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Why Do People Join Cults?
The world of the cult has been blooming more than ever. A lot of people has turned to these cults and became life gurus and teach philosophical teachings or even offer faddish products to other people just to induce these individuals to be part of their population. Do you ever wonder why these groups has become very successful in what they do? This article will discuss the reason why cults come very interesting for some to join. These suggestions may also be warning signs to examine whether you, the reader can be vulnerable into being enticed too.
Cults are religious groups that do not believe in the teachings of the bible. Therefore, in order to get people to their population, they focus on people personal lives. Especially those people with less knowledge on the teachings on the bible, they are deemed to be enticed by these group.
These cults are very wise in enticing to recruit people. They target those who have less or just have basic knowledge of the Bible. They invite these people to a “Bible Study.” What happens in this “Bible Study” is that they will distort what is in the Bible to get the teachings and principles into their favour. They do this in order to promote their religious leader.
The fact that a person has no or less knowledge on the Bible, then these cultists will make sure to entice them to the principles of their cults. When a cultist discovers that you have enough and you are a firm Christian then this cultist will not consider you as part of its recruitment effort.
One of the reasons why people join cults is because of life transition. When one is suffering from the feeling of unstableness in his life, he or she seeks for something he or she thinks will stabilize the current situation. Divorce, marriage, a new job, a death in the family, attending college for the first time are some of a person’s biggest life change that make it great for cults to do their recruiting effort.
The thing that the cultist do is to talk over to the person who is currently struggling in his life transition. Since this person is more vulnerable in this time, he or she will certainly listen and seek for the counsel of the cultist. Once the cultist finds out that this certain person listens to and becomes dependent on his counsel then it will be an opportunity for the cultist to involve the person in the cult. Once this person becomes part of the cult, he or she will have no chance to quotation and react since the cultist makes sure keep this person busy with the cult task and duties.