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The Appeal of Cults to the Vulnerable

Summary: Religious cults appeal to lonely people seeking friendship and companionship. The cult leader often convinces people of their special gifts, then uses brainwashing to control their followers.
The article titled "The appeal of cults," talks about how cults lure their followers in. The author talks about how cult leaders often target people by offering them a "Free of Charge get together at a retreat," for lonely people this may sound appealing, because they are longing for some kind of connection with the outside world. The cult leader may reach out to the person by offering them friendship and companionship. According to the author, cult followers become dependent on their leader. The cult leader often tries to convince the followers that they have some kind of special gift, talent, or knowledge. The author also says that some cults use techniques such as brainwashing to help control their followers. It is said by using mind control and brainwashing the cult members become totally dependent on their leaders.

In some extreme cases, the cult members are not allowed...

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