Yeah you know... I don't think I'm going to give this much more thought. If someone else has input, lets hear it, but otherwise... blah.
I have a straight window directly into some of the live workings of a cult I have been researching (and it's been extremely educational, eh..). I'm reading recent announcements made by the founder/leader of the cult, and noting this baloney:
Christopher Warren (NCCG)
C. Spiritual and Physical Attacks: In connection with #B above, we have been subject to relentless spiritual attack more or less rounf the clock by the covens who at the beginning of this year switched their tactics and tried to physically attack us as well. In this they were completely defeated. Nevertheless they continue to harrass us with low-flying aircraft, often swooping down at roof-top level as reported in the following links in #B. For a picture of the latest aircraft intrusion see:
The "attacks" are a complete, 100% imaginary fantasy that was played up to a fever pitch during the days they were supposed to have happened earlier this year.
The aircraft thing is based on a one-time incident (as opposed with "often") in which a low-flying aircraft passed over the compound several times while the founder was outside. Within a few days of learning this, I contacted the authority for the Swedish airspace and asked what it was. They believed it was a guy taking flying lessons.
Christopher Warren (NCCG)
D. Abuse by 'Cult Deprogrammers': A more recent problem has been harrassment, psychological abuse, possible kidnapping and attempted brainwashing on at least two of investigators by self-styled 'cult deprogrammers' who are tied in with #B & C. This shady business with its criminal record is detailed in another thread in this Group at the following link:
He is referencing one voluntary exit counseling session and, I believe, one member who has never seen the face of an exit counselor but whose parents are desperately trying to fix their kid's ravaged mind with the help of mental health professionals. The 'criminal' reference is there because the founder grabbed all of the ridiculous, defamatory Scientology-sponsored articles he could find in an effort to prove to himself and his cult members that exit counselors are just evil criminals.
Using this one as an example (he is the one I am most familour with), the information is constantly twisting in his mind, and even the memories distort to match the false reality he's living in. If most of them are like that... you know? How the hell could this ever be fixed when the world he lives in exists only in his mind. God, please kill me if I somehow start becoming like that.