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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The Cult Leader Primer “Tales of the Victim’s Life”

The following quotes were taken from Malignant Self Love: Narcissism Revisited, Narcissus Publications, Prague and Skopje, 2003, written by Sam Vaknin, PhD.  In the original quotes Narcissist, Narcissism or some facsimile appeared.  However, Dr. Vaknin gave permission to change these to read “cult”, “cult leader” or the like.  From our perspective of working twenty years…

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Sects in Australia: Fringe religious groups that have left their mark on the nation (incl.12T)-4/8/2015

Source: The Daily Telegraph – 5th August 2015 OSCAR-WINNER Cate Blanchett‘s debut as director will tell the story of a woman who flees a cult only to fall into a nightmare of imprisonment and government detention. Screen Australia says the actor will direct Stateless, a television series based on the story of German-Australian woman and…

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The top 10 cults in America today

Source: AIIA Institute, by Robert Pardon The Top Ten Cults in America Today by Robert T. Pardon Bob Pardon is director of the New England Institute of Religious Research (NEIRR) in Lakeville MA. NEIRR was founded in 1991. Rev. Pardon has been an AIIA Resource Associate since 1995. He recently appeared as a consultant on…

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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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Ireland’s Secret Cults

We look at a number of Cults that are operating in Ireland, including ‘The House of Prayer’, ‘Palmarians’ and ‘Scientologists’ We speak with ex Scientology members as they blow the lid on one of the most famous cults of all time! ‘Exposed: Ireland’s Secret Cults’ airs Tonight Monday 26th September, 2011 at 9pm on TV3…

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Church or cult?

April 4, 2007 A Baptist told me this joke: “Why do you have to take two Baptists with you when you go fishing? Because if you just take one, he’ll drink all your beer.” The subject of what distinguishes a church from a cult came up in the comments section.  I ran across a proposed…

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