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Combating Cult Mind Control: 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Hassan

2015-06-24 Source:PRNewswire


NEWTON, Mass., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Spanky" Taylor, a former scientologist featured in the HBO documentary, says, "Although it took years for me to seek out professional help in recovering from my cult experience, I was grateful for the works of Robert Lifton, Margaret Singer, and particularly Steven Hassan in assisting me to sweep away many of the cobwebs that remained in my head and heart after years of indoctrination."


"America's Best-Known Cult Expert," Steven Hassan in his new 25th Anniversary Edition of Combating Cult Mind Control, answers the reason people get involved with cults in detail. "The techniques of undue influence have evolved dramatically since the first edition of Combating Cult Mind Control, and continue to do so. Vast arrays of techniques exist to deceive, manipulate, and indoctrinate people into closed systems of obedience and dependency. The essential information in this book will prepare you for the new realities of mind control."  

In this 25th anniversary edition you'll find: 

New stories of people who fell under the sway of cults and other forms of undue influence. These include terrorist cults and sex trafficking victims. 

New information on the many sophisticated ways social media are now used for mind control—and how to spot and resist them. 

Updates on the many types of organizations that often use mind control. 

Information on the neuroscience behind mind control. 

What legislators, courts, mental health professionals, and ordinary citizens can do to resist mind control and make our world safer 

In 2005 to accept a reporter to interview the San Francisco Chronicle. Hassan said falun gong can endanger adherentsthey're told not to think negative thoughts, and are given fears if they consider any other reality. 

Editor:南明 苏泰