I have talked about this before on YouTube and in written form. If you would like please view or read. Now, shall we dive into the death threats? We shall.
Why would I quote Nietzsche when I am talking about death threats? To be sure, I believe that the majority of the people who have threatened my life really do think I am a monster. So to them they must destroy me, but I say to those who wish to cut me down: Do not become the monster you are fighting. Something to think about: Pretend for a moment that I am in fact a monster, wouldn't killing me make you a monster too?
The top five posts, articles, or comments that have given rise to a backlash and created a group of ugly people who follow me for the sheer purpose of keeping an eye on whom they presume to be a monster.
4. Damned if you do, damned if you don't. Surprisingly some men are very pushy towards me. They don't understand that I am a happily married woman and that I do not believe in cheating. Sometimes, in the best interest of time, I do not respond to them at all. And sometimes, it is my lack of words that gets me a threat. Now to bring up my most frightening threat. A man was demanding I answer him, over and over again. Finally he said the following, which I took very serious and reported. Warning...it's a graphic threat.
"Wait until I find out where you live you little bitch. I am going to fuck you and fucking kill you. I'm going to stick my dick in you and slit your fucking throat you stupid whore!"
YIKES. Actually, I toned the threat down as it gave me chills, but that is the short version of it. I do however, find this odd. Why would you want to have sex with someone you want to kill? I certainly don't want to have sex with someone I hate. (Women and men, if someone threatens to rape and kill you this is a new level of hate, and the threat should be taken seriously. You need to report it.)
3. Introducing Sex too Young Helps Predators. (Before you judge me, please skip to 7:02 minutes in and listen to an excerpt from this book that is in some Elementary School Libraries) While this seems logical and a good thing to warn parents about, it delivered me a minimum of 20 death threats. It actually started with people calling me a Nazi, which I could handle, then it escalated: I think people really thought I was a Nazi. On this I will not back down. I don't care how many people threaten to kill me over speaking out about this book. My thoughts: A 10-year-old cannot and does not ENJOY sex. Adults enjoy sex. Reading a graphically descriptive book about actual intercourse is not education. It is GROOMING. Period. And to prove I am not backwards I am leaving you a link to a presentation I feel is appropriate for a 10-year-old.
Life's Greatest Miracle: Trace human development from embryo to newborn through the stunning microimagery of photographer Lennart Nilsson. Aired November 20, 2001 on PBS (It's ironic really, why, because of number 1...listed below) Cold Hard Fact: Children that are sexualized at an early age are more pliable and easy to control. (How's that for a conspiracy)
2. How to Sale Your Soul to the Devil. Does this surprise anyone? Problem: I write occult novels. They are dark and walk a fine line between horror and psychological thrillers. I am presently writing Devil on the Windowsill, which has a girl who successfully sold her soul to the devil. Why is this a problem? Well my "following" is for speaking the truth and being a humanist. This is contradictory to my "reading fan" base. So in order to sell more books, I went darker on my articles for awhile. OOPS. This was both a sad thing and a scary thing. My website exploded in other countries. People wanted my books, but the sad thing was that people who were hurting were emailing me asking me, begging me to sale their soul to the devil and that is why I took the post down (which hurt my website and dropped my book sales) The death threats were normal, they called me evil and said I should be ashamed and they wished I would die.
All right: Number One. This frightens me and I don't really like to talk about it, but I must. Even now, as I type this article I know that I will receive even more death threats for what I am about to say. I cannot prove that I am not a demon. <<<<< Strange statement. Yes it is. I think back to the Spanish Inquisition and women who were tried as witches. One method of proving your innocence comes to mind. As part of the infamous “swimming test,” accused witches were dragged to the nearest body of water, stripped to their undergarments, bound and then tossed in to see if they would sink or float. Since witches were believed to have spurned the sacrament of baptism, it was thought that the water would reject their body and prevent them from submerging. According to this logic, an innocent person would sink like a stone, but a witch would simply bob on the surface. The victim typically had a rope tied around their waist so they could be pulled from the water if they sank, but it wasn’t unusual for accidental drowning deaths to occur.
If you shoot me to prove I am a demon, I will die, yes I will be proven innocent, but seriously think it through.
