Starting Out in Mainstream America

Starting Out in Mainstream America
Starting Out in Mainstream America (Livia Bardin, M.S.W.), offers information about life in the USA today. Adjusting to any new culture can be slow, difficult, and painful. If you are entering or preparing for re-entry into mainstream American life after a long absence, or perhaps for the first time, you may have many questions about where ...

Hindustan Times: Mind games: Inside the mysterious world of the mentalists

“What goes on in your mind comes out in your body language. I don’t have any psychic powers. Mentalism is an acquired skill,” says [Karan] Singh, 26, one of India’s most famous mentalists. “How you sit, how you rest your feet, how you breathe, how you purse your lips, all give away several intimate facts ...

LDS, Undue Influence: Discovering Truth – Part 1

Author Luna Lindsey joins in for a discussion of the concepts of undue influence conveyed in a recent animated video released by the Mormon Church and Elder Uchtdorf. http://www.cultnews101.com/2018/02/lds-undue-influence-discovering-truth.html

Cult News Articles (5000+)

‘A utopian vision’: Doc-maker explores the secrets of Scientology (2017-02-12) ‘Abused by my brother, then shunned by my Jehovah’s Witnesses family after I went to police’ (2015-10-11) ‘Blood moon’ and ‘rogue planet Nibiru’ are on their way to kill us all, conspiracy theorists wrongly claim (2016-08-26) ‘Brainwashing’ life coach battle returns to court as countess ...

Editorial: Cast a wary eye on this swami scandal

The Province March 10, 2010 One of the key qualities our public education system should help develop in children is a critical mind. No, we don’t want our schools to raise a crop of cynics who mistrust everything they read or hear and wind up unable to support anything. But we do want citizens who ...

The Hold: The psychology of how godmen come to control the minds of millions of devotees

DEBARSHI DASGUPTA OUTLOOK INDIA September 16, 2013 How Devotees Are Brainwashed Into Fandom Systematically create a sense of powerlessness in the person Control the physical and social environment; control the devotee’s time Keep the person unaware of what’s going on & how he is being changed step by step Manipulate rewards, punishments and experiences to ...

Aspects of Recovery

Recovery from cults is a multifaceted process; initially it is the separation from the group, group practices, and meetings that bound us to the group. Therapy helps address the emotional aspects of group involvement – feelings of betrayal, abuse and vulnerability to recruitment. It helps to develop and understanding of how the group’s doctrine was ...