Category Archives: Cults

Danger Signs In Large Group Awareness Training

LINK: Often people who have been on these courses are told not to say what goes on there because this will spoil the experience for others who might want to do them in the future. Rubbish! This is a means … Continue reading

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Call of the Shofar is Scientology Without Space Aliens

Steve Sailer: “Recall Werner Erhard, the former car salesman Jack Rosenberg who renamed himself after physicist Werner Heisenberg and West German finance minister Ludwig Erhard. He founded est, the existentialist cult that swept white-collar America in the 1970s. Est was … Continue reading

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Is Call of the Shofar Compatible With Judaism?

Shmuel Pollen, a resident of Morristown who participated in and even led “Call of the Shofar” workshops, reveals what shook him out of the “influence.” So why the radical change of heart? It occurred this past Shabbos, when I was … Continue reading

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Cults In Our Midst

By Margaret Singer PhD: Indirect trance induction also grows out of storytelling and other verbal experiences. Cult leaders often speak repetitively, rhythmically, in hard-to-follow ways, and combine with these features the telling of tales and parables that are highly visualizable. … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of LGAT (Large Group Awareness Therapy)

An excerpt from “The Politics of Transformation: Recruitment – Indoctrination Processes in a Mass Marathon Psychology Organization” Published by St. Martin’s Press 1993 By Philip Cushman, Ph.D. Mass marathon training is usually based on the belief that it is a … Continue reading

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