Bagel Heading | Is beauty Skin Deep?

Bagel Heading | Is beauty Skin Deep?

As I reported in my piece about scarification, young people today are not satisfied with tattoos or even piercings anymore, they are searching for more ways to modify their physical appearance and it is definitely getting weird. It seems that a lot of the new and...

New Religions Part Five | Two Sides of the Same Coin

 Creativity Creativity, a religion that sounds like something I could get behind, after all who doesn’t want a little creativity, that is until I found out what it was really about and who was behind it.  Founded in 1973 by Ben Klassen  (inventor of the wall mounted...
New Religions Part Four |  I AM Activity

New Religions Part Four | I AM Activity

In the 1930’s Guy and Edna Ballard founded the original Ascended Master Teachings religious movement, the “I AM activity.”  This activity was an offshoot of Theosophy (we’ll get to that in another post) and a predecessor of several New Age religions.  In it’s hay day...
New Religions Part Three |  Summum

New Religions Part Three | Summum

In 1975 Claude “Corky” Nowell claimed to have encountered beings he described as Summa Individuals.  They allegedly presented him with concepts regarding the nature of creation. These concepts are continually re-introduced to humankind by more advanced beings –...
New Religions Part Two | Raelism

New Religions Part Two | Raelism

I am sure that back in the early days of Christianity people thought it a crazy cult and that only after decades, centuries, did it become the upstanding religion we know today.  So who is to say that Raelism isn’t tomorrows Christianity. Founded in 1974 by Claude...