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Controlling Freedom of Conscience

Controlling Freedom of Conscience

By Robert Moon, Ph.D. – Historically, most governments required citizens/subjects to have the same religion or belief-system (e.a. Fascism and communism ) as the ruler(s). Exceptions were seldom tolerated. Those who publicly practiced an alternate belief system to the ruler(s) were often intimidated, persecuted, imprisoned, tortured, and martyred. In the discussion that follows paradigms typically used by governments attempting to control freedom of conscience are referred to as: the Gold Rule Paradigm (GRP), the Gatekeeper Paradigm (GP), and the Over Stimulation – Fantasy Paradigm (OS-FP).

 
 

VIDEO ROUNDUP – ECONOMIC CRISIS – "The Sky is Falling, $700 Billion Should Fix It"

he economic landscape of the United States is facing a crisis of epic proportions. We are told that we are facing an economic depression if Congress does not sign a contract that will essentially admit liability for this crisis and that will form a new branch of government with no oversight. Video clips from news sources, analysts, citizens, and an old film.

 
 

VIDEO UPDATE: Troy Anthony Davis Granted Temporary Reprieve

VIDEO UPDATE: Troy Anthony Davis Granted Temporary Reprieve

Less than 2 hours before Troy was to die by lethal injection, the U.S. Supreme Court , the highest court in the United States, granted a stay of execution. AP Video and updates about Terry Benedict's film project.

 
 

SHOCK! Popular UK Magazine Promotes Sterilization for Women in their 20s

SHOCK! Popular UK Magazine Promotes Sterilization for Women in their 20s

"By the time I was 18, I knew I was never going to change. I couldn't imagine letting something take over my body and then my whole life. I couldn't even look at a baby without feeling uncomfortable." Chloe, sterilized at age 20

 
 

Interview with Attorney and Pastor Mitch Tyner

"In my view, if we are not prepared to protect the rights of those with whom we disagree, we are not serious about religious freedom."

Former associate general counsel of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Mitch Tyner, asks questions about the legal process, lawsuits between believers, separation of church and state, and addresses the controversy about gay marriage.

 
 

On September 23, 2008 an Innocent Man is Scheduled to Die

On September 23, 2008 an Innocent Man is Scheduled to Die

By Terry L. Benedict – How Easily Can an Innocent Man Lose His Life?

Ask Troy Davis, who came within a harrowing 23 hours of execution by lethal injection last year and received a new execution date of September 23, 2008:

 
 

Seven Years Later and Counting – A 9/11 Scrapbook

Seven Years Later and Counting – A 9/11 Scrapbook

Seven years have passed since the planes hit the World Trade Center. Here is an unvarnished scrapbook of events that took place on that day and how these events led to a war in the Middle East and what happened there.

 
 

VIDEOS: Obama's, McCain's and Palin's Pastor Problems

This year, the candidates' religious leaders and their own beliefs are getting a lot of attention. Here is a round-up of some of the videos that have made news in recent months.

 
 

VIDEO: God in China – The Struggle for Religious Freedom

In this hour-long documentary, produced for Italy's RomeReports News Agency, Chinese men and women speak candidly of their experiences as religious believers, and their assessment of what the future may hold for them. The film presents interviews with representatives of both official and underground religions, shows priests and seminarians practicing their faith in secret, and offers a rare glimpse into China's Muslim community.

 
 

Evangelical Christians and Sarah Palin – Excerpt from Peggy Noonan's Column (WSJ)

But modern American evangelicals are among the last people who'd judge her harshly. It is the left that is about to go crazy with Puritan judgments; it is the right that is about to show what mellow looks like. Religious conservatives know something's wrong with us, that man's a mess. They are not left dazed by the latest applications of this fact. "This just in – there's a lot of sinning going on out there" is not a headline they'd understand to be news.