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A passionate defend of Hani Tahir from a recent Ex-Ahmadi

With all the madness and mayhem that’s been concurring from the latest news, I stumbled upon a recent Ex-Ahmadi Muslim who wrote a three page long defence of Hani Tahir and a critique of Ahmadiyya which got really popular reaching thousands with over 120 comments. 823 more words

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10 Must-See Movies about Cults, Fanaticism and Undue Influence

How does it feel like to grow up in a cult? Why do people fall for such concepts? How is it possible that people follow their leaders no matter what, sometimes even willingly dying in the process? 1,777 more words

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The Week in Conspiracy, 30 August 2016

A review of Holy Hell, a documentary by Will Allen about his years in the Buddhafield, a Californian group led by hypnotherapist Michel. It seems like the tone is relatively even-handed, which means that this will be of interest to scholars like me, as well as the use of archival footage. 315 more words

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Do Jehovah's Witnesses force their Children to join the Cult?

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses force their children to follow their faith? They would answer: No. Let’s take a close look at the facts.

It is a common conception among outsiders and former Jehovah’s Witnesses that parents who follow JW.org force their children into accepting the religion of their family. 649 more words

Jehovah's Witnesses

Who is right? Mirza or his followers?

Oh dear oh dear oh dear. This episode just got a whole lot uglier and I can’t keep up with the drama.

Muhammad Sharif (ameer of Palestine) has given an official 19 minute long response video to Hani’s video, it’s translated but will be used for future purposes. 252 more words

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Cameron's Closet

Cameron’s Closet (1988)

directed by:Armand Mastroianni

cast; Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis

Shamefully pedestrian and flat ,”Cameron’s Closet” is a blatant case of  missed cinematic opportunity or maybe just a payroll move by Mastroianni. 267 more words

Weird Science (1985)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Geeks create hot babe.

Gary (Anthony Michael Hall) and Wyatt (Ilan Mitchell-Smith) are two geeky high school buddies who can’t seem to make it with the girls, so they try to concoct one using Wyatt’s computer. 398 more words

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