3 edition of Civil liberties, brainwashing and cults found in the catalog.
Civil liberties, brainwashing and cults
by Program for the Study of New Religious Movements in America in Berkeley, Calif
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Thomas Robbins.|
|LC Classifications||BF633 .R62|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||32|
The following excerpt is used with permission from Robert Jay Lifton’s The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age (New York, Basic Books, ) is a concise explanation of Lifton’s eight criteria for defining mind control. His book, Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of “Brainwashing” in China was instrumental in my deprogramming form the Moon. The author of dozens of books, including the Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America, Melton - sometimes described as a cult apologist - suggested that deprogramming violates a person’s civil liberties and religious freedom, rights guaranteed by the US Constitution.
Psychologist and cult counselor Steven Hassan, author of the book Combatting Cult Mind Control, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published a statement in related to brainwashing and mind control. In this statement the ACLU opposed certain methods "depriving people of . We love shows and books about cults, strict religious movements, and other fundamentalist groups, whether they’re well-researched exposés or fictional narratives. Insular movements are both Author: Caitlin Flynn.
Brainwashing Theories in European Parliamentary and Administrative Reports on Cults and Sects. Authors; Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs (). J. T. (). Cult/brainwashing cases and the freedom of religion. Journal of Church and State, 33, 55– CrossRef Google by: This was brainwashing at its most pure: radical, systematic, and forced. After the war, knowledge of this brainwashing process reached the pop culture consciousness. Over the next few decades, through hippie culture and New Age, cults began popping up more visibly than ever before, and a lot of young people experimented with them.
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This little book was published inwhen "brainwashing" was just coming into public awareness, and the potential of "hypnotism" was reaching its zenith. The topic created feelings of excitement and fear.4/5(1).
Brainwashing and the Cults: An Expose on Capturing the Human Mind Paperback – June 1, by Paul A. Verdier (Author)Cited by: 1. Comprising scholarly, journalistic, and partisan references, the bibliography has four sections: (1) conversion and commitment processes in "cults," (2) cults, civil liberties, and public policy, (3) social and psychological processes in religious deprogramming, and (4) the nature of "brainwashing," etc.
Arranged within each section. Part one: conversion and commitment processes in "cults" --Part two: cults, civil liberties and public policy --Part three: social and psychological processes in religious deprogramming --Part four: the nature of "brainwashing," etc.
Civil liberties, Civil liberties and "cults": a select annotated bibliography Thomas Robbins ; Program for the Study of New Religious Movements in America. Books shelved as civil-liberties: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald, Terrorism and the Consti.
Responding to Cults—A Role for Governments and Lawmakers Cults, Civil Liberties, and Religious Freedom • Cults and Courts • Government Intervention • Government Control: 8: Responding to the Terrorist Threat Mind Control and Manipulation • Misinterpretation and Martyrdom • Marginalization Epilogue Appendix The Doomsday Document Notes.
An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Cult Education Institute (CEI), formerly known as the Ross Institute of New Jersey, is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents.
Janja Lalich, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Sociology Prepared for European Conference of FECRIS 16 May Marseille, France Civil liberties As I see it, presently, four main issues affect cult-related court cases in the United States.
These are (1) not enough attorneys who will take these cases; (2) not enough qualified experts to testify on [ ]. Cults also use a process of brainwashing which boils down to isolating people or saying the group is the saviour in some way, or in my case will lead the revolution for a better life.
Barker’s study was published in a book entitled The Making of the Moonies (), and has been referred to in numerous articles and book chapters by Barker herself. Psychological Warfare and Brainwashing Techniques was Ed Hunter. His books written soon after the Korean War contained several passages that can help the Reader understand the diabolical history of Brainwashing more easily, a history that was not available to Kenneth Goff.
According to Ed Hunter’s book (“Brainwashing”, page. According to Douglas Cowan, in this book Hassan utilizes a language opposing "freedom" and "captivity", based on the conceptual framework of brainwashing and thought control, and the alleged abuses of civil liberties and human rights.
He writes that these are the precipitating motivation for secular anticultists such as : Steven Hassan. Soon after the Hearst trial, ina pop book advocating the use of brainwashing terminology against new religions was authored by California psychiatrist Paul A.
Verdier.(21) Simultaneously, support for the application of brainwashing theory to the new religions came from legal and sociological sources.  Thomas Robbins, “New Religions, Brainwashing and Deprogramming, Religious Studies Review, Vol.
On the other hand William Shepherd argues that the government ha an affirmative duty to enhance religious freedom by suppressing coercive deprogramming transpiring under private (non-governmental) auspices.
And most notably, professional anti-cultist Steven Hassan, known for his support for deprogramming and career built around combatting groups he considers destructive cults, will shortly be releasing a new book, The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control.
The publisher’s blurbs and advertising copy emphasize concepts like indoctrination, blind devotion. Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation.
“Brainwashing”, as popularly understood, does not exist or is of almost zero effectiveness. The belief stems from American panic over Communism post-Korean War combined with fear of new religions and sensationalized incidents; in practice, “cults” have retention rates in the single percentage point range and ceased to be an issue decades ago.
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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. civil rights law books. escape into a good book law. escape Missing: brainwashing. What is a Cult?. Adapted from Cults: Questions and Answers. by Michael e, Ph.D. AFF. A cult is a group or movement exhibiting a great or excessive devotion or dedication to some person, idea, or thing, and employing unethically manipulative techniques of persuasion and control designed to advance the goals of the group’s leader, to the actual or possible detriment of members.
Brainwashing’ as Forensic Evidence. Cult/Brainwashing Cases and Freedom of Religion We can conclude that the first World War on American soil saw the disregard of civil liberties on the.Youth, Brainwashing, and the Extremist Cults.
Zondervan, Written by a sociologist who is also an evangelical Christian, this book is critical of cults primarily on the basis that their beliefs are false. Has some interesting case studies of cult members.
Galanter, Marc. Cults: Faith, Healing and Coercion. Making a Cult of It. By Andrew M Greeley. Aug. 14, ; They admit their own bias toward civil liberties, their distrust of the political and financial manipulations of some of the cults.