Israeli Soldier’s Explosive Tell-All: “Palestinians are Right to Resist”…

Date: May 18, 2021

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“In a rare, candid conversation, Abby Martin interviews a former Israeli Army combat soldier who served as an occupier in Palestine’s Hebron City. Eran Efrati spent years as a sergeant and combat soldier in the Israeli military, but has since become an outspoken critic of the occupation of Palestine and Israeli apartheid.

Efrati gives explosive testimony on the reality of his service and explains how war crimes are institutionalized, as well as how systematic the oppression against Palestinians really is in a war of conquest that will no-doubt be accelerated under the Trump Administration.”

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Justin Berry Dead? It’s news to me…


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Date: May 18, 2021

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“Justin Berry…disappeared in Mexico on August 23, 2018, at the age of 32, and is presumed to have been murdered. – Enochian”

02) Wikipedia: Justin Berry

“Berry disappeared on August 23, 2018 while living in Mexico. He was declared dead in absentia by the court of Kern County nearly a year after his disappearance.”

03) BoyWiki: Justin Berry

“Justin Berry (July 24, 1986 – August 23, 2018?) raised in Bakersfield, California who during his teen years designed and maintained multiple websites in which he stripped, showered, and performed sex acts on webcam in return for money and gifts. The term coined for these types of underaged shows is bibcams, which stands for “boy in bedroom cams”.[1] He treated his websites as a professional business for profit and encouraged other boys both older and younger to participate as well. When he turned 18, journalist Kurt Eichenwald of the New York Times stumbled upon his image on the net and began a covert operation to uncover Justin’s business. Once Justin agreed to the story, he revealed all of his activities and agreed to turn over all information on the other individuals involved in return for immunity. He became a federal witness. Justin Berry disappeared in Ensenada, Mexico in August, 2018, at the age of 32.”

Hadn’t been paying any attention, but he was playing both sides of a dangerous game for a long time there.

It’s a foregone conclusion, that somebody would want him dead after what he did.

It’s a shame on so many levels.

Nothing which originally transpired should have been a legal issue in the first place.

If he was murdered, his blood is on the hands of U.S. politicians, law enforcement and his various manipulators [Oprah, Eichenwald], every bit as much as it is on the hands of anyone who may have whacked him.

I wonder if any of them even care.

Yes…I know many people have nothing good to say about him, even among those who supported his betrayal of his own customers…

By various accounts, he was a horrible person.

…but who knows how he might have turned out, had he been freely able to conduct his business legally.


Addendum:

After a day or two…a memory returned to me…that of hearing of his disappearance…and the bad presumptions surrounding it.

It’s been roughly three years ago…It was a brief blurb in the media…which did not stick around…I had plenty of other things to occupy my attention…and I forgot about this…

…But I did learn about it, when it happened.


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Spike protein causes cell damage (from Livestream #79)…

Date: May 17, 2021

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“COVID spike protein causes cell damage. Clip with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying.

References:
Lei et al 2021. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Impairs Endothelial Function via Downregulation of ACE 2. Circulation Research 128(9): 1323–1326. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.121.318902

Salk Institute news release, modified since May 1: https://www.salk.edu/news-release/the-novel-coronavirus-spike-protein-plays-additional-key-role-in-illness/

Blog post on Science Translational Medicine by Derek Lowe on Spike Protein Behavior: https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2021/05/04/spike-protein-behavior

Video interview with Uri Manor, one of the authors on the Lei et al 2021 paper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uydsf51Lzv8&t=0s

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Relationship of Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Self-Perception of Consent to Current Functioning…


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Date: May 17, 2021

01) Filip30: Dissertation „Relationship of Child Sexual Abuse

“Anthan R. Daly (2021): Relationship of Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Self-Perception of Consent to Current Functioning. Dissertation.

In this survey of college students, there was no significant correlation between the variable sexual acts of people before the age of 18 with people at least five years older and the two dependent variables psychological impairment and sexual functioning after controlling the confounder family cohesion.”

