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    Dr. Rich Grego, Can Academia Handle the Evil Question? |445|

    I get your point, but that's not really the issue. Hugh Urban is a smart guy... so why is he allowed himself you think it's ok to ignore the consciousness / extended consciousness / evil question. Since you didn't listen to the show :) Alex Tsakiris: [00:29:08] So this is the point where all...
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    Dr. Rich Grego, Can Academia Handle the Evil Question? |445|

    I disagree... that's just giving up. I don't think we have to take the game seriously but if we're going to step onto the playing field... this is the deeper spiritual truth, eh :)
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    Dr. Rich Grego, Can Academia Handle the Evil Question? |445|

    Dr. Rich Grego, Can Academia Handle the Evil Question? |445| by Alex Tsakiris | Apr 7 | Consciousness Science Share Tweet 0SHARES Dr. Richard Grego explores how academic objectivity has hamstrung our understanding of extended consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko where we...
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    totally agree. I don't think this is as impossible as it seems. we established and enforce standards of moral responsibility in criminal culpability all the time, why can't we do it in this area. maybe the answer is more conspiratorial :)
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    hey Chris... not sure what you mean?
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    i'd be interested to hear what do you make of: https://thegodabovegod.com/archonic-mind-parasites/
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    wow... thx. what's yr take on the farmer ghost thing?
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    agreed. At one point in the interview I commented that Chis had his "defense field"... he seemed to agree :-)
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    Slow response from Skeptiko site

    I talked to go Daddy and they killed some processes and cleared the cache. let's see if this helps
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    I totally get your point. I also appreciate the idea that if I can see it in others it is probably in me... I can definitely see myself repeating old patterns... even ones I thought I was past :)
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    wow... Super interesting. I hadn't thought of that. do you have any specific links or references that come to mind?
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    it's tough because you got to have empathy for someone who's born into something like that and is obviously carrying some guilt about taking as long as he did to get out.
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    Chis Shelton, Social Science Blind Spot Regarding Cults? |444|

    thanks. This is a super interesting point so I'm glad you brought it up right away. It does seem like we have encountered skeptiko guests who swap one cultish way for another :) you have to wonder if some of us are just programed / predestined / susceptible to certain thought patterns.
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