Posts tagged world vision
I Am Not Responsible For Your Hate: World Vision, Evangelicals, and Emotional Blackmail

This is nothing short of emotional blackmail, a hamstringing rhetoric that holds the victims responsible for the abuser’s actions. It is disturbing and disgusting and should be beneath the church. But for a church that traffics in spiritual abuse day in and day out and sees no problems with using threats to get their way, it’s not that surprising.

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Better Than Nothing?: When a Little Good Does a Lot of Harm

The “well, they’re doing some good” defense covers a lot of ill and is based in illogical thinking. The idea is that if someone is producing some good in the world, helping someone somewhere, then what they are doing is better than nothing. But oftentimes, our good-intentioned efforts to help can often entrench negative attitudes, bad social systems, and play right into the hands of oppression.

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