Why Do People Join Cults?
Today, the world of the cults is more and more expanding. There are so many people who turned into life gurus or people who are promoting their cultic philosophy in order to entice people to join their group. 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.
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.
Basically, those who have little or no knowledge about the teachings of the Bible are most likely potential to be one of the targets of these cults for them to recruit. If cultist founds out that one person is a firm believer in the teachings of the Bible, then the cultist disregard even trying to recruit one.
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 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.