Jews For The Preservation of Firearms Ownership, Inc.
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Hartford, WI 53027
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June 14, 2004
End the Hopelessness of "Victim Addiction"
Take 12 Steps to Freedom and Courage
We sometimes scoff at leaders on the left who gain power by persuading their followers that they're helpless, downtrodden victims.
We say people should strive to stand on their own two feet. We value independence and initiative. We point out that victim mentality is self-fulfilling; once people believe they _can't_ achieve anything, then they often don'_ achieve anything.
It's easy to see that kind of self-created failure at work -- when it's "the other guy" we're looking at.
But what happens when we hold a mirror up to the gun-rights movement? Uh oh. It turns out that far too many Second-Amendment supporters suffer "victim addiction," too.
Could somebody close to you be unknowingly setting the stage for perpetual victimhood? And could victim addiction -- your own or an associate's -- be imperilling your chance to restore your freedom?
To find out -- and to discover the easy, sensible path out of victim identity -- read:
KICK YOUR VICTIM ADDICTION
12 Steps to Restoring Courage and Freedom
By Aaron Zelman and Claire Wolfe
If someone in your circle of activism has been defeating your best efforts with constant hopelessness and nay-saying, this article might help that person become more proactive and productive (and much more pleasant for everybody to work with).
If you yourself have suffered from the downbeat moods and exhaustion of victim addiction, "Kick Your Victim Addiction" could help you sort through the negatives and find some positives to keep your spirits up -- and keep you moving toward freedom.
Click and read! You have nothing to lose but a lot of unnecessary gloom.
The Liberty Crew
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