Tuesday, July 17, 2007

10 Ways to Build a Cult-Like Following

There are many voices in the world telling you what to believe and how to live. Some are benign and some are malicious. You have to determine which is which for yourself. Some appear benign, however, upon closer scrutiny they are revealed to be as "wolves in sheep's clothing." It is STILL up to YOU to determine the difference. Learning the difference between good and evil, light and dark and the difficult middle ground is part of the maturing process. Some start it and never finish. Others begin and go for awhile until they reach a comfort level and stay there. Some continue on learning and growing until they die. The level of self-revelation, maturity and personal responsibility is up to YOU. The wonderful thing about being an individual (non-legal terminology) is that YOU CAN learn from others and their experiences both good and bad. However, the "trick" is to NOT BE TRICKED by however well intentioned the expert, leader, guru or prophet is. The following is offered for your consideration as a methodology to help you determine if you are being subtly "schnookered." By the way, you will notice that Ron Paul does NONE of these techniques of manipulation.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Tuva or bust said...

A perfect description of Ed and his followers.

1:36 PM  
Blogger Tom said...

Gov't works that way too... what's your point?

2:50 PM  

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