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24 May 2011

Why people fall for Doomsday cults

The world has not ended, as Harold Camping and his followers predicted. Why do people fall for Doomsday cults? CyberShrink comments.

The world has not ended, as Harold Camping and his followers predicted. Why do people fall for Doomsday cults? CyberShrink comments.

Cults have the essential problem of maintaining existing members and recruiting new ones, and continuing to raise funds, so this is a marvellous sales point. Let other groups offer nice sermons and pleasant songs, but these guys promise to save you from the cataclysm.

 
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