John Ritenbaugh, using Paul Harvey's technique of exposing the "rest of the story," learned that the elderly lady who had sued McDonald's because of third-degree burns from excessively hot coffee only wanted remuneration for the cost of her medical attention and her attorney's fees. However, after McDonald's refused …
The absolute flood of words available to digest every day can make us a little crazy, carried this way and that by persuasive rhetoric or a new fact or angle.
Michael Crichton predicted the disinformation age we are living through right now, warning that it would be difficult to separate reality from fantasy.
Our vulnerability to deception has been increased with the exponential explosion of information, via Facebook, Twitter, and other internet sources.
Like the Duke Lacrosse case, the Jena 6 incident fit the liberal 'template' of racist America—a pattern the Left has used successfully many times.
Increasing knowledge and other modern factors lend themselves to deception, yet this is one of the primary end-time trends that Jesus warns us against.
John Ritenbaugh, reporting on an exposé article regarding excessive use of vitamins, claimed that Big Pharma actually was behind the articles in order to sell more vitamins via doctor's prescriptions because they would earn more money from those sales. Similar distortions of the truth occurred in articles which attempted to sell …
We must analyze and evaluate everything that enters our minds from the media sources that primarily promote a leftist, secular humanist agenda.
Hezbollah has been successful in its public-relations coup because it set Israel up under a set of parameters for victory that no nation could accomplish.
Totalitarian governments often attempt to perpetuate their regimes through policies of 'reschooling' their citizens to bring about behavioral changes.
Revelation 12 pictures a flood proceeding from the mouth of the dragon, sweeping many away in a torrent of information that drowns out the truth.
If a person cannot honestly ascertain whether a thing is true or false, it will not be long before he loses his grip on reality—which truth defines.
Richard Ritenbaugh, cuing in on the "What is truth?" episode in John 18:32-37, suggests that John wants us to ask that question of ourselves. Pilate seemed to believe that all the charges against Jesus were built up on lies and trumped-up charges. Jesus, conversely, was the perfect witness and embodiment of the …
Satan can fine-tune the course of this world (Zeitgeist), customizing it depending on whom he may seek to murder. We need to be thinking and vigilant.
John Ritenbaugh, citing a recent Whistleblower article noting that our society is suffering from mass delusion, a destructive tsunami triggered by the 'progressive' far-left, defines the noun delusion as a false fixed belief held with dogged persistence despite evidence to the contrary. Some mass delusions have produced …
A person who received his knowledge through the mainstream media might be convinced that Yasser Arafat stood as a colossus on the world stage.
God Almighty dispersed the world's languages at the Tower of Babel, causing people to think each other was talking gibberish. Today, the worlds population is experiencing a new kind of dispersal in which the free flow of information has created conflicting world views driving people farther and farther apart. Mark Twain once …
Distractions of any type may cause us to shift our attention from our Creator, as Jesus' disciples did on that stormy night in the Sea of Galilee.
The United Nations Agenda 21 plan recommends the confiscation of private property for the sake of an equitable economic and social system.
Fear and discouragement have infiltrated the church of God, causing many to stop fellowshipping on the Sabbath and some to give up keeping it altogether.
In the coronavirus, we are seeing at least a type of the prophesied Fourth Horseman, riding his pale green horse of pestilence.
John Ritenbaugh, cuing on Deuteronomy 30:15-20, maintains that our worldview must include the value of our calling, determining the kinds of choices we make to overcome and pursue our spiritual journey. We alone can determine the value of that calling. The primary responsibility of the church is to continue what Jesus started in …
Satan uses lies and disinformation to promote self-satisfaction over obedience to God. The way to the kingdom is through self-denial, even suffering unjustly.
The Beast is a reality, and it is coming to pass in the scope of globalism. Satan has a vast reservoir of people he can work through; we used to be a part of it.
Bill Onisick, warning us that we are continually in danger of being deceived by our hearts and carnal nature, a nature which distracts us from following God, though we go through the motions, cautions us to not practice hypocrisy before Almighty God. Most have deluded themselves into thinking their ways are pure and acceptable …
We must distinguish worthless information from useful information. We are obligated to make decisions based on fact, not unsubstantiated evidence.