I was doing some research on religious cults, and I wanted to start simple by researching and getting a good grasp on a common and expert definition of a religious cult. I also wanted to read personal accounts from those who had left a cult. Imagine then my shock and horror as it became frustratingly… Continue reading The cult of ____.
QUESTION: Name one thing you have lied to yourself about. Why did you do this? I suffer with bipolar and anxiety, I lie to myself all the time. I lie about big things, like about whether I'm worth anything. I also lie to myself about trivial things; like about how grievous it is to make… Continue reading The Inner-Voice Lies
I've been thinking a lot lately about how social networks have become hotbeds of hostility and how new networks are trying to position themselves to answer actual and perceived problems. I want to talk a bit about that. But first, a true story! Several years back, I created an online community for writers. It was… Continue reading Moderating social networks
One of my least favorite feelings in life is when you realize you're coasting. That things are just moving. Work,...