About Author: Charles

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As a student and instructor in Psychology at Princeton (1946-1955), I had conversations with Albert Einstein and other masterminds. As an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Harvard (age 26-31), I took LSD with Timothy Leary and other hippies and became a poly-drug addict and unemployed mental patient. Healed by the Lord Jesus, I've been totally abstinent from all drugs and alcohol since March, 1976. A gainfully-employed resident of Australia since Oct. 1976 and a self-funded retiree since 1992, I preach His Gospel and share my testimony at every opportunity.

Posts by Charles

  • You may be surprised to know the Bible is all about what we now call “addiction”. The Bible just has different words for it. “Slavery”, “idolatry”, “transgression”, “trespass” and “sin” […]

    Making Change

    You may be surprised to know the Bible is all about what we now call “addiction”. The Bible just has different words for it. “Slavery”, “idolatry”, “transgression”, “trespass” and “sin” […]

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  • At age 26 I was a proud psychologist with a Ph.D. from Princeton, teaching in Clinical Psychology at the Department of Social Relations of Harvard University and drinking heavily on […]

    Charles Slack – My History of Drug Abuse and Recovery

    At age 26 I was a proud psychologist with a Ph.D. from Princeton, teaching in Clinical Psychology at the Department of Social Relations of Harvard University and drinking heavily on […]

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  • Depression and grief are not the same.  Depression is a lingering state of mind (often assumed to have a neurological basis) whereas grief is a more acute state of emotional […]

    Depression and Grief

    Depression and grief are not the same.  Depression is a lingering state of mind (often assumed to have a neurological basis) whereas grief is a more acute state of emotional […]

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  • MY ANSWER: the world is actually a lonely, depressing place.
 You will be at least slightly lonely and depressed unless you have an intimate, father-relationship with God. And that only comes through Jesus Christ

    Why am I so lonely and depressed all the time?

    MY ANSWER: the world is actually a lonely, depressing place. You will be at least slightly lonely and depressed unless you have an intimate, father-relationship with God. And that only comes through Jesus Christ

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  • John 8:34 (KJV) Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. 35 And the servant abideth not in the house for […]

    Ears to Listen – the solution to the drug problem

    John 8:34 (KJV) Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. 35 And the servant abideth not in the house for […]

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  • Although they would vehemently deny it, a significant portion of the hero-worshiping public unconsciously expects to see its celebrities destroy themselves.  It’s a repressed desire...

    The Celebrity-Worship Show

    Although they would vehemently deny it, a significant portion of the hero-worshiping public unconsciously expects to see its celebrities destroy themselves. It’s a repressed desire...

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  • Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord and He will lift you up. (James 4:10) It’s easy to get the wrong idea about humility in the Bible. People think […]

    Humble Pie Yields Just Deserts – Charles Slack

    Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord and He will lift you up. (James 4:10) It’s easy to get the wrong idea about humility in the Bible. People think […]

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  • Mother Teresa is still Number One on Gallup’s List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century.  Back in the 1980s, early in my recovery from drugs and alcohol, it […]

    As Good as Mother Teresa?

    Mother Teresa is still Number One on Gallup’s List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century.  Back in the 1980s, early in my recovery from drugs and alcohol, it […]

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  • It’s all about...having no hang-ups, fears, compulsions, obsessions, addictions, neuroses, psychoses or other “issues”.  No worries...

    REAL HIGHS: getting there

    It’s all about...having no hang-ups, fears, compulsions, obsessions, addictions, neuroses, psychoses or other “issues”. No worries...

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  • ... rehabs and programs should get credit where credit is due although they do not cause recovery. Recovery occurs IN them - an important distinction. God is the only cause of recovery. And He heals addicts all the time in all kinds of places.

    God’s Success Rate

    ... rehabs and programs should get credit where credit is due although they do not cause recovery. Recovery occurs IN them - an important distinction. God is the only cause of recovery. And He heals addicts all the time in all kinds of places.

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