DiscoverLife After MLMEpisode 40 : Abby Miller - Part 1
Episode 40 : Abby Miller - Part 1

Episode 40 : Abby Miller - Part 1

Update: 2021-06-272
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Abby Miller thought she was just "helping out a friend" at church by buying some oils, when she got an email welcoming her to the team as Young Living's newest distributor. After that experience she wanted to understand what had happened to her and why, and she went down the MLM rabbit hole. Being a Christian, Abby began to see that the MLM practices she was experiencing in her community were contradicting the biblical values she had been taught. After finding the podcast and listening to Ryan's episode on Mormonism, Abby wanted to be on the show to take on MLMs and Christianity. I wanted her on the show to have her answer the age old question; "Abby! What's your BEEF with MLM?!"


Show Notes


Ponzinomics by Robert L. FitzPatrick - https://amzn.to/3q16oJb


Some members of multilevel-marketing company Young Living are making questionable claims about 'essential oils' curing cancer and coronavirus - https://www.businessinsider.com/young-living-essential-oils-medical-claims-2020-7


The prosperity gospel, explained: Why Joel Osteen believes that prayer can make you rich - https://www.vox.com/identities/2017/9/1/15951874/prosperity-gospel-explained-why-joel-osteen-believes-prayer-can-make-you-rich-trump


Cleansing of the Temple - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleansing_of_the_Temple#:~:text=And%20Jesus%20went%20into%20the,it%20a%20den%20of%20thieves.


Loaded Language - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loaded_language


It’s Time For Christians (And Society, For That Matter) To Confront MLMs - https://ethan.shol.ly/blog/confronting-mlms/


"Minnesota nice" -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota_nice


John Oliver Last Week Tonight MLM Episode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6MwGeOm8iI


How can you help?


Report false income and health claims here: https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/


Or go to: https://www.truthinadvertising.org


You can also report to your state Attorney General's office! https://www.naag.org/find-my-ag/


Not in the U.S.? Go here: https://www.ftc.gov/policy/international/competition-consumer-protection-authorities-worldwide


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Comments (2)

Janet Elaine Farrar Plummer

How do we reach Abby?

Aug 11th
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PotatoCouch

excellent

Jul 7th
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Episode 40 : Abby Miller - Part 1

Episode 40 : Abby Miller - Part 1

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