Why Do People Join Cults?
The world of the cult has been blooming more than ever. A lot of people has turned to these cults and became life gurus and teach philosophical teachings or even offer faddish products to other people just to induce these individuals to be part of their population. 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 very wise in their recruitment effort. Cults are groups that attack the principle and beliefs in the biblical effort. And so they make their recruitment efforts in the personal lives of people.
These cults are very wise in enticing to recruit people. They target those who have less or just have basic knowledge of the Bible. They invite these people to a “Bible Study.” What happens in this “Bible Study” is that they will distort what is in the Bible to get the teachings and principles into their favour. They do this in order to promote their religious leader.
Those individuals who have no or little knowledge about the teachings f the Bible are usually the target of the cultists. Since these people have do not know much about the Bible, they are more prone to be conceived by the distorted facts by the cultists. Once a cultist find out that you are a strong and firm believer of your Christian religion and the teachings of the Bible, these cultists usually flees.
Divorce, marriage, a new job, a death in the family, attending college for the first time are some the life changes we experience in life. When we are in the verge of a life transition, sometimes we feel like we need something to do make things stable. Because of the confusion of this life transition, cult finds these time a great season to their recruitment effort since at this point in time we are more vulnerable.
The thing that the cultist do is to talk over to the person who is currently struggling in his life transition. Since this person is more vulnerable in this time, he or she will certainly listen and seek for the counsel of the cultist. Once the cultist finds out that this certain person listens to and becomes dependent on his counsel then it will be an opportunity for the cultist to involve the person in the cult. Once this person becomes part of the cult, he or she will have no chance to quotation and react since the cultist makes sure keep this person busy with the cult task and duties.