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“The President Of The United States Is Racist,” But We Already Knew - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The President Of The United States is racist,” said Don Lemon in the opening of his show, just hours after reports surfaced of Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Lemon’s declaration was something most Americans were aware of, the surprise came from Lemon’s decision to put it out on the table. According to reports, Broadcast journalist usually tread lightly on topics such as racism, as it can be seen differently to different people. But, Lemon, as well as Anderson Cooper, who doubled down on the declaration, used the CNN platform to let Americans know that “We told you so.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The powerful statement by Lemon, propelled a Trumpisracist hashtag on Twitter. While many Americans used the tag to denounce Trump’s racist remarks, Trump supporters and Twitter bots, used the hashtag to defend the Celebrity-in-Chief. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Trump has denied making comments that have reportedly been blown out of proportion by the media, lawmakers who were in attendance did not deny the “shithole” remark. In fact, some of Trump’s Fox News friends defended the statement, questing the need for immigration if the countries that immigrants are leaving aren’t “shithole” countries. What are your thoughts?: "The President Of The United States Is Racist," But We Already Knew @balleralert “The President Of The United States Is Racist,” But We Already Knew - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The President Of The United States is racist,” said Don Lemon in the opening of his show, just hours after reports surfaced of Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Lemon’s declaration was something most Americans were aware of, the surprise came from Lemon’s decision to put it out on the table. According to reports, Broadcast journalist usually tread lightly on topics such as racism, as it can be seen differently to different people. But, Lemon, as well as Anderson Cooper, who doubled down on the declaration, used the CNN platform to let Americans know that “We told you so.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The powerful statement by Lemon, propelled a Trumpisracist hashtag on Twitter. While many Americans used the tag to denounce Trump’s racist remarks, Trump supporters and Twitter bots, used the hashtag to defend the Celebrity-in-Chief. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Trump has denied making comments that have reportedly been blown out of proportion by the media, lawmakers who were in attendance did not deny the “shithole” remark. In fact, some of Trump’s Fox News friends defended the statement, questing the need for immigration if the countries that immigrants are leaving aren’t “shithole” countries. What are your thoughts?
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<p><a href="http://goingorthodox.tumblr.com/post/163620722335/libertarirynn-tcfkag-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">goingorthodox</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/163620629404/tcfkag-brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://tcfkag.tumblr.com/post/163618985123/brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">tcfkag</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p> <p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p> </blockquote> <p>In my whole life as a Christian in America, the only context I’ve ever heard the phrase “train up a child” is in reference to that horrific abusive book.</p> <p>Yes it’s referencing a bible verse, but I would bet that 99/100 times the people using it are at the very least influenced by How to Train Up a Child.</p> </blockquote> <p>Sorry but I think that estimate is waaaaaaay off. Perhaps you grew up in a very fundamental circle, but the book itself is not that widespread. According to some reports it has barely sold 10,000 copies in the last 16 years. That’s hardly an extremely popular book or grounds to assume that 99% of the time people saying that phrase are referencing it.</p> </blockquote> <p>Yeah my first thought was the Bible verse, and I even know about the Pearls (and will gladly rant with anyone about them, if you’d like) </p></blockquote> <p>Yeah I hate fundie garbage like that. But has it ever occurred to people that every Christian on the block would be beating their infants and leaving their kids to starve if these kind of methods were widespread? Here&rsquo;s a thought: they&rsquo;re not. There&rsquo;s absolutely no reason to launch such a heinous accusation of child abuse against a woman for using a simple hashtag of a common bible verse, no matter how corny you think she&rsquo;s being.