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For those "appreciating" Hate Groups

Posted by Elise Muller on

I felt compelled to write an open letter to Christians voicing appreciation of a company affiliated with hate groups.  Yes, hate groups - people banding together to encourage divisiveness and to spew hatred. By "appreciating" hate groups, Christian values are exemplified as self-righteous, judgmental and hateful.  Considering this, I find it odd that hate groups and their supporters believe “God is on their side”. If one is humble in their devotional practice and has listened to the voice of God, they would understand the Creator does not choose sides, nor does our Creator hate.  We are all children of God,...

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The Best Skin-Care Products

Posted by Elise Muller on

Yes, that's what the article touted.   Obviously, when I come across an article featuring “the best skin-care products” ... I’m curious to see what promoters are promoting. This particular article arrived via email from The Oprah Magazine (article generated by www.realbeauty.com).   Considering that I admire Oprah, I was curious to see what her publication was featuring.  (No, I don’t believe that Oprah actually uses these products; however, they’re being promoted by her publications). I've listed two of the best skin-care products being touted.  (I trust you'll understand why I stopped at two).   As a side note, the tag line on...

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Inherent Beauty - Teach our Daughters Well

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As women, we’ve been targeted by the media since we were (approximately) eleven years old – a time before we knew what the words "catch phrase" or "manipulation" meant.  Unfortunately, at the onset of the media’s manipulation we were in our "formative years" – the years when we wanted to look like anything other than ourselves.  We were targeted to believe that “beauty” lived in the various hair, skin, clothing and makeup advertisements.   (Do you remember how those “advertisements” made you feel or how they never quite captured your beauty)?  Don’t feel bad if you missed the subtle manipulation, it...

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