Atheist Nexus Logo

All Blog Posts Tagged 'abuse' (58)

The Safety Dance For When Christians Don't Want To Dance

It seems with Easter, and the improvement of weather from freezing to tolerable, that there is an uptick in religious pursuits. As if after getting through the last rather heavy Christmas and Easter seasons, the rekindling of faith hits a critical mass and a bunch of stupid just starts flowing out of…

Continue

Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on April 14, 2015 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

The Battered Child Syndrome, Kempe, Silverman, Steele, Droegemueller, Silver, JAMA 1962

In 1953, Frederic Silverman, a radiologist, noticed children coming into his radiology clinic with chillingly frequent X-ray images of multiple fractures. "The bones tell a story the child is too young or too frightened to tell." He published an article "The Roentgen Manifestations of Unrecognized Skeletal Trauma in Infants," 

In 1962, C. Henry Kempe, a pediatrician at the University of Colorado Medical School, tried…

Continue

Added by Joan Denoo on March 25, 2015 at 10:08pm — 4 Comments

Altar Calls And Night Terrors

It was another terrifying experience. One of many throughout the years. This time I woke up, face covered in tears, mind in a panic as I took a few minutes to calm down. I spent a bit longer than usual getting reoriented, my mind's movie content having hit a NC-17 for a number of things. But confirming that horrible episode of disaster and loss wasn't my reality anymore always takes a minute after waking up anyway. Deep cleansing breaths of cool forced heat assured me of what my slowly waking… Continue

Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on February 12, 2015 at 8:15pm — 3 Comments

Australian Christian Homeschooling, Creationism by Stealth,and Killing Children's Critical Thinking Skills.

A recent article in many papers in Australia, highlight a rise in illegal homeschooling practices.

Example: 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-01-28/thousands-of-parents-illegally-home-schooling/3798008

Though even those Christian homeschooling groups claiming legality are suspicious as I've found references to extremely delusional drivel in books by nutjob…

Continue

Added by Dyslexic's DOG on January 29, 2015 at 7:21am — 6 Comments

Self Deprecation In Christianity: A Facetiously Emotional Sales Ploy

We have all been there and done it. Sitting on a couch, consoling a friend over a terrible mistake that has been made, and used our own personal flaws as a buffer before giving advice on what to do about the mess at hand. This is self deprecation, and while a very useful tool while navigating social situations, there is a fine line between using it as a tool, and using it as a facetious psychological mind fuck.



Usually, self deprecation is a general statement of flaws, like,"Well,…

Continue

Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on November 5, 2014 at 3:30pm — 11 Comments

Police steal photos

From this article in The Atlantic:

After an automobile crash, a young woman suspected of drunk driving was getting checked out for injuries. A California Highway Patrol officer, five-year veteran Sean Harrington, had her cell phone. He found a photo of her in a bikini. So he allegedly sent the image to his own…

Continue

Added by Čenek Sekavec on October 30, 2014 at 1:58pm — 2 Comments

Treatise on Morality.

Every time I hear, "How can you be moral without god?", I know what the bible tells of god's behaviors and the behaviors of followers of religion. I see those who preach, teach and practice hate. Battered women who try to live under the influence of religion, Christian and Islam, learn the things that will maintain and perpetuate family violence. If you have doubts, just look at the morality of god's acts in the bible and morality of families living according to biblical teachings. I want…

Continue

Added by Joan Denoo on October 23, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Do Your Best And God Will Do The Rest

Quotation-Leo-Tolstoy-sacrifice-vanity-Meetville-Quotes-138006

For many, many years, I have always found an unending fount of devilish giggles whenever I read sappy church signs. You know, the ones that are thought up by the honorary witty member of the church congregation that plays on puns, abuses homophones, and loves to dabble in sappy poetry attempts. What better way to market a deity than…

Continue

Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on September 15, 2014 at 11:04pm — 20 Comments

The Divine Emotional Guilt Trip Of Suffering

"Well aren't you just a big boy!"



