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Religious Cults and Their Beliefs
Religious Cults and their Beliefs
Religious Cults are ridiculed the world over, for their outlandish beliefs, and their even more outlandish behaviour, not only do we ridicule them but we shun them at every opportunity in the hope that they will go away and bother someone else. But there is no doubt that the people who create a religious cult are fantastic business people and know exactly how to market their target followers, without their business acumen, the cults would die a slow death and wouldn't be so popular.
Cults rake in billions of dollars every year from their gullible followers.
How much do you actually know about the cult religions? What do they believe in, apart from the Almighty Dollar?
Below you will find the some religious Cults and their strange beliefs
Sun Myung Moon
The Unification church or as they are better known The Moonies, have a strict moral code.
They believe that Jesus appeared to Sun Myung Moon when he was 15 years old.
Strangest Belief- The Moonies believe that if you spend money in this life, it helps to allieviate the suffering of those in the afterlife.
you can learn more about the Moonies from their website.
Peter and Eileen Caddy
The Findhorn Foundation
Founded in 1962 by Peter and Eileen Caddy and Dorothy Maclean.
the principle of The Findhorn Foundation is to build a self-sufficiant eco and spiritual community, that does everything together, growing food,building houses, and generating electricity via wind turbines.
They also spend alot of time dancing and celebrating together.
Followers are expected to live at the foundations house on the Scottish Isle of Iona, but only during the freezing winter months, to renew their Spiritual education.
for more info visit the Findhorn website
The Exclusive Brethren
The Exclusive Brethren also known as The Raven Taylor-Hales Bretheren was created in the early 1800s by John Nelson Darby, the current leader is Australian Businessman Bruce Hales.
They believe in Jesus, followers are banned from television, radio and the Internet and members are expected only to do business with other members.
Members are only allowed to socialise activly when they are celebrating the Lord's supper.
Although they don't allow members to use the internet The Exclusive Brethren do have a website.
The Church Of Scientology
David Miscavige is Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center
Scientology addresses the spirit and believes that man is more than a product of his genes. Believers join together in pursuing the "Ultimate reality".
Each follower has a one on one session with a Scientology auditor to help locate that persons "Area of concern".
During Childbirth, the mother should be silent because it is believed that the noises evoke bad memories when the child gets older.
visit the Scientology website for more info
The Chaos Star
Chaos Magick was founded by Austin Osman Spare, Ray Sherman and Peter Carrol.
Chaos Magicians - Believe that reality can be altered through the power of will, seeing belief as a state of mind.
Chaos Magicians believe that they can help bring about the change that they desire through Orgasm.
The Chaos Magick website
Mario Rodriguez Cobos
The Humanist Movement
The Humanist Movement - was founded in the 1960s by Argentinian Mario Rodriguez Cobos.
The aim of the movement is to overcome suffering through social and mental changes in the present world. All followers have to undertake a strict non-violence vow.
That money has become the most important thing in the world, creating violence and injustice, meaning that people no longer have the possibility to live as decent human beings.
The Humanist website
There are literally thousands of Religious cults out there each with their own set of beliefs and different ways of living their lives. they are big business and the Almighty Dollar keeps rolling in.