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Cults and Terrorism
We all conform. What is so different about the way we conform compared to those who join a cult or terrorist group? Are people who join fundamentalist, cult, or terrorist groups all cut from the same cloth? What techniques are utilized to keep members of the groups and why don't people just leave whenever they wish to? How can we dissuade people from joining such groups? Explore and understand the issues of these phenomena.