“The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

ESQUIRE, 8 June 2022 A four-part documentary directed by Rachel Dretzin, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey tells the story of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), and its disgraced leader, Warren Jeffs. But what’s the true story behind the religion and how did it end up in the unholy place it is now?… Continue lendo “The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

New Age Spirituality in the USA: Meet The Shamans, Gurus and Cult Leaders of America | Documentary

Is the USA undergoing a spiritual awakening, or is it falling victim to fake gurus and new age cult leaders? In an America in search of meaning, gurus, healers, shamans and other modern wizards have become the new providers of worth. Festivals, retreats and detox courses promising spiritual wellness are multiplying. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYrSoVCjYAw We follow emerging… Continue lendo New Age Spirituality in the USA: Meet The Shamans, Gurus and Cult Leaders of America | Documentary

The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’ | Vice News

Bentinho Massaro has hundreds of thousands of followers on social media, supporters the spiritual guru gained through his teachings about “self-realization,” “enlightenment,” and the idea of “upgrading civilization.” While some of his ideas are pretty standard, like the importance of silent meditation, others are controversial: he’s said that 9/11 was an inside job, that he… Continue lendo The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’ | Vice News

Arautos do Evangelho: os segredos escondidos nos castelos do grupo católico

Os Arautos do Evangelho são uma associação privada de padres brasileiros, aprovada pelo Vaticano em 2001. Fundada pelo brasileiro João Scognamiglio Clá Dias, ex-membro da TFP (Sociedade Brasileira de Defesa da Tradição, Família e Propriedade), ela se espalhou pelo país e oferece, em suas instalações, atividades extra-curriculares a crianças e jovens em idade escolar, como… Continue lendo Arautos do Evangelho: os segredos escondidos nos castelos do grupo católico

Finding Salvation with an Online Cult | Vice documentary

Unicult is not your typical cult. Founded in 2012 by self proclaimed pop-spiritual leader Unicole Unicron, this mostly online group and its millennial following studies everything from crystals to aliens and seeks to empower each other to seek joy on earth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tz3H8YQz34

“I Grew Up In A Cult Without Realising” – Faith Elizabeth HUNTER

Faith Elizabeth Hunter, who goes by Liz, was raised in Texas in a family belonging to the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) – also known as ATI – an ultra-conservative Christian sect established in 1961. As a child, Liz remembers that her family had no television, and weren’t allowed to watch films or TV… Continue lendo “I Grew Up In A Cult Without Realising” – Faith Elizabeth HUNTER

Anti-Vaxers Are Starting Communes in Mexico | Vice News

Pandemic restrictions are loosening in much of the world. But that’s not stopping anti-vaxers from uprooting their lives and relocating to a land of milk, honey, and zero travel restrictions for foreigners to enter: Mexico. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk-_1UBskPw Joining anarchist cells and eco-villages when they arrive, these Canadians and Europeans are building networks which they say will… Continue lendo Anti-Vaxers Are Starting Communes in Mexico | Vice News

Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won | False Gods

“She only lets us sleep four hours, we have to wake up at 5AM.” Amy Carlson leads a group called Love Has Won. The web-savvy New Age outfit uses daily livestreams to recruit followers from around the world to join their house in Colorado. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRxD3eH19hE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f81Az_2Fvek Evolução de movimentos religiosos: cults e seitas Rodney Stark… Continue lendo Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won | False Gods