When Media Crosses the Line and Feeds the Flames of Religious Bigotry
When major media becomes unfair, unjust and dishonest it threatens the bedrock of our society that depends on an honest evaluation and understanding of key issues of our times. Just such a biased and unfair film ran on a cable network last year about Scientology.
When “the Victim” is the Bully
I’m “a big kid.” That is to say, I’m an adult. I’m well-educated, reasonably affluent, and able to hold my own in a conversation… But I’m being bullied. And honestly? It’s really uncomfortable.
Where Do You Stand on Taking a Stand?
People are social creatures, and this is one of our greatest strengths and one of our greatest weaknesses, all at the same time.
Where Religious Discrimination Never Happens
On the block where I grew up I played with kids whose parents were Holocaust survivors. What they endured was a terrible note in man’s history.
Where the Hate Is Coming From
A few bigoted individuals have used the pandemic as an excuse to spread hate against Asian Americans. By the same illogic Asians could blame me for the proliferation of gigantic American sodas and refined fast-food carbohydrates ruining people’s health around the world.
Who You Callin’ a Spigot?
I propose a word that would serve to make a distinction between common, garden-variety bigots and those who are prejudiced towards spiritual practices. How about “spigot?”
Why Hate Is Hate: One Woman’s 15 Minutes of Fame
At this point, I know I shouldn’t be surprised. But every time it happens, I am. Someone degrades my religion for clickbait.
Why Leah Remini is Only Worth Pitying
One of the first things one learns about when studying Scientology is the definition of an overt act. An overt act is an act which harms more then it helps. It is an action that is contrary to optimum survival.
Why Political Operative Ace Smith Is the True Loser in the L.A. Mayoral Race
“Ace won’t let the truth get in the way of his attacks.”
Why the Chicken Crossed the Road: A Fable About Hate & Redemption
Investigations were done. Most were biased and simply reinforced the rumors. A very few were honest attempts to understand chickens and their ways without preconceptions.