Episode 70 Doomsday Cults and Cultification part 1
Greetings all! This week we have returning guest Ben Radford with us to talk about Doomsday Cults. We start the show by taking a deep look at how cults work, How they recruit members, How they program followers and the effect they have on the their lives. We then take a look at The Millerites, The Raëlian Movement, and Jim Jones of Georgetown. Cultification.. Yes its a word, Ben said so.
Click links below.
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Jonestown: 30 years later
Meet the Raelians: Inside the World’s Strangest — and Nicest — UFO Sex Clone Religion