, if at all?
Cthulhu's Minions: Evil Gods for Atheists
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It is beside the point, but my inner pedant keeps kicking me in the brain and shouting 'Cthulhu was the priest, not the god!'. Hopefully posting this will make it stop! 
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Aron Ra, John Wilkins, and PZ Myers discuss science outreach.
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This is a conversation about the whole weird phenomenon of atheists who are fascinated by stories of Elder Gods. Why are you into Cthulhu? Why do you think there's such an audience for it? What is this strange pseudo-religion anyway? How does it relate to freethought, if at all?
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Dang! Missed it. Sorry - up for the next one!
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What is spiritual abuse? What distinguishes “spiritual” abuse from regular forms of physical, emotional, and mental abuse?

In spiritual abuse, a person’s faith and ideas about God, the supernatural, and the afterlife, get intermingled and entwined with relational and behavioral choices so that the situation is not only about the way a person thinks, acts, and relates – it is primarily about the condition of your soul.
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We'll be discussing this whole weird phenomenon of godless folk who enjoy stories about Elder Gods. Why are you into Cthulhu? Why do you think there's such an audience for it? What is this strange pseudo-religion anyway? How does it relate to freethought, if at all?
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Sorry. I turn off the electricity at sundown so the evil minions can't ride in on the electrons. Gotta renew the garlic on the window sills now. It's getting stale.
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Aron Ra, John Wilkins, and PZ Myers discuss science outreach.
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Wilkins to rule the world. Maybe not.

Most interesting. Thanks, guys.
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This is a conversation about the whole weird phenomenon of atheists who are fascinated by stories of Elder Gods. Why are you into Cthulhu? Why do you think there's such an audience for it? What is this strange pseudo-religion anyway? How does it relate to freethought, if at all?
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It IS rescheduled to tonight, but PZ didn't edit the Youtube link into this event. It's here: Cthulhu's Minions: Evil Gods for Atheists
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Did you find any other crazed atheists also walking out in those inhuman conditions? At least in Milwaukee we only have to deal with 15 below.
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Evil super-villain and godless mastermind.
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    Biology, 2000 - present
  • DePauw University
    Biology, 1975 - 1976
  • University of Washington
    Zoology, 1976 - 1979
  • University of Oregon
    Neuroscience, 1979 - 1988
  • University of Utah
    Developmental Neuroscience, 1988 - 1993
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    Biology, 1993 - 2000
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