</p>: I had to run into Walmart. I turned around to make sure my son was next to me. Instead of finding him by my side I found him kneeling in front of the missing children board praying. C/M)iff . #trainupachild #amazing very counts. ox. RELEASE 2200 Kathy Erin Oh please why doesn't he do something productive like go out and look for them Fri at 10:53 PM Like Reply20 LOOK AGAINI View 18 previous replies Donna Cunningham Kathy Erin May God... <p><a href="http://goingorthodox.tumblr.com/post/163620722335/libertarirynn-tcfkag-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">goingorthodox</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/163620629404/tcfkag-brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://tcfkag.tumblr.com/post/163618985123/brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">tcfkag</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p> <p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p> </blockquote> <p>In my whole life as a Christian in America, the only context I’ve ever heard the phrase “train up a child” is in reference to that horrific abusive book.</p> <p>Yes it’s referencing a bible verse, but I would bet that 99/100 times the people using it are at the very least influenced by How to Train Up a Child.</p> </blockquote> <p>Sorry but I think that estimate is waaaaaaay off. Perhaps you grew up in a very fundamental circle, but the book itself is not that widespread. According to some reports it has barely sold 10,000 copies in the last 16 years. That’s hardly an extremely popular book or grounds to assume that 99% of the time people saying that phrase are referencing it.</p> </blockquote> <p>Yeah my first thought was the Bible verse, and I even know about the Pearls (and will gladly rant with anyone about them, if you’d like) </p></blockquote> <p>Yeah I hate fundie garbage like that. But has it ever occurred to people that every Christian on the block would be beating their infants and leaving their kids to starve if these kind of methods were widespread? Here&rsquo;s a thought: they&rsquo;re not. There&rsquo;s absolutely no reason to launch such a heinous accusation of child abuse against a woman for using a simple hashtag of a common bible verse, no matter how corny you think she&rsquo;s being.</p>
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<p><a href="https://tcfkag.tumblr.com/post/163618985123/brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">tcfkag</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p><p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p></blockquote> <p>In my whole life as a Christian in America, the only context I’ve ever heard the phrase “train up a child” is in reference to that horrific abusive book.</p><p>Yes it’s referencing a bible verse, but I would bet that 99/100 times the people using it are at the very least influenced by How to Train Up a Child.</p></blockquote> <p>Sorry but I think that estimate is waaaaaaay off. Perhaps you grew up in a very fundamental circle, but the book itself is not that widespread. According to some reports it has barely sold 10,000 copies in the last 16 years. That&rsquo;s hardly an extremely popular book or grounds to assume that 99% of the time people saying that phrase are referencing it.</p>: I had to run into Walmart. I turned around to make sure my son was next to me. Instead of finding him by my side I found him kneeling in front of the missing children board praying. C/M)iff . #trainupachild #amazing very counts. ox. RELEASE 2200 Kathy Erin Oh please why doesn't he do something productive like go out and look for them Fri at 10:53 PM Like Reply20 LOOK AGAINI View 18 previous replies Donna Cunningham Kathy Erin May God... <p><a href="https://tcfkag.tumblr.com/post/163618985123/brehaaorgana-winterfells-walls" class="tumblr_blog">tcfkag</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p><p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p></blockquote> <p>In my whole life as a Christian in America, the only context I’ve ever heard the phrase “train up a child” is in reference to that horrific abusive book.</p><p>Yes it’s referencing a bible verse, but I would bet that 99/100 times the people using it are at the very least influenced by How to Train Up a Child.</p></blockquote> <p>Sorry but I think that estimate is waaaaaaay off. Perhaps you grew up in a very fundamental circle, but the book itself is not that widespread. According to some reports it has barely sold 10,000 copies in the last 16 years. That&rsquo;s hardly an extremely popular book or grounds to assume that 99% of the time people saying that phrase are referencing it.</p>
