What Makes One Join A Cult
Today, the world of the cults is more and more expanding. There are so many people who turned into life gurus or people who are promoting their cultic philosophy in order to entice people to join their group. The question is, how can cults be very successful, despite of the things they do that can be really strange? In this article, the possible suggestions will be discussed on why some people are encouraged to join the cults. This will also help examine the if you will be a possible target to be joining the cult sooner.
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.
Basically, those who have little or no knowledge about the teachings of the Bible are most likely potential to be one of the targets of these cults for them to recruit. If cultist founds out that one person is a firm believer in the teachings of the Bible, then the cultist disregard even trying to recruit one.
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.
Since a person is very vulnerable at this struggling time, the cultist makes a move to entice this person. Once the cultist sees that the person becomes interested and dependent on his counsel, then the cultist takes this opportunity to involve one to the cult. What cultist will do the cult mentality that the person has no opportunity to react or question because the cultist keeps him or her busy doing the given cult duties.