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  • Essay about Arby

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    obvious, but the particulars are vague, and its message becomes all the more interesting when Joyce begins to mingle romantic attraction with divine love. "Araby" is a story about both wordly love and religious devotion, and its weird mix of symbols and images details the relationship--sometimes peaceful, sometimes tumultuos--between the two. In this essay, I will examine a few key moments in the story and argue that Joyce's narrator is ultimately unable to resolve the differences between them.

  • Solar Temple Cults

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    Many cults in the world exist some are good and others are unpleasant. Some of the cults join together to do good things such as meeting people and bonding with those of the same religions and expressions as yourself. There are also; bad cults that have killed many people and even some cults have killed even their own members although, there is not a lot of cults that have committed suicide to end their own cult like the Order of the Solar Temple had done. The Order of the Solar Temple was a great

  • Complexity Of Cult

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    To understand the complexity of a cult a person must first understand the meaning of what that word truly defines. In a dictionary, you would find the meaning of the word as the system of religious worship or ritual. But if you take this definition literally then a Christian would be insulted. Just because a person follows God or a “god” does not mean they are in a cult. Nevertheless, the word “cult” has few different meanings. The structure of a cult has varied differences but the goal is the

  • Religion on the Internet Essay

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    The cult "teaches" a person how to know with certainty, so those who ascribe to its world-view exist in a completely different reality than the rest of society."(alt.religion.scientology) This is the starting paragraph for the site titled, "Cult Think" which talks about how a cult brainwashes a person into their beliefs. As it is stated above these people are living in a totally fake world in

  • Character Analysis Of Yuki

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    build. Her speech pattern is very formal, and she would be considered elegant in her movements. Intellectually, she is a protégé. As a child, she was homeschooled, with her only interactions being with adults and other children who were a part of the cult. However, her mother and father pushed her to attend classical dance classes, self-defense courses, and violin lessons. She also speaks four different languages. Yuki was sheltered as a child, which caused problems in deciphering social cues. Her

  • Utopian Cults Essays

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    For many years, cults have been a subject of great controversy. A cult is a group of people that are bound together by an appreciation of the same thing, person, ideal, etc. Usually these groups keep close because of religious reasons, but their beliefs are almost always considered strange by outsiders. Cults are similar to clans or congregations, but are usually referred to as sects. There are many different categories that a cult could be sorted into. Apocalyptic, Utopian, Spiritualistic, Satanic

  • Heaven's Gate: A Colossal Failure Essay

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    Throughout history, there have been many instances of cults, many of which share the common characteristic of having corrupt leaders. For instance, Charles Manson led his cult in a homicidal spree, and David Koresh and Jim Jones convinced their followers to commit mass suicide. It is apparent that in cult history, leaders are the main cause of the tragedies that ensue. Heaven’s Gate, a religious cult, was founded on a mixture of Christian beliefs and a belief in UFOs. They stayed out of the public

  • Cults Essay

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    Cults have become a phenomenon in our world today. Each year "hundreds of Canadians join some of the 3,000 unorthodox religions of one type or another" (Fernell, Branswell, 189) all across North America. Like every organization, club or even in the common work place there is usually a person who is a figure of authority or other wise know as a "leader" and with every leader there are always rules and objectives that each and every member has to do and follow. The common psychological

  • Managing Cultism in Tertiary Institutions

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    MANAGING CULTISM IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS BY SULAIMAN ABDULLAHI KARWAI, Ph.D, fmca, mnim, mimc, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA. Abstract Importunate secret cult activities have created a culture of fear and turned many tertiary institutions into centres of violence, where Fear, anxiety and insecurity of lives and properties are the order of the day. These scenarios have resulted in poor learning, poor performance and low academic attainment. The objective

  • Cults: The Four Factors Of Mind Control

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    A cult is relatively a small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister. The elements of a cult focus on four major factors of mind control such as Behavior Control, Information Control, Thought Control, and Emotional Control. According to the video uploaded by aperi mentis and written by Steven Hassan stated that: Behavior Control constant reminding of the authority of the leader, obedience is the most important teaching just believing but don’t