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<p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p> <p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p> </blockquote> <p>I’ve grown up as evangelical as it gets and I’ve never heard of this book. I’m not saying it’s not popular in some circles, but I have never experienced it and I grew up homeschooled and surrounded by other evangelical homeschoolers and none of them believe in beating their infants so maybe this isn’t as widespread as you’re thinking but idk. At any rate I hardly think it’s fair to accuse the woman of child abuse simply because she hashtaged a Bible Verse that also happens to be the name of a stupid book.</p>: I had to run into Walmart. I turned around to make sure my son was next to me. Instead of finding him by my side I found him kneeling in front of the missing children board praying. C/M)iff . #trainupachild #amazing very counts. ox. RELEASE 2200 Kathy Erin Oh please why doesn't he do something productive like go out and look for them Fri at 10:53 PM Like Reply20 LOOK AGAINI View 18 previous replies Donna Cunningham Kathy Erin May God... <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163618122937/winterfells-walls-brehaaorgana" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://winterfells-walls.tumblr.com/post/163617263402/brehaaorgana-fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">winterfells-walls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://brehaaorgana.tumblr.com/post/163613725082/fromchaostocosmos-chiribomb" class="tumblr_blog">brehaaorgana</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fromchaostocosmos.tumblr.com/post/163603183253/chiribomb-sonypraystation-kathy-with-the" class="tumblr_blog">fromchaostocosmos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://chiribomb.tumblr.com/post/163589211377/sonypraystation-kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">chiribomb</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sonypraystation.tumblr.com/post/163585263067/kathy-with-the-scorching-tea" class="tumblr_blog">sonypraystation</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>kathy with the scorching tea</p></blockquote> <p>Lazy-ass child</p> </blockquote> <p>anyone else really disturbed by the hashtag train up a child</p> <p>no seriously what the fuck</p> </blockquote> <p>I suspect a loooot of people don’t know that <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2011/10/03/did_the_disturbing_philosophy_of_how_to_train_up_a_child_lead_to.html">“train up a child”</a> is a reference to a book/method of raising children that is centered around regular and <b><i>extensive</i></b> child abuse, usually through beating the child in question. </p> <p>This image/screencap isn’t amusing or charming. I’m sure people thought it was “funny” because it’s super christian and therefore weird or incongruous with how we think kids should be/should act/alien to our own childhoods, but the reality is that<b> that mom just referenced a book that probably means she beats or starves her son. </b>[Note that the death cases have often been white xtian fundamentalists who have adopted black/African children.]</p> <p>If you’re not familiar with the Pearls and their book To Train Up a Child, here’s some links, which tend to be from horrified Christian parents. I can’t confirm or deny these are all good <i>websites</i>, but I know these are mostly about horror at the TTUAC method. <b>Trigger Warning for Child abuse and Murder</b>:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.parentatthehelm.com/1298/speaking-up-children-trained-to-death-coverage-list-of-to-train-up-a-child-connection/">Speaking up against TTUAC</a> - more links documenting extensive/extreme child abuse, including child murder by parents using the TTUAC “method.”<br/></li> <li><a href="https://www.babble.com/mom/to-train-up-a-child-teaches-punishment-that-kills-kids/">Babble - TTUAC Book leads to multiple child deaths</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/october/when-child-discipline-becomes-abuse.html">Christianity Today: When Child Discipline becomes Abuse</a></li> <li> <a href="https://whynottrainachild.com/2010/04/20/quotes-from-ttuac/">Why Not to Train a Child</a> (quotes from the book, revealing that the Pearls advocate beating <i>infants.) </i> </li> <li><a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/04/some-quotes-from-michael-pearl.html">Quotes from Michael Pearl</a></li> <li> <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1110/26/acd.02.html">CNN transcript</a> from Anderson Cooper on the Death of Hana Williams/Interview with Pearl. </li> <li> <a href="http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/2011/11/corpses-dont-rebel-a-former-follower-of-michael-pearls-to-train-up-a-child-reacts-to-the-death-of-hana-williams/">Corpses Don’t Rebel: A former follower of Michael Pearl’s “To Train Up A Child” reacts to the death of Hana William</a>s, from the blog No Longer Quivering<br/></li> <li> <a href="https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/the-abusive-teachings-of-michael-and-debi-pearl">The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl</a> <br/></li> <li> <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-1/">Liberty for Captives: to Train Up a Child Abuser</a> / <a href="https://libertyforcaptives.com/2014/01/11/to-train-up-a-child-abuser-part-2/">pt 2</a> </li> <li><a href="https://katiekind.