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Cults:
Life in a cult: how I got in, how I got out
Life Matters
Amanda Smith and Matthew Crawford
ABC Radio
5 April 2018

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You might think cult members are naive and easily led, but the psychology and group-think that holds the collective together is extremely powerful.

We examine how and why people get involved in a cult, what keeps them there and what happens when they finally leave.

How and why does someone get involved in a cult, what keeps them there and what happens when they finally leave and have to adjust to life in the real world?

Tore Klevyer spent a decade living in a Christian cult, and later trained as a counsellor who helps others recover.

Mary Garden is a former cult member who explored various sects in India during the 1970s and has written extensively about her experiences

 

 


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