Cults and the Moral Decay of Society Essay

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I. Introduction
A. Cults are becoming prominent in our society.
B. Main points

Secret organizations such as cults have been around for a long time and yet, more our emerging into our society.
Cults preform acts, that are against the laws of the countries that govern them.
C. More cults are emerging from society, and therefore is causing more rebellion against the spirit of goodness.

II. Opposing view
A. Some people believe that religious cults, are not cult at all, instead they are communities that promote personal wealth and well -being.
III. Points that support your position.
A. Secret organizations such as cults have been around for a long time and yet, more our emerging into our society.

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B. More cults are emerging in to our society, and with the arise of more cults comes a rebellion against the laws of a government.
C. Cults are tearing apart the fabric of morality in our nations.

Lately cults seem to be appearing everywhere, from the media to one's front doorstep. This trend may not be surprising to most historians. Considering, secret organizations such as cults have existed since Ancient Civilization. However, more cults will be emerging in to our society in the future. Cults are constantly recruiting youths to expand their numbers. These youths who join will then be corrupted by the manners and practices of the cults. Not only will they be corrupted just by the act of joining, but they will also be corrupted when they participate in the unlawful acts that the cults preform. More cults are emerging from society and their numbers are increasing with youth recruitment, therefore causing more rebellion against the spirit of goodness.

It is a well accepted fact that individuals who are involved in cults, deny that they are in cults . Instead, they believe that they have a spiritual organization that provides needs to the persons who desire them. Such needs include the answers to difficult questions, a sense of community, daily all-consuming activities, visions of a "one world" religion, demanding disciplines, a position for every person, a feeling of togetherness, and strong, strict leadership. Cult members generally
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