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/when-parenting-kills-what-can-we-do/">When Parenting Kills, What Can We Do?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.equip.org/PDF/DF230.pdf">“Christian Families on the Edge: Authoritarianism and Isolationism Among Us” </a>by Rachel D. Ramer for the Christian Research Institute<br/></li> <li><a href="http://thatmom.com/2010/02/17/child-abuse-in-the-name-of-jesus/">Child Abuse in the Name of Jesus</a></li> </ul><p>etc etc. This post isn’t funny or meme-worthy, it’s a sign that whoever knows this lady should consider calling CPS. </p> </blockquote> <p>Listen I know nothing about whatever book that is, I’ve never heard of it in my life and I grew up Christian and I’m still Christian. She was probably referencing, I don’t know, the BIBLE considering the first thing I thought of was that verse in proverbs that talks about training your children to do right while they’re young so they’ll do right when they’re adults but you know whatever. Like I definitely don’t condone any kind of child abuse (obviously) but assuming she’s referencing this book instead of something much more widely known is like accusing everyone who offhandedly mentions making a deal of referencing “the art of the deal” and being a trump supporter. There’s not really a correlation.</p> </blockquote> <p>I MEAN LIKE…. okay: I’ll admit I had a knee-jerk reaction to this. I’m fine with editing it down. I was responding to someone saying it made them uncomfortable (Jewish bloggers) and I… I mean look, I <i>know</i> it’s a biblical verse. I’ll grant that I perhaps <i>over-</i>emphasized my own personal connection with this specific verse and rampant abuse and child murder. It’s possible she just means raise your kids to be religious, and is an evangelical who doesn’t beat or starve her child. (God willing, that’s the case. I’ve never really heard that particular citation being quite as popular outside of evangelical circles)  </p> <p>But also…this is a very popular evangelical book on parenting that was linked to the deaths of several children, and you can’t exactly fault me for linking it to news cases that were considered pretty major less than ten years ago? </p> </blockquote> <p>I’ve grown up as evangelical as it gets and I’ve never heard of this book. I’m not saying it’s not popular in some circles, but I have never experienced it and I grew up homeschooled and surrounded by other evangelical homeschoolers and none of them believe in beating their infants so maybe this isn’t as widespread as you’re thinking but idk. At any rate I hardly think it’s fair to accuse the woman of child abuse simply because she hashtaged a Bible Verse that also happens to be the name of a stupid book.</p>
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badgyal-k: gin-and-eschatonic: harvey-swick: flowers-without-reason: caesoxfan04: Anderson Cooper saving a boy in Haiti during a shooting. A slab of concrete was dropped of the boys head. Anderson fucking Cooper, everyone.  Some journalists like to be strictly observers. they don’t intervene, they don’t participate. they just document what they see, even if what they see is terrible. But the way I see it, journalists don’t exist in a vacuum. They are human beings, living and working in a very human environment. And that humanity is essential in relating to their stories. When you lose your humanity, you lose any kind of journalistic integrity you have left.  #nevernotreblog this is the guy who found out one of his ancestors was killed by one of his slaves and was like “he had it coming” Anderson is a good guy : badgyal-k: gin-and-eschatonic: harvey-swick: flowers-without-reason: caesoxfan04: Anderson Cooper saving a boy in Haiti during a shooting. A slab of concrete was dropped of the boys head. Anderson fucking Cooper, everyone.  Some journalists like to be strictly observers. they don’t intervene, they don’t participate. they just document what they see, even if what they see is terrible. But the way I see it, journalists don’t exist in a vacuum. They are human beings, living and working in a very human environment. And that humanity is essential in relating to their stories. When you lose your humanity, you lose any kind of journalistic integrity you have left.  #nevernotreblog this is the guy who found out one of his ancestors was killed by one of his slaves and was like “he had it coming” Anderson is a good guy
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