O culto a Elon Musk | Meteoro Brasil

"As crianças do século XXII não vão mais querer ser Goethe ou Maradona ou John Lennon, mas Ted Bundy ou Charles Manson." Ciprian Vălcan As do século XXI querem ser Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos ou Elon Musk. Um culto tecnólatra e filisteu par excellence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQSfsUh6fpU Como qualquer religião, o culto a Elon Musk… Continue lendo O culto a Elon Musk | Meteoro Brasil

“Revistas francesas analisam a negação como origem das teorias da conspiração contemporâneas” – Maria Paula CARVALHO

RFI, 4 de setembro de 2022 A origem de recentes ondas de teorias conspiratórias, como sobre a vacina de Covid-19, é destaque nas revistas francesas desta semana. Na Le Point, o psiquiatra e psicanalista Serge Tisseron aborda o papel fundamental da negação, mecanismo de defesa natural do ser humano, neste processo.  Utilizando-se da prática terapêutica, com reflexões e observações feitas durante a pandemia de Covid-19,… Continue lendo “Revistas francesas analisam a negação como origem das teorias da conspiração contemporâneas” – Maria Paula CARVALHO

Japan’s Strangest Cult? | False Gods

From Margaret Thatcher seances to promising to eliminate North Korea, Happy Science is a controversial new religious movement with over 12 million members in 90 countries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIS-RE3gO64 Led by its charismatic leader, Ryuho Okawa, the group’s followers believe he is a divine being, but others have accused him of leading a cult. We hear from… Continue lendo Japan’s Strangest Cult? | False Gods

“A gun church that glorifies the AR-15 and is led by the son of the ‘Moonies’ church founder has been making alliances with far-right figures” – Alia SHOAIB

Business Insider, October 30, 2021 Wearing his signature crown of gleaming bullets and with a gold AR-15 often strapped to his chest, the 42-year-old Pastor Sean Moon is a bizarre religious leader.  Sean Moon is the founder of the Pennsylvania-based The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary Church, also known as the Rod of Iron Ministries. … Continue lendo “A gun church that glorifies the AR-15 and is led by the son of the ‘Moonies’ church founder has been making alliances with far-right figures” – Alia SHOAIB

Reverend Moon: Emperor of the Universe | BBC documentary

The following video is a one-hour long BBC documentary made in 2000. It gives a lot of information about Sun Myung Moon, starting with his early life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEnxHDaGF5w Sun Myung Moon (Korean: 문선명; Hanja: 文鮮明; born Yong Myung Moon; 6 January 1920 – 3 September 2012) was a Korean religious leader, also known for his… Continue lendo Reverend Moon: Emperor of the Universe | BBC documentary

“A cidade toda sabia”: a trajetória de João de Deus da fé aos crimes sexuais | MOVdoc

Condenado a mais de 63 anos de prisão por crimes sexuais e porte ilegal de arma de fogo, João de Deus é o responsável pela ascensão e declínio de Abadiânia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw7I5BITt3E Neste curta-metragem, MOV.doc conta a trajetória do médium e da cidade no interior de Goiás. O vídeo é inspirado no livro A Casa, de… Continue lendo “A cidade toda sabia”: a trajetória de João de Deus da fé aos crimes sexuais | MOVdoc

The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man 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 The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man in Mexico | Vice News

The Sex Guru Wanted by International Police | The Business of Crime

From Indian Alleged Cult Leader escaping rape charges on a South American Island to the AR-15 toting Rod of Iron Ministries, cults around the world are buying up land and setting up compounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAPpEqzp1AA In The Business of Crime, VICE World News looks at different parts of the criminal economy, separating fact from myth. In… Continue lendo The Sex Guru Wanted by International Police | The Business of Crime

Colonia Dignidad: A notorious cult – The fight for justice | DW Documentary

At the Colonia Dignidad compound in Chile, Paul Schäfer ruled over his followers with an iron fist. Exhausting work, violence, and abuse dominated daily life. During the Pinochet dictatorship, political prisoners were tortured and murdered there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgXmSaRdQOc Decades of human rights abuses at Colonia Dignidad made the settlement notorious around the world. Horst Schaffrik still… Continue lendo Colonia Dignidad: A notorious cult – The fight for justice | DW Documentary

Faith, power, manipulation – The secrets of the Opus Dei sect | DW Documentary

For many critics, the arch-conservative Catholic community Opus Dei is a diabolical sect. However, Opus Dei (which translates to "Work of God”) sees itself in a very positive light. Even today, it’s very difficult to look into the inner world of the sect. That's because its 90,000 members worldwide have taken a vow of secrecy… Continue lendo Faith, power, manipulation – The secrets of the Opus Dei sect | DW Documentary