A documentary called Out Of Shadows landed on YouTube back in April and it really made the rounds, and its alleged creator has been revealed.
I’ve been covering this documentary quite a lot on Small Screen – probably a bit too much.
However, the documentary did raise some interesting and rather shocking points about Hollywood and the entertainment industry.
Many points raised in the documentary I agreed with.
Hollywood has a huge issue when it comes to sexual assault. It’s run by men who constantly abuse their power.
Watching this documentary then lead me to seek out more information about what’s been going on in Hollywood for years.
I ended up reading Ronan Farrow’s excellent book, Catch and Kill, and listened to his podcast.
Farrow’s book and Out Of Shadows expose really important truths about what goes on in Hollywood.
Farrow’s book, for example, exposed people like Harvey Weinstein and other sexual predators, many of which are still working in Hollywood today.
Out Of Shadows makes a lot of good points
However, I had an issue with the Out Of Shadows documentary.
It seemed to be overly obsessed with Satanism in Hollywood and really leaned hard of the religious angle.
The people involved in the documentary seemed to be very focused on people like Marina Abramović and oddly enough, Katie Perry music videos.
They claimed that many people in Hollywood are using satanic symbolism to control the masses.
I know this can sound scary to many religious people out there.
However, this also got me thinking, who made this documentary?
At first glance, it’s clear that the people who made Out Of Shadows are very religious people, most probably devout Catholics.
That’s when I started to search for the people behind it, and I couldn’t really find all that much.
Going to Out Of Shadow’s official website, outofshadows.org, the first thing you can see is a cross.
I always become very dubious when religion is brought into things because it often gets in the way of genuinely analytical and critical thinking.
Out Of Shadows’ creator allegedly a man called Philip Blair
It was then brought to my attention that a YouTube channel called Torch of Christ Ministries could be the ones behind Out Of Shadows.
This came to my attention after a reader posted a comment on one of my articles on Out Of Shadows claiming that Torch of Christ Ministries was behind the video.
They said I should go and have a look at their YouTube channel.
So I did, and there are some striking similarities between Torch of Christ Ministries’ Philip Blair and the documentary Out Of Shadows.
First off, the documentary was also posted on his channel a day after it was posted on Out Of Shadows’ official YouTube channel.
This alone isn’t proof that he’s the person behind the video.
Out of Shadows has been posted on many YouTube channels.
However, there’s also the fact that his voice sounds an awful lot like the narrator’s voice in the documentary.
Again, I must stress that at this point, there’s been no confirmation that Torch of Christ Ministries’ Philip Blair is behind the documentary.
You don’t always have to force your beliefs on others
I want to make it very clear that I have nothing against religion or people expressing their religious beliefs.
I actually think we can learn a lot from religion.
The fundamental beliefs of all religions are forgiveness and spreading kindness and helping others.
However, I do think it’s rather worrying in Out Of Shadows’ case because there does seem to be an ulterior motive behind the video.
I feel that if Philip did indeed make Out Of Shadows or had anything to do with it, there is an element of him and others attempting to ‘convert’ people.
This is the main issue I have with religion, especially the Catholic faith.
Philip preaches a lot in his videos. He’s always trying to tell people the word of God, whether they want to hear it or not.
I’m of the belief that people should be allowed to believe what they want to believe.
Let people live their lives as long as their not hurting anybody. That’s what I think, at least.
UPDATE: We have since been in contact with Torch of Christ Ministries’ Philip Blair who claims to have had nothing to do with the making of the documentary Out Of Shadows.
Let me know what you think of the Out Of Shadows documentary and Torch of Christ Ministries’ Philip Blair.
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