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CriticalThinking:  Obviously she's baiting me, playing games, and doesn't want to actually debate the subject. 

 

 

That's the name of the game...................baiting.................."I can bait you, but you better play by the rules and be nice to me". Transparent as a clean window.

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So true Centrist. As I stated in my previous post, she has no interest in debating the subject, it appears as if she prefers playing games. So let's move on and debate cult behavior without her. 

 

One of the primary attributes is DENIAL. If you challenged Jim Jones members before Guyana and told them they were part of a cult, they would have become angry and vociferously DENIED it.

 

But the few survivors of Guyana now readily admit it was a pure cult. Does this type of behavior sound familiar?

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@Soosie wrote:
@criticalThinking........Keep playing Therapist. I think there may be a rule against that also. Watch those guidelines. Since you are calling me out on a personal basis, as I understand that can get you in trouble. Oh, what to do, what to do. Do you get the idea I find this stuff LOL?

Right you are CeeTee.  Some even believe suggesting one is in denial is a personal attack.  Oh my!  Bawahahaha.....

 

The passive aggressive attacks on others is so endearing to some.....


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Obviously she's baiting me, playing games, and doesn't want to actually debate the subject. So let's move on without her. Here are some key attributes of cult membership. See how easy it is to apply them to Trump's blindly loyal supporters.

 

  • They never question nor challenge their leader
  • They never disagree with their leader
  • Their leader can never do anything wrong
  • Therefore, they will never criticize their leader
  • They will change their long held values to be in sync with their leader
  • They take any criticism of their leader personally, as an attack on them.
  • There are no facts, nor any application of logic, one could utilize to show them their leader isn't who they think he is.

If you look at Trump's based utilizing the criteria above, everything they do makes perfect sense.

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@critical Thinking........Keep playing Therapist. I think there may be a rule against that also. Watch those guidelines. Since you are calling me out on a personal basis, as I understand that can get you in trouble. Oh, what to do, what to do. Do you get the idea I find this stuff LOL?
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I'm glad Soosie's happy and you have to admire her deflection from the truth, a skill her Supreme Leader in the White House has, and that is, deflecting the argument away from Trump Cult members. 

 

They've been addicted to their Supreme Leader for the past 3 1/2 years and show no signs of leaving their alternate reality and returning to the real world.

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Soosie's iniital post in this thread could not be further from the truth. Remember, DENIAL is one of the key attributes of cult members. Critical Thinking......I am proud of you. You admit your DENIAL of the cult here. It certainly meets the definition.
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Soosie's iniital post in this thread could not be further from the truth. Remember, DENIAL is one of the key attributes of cult members.

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"a cult of personality surrounding the leaders"  I like this defination of cult.  It seems to fit the core group here as well as the people who surround them with praise.

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