Tag: Social Science on Cults & Anti-Cults
At one of the most prestigious universities in the English language for debate – The University Philosophical Society of Trinity College Dublin – Former head of the Office of Special Affairs for the Church of Scientology Mike Rinder lays out why Scientology is a religion. This speech was given 4 years after Rinder left the official Church of Scientology.Read More
What if being a Scientologist was never a really a disease in the first place that you needed to “recover from”? What if it was just one part of your own much longer spiritual journey that taught you many important lessons, and from which you emerged stronger and wiser than ever?
How would you know?Read More
Adopting the beliefs of the anti-cult movement dramatically changes the views and attitudes of those who experience a loss of faith. Those changes have a profound effect on how Exes make sense of their own past. So we must ask: How helpful is the ideology of the anti cult movement in making sense of your life?Read More
The Dossier Project provides new details about how government prosecutors, using threats of prosecution with life imprisonment, coerced members of DOS to change their stories.Read More
Cult Expert, London School of Economics Social Science Professor Eileen Barker Submits Herself to the Gearty Grilling
Why do anti-cultists reject science so much? When they call a social scientist a “shill” or a “quack”, where is their quantitative data that disputes the work of that social scientist? I have never once seen them offer any scientific data to dispute the results of any of the scientists they wish to discredit with this juvenile name calling character assassinations.Read More
This is a paper written in 1980 on the AntiCult Movement, as it existed when the authors estimated when it was 10 years old. Can you see any differences in the AntiCult Movement today? _______________________________________...Read More
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