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Sun Apr 17, 2016, 02:08 AM

13. Masturbation Is A Direct Path To Satan

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Another point about this is that shaming is mostly counterproductive if the goal is not exactly to socially shame, exclude and weaken the target. If you pile on the shaming as in the "Christian" message in the headline you will fuel the cycle of stress exposure and short term thinking that you want to be seen as a savior from. How this kind of skullduggery gets away with labeling itself and christianity is beyond me. But the christians are not the only ones being hypocrites in exactly this way. You can argue that the "was on drugs" is modeled over the same dynamic, just amped up with actual laws, actual trials and actual sentences on top of the moralistic nonsense. In this light the war on drugs is in no way an honest mistake but a brutal system of oppression on black youth and who ever else is straying from the totally arbitrary line of demarcation.

The real fuel for the war on drugs might turn out to be the instinctive and irrational feeling that "our kids are better" and should inherit the world while all other kids can just go to hell.
It is not really so christian viewed from this angle then.

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