I'd just rang the door bell of the rather palatial corner lot's brick coated home a few seconds previous when I heard an elderly voice sounding rather enigmatic and enthusiastic,…

Continue

Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on June 27, 2014 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

Amazing documentary 'Private Violence' _Sundance_DemocracyNow...

wow! indeed the byproduct*s of... culture? System? gov!? traditions?



impressive do share:



http://www.privateviolence.com

http://www.democracynow.org./2014/1/22/private_violence_survivors_advocates_confront_victim



From the DN url found this:…

Continue

Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 23, 2014 at 5:45am — No Comments

Introduction to When Green the Grass Did Grow Around the Fumbles of Desire

 

            I am a West Virginian.  My father’s people came from France by way of Scotland to the area around Pinch up the Elk River to settle on a 900 acre tract of land bequeathed to them by the King of England in 1625.  My mother’s grandmother was from the Barker and Lewis families with links to the Melungeon clan who claim to be descendants of the Portuguese who chose to stayed behind when the others left to go home.  …

Continue

Added by Philip Jarrett on January 15, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

Is Religious indoctrination of children Meltal Abuse?

It's a crime to lock your child up under the stairs. It's considered abuse. I fail to see the difference in locking a child's mind under the stairs. The psychological wounds last forever a broken bone heals in 6-8weeks.



   I myself grew up attending the JW (Jehovah's Witness) kingdom Hall. I'm in my 40's I have 2 kids 18-22. I was lucky in a way, I was born without a God spot and knew from the 2nd day everything that was said and thought  about religions was utter bullshit. And…

Continue

Added by J. Morr on January 1, 2013 at 1:00am — 6 Comments

Book Trailer: The Black Church - Where Women Pray and Men Prey by Deborrah Cooper

 

Coming May 30, 2012. For more information log onto http://www.womenpraymenprey.com. …

Continue

Added by Deborrah Cooper on May 19, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Crazy, online relationship break-up adult-themed?revenge site converts to Bullyville.com instead~

Countless church pastors/clergy etc.. w/the abuse of children (throw in straight psycho drug abusing or Koreshed out freaks) and now this kind of social? netowrk site?!? whoa...



http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17784229



'Burned out'

The IsAnyoneUp.com domain now redirects to a page on Bullyville.com featuring Mr Moore's announcement and a statement from Bullyville's…

Continue

Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on April 22, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Atheism and Child Abuse...not what you think!

The title of this blog is entirely misleading.  But I could not figure out what else to use so there it is.  Read on...

I was born with something in my gut, something I'll call a "savior complex," for want of better words.  I've never been a bawl-bag of compassion but somewhere deeper inside I've always cared.  And I've been cursed with the ability to see people hurting.  For some thirty years or so I thought the answer to fixing people's suffering was god.  I was stupid, of course,…

Continue

Added by Ted Gresham on February 14, 2012 at 10:21am — 6 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 323: The Nationwide Underground Cult of Mondo Diablo Part 2





We continue with this delightful story about the reasoned calm of the American populace, with part 2, from Godless Panther.



Satanic Panic 14

Alleee1

Krzysztof Komeda * Moment Musical * Rosemary's Baby

Don Hinson And The Rigamorticians * Phantom of the Go-Go

Satanic Panic 15

Robert Cobert * The Secret Room * Dark… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on October 10, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 322: The Nationwide Underground Cult of Mondo Diablo





Godless Panther's YouTube Channel



I sat down one evening and consumed everything on this man's channel. It was pretty depressing. I recommend you don't watch the Geraldo Rivera special on Satanic Ritual Abuse. To his credit, he did renounce everything he had said, but the damage had been done. …



Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on October 6, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Apologists of Circumcision

The Columbus, Ohio newspaper, The Republic, just today printed the story Religion: Battle Over Circumcision, describing the battle that is erupting in San Francisco over a November 8 ballot that would ban male circumcision. While much of the article tries to distract readers from the issue by making reference to Foreskin Man and how it incites the anger of religious groups like Jews. I think the real issue is not what the author of “Foreskin Man” is up to, but the fact that there is an…

Continue

Added by Brian Bridson on July 15, 2011 at 7:30pm — 11 Comments

Still raging about the hypocrisy of religion

Continue

Added by Susi Bocks on June 15, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

Nexus on Social Media:

© 2015   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service