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You Never Learned
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Education + Investigation = Emancipation
Without My Informed Consent!
Did you give your informed consent at the time you went into the group?
How Mind Manipulation is Used for Influence and Control
Includes: "The Techniques of Coercive Persuasion"
Profile of a
A number of mind-manipulating cult leaders may exhibit many of these behavioral characteristics.
Behavior, Information, Thought
and Emotional Control [offsite link]
Explains the four aspects of mind control.
Lifton's Eight Criteria of Mind Control
Includes how it has been used by Herbert Armstrong and authoritarian splinters
Have a Loved One in a Deceptive, Exploitive Group
Covers what to do and not to do
Info for Exiters (Understanding our Involvement)
Covers why we were vulnerable, how propaganda and mind control works, indoctrination, effects, educating yourself, healing, and more. By founder of ESN.
How Did I End Up in a Spiritually Abusive Group?
Also shows the results of being these groups
I Find the "One True Church"?
Covers how to avoid a spiritually abusive, totalistic cult or cultic group.
Clues to Application of Mind Control in Worldwide Church of God
Very good and detailed letter showing how WCG was able to remove the true God from our minds and replace it with the WCG organization; i. e, "the government." Includes mind control during the changes.
Are You Being Recruited into a Totalistic Group?
(Twenty-two Differences in Content, Emphasis, Methods, Church life and Lifestyle)
Principles of Influence Used in Society
Often used by those leading totalist groups.
How to Resist Mind Control
Resisting persuasion, resisting systems, challenging the system.
Good three part article on "Cults: Questions & Answers" and "Cult Influence Tactics."
The Cult Test
Shows many characteristics of these groups.
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing [offsite link]
Links to Research Papers