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Ralph Day commented on Jeff Marxen's blog post 'Scare Tactics'
"Just was at a funeral today.  Not excessively churchy until the last 5 minutes, then it got into the "he's in heaven waiting for you, you'll be together for eternity..."  That scared the crap out of me!  …"
Mar 14, 2012
Ed commented on Jeff Marxen's blog post 'Scare Tactics'
"Your uncle seems to be a little short on tact. You might ask for permission when the opportunity arises to eulogize him at his funeral."
Mar 13, 2012
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Scare Tactics

I was reminded a few weeks ago about another tool religions often use to recruit and keep members: scare tactics.  Unfortunately my dad passed away about a month ago.  He was spiritual, and somewhat religious, so his funeral was held at the non-denominational church he and his wife favored.  A fiery preacher whose book my dad recently read and liked “graced” us with being the keynote speaker at the service.  Given that he didn’t actually know my dad, I didn’t expect him to speak long or spend…See More
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Scare Tactics

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 8:10pm 2 Comments

I was reminded a few weeks ago about another tool religions often use to recruit and keep members: scare tactics.  Unfortunately my dad passed away about a month ago.  He was spiritual, and somewhat religious, so his funeral was held at the non-denominational church he and his wife favored.  A fiery preacher whose book my dad recently read and liked “graced” us with being the keynote speaker at the service.  Given that he didn’t actually know my dad, I didn’t expect him to speak long or…

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