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What is the definition of a cult?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 11:12 PM on Sep. 6, 2010 in Religious Debate

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  • By definition...

    1. 1. a system of religious worship or ritual
    2. a quasi-religious group, often living in a colony, with a charismatic leader who indoctrinates members with unorthodox or extremist views, practices, or beliefs
    2. 1. devoted attachment to, or extravagant admiration for, a person, principle, or lifestyle, esp. when regarded as a fad: the cult of nudism
    2. the object of such attachment
    3. a group of followers; sect


    So in short, ANY organized religion!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:15 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • What Sabrina said.
    Kaelansmom

    Answer by Kaelansmom at 12:21 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • According to sociology, a cult is a just a newer religion that doesn't have much of a following yet.
    purpleducky

    Answer by purpleducky at 8:16 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • people who blindly follow something without any sense of reason or ability to hear anything other than what they want to hear
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 8:21 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • What Sabrina said.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:32 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Social acceptance

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:33 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Why in world was Sabrina's answer voted down???

    Seriously, who was so insecure and childish!?

    Oh and Sabrina ... :P:P:P:P:P:P for beating me to the "ANY ORGANIZED RELIGION" comment!!! LOL!!
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 3:50 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • What Sabrina Said
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 3:42 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

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