Why Do People Join Cults?
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. Do you ever wonder why these groups has become very successful in what they do? This article will discuss the reason why cults come very interesting for some to join. These suggestions may also be warning signs to examine whether you, the reader can be vulnerable into being enticed too.
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.
Many cults have their wise way to make a way to the innocent peoples heart. These cults make sure to target those individual who are illiterate on teachings of the Bible. To make sure that these people will be encouraged in their group, the schedule “Bible studies”, which usually are some at a certain home of one member. They invite these people have a “Bible Study”, however what they do in this Bible study is to distort the teachings in the people and instead promote their cult and religious leader, and their cult principles.
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.
The cultist finds this time in a person life an opportunity entice them into their cult, what they do is to counsel them and focus on their personal lives. Once the cultist find that this person comes dependent in his advices, then the cultist takes this opportunity to involve this person to the cult himself. Since the person is very vulnerable at this time, he or she will have no chance to react and question since that he or she will also be very busy in doing the tasked duties and responsibilities of the cult.