Internet freedom is declining around the world – and social media is to blame

The news: Governments worldwide are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and spy on citizens, think tank Freedom House has warned in its latest report. It’s the ninth year in a row that global internet freedom has dropped, according to its assessment of 65 countries. A new menace: Disinformation—false information spread deliberately to deceive […]

The Serpent’s Blood

“Do you see it?” asked the teacher. “Behind the rock,” I replied. It was a snake, brown and black, and slithering in the desert sand. “What do you know about snakes?” he asked. “I know to avoid them.” “Nothing more?” “Not much.” “What you should know is that snakes are cold-blooded.” “Why is that important?” […]

Those Who Look for Trouble Always Find it

BY PETER KROL In Proverbs 7, Solomon unmasks immorality’s deception to help us stand against it. The problem, however, is that you and I usually don’t want to stand against it. Now we’ll give plenty of lip service to “accountability” and “boundaries.” We love to wallow in guilt and misery. We whine about the springtime […]

How To Spot Deception

Originally posted on Dr. Eric Perry:
Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate Audio version available | Click here “He who has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at…