Iria Vasquez-Paez

Iria Vasquez-Paez

I have a B.A. in creative writing from San Francisco State. Can people please donate? I'm very low-income. I need to start an escape the Ferengi plan. 

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  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published 4 days ago
    How to Fight Brainwashing

    How to Fight Brainwashing

    First off, start with not believing everything you hear, read, or listen to from the brainwasher. People who try to force you to believe certain things mean you very serious harm. It is worse when they say that they have your own best interests in mind, seeing as they want to help you. If they say, "I’m doing this for your own good," beware because their actions are not meant for your own good. Really listening to your gut instincts helps you when you are in the presence of someone who is gaslighting you or saying, “It really didn’t happen that way,” and messing with your perceptions. Brainwashers try to learn what they can about you just so they can manipulate your beliefs, replacing it with their own beliefs that they want you think about yourself. They want to know of your weaknesses as well as whom you trust. When they know which persons you trust, they brainwash you out of trusting them.
  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published 10 days ago
    Why Some People Want to Brainwash You

    Why Some People Want to Brainwash You

    A brainwasher has genuine ill will towards you because they want to make you believe what they believe about who you are, which I learned from If You Had Controlling Parents, How to Make Peace With Your Past And Take Your Place In The World, Dan Neuharth. Many of them mean you serious harm because they want to strip you of what makes you, you. Cults do this for power and control over people who join them. Often, cult victims are lonely people who do not have solid friendships although personally, I’d rather be lonely than in a toxic friendship like I was in three years ago. Control over someone else is a ridiculous motive because no one can have total control over someone else’s mind, body and soul. Although to me, I feel that this occurs in my family, almost as if someone controls someone else’s spirit. Brainwashing happens in cults when control of sleeping habits, and control of access to information can happen. (Neuharth p.100) It is why I didn’t know much about schizophrenia or psychic stuff growing up because my family didn’t provide me with many resources about it.
  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published 18 days ago
    How Not to Get Brainwashed

    How Not to Get Brainwashed

    That expression, “when something is too good to be true, it usually is,” has actually been real in my life. Because of my current set of medications including Lamictal, I find myself harder to brainwash in the immediate present since I started Lamictal until now. The way brainwashing works is that the brainwasher starts off by making you feel really good. If you struggle with self-esteem like I do, then they make a huge effort to make you feel really good. This is why I’ve stared therapy at a local college yet again. I have stuff I need to sort through, skills I need to learn, and in general, I have to get my head together. Brainwashing is a repetitive phenomenon in which you are told the same things over and over again until you believe it. Some people are so used to it, they walk around unaware that they’ve been brainwashed to put up with abuse.
  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published 25 days ago
    Why the Establishment Denies Climate Change

    Why the Establishment Denies Climate Change

    They do not know any better, despite all the proof they are offered. To place Republicans, who as a general rule, deny climate change, in positions at the Environmental Protection Agency is just wow. Climate change is real, it is a fact, and it is not going way. 2018 marks the end of seven years of drought in California. Think about what that means; many have done away with their lawns except in Southern California where the snoots actually import water for their prissy, perfect lawns while poorer neighborhoods have soccer lawns dry up. Yes, Los Angeles is a land of a lot of income inequality. Conservative Republicans hang on every word of the Trump administration until hurricanes devastate other states, since humans driving, for example, cause climate change. The ideological hot mess between Democrats and Republicans will only get worse until Republicans get their heads out of their hats in order to see that climate change actually happens. Gallup found that 85 percent of Democrats are reasonable enough to see that human activity has lead to climate change, and 38 percent of Republicans agree. To continue to deny climate change is just ridiculous. If a friend of mine in the 1990s mentioned that having to wear shorts in the winter means that climate change is happening, then by now after the seven year drought we had in California, I agree with her. Climate change should not be up for debate on this planet. We are stuck with the one planet we have and we are busy polluting, causing our own problems, and shooting ourselves in the foot. Regardless of what side you are on, conservative or liberal, you have to make sure to see that climate change needs to be addressed formally. It is backwards to pretend otherwise. Should we all be putting aside our differences and working together to fix the problems we have made for ourselves?
  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published about a month ago
    How to Fix Our Climate Change Issues?

    How to Fix Our Climate Change Issues?

    The alternative fact that the current administration is not doing much to fix climate change let alone fund research that can do something about what is going on is that other people are always doing something. For every organization that is not doing something, there are those that actually are doing something. In California alone, our seven-year drought is over, finally, because that seven-year drought was what made our air hotter, drier, and even dried up our lawns. We have solutions to global warming out there that people are working on without the blessing of the current aspect of the party in power. Companies are working on electric car options, self-driving electric cars, ethanol-powered cars, and despite the current administration stoking the power of oil, gas, and coal companies, many are starting to get through their heads what the real expert scientists are desperately trying to say to us. Environment America is a part of The Public Interest Network.
  • Iria Vasquez-Paez
    Published about a month ago
    HAARP What It Actually Is

    HAARP What It Actually Is

    A conspiracy nut that cannot think critically would have you believing that HAARP is used for weather control. The document “Owning the Weather for Military Use,” found on Global Research.ca states that weather modification is possible as part of domestic and international security without people knowing about it or having a say in how HAARP would be used. HAARP is supposed to generate rain, fog, or storms on earth, but it's not limited to modifying space weather. The seven year drought California faced that has brought PG&E to its knees with the current power shut off crisis of which I’m not personally affected by, is over thanks to majorly wet winters in 2018 and 2019. I’m writing this article to see what facts or fiction can come out of actually researching this stuff instead of taking a Facebook meme at face value. HAARP is actually a project that is studying the properties and behavior of the ionosphere. The research facility went from the hands of the United States Air Force to the University of Alaska Fairbanks on August 11th, 2015.