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ALERT! The Woozle Effect + Slide-By News = Elements of A Soft Coup Against Global Freedom?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The Woozle Effect: ” The Woozle Effect, also known as “evidence by citation“[1], or a woozle, occurs when frequent citation of previous publications that lack evidence misleads individuals, groups, and the public into thinking or believing there is … Continue reading

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Hope for Countering the “Information Apocalypse” and the Power of “Slide-By News”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The Information Apocalypse From the down side of the brave new world of artificial Intelligence, specifically, the manipulation of information to influence and/or deceive viewers and readers, comes a growing concern over what is called the “information … Continue reading

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Is It God’s Word, or Some Other god’s words? On Interpretation and a (Literary) Plan

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Tricks of the Interpretive Trade–From the Lit Teacher (it’s summer…I get poetic in the summer…) There are many approaches to interpreting and studying the Bible, a discipline known as hermeneutics. As a lover of “close reading” for … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 15: #Resisttherage

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Ironically, as those who know me might note, here I am using a hashtag thing in my post title–ME, one of the remaining family/friends/colleagues who does not participate in social media, lol, outside of old-fashioned e-mail and … Continue reading

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On “Precision Teaching” (1969) and “Meme Control” (2018): The Better to Manipulate You With

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Precision Teaching  Back in 1969-70 I was assigned a student work-study position through the University of Oregon at Pearl Buck Center, a local facility serving physically and mentally challenged individuals. This was before “mainstreaming;”

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Spirit-Lifting Flash Mob Amid Fearful Trash Mobs…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila You may have already had the pleasure of viewing the musical “flash mob” in a London supermarket, linked below, where shoppers and workers alike performed an operatic selection. I thought that in the midst of all the … Continue reading

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Letters to The Remnant, 3: WHAT Gold and Silver?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Co-Saints, Yet another “watchman” told me to stock up on gold and silver. Quick! “Have you noticed,” he said in stern tones, “what the Stock Market is up to, rather, down to?” And the numbers are ominous: … Continue reading

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On the God of the Dance and the Ballerina in Blue

Phyllis Nissila I estimated that when the ballerina in blue performed with her dance group there was not a dry eye in the audience— or backstage, my niece added, during the time she waited in the wings with her own … Continue reading

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