New Free E-Book about Cults and Freedom of Choice

I am happy to announce my new e-book which you can download for free here. It's called Listen, Obey, and Be Blessed – Cults and Freedom of Choice. The notion of free will has been debated at length by neuroscientists, philosophers, and religious scholars. In stark contrast, many religious cults boldly claim that God created … Continue reading New Free E-Book about Cults and Freedom of Choice

The Cult of People who believe Vaccines cause Autism

According to a very vocal movement, Vaccines cause Autism. To date, there is no scientific evidence to confirm this myth; if anything, there is abundant evidence that clearly disproves a link between vaccines and Autism. Unimpressed by facts and without any proof whatsoever, the cult of anti-vaccine fanatics cling to their doctrine, to the detriment … Continue reading The Cult of People who believe Vaccines cause Autism

The Christian Mystic Cult that believed in Castration

The Skoptsy were a Christian Cult that mixed mysticism and other religious elements in Russia. But first and foremost they became known for castrating themselves to receive God's blessing. They are said to have been founded by members of Khlysty, a people's religion, a kind of straight edge sect that didn't like alcohol, fighting and sex. They … Continue reading The Christian Mystic Cult that believed in Castration

10 Thinking Patterns Of Cult Members Crushing Their Mental Strength

Mental strength or its absence has a strong influence on our daily life, obviously. This mental strength can be weakened by thought patterns and can result in communication issues, relationship problems, and unhealthy decisions. I for myself was prone to have these thought patterns back in the Cult days and I can say that they not only hindered … Continue reading 10 Thinking Patterns Of Cult Members Crushing Their Mental Strength

10 Must-See Movies about Cults, Fanaticism and Undue Influence

How does it feel like to grow up in a cult? Why do people fall for such concepts? How is it possible that people follow their leaders no matter what, sometimes even willingly dying in the process? How does undue influence work? As a cult survivor, it isn't always easy to convey what it means … Continue reading 10 Must-See Movies about Cults, Fanaticism and Undue Influence