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Topic: Cult

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 Vital Stats
The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Personality:Devout,  Analytical,  Philosophical
Religion(s):Satanic,  Christian - Evangelical,  Scientologist
Favorite religious figure(s):Siddhartha Gautama,  Jesus Christ
Interest(s):UFOs,  Greek mythology,  Conspiracies
Ultimate fantasy(s):Destroying Civilization
Worst habit(s):Arguing
Membership(s):Skeptics,  Klu Klux Klan
Favorite quote(s):"God, please save me from your followers!" - Bumper Sticker
"God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh." - Voltaire (1694-1778)
 
 
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Richard Hosking,
Paranormal Investigator

We are thus directly in the middle of the Eleusinian Mystery cults and linked with the same Mystery cults of ancient times from the cult of Apollo in early Europe and of Dionysius and of agricultural symbols in the cult of worship of the Sun god.
Chogyam Trungpa Gyatso,
Tibetan Monk

Many cults even openly propagate that individuals who are their followers will escape this cosmic Destruction Pralaya and will be the originators of next celestial Cycle of mankind and also their pathfinders.
These cults would consume their Soma and worship Soma for religious and spiritual reasons.
These are cults which derive religious beliefs and practices from a deity mediating through an entranced medium.
Bori Gonbutoren,
Reindeer Herder

It was a common custom in ancient fertility cults to require parents to sacrifice their first son.
Agricultural fertility cults were universal among the ancient nations of Europe.
Cargo cults are usually revivalist, and in some cases messianic and millenarian, movements found among certain peoples indigenous to Oceania.
Adam Findley,
Professional Motivator

Cults influence members by means of a coordinated program of psychological and social influence techniques, or brainwashing.
Topic: Cults are often based upon deceptions and psychological manipulation.
Mark Harris,
Priest

Most religious cults do teach what the Christian church would declare to be heresy but some do not.
What happens is that cults divide a family that was once together as believers which is certainly not the intent of the passages used in Mk.
Many cults are built upon false perceptions as to who God really is, and worship a false Jesus.
 
 
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