Thursday, 1 October 2009

Cults and Coercion: How Ordinary People are Turned into Extraordinary Fanatics

A great audio lecture from an ex-Scientologists who now helps victims of many destructive cults:

"Twenty years ago, Paul Grosswald was recruited into the Church of Scientology during his sophomore year at Hofstra University. During six months of intense indoctrination he became increasingly drawn to the group, until he ultimately dropped out of school, moved into the cult's Manhattan compound, and signed a one billion year employment contract with Scientology's Sea Organization."

Click on the audio links (Interview and Q&A) here:


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