Question and answer
Question not found
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (Free)
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Consequences of cultism
Weegy: Studies of cults have led researchers to believe that there are some consequences of joining cults. [ The main consequences that have been investigated are the use of mind control and the potential for harm caused by cults and their leaders. Researchers believe that they have found proof that some cults, particularly those with a religious background, practise some kinds of mind control. Within cultism (as a generalisation) there have been a number of steps identified in corrective persuasion. These steps are as follows. People are put in distressing situations that can be physical or emotional; then their problems are reduced to one simple explanation that is singled out and repeatedly emphasised; a person then receives unconditional love, acceptance and attention from the most charismatic leader of the group or the whole group; the person is given a new identity based on the group and finally they are subject to entrapment and their access to information is severely controlled. The last stage sees them isolated from family, friends and mainstream culture. Many have argued that the use of mind control is not seen in all cults, but it can still be viewed as one consequence of cultism. Cultism also has the potential for harm. There have been studies to suggest that cults are at a high risk of becoming abusive to members. The adoration of charismatic leaders carried out by the cult members contribute towards the leaders become corrupt with power. Once a leader has this power, he then has the ability to control the cult as he sees fit. Studies suggest that the most common consequences of cults are sexual assaults. However, this type of abuse will only come to light when former cult members leave the group and decide to talk about it. Some cults do not believe in medical care and this can have a severe consequence on members of the group. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/19/2013 12:10:53 AM
0 Answers/Comments
how are you?
Weegy: I'm fine, thank you. Do you have a question for WEegy? (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/19/2013 4:27:29 PM
0 Answers/Comments
17,600,458 questions answered
Popular Conversations
A list of potential sources of information for a paper is a(n) ...
Weegy: A list of potential sources of information for a paper in annotated bibliography. User: An index to ...
9/29/2014 2:50:04 PM| 4 Answers
You've settled on an idea for an essay to write. What should you do ...
Weegy: D.) Conduct interviews, do some research, ask questions, and make a plan. User: To make sure your reader ...
9/29/2014 5:55:28 PM| 4 Answers
What is the square root of 6000?
9/29/2014 2:39:45 PM| 3 Answers
Because the subject of a composition is like a crystal with many ...
Weegy: Because the subject of a composition is like a crystal with many facets, you should A. offer your reader ideas ...
9/29/2014 7:06:34 PM| 3 Answers
The densest ocean water is generally found a. in the surface ...
Weegy: A. in the surface zone User: In which zone is ocean temperature most affected by the weather? a. transition ...
9/30/2014 6:07:25 AM| 3 Answers
The pressure of ocean water increases as depth increases. User: The ...
Weegy: It originates in the Gulf of Mexico and, as the Florida Current, passes through the Straits of Florida and then ...
9/30/2014 6:27:02 AM| 3 Answers
In the Roman Republic, ____________ did not have power in the ...
Weegy: In the Roman Republic,non-citizens did not have power in the government.
9/29/2014 5:48:03 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
P
C
L
Points 3316 [Total 27714]| Ratings 8| Comments 3236| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2951 [Total 9482]| Ratings 12| Comments 2831| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
P
C
1
Points 2732 [Total 18671]| Ratings 18| Comments 2552| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 2729 [Total 19901]| Ratings 12| Comments 2609| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 2578 [Total 12358]| Ratings 0| Comments 2578| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 954 [Total 12200]| Ratings 0| Comments 954| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 864 [Total 19395]| Ratings 2| Comments 844| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 733 [Total 1402]| Ratings 0| Comments 733| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 634 [Total 5757]| Ratings 4| Comments 594| Invitations 0|Online
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 176 [Total 6233]| Ratings 2| Comments 156| Invitations 0|Online
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.