How to stop the satanic panic

Last week we mentioned a conference in Dundee, attended by über-fundamentalist Christians Thomas Dunn and Russ Dizdar. Speakers at that conference included Sarah Nelson, author of Tackling Child Sexual Abuse: Radical Approaches, who spoke on the topic of satanic panics. Actually, her topic was titled, “The Myth of the Satanic Panic”. Ironically (or perhaps not), in…

Are we giving undue attention to nonentities?

Over the past few days, we have devoted considerable time and attention to a rather ordinary (if louder and more poorly groomed than most) American evangelical Christian from Ohio, named Thomas Dunn. Dunn, who styles himself a “filmmaker”, first came to our attention thanks to Angela Power-Disney nearly three years ago, and we’d probably have…

If you go down in the woods tonight…

One time tested theme which seems to pop up frequently in reports from adult Satanic ritual abuse claimants (and at least one MK Ultra claimant we’re aware of, ahem) is that of being chased through forests. We have Becki Percy dashing about through an unspecified wooded area in Hull with a camera on her head;…

Satanic ritual abuse purveyors invade Orkney…again

It seems there’s truth in the old saying, “Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it”. Yesterday one of our readers pointed out to us that BBC Radio Orkney was helping to promote the highly questionable Fresh Start Foundation’s latest SRA-pushing roadshow, to be held today in Kirkwall, Orkney. Surprisingly, no one at BBC…