Just What Do We Mean by ABUSE Anyway?

Written by Rosella Aranda

For most people,repparttar word abuse implies violent and malicious behavior. In fact, most mistreatment does NOT fall into that category. ALL MISTREATMENT LEAVES EMOTIONAL SCARS There are several basic types of mistreatment, but one thing that all types of mistreatment have in common is that they all cause great mental suffering. It’s important to realize that this damage occurs even ifrepparttar 148054 abuse is committed out of ignorance or exhaustion or any other mitigating factors.

Children have no way of discerning between intentional or unintentional harm. To them, it all hurts justrepparttar 148055 same. PHYSICAL MISTREATMENT AND NEGLECT Physical abuse includes any kind of corporal punishment: hitting, pushing, slapping, burning, biting, and even yanking. You often see parents yanking their children by repparttar 148056 arm as if they were dragging something by a leash. These behaviors may or may not leave physical scars, butrepparttar 148057 emotional scars always remain. There is also neglect, which is a deprivation of basic necessities: food, clothing, shelter, medical attention or adequate supervision. Leaving children alone who are too young to be in charge of themselves and their own safety is not only dangerous. It is cruel. The child might assurerepparttar 148058 parents that it’s okay with him because he senses that that’s what his parents want. In reality,repparttar 148059 child may be terrified of staying alone and even more afraid to say so. WITNESSING PHYSICAL ABUSE IS EQUALLY ABUSIVE Most people do not recognize that just witnessing physical abuse is also horrifying and extremely damaging. Ifrepparttar 148060 parents beat up on each other andrepparttar 148061 kid is forced to watch or hear or even witnessrepparttar 148062 aftermath, no one gets out of that scenario unscathed. SEXUAL ABUSE IS NOT CONFINED TO INTERCOURSE Sexual abuse occurs when a child is forced, tricked, or threatened to engage in any kind of sexual behavior. It is not limited to penetration or fellatio or fondling. It includes even watching or listening to any kind of sexual activity. Most people do not realize that sexual violation also occurs when there is a distortion of boundaries: • Grown-ups walking in on kids without regard for their intimate space • Grown-ups being too seductively clad or unclad • Oglingrepparttar 148063 child in a state of undress • Making sexual observations about someone’s body These are all inappropriate behaviors and they leaverepparttar 148064 child feeling very confused and uneasy. They might not understand why they feel bad, but it becomes a great source


