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All sessions in my Book Club guide come with Video Supplements! Here's an example re: how cults operate

Updated: 6 days ago

Cults in Our Midst by Margaret Thaler Singer is a top selection for book clubs on the theme of the weaponization of loneliness. To avoid mind-rape -- whether by a cult leader or the propaganda media or our Big Tech devices -- we must first understand how cults operate in people.

Each study guide for each session of my book club comes with multi-media supplements to enhance the reading. For example, below are Parts I and II of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst's interview with Larry King from the year 2000.

In 1974 Hearst was kidnapped by a terrorist group that subjected her to constant propaganda while isolating her in a closet. After six weeks she emerged with a new identity and could not shake it off even when she was free to walk away. As she told King: "I had no free will." Here's part II:

Another supplement is an old interview with Margaret Thaler Singer about cults and how they work. For more examples of study guides to each session, go to: I will keep adding new sessions with new materials and video supplements.


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