Why Do So Many People Join Cults?
People have always been fascinated with cults. What is it about these organisations that have drawn people in for centuries? There are many reasons why people may be interested in cults, but here are some of the most common: 1. Cults offer a sense of community. When people feel isolated or alone, they may be more likely to join a cult. Cults typically offer a sense of community and support, which can appeal to people who feel lost or lonely. ‘The number of cult members [in America] is variously estimated at 300,000 to three million.’ That’s a rather large community to be a part of. 2. Cults promise a better life.…
Best Books About Cults – Non-Fiction Titles
Five Non-Fiction Books About Cults You Should Read There are a number of different non-fiction books that have been written about famous cults over the years. Here are some of the best books about cults that I’ve compiled to start your rabbit hole reading journey. If you’re anything like me, you love deep-diving into the mysterious world and mentality of cults and religions. Cults in America: The Rise and Fall of Our Most Dangerous Secret Societies by Steven Hassan This book is a comprehensive overview of cults in America, from their origins to their current state. It provides an in-depth look at how cults operate and the techniques they use…
Famous Cults of the World
There are famous cults all over the world, with each one having its own set of beliefs and practices. While some cults are relatively small and unknown, others have millions of followers. Here are some of the most famous cults in the world: Scientology The Church of Scientology is a famous cult that was founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1954. The church believes that humans are immortal beings who have forgotten their true nature, and they aim to help members regain their memories through various courses and counselling sessions. Hare Krishnas The Hare Krishnas are a Hindu sect founded by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1966. They believe in…