Worth reading. Emotional abuse can do a lot of harm and be hard to recognize or accept. If you were raised with assumptions of absolute self control or phrases like “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”; you will find this will be hard accept.
I saw all of the elements they mention in the article.
There has been a lot of noise lately about the use of runes in the Norwegian Olympic team sweater. The objection is that two runes are displayed on the sweater, Tiwaz and Elhaz, the runes for Tyr/victory and elk/protection, had been used by the Nazi’s for certain specific groups and programs (leadership school for Tiwaz, […]
Based on recent issues in the SCA with swastikas and “HH”, I did a search for an article and found this.
A friend of mine, formerly in the SCA, mentioned the specific details, which are mostly on Facebook sadly. However, if you are part of any related community, it is something to be aware.
They definitely do NOT want to be left alone.
…training included lessons in firearms and hand-to-hand combat, preparation for the group’s “ultimate aim of overthrowing the U.S. government through the use of terrorism and guerrilla warfare.”
The picture in the article is of a Germanic duel between a man and a woman.
We shouldn’t need to recite poetic verses or cite academic sources to convince men that women are people. We should all respect women as individuals and honor their input, because they are human beings with identities and agency. Period. This shouldn’t need to be spelled out, but it apparently must.
Reflect on that one a bit.
A very detailed account of someone who has done a lot of harm.
I was struck, in particular, by his cowardice and by the continued support of his family. Arguably, they have allowed him to continue the way he has. Many of these men are not strong people. Nor brave.