You might want to cross-post that to the SGI thread. [forum.culteducation.com
SGI tries to brainwash members that if they leave SGI, their karma is going to go into the crapper, and they will probably get cancer next week, and no one will love them, etc.
Many have gotten past that.
Standard scare and terror tactics, to try to keep people in the sect.
Hellfire was the old method.