20 January 2011

Doomsday cults and survivalists

The shootout in Sutherland has focused everyone's attention on the survivalist movement and on Doomsday cults. CyberShrink comments.

The case of Sutherland's odd cult couple has raised concerns both about survivalists and cults which prophesy doom.

They believe that with proper skills and preparation they at least will be able to survive, selected by their wisdom and foresight, rather than any cultic religious faith. Such beliefs have arisen in many places and cultures across the centuries, leading to a range of tragedies and conflicts.


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