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An Index of FoM Blog Articles

By |2018-12-09T18:39:53+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Resources and Support, Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

  With so many topics and areas being covered by the Freedom of Mind blog, we have decided to create and maintain an index of articles for easy reference. I hope that this is helpful to all that visit our site. There is so much more information on our former database driven site which is still [...]

Remembering the Boston Marathon Attack

By |2017-04-12T19:44:16+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Four years ago, on April 15, 2013, Boston was attacked by terrorists during its annual legendary Marathon. Four people lost their lives and 264 more were wounded. Boston Strong was the phrase used, but we all were in lockdown while police tried to hunt down those responsible. For me and countless others, it brought up [...]

Confusion Techniques Can Control Minds

By |2017-04-06T23:08:17+00:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Ever since Trump became a serious contender for the White House, and especially in recent days since he was sworn into office, confusion reigns. How can he say these things? How can he lie like that? Isn’t he completely contradicting what he promised during his campaign? Then when confronted, Trump lambasts the critical press [...]

Is It Good Policy to Ban Religious Cults?

By |2017-04-24T16:45:24+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This week, there had been a lot in the news about Russia’s possible ban of the Jehovah’s Witnesses-- labeling them an extremist group. While I have personally worked with and become friends with many who have suffered as Witnesses under the policies of Watchtower, I do not agree that banning groups is a responsible policy. In [...]

The Heaven’s Gate Tragedy–The 20th Anniversary of an American Doomsday Cult Disaster

By |2017-03-24T11:43:44+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Media Reviews, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 26, 1997, the bodies of 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult were discovered by police. Poisoned, and with plastic bags over their heads, these victims of cult mind control were forever lost to their friends and families. This story, which gained worldwide attention, illustrates just how dangerous undue influence can be and I [...]

Holy Hell Documentary Shows How Cult Leader Raped Followers for Years

By |2017-04-06T17:58:32+00:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Reviews, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Imagine spending over twenty-two years of your life believing you are one of the select few who knows the secrets of the universe-- only to discover the world that you live in is really a brainwashing cult. This is the story behind Holy Hell. Will Allen, the filmmaker who made this documentary from 20 years [...]

Unethical Use of Covert Hypnosis to Rape

By |2017-04-06T18:02:28+00:00September 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Earlier this month, former Ohio divorce attorney Michael W. Fine pleaded guilty to five counts of kidnapping and one count of attempted kidnapping. His crimes were not typical. Instead of using brute physical force, Fine used hypnosis. In court documents Fine was accused of hypnotizing female clients for sexual purposes. According to my information, the [...]

How Understanding Mind Control Can Prevent Future Terrorist Attacks

By |2017-03-21T10:54:17+00:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  This coming Sunday marks fifteen years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  On the morning of September 11, 2001 our nation was changed forever.  Many lives were lost, and many of us were left in shock and disbelief as we helplessly watched the scenes of horror on our TV screens.  We spent the next few days [...]

Mass LDS Resignations Help Ex-Mormons Heal

By |2017-03-21T10:55:35+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Guest Blogs, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guest blog by Abigail Bukas, Administrator of FoM   Three weeks ago, 2,000 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a mass resignation in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.  Attorney Mark Naugle and others aided in filing paperwork which enabled these ex-mormons to officially cut ties with the LDS church.  According to this [...]

Hitting, Spanking, Paddling and Using Belts to Discipline Children is Harmful

By |2017-03-21T10:56:42+00:00August 27th, 2016|Categories: Resources and Support, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the United States, it is illegal for a prison guard to hit a death row inmate, it is illegal for a military sergeant to hit a private and it is illegal for a man to hit his wife. But, it is legal for an adult to hit a child. In all 50 states, the use [...]