2013 Articles


Why I Don’t Celebrate Christmas
Remember back in your school days that there were kids who didn’t celebrate Christmas?
Maybe you were one.

Now Open!

Genesis and the Jewish Connection
You are already aware of the story of Joseph, rising to the power of Pharaoh’s finance minister, but a more detailed description of his plans and policies are given away in Genesis.

From ancient Greek, means extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of ones own competence or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power.

Monsters Inc
Take Your Disabled Child To The Mall And Abandon Him – Let Someone Else Take Care Of Him.

Breaking The Spell: Religion As A Natural Phenomenon
Humans desire to transcend, and they can’t transcend if they’re not part of something more wonderful than themselves. Nazi Germany shows us that individuals, can lower themselves to the most horrible atrocities simply because their countrymen are also doing it.

Theft by Authority. Those Rotten Sons of Bitches!
Now, can you think of any profession where one can obtain a CEO-like position having no formal training, no formal credentials, or no related former experience?

In the 1950s, it was the standard, at least in the United States, that, all things being equal, a man was as good as his word:

The Greatest Story Ever Told  Sold
30 minute video explaining the origins of Christianity

 Incest and the Apostle
The Painful Truth investigates Armstrong's incest issue

The Cult of Herbert Armstrong is full of itself, puffed up in full arrogance, confident in its overweening ego, that the only truth is here with them and you dare not go anywhere else because, if you do, disasters will surely follow, you will be in deep trouble, you will have terrible problems...

The important thing here is for the alpha male Corporate Executive to assert his superior dominance over an underling to maintain Corporate Order and insure the proper image for the Corporate Executive in the hierarchy of the Corporate “monkey tree” where all the executives are striving to be “top banana”

Swindlers have been an endemic epidemic within the Cult of Herbert Armstrong since the 1950s: It isn’t just the leaders and ministers, it’s the members

The Joe Schmo Show
Those of us who have been in the Cult of Herbert Armstrong have lived through our own Joe Schmo Show: It is all fake — the joke is on us.

2013: What Could Possibly Happen Now?
Here at the Painful Truth, we analyze trends and project them forward; we do not predict, prognosticate: We are a non prophet organization.

News Flash: Herbert Armstrong is Dead!
It’s sort of like, you know, Herbert Armstrong is on an extended vacation, maybe in Argentina, along with Hitler, and he’ll return any day now and revitalize...

Rod Meredith's Letter To Former LCG Apologist Bob Thiel
"Bob, I have personally liked you, wanted to encourage you and have tried to work with you for years. However, I have seen that you have had great difficulty in learning the lessons of deep humility that God wants all of us to learn."

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