Good short film
Posted: 27 June 2007 04:20 PM   [ Ignore ]
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“Mind Control Made Easy: or How to Become a Cult Leader”

It’s a tongue-in cheek instructional film that goes through the various techniques that cults and cult-like movements use to recruit and retain members.  Many of the techniques are used by many organizations that most people think are benign, if not beneficial.

Posted: 30 June 2007 12:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I watched about half, and what I saw looked pretty accurate. I just kept thinking “Smells like Scientology”.

Also, I really want one of those t-shirts.


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Posted: 02 July 2007 12:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Funny and scary at the same time.

Funny because the things they say are so cliche.

Scary because people actually fall for it.

We love the leader… the leader is love…


1. God is omnipotent.
Source: Several incidents where I’ve annoyed fundamentalist Christians by challenging God’s power.
2. If God is omnipotent then he can travel faster than the speed of light.
Modus Ponens
3. Nothing can travel faster than the speed of light.
Source: Einstein
Therefore, God is nothing.