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Old Today, 08:11 AM
 
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Have you found or do you want to start up a website/ forum for "Ex-followers" or Recovering followers?
That would be worthwhile for venting and warning others.
That's a great idea. I do want to start a website for that purpose. Im trying to get in touch with local investigation reporters. I wanna blow the lid on this evil scam! I think if we come together we can help our fellow brothers and sisters.
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Old Today, 08:21 AM
 
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That's a great idea. I do want to start a website for that purpose. Im trying to get in touch with local investigation reporters. I wanna blow the lid on this evil scam! I think if we come together we can help our fellow brothers and sisters.
Good luck ... I mean that.
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Old Today, 08:24 AM
 
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Good luck ... I mean that.
Thank you, your support and others means a lot to me right now. I feel dazed and confused, as im coming out of a bad relationship.
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Old Today, 08:41 AM
 
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Thank you! It took a lot to leave, i feel free finally. My friends and family who are wrapped still think im crazy.
yeah, your not. they can't see out side of the bubble. I never understood cults. I must admit, I don't even know what I don't know about them.

what do you think the personality traits of people in them are? I mean the ones that cause the group to be as it is.
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Old Today, 08:54 AM
 
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yeah, your not. they can't see out side of the bubble. I never understood cults. I must admit, I don't even know what I don't know about them.

what do you think the personality traits of people in them are? I mean the ones that cause the group to be as it is.
Really appreciate the support. From my experience the higher ups (Gary Olsen, his wife, best buddys since who knows when) and a lot of the fellow students are all pretty conceited, narcissistic, pretentious,in a subtle way One of Gary Olsen's quotes is: A true Master is so humble, andc"Im as humble as apple pie" ( He says hes a true Master ) Who is TRULY humble and proclaims it? Garys teachings also humbly states that MasterPath teachings and students are the highest most evolved people on the planet. Garys favorite analogy is the rest of the world is the walking dead, 2 legged bi ped, an animal,unaware, playing with baby rattles. Very humble?lol
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Old Today, 08:58 AM
 
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ONE trait is common...the members love being included in a family type situation....smiley faces
all welcoming you ...so happy whenever you stop by is very alluring.
You can come from a happy family or a dysfunctional, unloving family...doesn't matter.
BUT, it is easier for a member if their family of origin doesn't relate or support them...
or if
they are a bit 'lonely'....they don't have to be depressed about it...it's just if you have only a couple friends ...and NOW you have a BUNCH of smiling friends...what a pull !
Plus, what they say rings true to you...talking about lofty heights of Truth, God, Connection, and
THIS is the 'fast way' to get to those places of super clarity and happiness ....that we all innately want.


Oh, forgot , then the use of 'the common enemy' ...for a Hitler it was the Jews, etc...
and the promise of a better life...Yay!
Same thing with any group or cult...the common enemy is the suffering of this lying, temporary world and it's transient pleasures**...while the
eternity of happiness that they can take you to >>never changes! Yay! See?


** Sound familiar?..Buddha saw his life of wealth gave nothing, really, in the end...while seeing suffering all around outside the Palace compound...so he sought 'something else':
the 'non-transitory, that relieved the suffering of the mind and the world.'

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