GROUPS, CULTS, SECTS AND MIND CONTROL

GROUPS, CULTS, SECTS AND MIND CONTROL

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A set of outline notes highlighting the techniques and processes used in dysfunctional groups in order to dishonestly persuade their members to adopt the group philosophy and remain as members. Though the main references here are to religious groups, these methods are also used by any dysfunctional group - be it religious, political or whatever.

Using these notes, readers should be able to quickly detect the degree of dysfunctionality in any group to which they belong.

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Language: English

Written in: 2011

Published: 2011-01-11

Word count: 3,891 words (≈ 16 minutes)

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Robert Laynton, writing as Pilgrim Simon, has spent forty years exploring spirituality. He gained a degree in psychology and post graduate qualifications in counselling and was for a time a member of the British Psychological Society, contributing to their Transpersonal Psychology Journal. His studies draw from personal experience and from different religious and spiritual traditions as well as from psychology, psychiatry and Transpersonal psychology. He is inspired by thinkers such as Shankara, Ibn Al-Arabi, Meister Eckhart, David Waite, George Kelly, Ken Wilber, Arthur Deikman and Karen Armstrong.


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