Oct/Nov 2015

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(This is an excerpt—click on the title to view the whole piece!)

The Child Abuse We Don't Talk About

I cannot address from personal experience what it is like to grow up in the confines of a fundamentalist protestant, Jewish, or Muslim sect, or for that matter a secular cult. But, having heard others speak of their experiences in such situations, I suspect the correspondences are very close to what I endured, human beings being pretty consistent in their behavior and misbehavior throughout place and time.

Thomas J. Hubschman