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Cults Inside Out

"Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out" by Rick Alan Ross

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Victor Barnard

Fugitive Minnesota cult leader captured in Brazil.

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Swami Shankarananda

Australian yoga guru involved in student sex scandal.

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Former Scientologists speak out

See documentary about Scientology "Going Clear" on HBO beginning March 29th.

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Ben-Ammi Ben Israel

"Black Hebrews" leader from US dies in Israel at 75

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Satyananda Yoga Ashram

Allegations of sexual and physical child abuse at Satyananda Yoga Ashram.

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Rampal

Guru Rampal "Godman" in India held on murder charges after raid on his ashram.

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Church of Almighty God

Members of Chinese sect responsible for murder at McDonald's executed.

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ISIS/the Islamic State

Is ISIS "brainwashing" its terrorist recruits?

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Murderer Charles Manson Today

Charles Manson to wed 26-year-old who visits him in prison.

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Ernest Angley

Televangelist Ernest Angley labeled the leader of a "dangerous cult"?

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Welcome to The Cult Education Institute

An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Cult Education Institute (CEI), formerly known as the Ross Institute of New Jersey, is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents. CEI on-line files include news stories, research papers, reports, court documents, book excerpts, personal testimonies and hundreds of links to additional relevant resources. This Internet archive is well-organized for easy access and reference.  More

News and Opinion

How do you deprogram a Scientologist?
As people become more aware of the bad behavior of Scientology through press reports, books and documentaries, some families and individuals directly affected by the organization may be asking, "How do I get someone out?"Moreover, former members of Scientology struggling to unravel what they perceive as its embedded programming... More