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“Date of Award
2021

Document Type
Dissertation

Degree Name
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department
College of Psychology

First Advisor
Steven N. Gold

Second Advisor
Christian DeLucia

Third Advisor
Jennifer Davidtz

Fourth Advisor
Scott Poland

Keywords
childhood sexual abuse, consent, family environment, psychological functioning, psychology, sexuality

Abstract

In 1998 Rind, Tromovitch and Bauserman conducted a meta-analysis using a college sample which challenged the prevailing belief that childhood sexual abuse (CSA) has inherent deleterious effects. Resultantly, the authors proposed alternative terminology (e.g., child-adult sex), without adequate investigation into what distinguishes child-adult sex from CSA. In response, the current study investigated the relationship between CSA, consent and adult functioning in a college sample. The sample consisted of 297 undergraduate college students, ranging in age from 18 to 63-years-old. Data was collected at a mid-sized university in the southeastern United States. The measures utilized in the study include the Symptom Checklist-90 Revised (SCL 90-R), Characteristics of First Sexual Experiences and Demographics Survey, Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale-Second Edition (FACES-II), and the Derogatis Interview for Sexual Functioning-Revised (DISF-R). Proposed questions were, 1) prevalence of CSA in the college sample 2) the effect of CSA status and consent on the outcome measures and 3) differences in consent between the CSA and non-CSA groups. The findings were that approximately 10% of the sample reported experiencing CSA, that sexual orientation (e.g., SCL 90-R) and perceived consent of the sexual experience (e.g., SCL 90-R and FACES-II) were the only variables that significantly impacted outcomes scores, and that participants in the CSA group were significantly more likely to report being victimized in their first sexual experiences. These results suggest that based on CSA status, a college sample does not exhibit significant deficits in psychological functioning or family environment and may not be comparable to samples of CSA survivors in the general population.”

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The Monster We Need to Slay…


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Date: May 17, 2021

01) throwing the paedophiles under the bus (again)

…If we fail to collectively confront and fix the root social issues [massive negative misunderstanding and bigotry towards human sexuality], it does not matter if TBLs and teens get legal freedom…because in a world still phobic about sex, it can be taken away from them again.

The real question here, is whether we are collectively focused on universal human equality and the unapologetic ending of all possibility of established power to demonize and devastate human beings…or if it’s top priority to “get what’s good for me” and leave everyone else to suffer “their fate”.

Maybe it’s because I am a literal pedophile, and I’ve never thought that liberation of people like me was seriously within reach, given this era and our circumstances…but I’ve embraced the former stance, to just fight the abuses of power and the bigotry across the board, regardless of the variables.

I empathize with anyone dying to live life naturally and to the fullest…I empathize with those who know they’ve been held back, and done dirty by society…I empathize with those who want more, and who realize things literally could be so much different from how they are…I understand the lure, for those who believe they are “just a nudge away” from what they want for their own life.

In the bigger picture…the monster we have to slay, is the social dishonesty and ruthless aggression towards human sexuality.

That will benefit all of us…nepiophiles, pedophiles, hebephiles, ephebophiles, teliophiles and gerontophiles.

Part of the process in this slaying, is letting go of our own preconceptions about people in groups different from our own…and not dismissing the very real needs and suffering of those other groups, or treating it as if it were in no way connected to us.


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Megan Phelps-Roper: Author of “Unfollow”…


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Date: May 16, 2021

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“A woman who has rejected her family — infamous for its hateful fundamentalism — is interviewed on the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Freethought Matters” TV show this Sunday.

Megan Phelps-Roper is author of the book “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church.” She bade goodbye to the church, founded by her grandfather Fred Phelps, in 2012 and now educates on topics related to extremism, religious extremism and how to communicate across ideological divides.

“I’d spent more than two decades of my life on this Earth, targeting people and antagonizing people, believing that it was the right thing to do — and believing that I was showing love to people in doing so,” she tells “Freethought Matters” co-hosts Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor about her “epiphany.” “Suddenly, it felt impossible to come to terms with the harm that we had wrought. It was like, and I’ve used this analogy before, like cradling a beautiful jewel in your hand, and then suddenly it turns to ash and dust, and realizing that you have dedicated your life to this thing.”

Learn more about the Freedom From Religion Foundation at https://ffrf.org/

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