Of particular interest is Aum's history of violence, Robert Jay
Lifton's description of life inside the cult, and how his concept of
'ideological totalism,' first described in his book, "Thought Reform
and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of 'Brainwashing' in China,"
applied to Aum Shinrikyo.
== Bill and Patsy Freeman
Bill Freeman is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary.
He is reputed to have a lot of Bible knowledge. Yet he and his wife,
Patsy, long were leaders in the Local Church - which, theologically, is
a cult of Christianity. The Local Church is especially known for its
elitism and exclusivism.
They left that movement, and have started their own meetings, first in
Scottsdale, Arizona, and now in Spokane, Washington.
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