Predators on Campus : An Inside Look at Cults

Source: Cult education Jillian Risberg Cults are probably the last thing on your mind when considering a place of higher learning for your son or daughter, but these groups regularly use college campuses to enlist kids aching for a sense of community far from then glare of discipline. Many people erroneously believe people joint cults…

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The Ugly Truth Behind Real-Life Cults (inc. 12 T.)

Source: VANITY FAIR,The Path Fact-Checked: The Ugly Truth Behind Real-Life Cults The new Hulu drama premieres on Wednesday. by Julie Miller March 30, 2016 5:55 pm When Jessica Goldberg first sat down to create The Path—the hour-long Hulu drama about family members in a fictional cult—she focused first on the core marital couple, played by…

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When Religious Violence Can’t Escape Exemption

Francie Diep Oct 23, 2015 A recent case of violence in a small, closed church highlights the role of religious exemptions in the American legal system… …The case brings fresh attention to the operations of small, radical churches in the United States, which are often protected by special religious exemption laws. In the September/October issue…

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Polygamist sect limits sex to ‘seed bearers,’ court document says

Source: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/30/us/polygamist-flds-warren-jeffs-update/ It’s hard to imagine that a convicted child rapist would be allowed to lead a church from prison, but that’s exactly what’s going on with Warren Jeffs…. …Brower said he was able to confirm similar reports of “seed bearers” through his own sources. “It’s ritualistic procreation,” Brower said, “performed on a ritualistic bed-slash-altar.”…

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How Playing Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me

Source: Alternet.org-September 2014 Our Christian sect encouraged a mindset in which dad was supreme patriarch. It led to extreme emotional abuse. By Vyckie Garrison / AlterNet September 18, 2014 Vyckie Garrison was once a minor celebrity in the Quiverfull Movement, made famous by TV’s Duggar family. As a devout, Bible-believing Christian and the mother of…

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Danos causados por algumas seitas e NMR (ref. as Doze Tribos)

Source: Acidigital    /  related paper from ICSA: http://www.icsahome.com/articles/cultism–a-conference-for-scholars-policy-makers-csj-3-1 Lic. José Maria Baamonde Apesar do que normalmente a sociedade acredita, são muitos os danos causados por certos novos movimentos religiosos e não somente no âmbito das pessoas que aderem ou seus familiares mais próximos. A seguir consignaremos uma lista elaborada pela Wingspread Conference, reunida na cidade…

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“Cult” child abuse cases often bungled (inc. 12t.)

Source: Cult News ,30 October 2002 An excellent editorial appeared in the Edmonton Journal written by Paula Simons regarding the background history of a Canadian “cult” child abuse case. Lucille Poulin, the leader of the “Four Winds Commune” was convicted on five counts of assault for beating children within her group. Her defense was essentially…

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