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The 90s Cartoon that Christians Feared was Brainwashing their Kids

Four turtles and a giant rat — a gateway to Buddhism

Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash

I don’t know how my kids survived the 90’s and became thoughtful, sane adults. They made it through the Purity Culture craze, drove without cell phones, read Harry Potter, played video games, and didn’t get brainwashed by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT).

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Judy Hansen

Judy Hansen

Writer, blogger, a burr in the saddle of lousy theology. Bad Theology costs lives. Author of Eight Biblical Women Who Changed the World.