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Fundies: I Hope This Breaks Your Hard Hearts

Originally posted on Flee from Christian Fundamentalism:
A training manual rests on a shelf in the library of my church. It claims there is no such thing as poverty in the United States.  Evidence point?  People defined as poor in…

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HBO documentary about social class.

“Class Divide” is a fascinating documentary that takes a look at the sharp socioeconomic contrasts in the quickly gentrifying Chelsea neighborhood in New York City between the wealthy students who attend the very expensive Avenues private school and their like-aged … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal: Euthanasia of the Poor

Originally posted on My Soapbox:
The End Game? Does society really value human life? How much. What is euthanasia for humans? The term Euthanasia originated from the Greek word for “good death.” It is the act or practice of ending…

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Family estrangement.

  Psychology Today has an interesting article about why family members become estranged.  In most cases, it’s an adult child between the ages of 25 and 35 who initiates the severing of the parent-child relationship. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/domestic-intelligence/201512/the-persistent-pain-family-estrangement. “A difficult parent is … Continue reading

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Don’t judge.

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Unnecessariat

Originally posted on More Crows than Eagles:
I remember AIDS. I’m older than you probably think I am, and I remember what AIDS in America meant in the eighties, when William F. Buckley suggested all “carriers” be tattooed, and the…

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Protected: Sick of being treated like I’m retarded.

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Finding meaning in life after narc abuse and in poverty

Katie’s life trajectory has been so much like my own it’s downright spooky, but I think God brought this woman’s spiritual wisdom into my life as part of my journey in recovery. Her blog has become one of my favorites. … Continue reading

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Adult poverty and scapegoat-hood: a connection?

I’m copying and pasting this from the comment section under another post, because I think it’s an important issue that needs a lot more awareness and research than it currently has. I always felt like an outsider in the world … Continue reading

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Truth teller.

I am the truth teller in my family. Because of that I have been scapegoated and disowned. I’m well aware of the possibility of my family seeing this, but due to the indifference I’ve been able to develop toward them … Continue reading

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