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Video:WATCH: A Teenager's Slam Poetry on Religious Brainwashing at Its Finest.

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Isaac Luria This kid's inspiring words make me think about how I want to "brainwash" my own kids. How about you?

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Debbie G (306)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 3:41 pm
I love this! Thanks, JL.

JL A (281)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 4:09 pm
You are welcome Debbie.

Mitchell D (87)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 5:34 pm
Makes me proud to come from the same borough!
Yeah, I know, maybe a few decades earlier...and then a few more.

Freya H (357)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 7:03 pm
If only all kids were "brainwashed" as he was!

Terry V (30)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 9:40 pm
Congress should HEAR this. THANKS!!!

TomCat S (129)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:09 am
I wonder why they call it brainWASHING when Republican Supplu-side pseudo-Christianity (completely unrelated to authentic Christianity) spreads brainPOLLUTION!!

SuSanne P (193)
Monday November 4, 2013, 5:01 am
ThankX JL. WOW, very impressive and somehow I believe SHOULD be on the endangered species list!

Athena F (131)
Monday November 4, 2013, 5:03 am
Thank you!

fly b (26)
Monday November 4, 2013, 9:43 am
I saw this just the other day. Great!! ty

. (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 9:50 am
Noted & posted

. (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 10:10 am
Great video, JL. Thanks for sharing.

Kit B (276)
Monday November 4, 2013, 11:26 am

That's a little brain washing the whole world could use. Religion is one element that can bring some together, but set aside religion and each of us can still respect the other.

Birgit W (160)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:11 pm
Love it. Thanks for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:21 pm
What a wonderful young many obviously raised by wonderful parents ~ Thank you!

JL A (281)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:25 pm
You are welcome Debbie, Terry, SuSanne, A.F., Jessica and Laura

Lauren Berrizbeitia (68)
Monday November 4, 2013, 1:47 pm
A son to be proud of!

GrandHighPriest Joshua Jordan (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 4:48 pm
lol! I do not want opinions I want facts!

Gene J (290)
Wednesday November 6, 2013, 12:10 pm
We should ALL be so lovingly fortunate as to have parents that lead by example, that teach us as he was taught. This world would not be in the mess it is, if we all had parents like that. I include, most certainly, the parents of the one percent whose children could, had they teaching like this, change the world forever virtually by themselves. That is one fortunate, wise and needed, young man.

Helen Porter (39)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 5:27 am
It was just before I finally said good bye to the church of my childhood.

I was sitting in adult Sunday school class. I looked at the others, looking at the teacher, soaking it all in without the questions that obsessed me. I thought, "They're all brainwashed."

But you know what, my brain could use a good washing.

Too many hurtful memories that serve no purpose. Too many negative thoughts eager to rise. Too many instilled ideas that I'm just not
good enough.

"Lord, you know, I could use a good brain washing."

Truth is, I think we all could.

Debbie Crowe (87)
Monday January 6, 2014, 8:05 am
Smart kid... It's too bad a lot of other kids weren't brain washed along the way!
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