Written by Doug Krieger

HITLER’S POSITIVE CHRISTIANITY… Unleashingrepparttar Patriotic Church By Douglas William Krieger     NEVER IN AMERICA?   This article was written by one of German ancestry whose forebears on his mother’s side can be traced to Martin Luther himself; thence,repparttar 146725 incessant interest inrepparttar 146726 rise of Adolf Hitler and, in particular (through years of research)repparttar 146727 under girding support he derived in his ascendancy fromrepparttar 146728 Christian religion inrepparttar 146729 heart of Europe.  How could this possibly happen?  Alas!  Could we in America be as deceitfully predisposed to such a malevolent curse—driven byrepparttar 146730 same demons? Do we today witness camouflaged strategies designed to accomplish a greater horror of unimaginable consequence and upon Christendom of like vulnerability?    The remotest thought of such an evil plot akin to what seducedrepparttar 146731 German people could somehow be foisted upon our beloved America bogglesrepparttar 146732 senses . . . yet, each day, each month,repparttar 146733 same cultural polarization eerily divides;repparttar 146734 similitude of its military-industrial complex mirrors that of Rome’s expansions; its cries for greater and more restrictive security for its citizenry clamors; its tenuous economic factors now threateningrepparttar 146735 globalism it created as a result ofrepparttar 146736 insatiable consumption of all things luxurious persist—all this while withinrepparttar 146737 walls of our crystal city,repparttar 146738 party is oblivious torepparttar 146739 multitude ofrepparttar 146740 wretched outside who admire and distain its opulence.  Are there comparisons?  Be not quick in your rejection that alleged “systems” now in place—with histories of wide disparity—insure Americans absolute relief fromrepparttar 146741 extremities of Nazi Germany . . . look again, look carefully, very carefully . . . history’s mercurial habit at repetition seeks to warn us all . . . “broad isrepparttar 146742 way that leadeth to destruction and many there be that go in thereat.”       THE INTOXICATING APPEAL   To understandrepparttar 146743 appeal,repparttar 146744 absolute, mesmerizing, and intoxicating drive behind Hitler's success, one must go beyondrepparttar 146745 inequities ofrepparttar 146746 Versailles Treaty and delve intorepparttar 146747 mysterious association that Herr Hitler placed uponrepparttar 146748 Christian religion. Don't think that Adolf was way off into some cultic, overtly demonic world of fantasy and influence. True,repparttar 146749 occult most assuredly was deeply engaged in his thinking and outlook—butrepparttar 146750 use of legitimate Christian imagery was his forte. He both understoodrepparttar 146751 need to mobilizerepparttar 146752 masses andrepparttar 146753 religion that alone could sway their fidelity to his cause.   Furthermore, throughout his declarations and apparent pontifications, is a unique ability to uplift and galvanizerepparttar 146754 German people—to so highly esteem them, and to generate within themrepparttar 146755 self-esteem that would produce a people whose image reflectedrepparttar 146756 one who had so unalterably changed and transformed them intorepparttar 146757 awesome enunciation of der Fuhrer himself. They became transfixed and transported into another state of mind and being—from despair and rejection, to an exhilarating euphoria and total acceptance. They could BE ALL THAT THEY COULD BE and then some. Here is no buffoon strutting uponrepparttar 146758 stage of German dejection cavalierly rivetingrepparttar 146759 German mind and will upon himself—no, no, no!   Here isrepparttar 146760 uniqueness of Adolf Hitler—one who could so verbalize with utter clarity whatrepparttar 146761 German soul could be in its fullness and creative genius. Neither did his spoken word proclaim his own commitment and genius—it climaxed withinrepparttar 146762 Germany he envisioned in such a rapturous expression and discovery of who they were, and what they could become, with God Almighty vindicating every breath they would take! Hitler injected into nearly every German heart a DIVINE SPARK, which regrettably morphed into an inferno of destruction and death unforeseen in human history—but its initial dissension upon its benefactors was replete with a baptism of power and light utterly transcendent that it captured an entire nation inrepparttar 146763 heart of Christian Europe. Its pristine message createdrepparttar 146764 IMAGE of DAS VOLK, a people who were destined byrepparttar 146765 very triumph of their corporate will to berepparttar 146766 consummation and commencement ofrepparttar 146767 Kingdom of God—DAS THOUSANDE JAHRE REICH! (The promised millennial reign—one thousand year kingdom)!   But, firstly,repparttar 146768 Weimar Republic's failure was predictable. Its liberalism was far too watered down, far too immersed in its diversity and acceptance to galvanizerepparttar 146769 enthusiasm and concerted consecration of common folk, who longed for a winner, a leader, a "national champion." Democracy, gone awry, alone can produce dictatorship—de facto, or elected! Ultimately,repparttar 146770 Left (Weimar or Hollywood)—again by its very nature—simply cannot SUSTAINrepparttar 146771 caliber of commitment and vision that can be produced by absolutism and rigid conservatism to which we allude here.   Today a growing number of truly evangelical faithful observerepparttar 146772 Christian Right in America, assisted by its current allies amongrepparttar 146773 so-called neocons (i.e., neoconservatives—pragmatic politicos), forging a formidable alliance of convenience that wholly supportsrepparttar 146774 rise ofrepparttar 146775 New American World Order System. Its striking resemblance to Hitler's appeals is frightful! Liberalism may rant and rave about societal freedoms and renounce governmental restrictions—but their voices and challenges are hollow sounding and even adjudged fallacious, whenrepparttar 146776 triumph of his armies have so prevailed uponrepparttar 146777 Plains of Shinar! Libertarians and Constitutionalists—you do well to listen to this diatribe.   ADOLF HITLER—THE GERMAN SOLUTION IS A CHRISTIAN ONE   The tone and substance coming fromrepparttar 146778 mouth of Herr Hitler, althoughrepparttar 146779 context is, of course, unique to European Christianity, is eerily compatible to what we are increasingly hearing today from certain political leaders withinrepparttar 146780 American New World Order System. What you are about to read will shock many of you—will utterly cause you to have a spiritual seizure; a revulsion akin to a full-blown, stomach-bending, vomit—but you must come to terms with why this is happening and how religion—the Christian religion—isrepparttar 146781 most powerful tool that can be utilized in order to capturerepparttar 146782 "believing" masses and to promote, through "moral covering" and political dedication, an agenda that resounds withinrepparttar 146783 heart ofrepparttar 146784 common man inrepparttar 146785 context of Western Civilization.   Hitler, like today's champions of Americana, knew thatrepparttar 146786 "believing masses" had been beaten down; had suffered their World War (Viet Nam), had their beloved Germany (America) battered about with moral decline and "radical secularism" that causedrepparttar 146787 "moral fiber" ofrepparttar 146788 nation to collapse—something had (has) to be done—someone with guts and glory had (has) to arise to capturerepparttar 146789 imagination ofrepparttar 146790 nation to arise from its depravity and crimes, from its vulnerability (be it from "them socialists" or "terrorists"), from its self-inflicted and debilitating social ills . . . someone is needed to alter our self-perceptions!

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