June 2017 Newsletter – Report From Budapest

THE LIGHTED CANDLE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER MONDAY 05 JUNE 2017 REPORT FROM BUDAPEST During the week of May 22 – 27 I was in Budapest, Hungary, attending The XI World Congress Of Families.  I had been invited to speak at the Congress in my capacity as the Chairman of the Lighted Candle Society.  I was specifically asked to address the issue of how pornography destroys the family. Enclosed with this Newsletter…

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May 2017 Newsletter – Situation Recapitulation

  THE LIGHTED CANDLE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER FOR MAY 2017 Have ye not read, That he which made them At the beginning Made them male and female. Matthew 19:4 SITUATION RECAPITULATION In our last three newsletters we reviewed the litigation filed in the federal district court against the Public Schools of Utah by a Lesbian/Gay/Transgender/Bisexual (LGTB) organization by the name of “Equality Utah.” The attorneys for the plaintiffs come from law…

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March 2017 Newsletter – Loving and Making a Lie

THE LIGHTED CANDLE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER MARCH 2017 WHOSOEVER LOVETH AND MAKETH A LIE In the New Testament Book of Revelation, the last two chapters are John’s vision of the “holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.”  In Chapter 22, verse 15,* John identifies those who will not be allowed to enter the holy city where God and Christ dwell.  Of them, he said: “For without are dogs, and sorcerers,…

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June 2016 Newsletter – Announcement Upcoming Symposium

DEAR FRIEND:                                                                                            24 June 2016 AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM JOHN HARMER In something of a parody on Hans Christian Anderson’s fable entitled, “The Emperor Has No Clothes” the current vernacular uses the phrase “…the Moose On The Table.”  The “Moose On The Table” is a something that most everyone knows about but is considered inappropriate to mention.  This letter is written to share with you a current “Moose on the…

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Women Speak Out on the Betrayal and Heartbreak of Pornography

  Of the countless thousands who have allowed themselves to become involved with pornography many have ultimately recognized the danger to themselves and their loved ones and have escaped the grasp of this awful monster. We do not need to present their stories here. The key element to their healing was their meekness. Because of their meekness they were willing to admit and confess their error. Because of their meekness…

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PORNOGRAPHY AND THE BRAIN: Understanding the Addiction

This Speech was delivered at the Lighted Candle Society Annual Banquet, May 13, 2009   I think one of the fundamental problems in addressing pornography addiction now is understanding it for what it is. As physicians, we must make the correct diagnosis and understand the mechanism of the disease process to adequately treat the patient. As we cast the illumination and magnification of science on this problem, we will better understand…

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False Liberty: How Pornography Betrays America’s National Credo

The notion that pornography enlarges the scope of American liberty will seem extremely strange to those most familiar with what pornography actually does to those who become involved with it. In the first place, a growing body of psychological research is establishing beyond any reasonable doubt that far from giving its users some enlarged sphere of liberty, pornography actually ensnares users in a web of addiction. Those who were present…

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50 Years of Battling Pornography

    After nearly fifty years of battling against the production and distribution of pornography as an attorney, an elected public official, and a citizen activist, it is my intention to leave with the reader a brief summary of my own perception about how we have come to the current state of affairs with regard to the presence of obscenity in our society. That state of affairs can only be…

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Dr. Hilton: Pornography addiction: A neuroscience perspective

Pornography addiction: A neuroscience perspective By Donald L Hilton, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA, and Clark Watts, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX, USA, Surgical Neurology International, 2011, 2:19 Downloadable PDF: Pornography addiction A neuroscience perspective. A significant postulate of this commentary is that all addictions create, in addition to chemical changes in the brain,…

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