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News related to cults, cult groups, cult interventions, abusive relationships, movements, religions, political organizations and related topics.
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Soma, It’s Effects and How It’s Produced
Soma, It’s Effects and How It’s Produced At MIU with Keith Wallace in the mid 70s, he played for his biology students every tape he had of Maharishi talking about Soma - the finest product of digestion.   Here is a transcript of one of those tapes: Maharish...

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Request for Participates in Research About Abuse Experiences in Group Settings
We are professors at the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Madrid. Our research group has been studying the phenomenon of cults for years . Currently, we are conducting a study about the abusive practices applied in these groups, and ...

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White supremacy can be addictive, and leaving it behind can be like kicking a drug habit.
LSE October 10, 2017 The 2016 election and the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this year have focused the attention of many on to the resurgence of far-right extremism and radicalization. In new research based on interviews with former white ...

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Is There A Cure For Hate?
Taly Kogon and her son Leo, 10, listen to speakers during an interfaith vigil against anti-Semitism and hate at the Holocaust Memorial late last month in Miami Beach, Fla. ERIC WESTERVELT NPR November 6, 2018 For months prior to the recent shooting at the s...

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Support ICSA with Every Purchase on AmazonSmile
Did you know that you can support ICSA’s ( International Cultic Studies Association )   mission of helping psychologically and/or spiritually abused persons and their families, when you make purchases on Amazon? The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% o...

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48 Legionaries of Christ Ordained
12 New Priests From U.S.  Zenit December 23, 2007 ROME, DEC. 23, 2007 ( Forty-eight religious from the Legion of Christ were ordained to the priesthood Saturday in Rome. Archbishop Luigi de Magistris, retired pro-major penitentiary, celebrated S...

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911 calls show terror of church shooting
Erin Emery  Denver Post January 5, 2008 COLORADO SPRINGS — Police on Friday released tapes of 911 calls made after Matthew Murray opened fire at New Life Church. Dispatchers received 28 calls from terrified victims, including a call from Laurie Works, 16, w...

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A San Francisco Examiner Religion Reporter More Than 30 Years Ago
John McCaslin  Washington Times March 4, 2005  Inside the Beltway As a San Francisco Examiner religion reporter more than 30 years ago, veteran White House correspondent Lester Kinsolving sensed something sinister about Jim Jones and his Peoples Temple — lo...

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A pinch of politics in parties' programs
Susan Walker, Dance Writer Toronto Star January 11, 2008 For those with an awareness of the Chinese government hostility to the Falun Gong movement, the Chinese New Year Spectacular is not just a pretty pageant. Coming to the Sony Centre next Friday for fiv...

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3 years after Butler man vanishes, hope, mystery remain
Abbott Koloff  Daily Record (NJ) January 14, 2008 Family seeks answers Timothy Carney left his Butler apartment early in the morning, the way he always did, but failed to attend a church prayer meeting that was part of his usual routine. He called work and ...
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