Essential Viewing/Listening


SHORTER Videos  ~  Minimal and Essential Viewing
for Understanding Manipulation, Authority and Group Think:
  •  Asch Conformity Study    (Study evaluating how subjects respond to social influence and popular opinion as a force that powerfully affects perception)
  • The Milgram Study    (Study evaluating willingness of subjects to follow instructions given by a perceived authority figure)
  • The Power of the Situation     (A documentary reviewing conformity studies and the powerful effect that social pressures, authority figures and circumstances impose upon individuals)


Longer Video Sessions:
  • **The Wave    (A film that depicts the disturbingly true story of a classroom experiment in a history class in a California high school.  The teacher sought to demonstrate to the students how German citizens so readily accepted the Third Reich to his class by exposing them to some of the behavioral techniques used.)

AUDIO Resources


Thatmom's Podcast Series on Spiritual Abuse:
(Series of interviews with Cindy Kunsman)

All podcasts can be downloaded by linking HERE.

Link to the separate online blog discussions following each podcast:



Thatmom's Podcast Series on Patriocentricity:
(Series of podcasts with Don Veinot of Midwest Christian Oureach and Karen "Spunky" Braun.)

All pocdasts can be downloaded by linking HERE.

Link to the separate online blog discussions following each podcast:

  • ONE“Thatmom’s History of Patriarchy in the Homeschooling Community.”
  • TWOThe First of Two Interviews with Don Veinot from Midwest Christian Outreach.
  • THREE: “Interview with Don Veinot, Part 2.”
  • FOURInterview with Spunky Homeschool Mom (Karen Braun), Part One of five.
  • FIVEInterview with Spunky (Karen Braun), Part II: A Review of the Writings of Debi Pearl
  • SIXInterview with Spunky (Karen Braun), Part III: A Review of the Writings of Debi Pearl (continued) 
  • SEVENInterview with Spunky (Karen Braun), Part IV: Discussing Visionary Daughters and "So Much More" by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin
  • EIGHT:   Final Interview with Spunky (Karen Braun), Part V: Discussing Visionary Daughters and "So Much More" by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin


Radio Interviews by Jan Markell with Apologists Christopher Lawson and Eric Barger discussing Spiritual Abuse, courtesy of the Spiritual Research Network and Olive Tree Ministries on "Understanding the Times" Radio:



Spiritwatch Ministries Audio: