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14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
I really like Big Love it is a well done show. It does show a few of the abuses that occur in polygamous cults. I already have a bad opinion of polygamy because I know about their abuses. Here in Utah the polygamy will make the news frequently. Do you about Tapestry against Polygamy A Utah organization to help victims of Polygamy. To find out people think of Big Love go here
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
Mustang Sally The church as whole today is borderline as a cult. but the missionary program is complete cult. As a missionary all you do is work for the church, you are watched 24/7, told how to spend every minute of your time, not allowed to read books or newspapers, watch TV or listen to music, phone friends or family. You are exposed to massive and constant guilt trips ,nothing you do is eve
Forum: Former Cult Members and Affected Families
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
QuoterrmoderatorNo. The Mormon Church today would not meet the first criteria. Its "prophet" is not a charismatic personality that defines the group, but rather an elected member. There is a democratic process of leadership within the LDS today that includes the First Council, Quorums etc. No single personality dominates the church today as Joseph Smith and Brigham Young once d
Forum: Destructive Churches
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
If you go by these criteria then I definitely was part of a cult <1. A charismatic leader, who increasingly becomes an object of worship as the general principles that may have originally sustained the group lose power. > Living prophet fills this role <2. A process call coercive persuasion or thought reform. > Steps taught for conversion. Follow the Brethren ,
Forum: Destructive Churches
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
I was raised in Utah in Mormon church, and finally found my way out. Family and old friends now shun me. Does the world consider Mormons a cult or just wierd?
Forum: Destructive Churches
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
The video The Bible and the Book of Mormon examines the proof for both books and how science proofs or disproves them. Watch it on-line here . The proof of both books only extends to their being ancient documents, not if their doctrines and stories are true.
Forum: Destructive Churches
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
Jon, Leave or stay is tough decision Stay and your kids may possibly be harmed by the church. Leave and your marriage may breakup. It is good to check out www.exmormon.org many most people posting there are or were in the same situation as you. What ever you keep your sons from going on a mission.The LDS mission is LDS cult abuse at it's worst, A decade and much counselling later, I still
Forum: Destructive Churches
14 years ago
Demon of Kolob
I only know about Mormons LDS claims 13 million plus members this is a lie. They count did members until age age 130 and those who quit and all family of a member Real numbers are between 4 to 4.5 million active LDS mormons.
Forum: Destructive Churches
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