Written by: Debra Van Neste For those that don’t know who Be Scofield is, she is a self-proclaimed journalist who is writing a series of exposes on cult leaders and gurus. She calls herself a "Hunter." I first heard of Scofield through a friend who mentioned she wrote a shocking and daring piece exposing an … Continue reading Why doesn’t Be Scofield just leave Dr. Cathleen Mann alone?
We don't often hear about victims of cults unless it involves a horrible tragedy that just cannot be part of our sense of a normal experience. However, outside obvious tragedies, many people fall prey to cults. As a result, many suffer from mental breakdowns, lose their jobs, families and suffer from poor health. In many … Continue reading The 9 Lives of Cult Leaders by Debra Van Neste
Part two of a continuing series Written by Debra Van Neste Edited by Dr. Cathleen Mann There has been a lot of sensationalistic articles on cult leaders showing up recently. Do they do more harm than good? Such articles focus on beliefs and biased judgment, such as the way a leader dresses, if a cult … Continue reading Responsible journalism in writing cult articles.
In this world of multi-multiculturalism and technology in which the pressure is on to succeed, it often is easy to fall into intolerance and despair. As such, we present a look into the mind, the pitfalls of populism and the sadness of suffering. Included are interviews with Melissa Deuter, a psychiatrist specializing in adolescent care, … Continue reading Our latest magazine issue on Amazon!
It is important to begin a dialogue about different types of anti-cult activities. It is vital to use the proper definitions found in the research criteria before we label the term cult to a movement, a group, or a leader. Many times, victims of cults are the first to expose a leader of cult activity.This … Continue reading THE VITAL ROLE OF CULT EXPERTS
A special issue on Pseudoscience of The Behavior Therapist can be freely downloaded. Monica Pignotti has an article in it about the price of speaking out.
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We often have a very black and white thinking of good and evil. Gurus, and spiritual teachers and those under the guise of “Swami” or being an enlightened being often come off as living saints on earth. They act kind, warm, enigmatic, charismatic, full of joy and when they see you, you feel addicted to … Continue reading The Death of Ma Premswarupa