Why did I post: I am not a demon? As you all know I am against spanking children. I have said that I don't think parents should lose their children for spanking, but that doesn't mean I think it is right. I am very vocal about this, despite the fact that 90% of parents in America spank their children. (This makes me very unpopular) But it isn't the not spanking that gets me death threats. No, people hate me, argue with me, and tell me I am not a good mother or a good christian. Hmm...What has garnered the death threats is a small church in another country. I made the mistake of publicly saying that I don't think God would tell parents to spank their children. Right now, I am arguing with someone over this very thing. Why? Am I stupid? (Well by definition, I am acting stupid by antagonizing them, but I will not be afraid.) I am arguing because this church has publicly stated that I am a demon and demons must be destroyed. I do not believe God would tell us to use physical violence, I believe it is a construct of Rulers who want to control the people by breaking the most sacred bond of Parent and Child Love. (A parent may be okay with being a slave, but they do not want their children to be slaves. In order to protect their interest in their slaves, they wrote lies to demand that parents abuse their children. This broke one bond. Then they create division in the people by saying some are better than others (creating a subclass of slaves). Then they create a division between man and woman by saying women are inferior and are tools to the man...etc...)
My stance on believing that God did not write Proverbs or any other verse in the bible that promotes death, beating, stoning, judging, and harm in general, has given rise to a group of people that believe I am a demon. Only a demon or the devil denies the word of God. And how dare I question GOD? This was further solidified to them by quoting my book Stygian. Page 214, I have a character question God. Thus, by proxy, that means I must also be questioning the God of the Holy Bible King James Version. Also by my book Vexation where I capitalize Devil. Let us hope they don't get a hold of Castigate My Sins.
So what do I believe? Am I a demon? Do I deserve to die in order to save mankind from the Devil? You may think these are silly questions, but it is what I face today. I had the nerve to question a religious text and thus, despite the age of enlightenment, I am being crucified like the "witches" of old. Also it doesn't help that I have friends of all faiths. And I mean all faiths. Mormons, Jews, Muslims, Catholics, Presbyterian, Buddhism, Krishna, Baptists, Atheists, Scientology, Jehovah Witness, and even a few Satanist. Apparently my tolerance of other faiths also proves I am a demon.
So what do I believe?
I believe that the parent-child bond is the strongest bond on earth. I believe the power structures would like to see this bond severed. I believe that their is no Greater Good, nor Lesser Evil. I believing killing is wrong unless you are in a personal struggle to save your life, as in someone is beating you to death...fight back! I believe that parent's have the right to choose their discipline, and though I do not like spanking, I do not think it is abuse, I do however think it is sad and wrong and it hurts the both the child and parent. I believe that every person has the right to say NO. I believe that every person has the right to say YES. I believe that you cannot force your will upon another, even if you think it is for their own "good"
I believe my relationship with God is private, and no I will not confess to anyone what religion I do or do not belong to. I believe you have a right to worship your God in the way you choose as long as it doesn't involve forcing your will on others: E.G. killing innocent people, circumcising boys and girls, stoning a woman, stoning a man. I believe that you should NOT try to convert another person. They and they alone have the right to find the path to GOD.
Am I a demon? Most certainly not. Though I understand that I cannot prove this. If any of you out there know how I can prove this, please let me know.
Do I deserve to die in order to save mankind from the Devil? Interesting question. As I am not an important person, and I have no power, I assure you killing me will not save mankind from the Devil, honestly, if my death would end world hunger, world pain, war, fighting, and all the ills mankind suffers from, I would gladly die. But sadly, this is not the case, and as I have a duty to my family, my death will not solve anything.
Well that is it folks. Did you guess what were my most hated comments?
Thank you for visiting my site. May the light and love surround you. XOXOX Elicia Clegg
To be sure, if you are receiving death threats, you need to document it, and call the authorities. This article should not be seen as a way to simply sweep it under the rug. People who threaten your life are most likely angry and unstable. Angry, unstable people are dangerous.
Last Thoughts: Luke 17:21 "for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you."
Mathew 6: 5-6: "And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say until you, They have their reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into they closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to the Father which is in secret: and they Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
Matthew 6: 9-15 "Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. For if ye forgive men their trespasses your heavenly Father will also forgive you."