[extropy-chat] Cults 101

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Sat Mar 4 22:17:13 UTC 2006

Please take cult discussions off list.

Thank you,


At 03:37 PM 3/4/2006, you wrote:
>Some recent posts have suggested tapping into the psychological traits that
>provide the kind of dedication to a cause you see in cults.
>As most of you know, I have a low opinion of the idea.  This is probably
>the result of my interactions with the scientology cult.  Those made me a
>refugee for 4 1/2 years and now I am in a worse situation.  However, there
>is a bright side.
>Scientology coming unglued at the top.
>Coupled with the revelation of "blownforgood" the situation is looking
>better every day.
>But if someone *really* wants to go into cult mode, this is practically an
>instruction manual.  (They never bothered to replace the bag when my trash
>was stolen.)
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