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How Dangerous It Really Is to Attend a Cult Meeting

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Will they suck you in and brainwash you?

David Koresh, Jim Jones, Joseph di Mambro, and Charles Manson: these are names that we associate with cults, those frightening groups that take normal people just searching for a higher meaning in life and turns them into mindless murderers or they willingly take their own lives thinking that they’ll all move on to a higher plane of existence. Whatever the case, in their wake, cults can leave a trail of destruction, chaos, and incredible sadness. But are all cults actually that bad? And what makes it a “cult”? These Redditors think they have the answers you’re seeking.

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Are they getting ready for another Jonestown or Manson-style murder?