I find it very funny that the religious concept of Evil doesn't exist in reality.
The nearest we can get to evil in human nature are psychopaths. But, the cause for their inability to comprehend human empathy or altruism is known to be caused by damage or faults within the limbic system (empathy center) of the brain.
Thus even psychopaths are not evil. If found early enough, they can be chemically treated and behavior can be modified or controlled. Those that get…
Just got finished with an interview for ABC Nightline. Talking about exorcism. It will be on tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 26). Needless to say, I am not in favor of exorcism. We will see what they do with the editing. Could be good or bad, but interesting nevertheless.
Added by Darrel Ray on January 26, 2011 at 3:58pm —
This week, our old friend Bob Larson (whose under investigation-what conservative radio personality isn't) tries to pull off some amazingly New Age therapy on some gay men. It includes the assumption that they hate their fathers, and when that doesn't pan out, they hate their mothers. I suppose if this guy had hated his father, he would have pulled out some old men out of the audience to help with his… Continue
This morning I saw Hemant Mehta’s blog about an atypical recent exorcism in Australia.
In this particular case, a ‘foreign’ priest had the parents of a mentally and physically handicapped child place her on the altar while he then behaved so bizarrely that both the child, her parents and much of the congregation was…
I love it when movies about exorcism and demons come out because those films really show just how fictional these things really are. We live in the 21st century and yet the Catholic Church is still running around chasing demons and satanic monsters.
Today I posted a story on my Examiner page about how some Bishop in Australia believes that Harry Potter… Continue
Added by Staks Rosch on March 26, 2010 at 9:36am —
You would think this sort of thing only happens in Africa or, at a stretch in some backwoods bible belt county in the United States. But no, it has happened in South Australia, in an area I might be moving to. According to the Sydney Morning Herald:… Continue
"Casting Out A Homosexual Demon": Exorcism on YouTube
The Gay Christian Movement Watch, a self-described "cutting edge Christian ministry whose mission is to monitor, analyze and publish (MAP) the activities, leaders and public theological positions of the 'gay christian movement'" has posted two videos (a 5-minute version and a 10-minute version) of an exorcism of a young, presumably gay, man called "Casting Out A Homosexual… Continue