Reasons Why People Join Cults
There are more and more cults that has been thriving nowadays. Many people now became life gurus, and philosophical teachers, and offer faddish products. These people do everything just to encourage other individuals to join their cult. 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.
The way to do this recruitment is that they invite those people who have no or little knowledge of the teaching of the Bible. They invite these people Bible studies, usually in-home Bible studies wherein they usually tamper and distort the real teaching of the bible. They do a little twisting just to promote their principle s and beliefs by also promoting their religious leader.
The fact that a person has no or less knowledge on the Bible, then these cultists will make sure to entice them to the principles of their cults. When a cultist discovers that you have enough and you are a firm Christian then this cultist will not consider you as part of its recruitment effort.
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.