This chapter sure caught my attention.. Being on a Cult's Hit List - 1:37:17
Rick Alan Ross: EXPOSING DESTRUCTIVE CULTS, Scientology, Jim Jones, Deprogramming, & Andrew Tate Feb 6, 2023.
On this episode of The AUXORO Podcast, Rick Alan Ross and Zach discuss how destructive cults control, manipulate, and sometimes kill their followers, how someone like Tom Cruise could be hooked into Scientology, some of the most effective methods he and other experts have used to reverse cult programming, the rise of Jim Jones and the Jonestown Massacre, coming face to face with Keith Raniere the founder of NXIVM, whether Andrew Tate qualifies as a cult leader, and more.
Guest Bio: Rick Alan Ross is a cult expert and the founder of The Cult Education Institute. He is an internationally known expert regarding destructive cults, controversial groups and movements and author of the book "Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out." Since 1982 he has been studying, researching and responding to the problems often posed by controversial authoritarian groups and movements.
0:00 - Auxoro Podcast Preview
1:39 - Helping People Break Free from Cults
5:52 - Cult In Grandmother's Nursing Home
11:18 - Uncovering & Identifying the Digital Cults
20:53 - Cult Members lacking Sense of Humor
26:21 - Cult Recruitment
36:15 - War on Cults from a General Standpoint
39:32 - Ingredients for an Effective Cult Leader
43:16 - Deprogramming a Cult Leader
48:13 - Jim Jones and The Jonestown Massacre
1:00:10 - Jonestown Massacre's Only Survivor
1:05:32 - Demographics of Cult Recruitment
1:11:54 - Cult Brainwashing
1:21:22 - Basic Stages of Coercive Persuasion
1:24:28 - The Element of Gaslighting
1:37:17 - Being on a Cult's Hit List
1:43:39 - Deprogramming a Person in Scientology
2:01:29 - Success Rate as a Deprogrammer
2:04:25 - Goals as a Cult Deprogrammer
2:12:40 - Unravelling Tom Cruise
2:21:51 - Is Andrew Tate a Cult Leader?
2:39:09 - Cult-like Activities by Amway
2:47:50 - Outro