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Largest Religious Cults in the World

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Islam Report Abuse
1180 points - added 8 years ago by guest - 7 comments
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Indeed a cult. Follow a bunch of useless rules, be compulsive in your behavior. Rules dont apply to leader. Leader highly corrupt and hypocritical
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Muslims believe in all Prophets of God including Jesus, Moses, Abraham so it is a religion and not a cult.
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Muslims believe that God is one and incomparable and the purpose of existence is to love and serve God
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Islam is a religion !!!!!!!!!!!
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Yes, Islam has no guarantees at all. If Muhammad was wrong, everything was wrong
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It is both. 700 Million people think it is a religion. But it is also a cult, because the islam belief has only one man as a token for granted. Muhammad. Most cults have it that they follow one man.
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Why cult? Is Islam not a religion?
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Satanism Report Abuse
1175 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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No way are there as many Satanist as there are Scientology and Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Scientology Report Abuse
Created by L. Ron Hubbard in 1947 in his first office on La Brea and Sunset in Los Angeles, Scientology is a religion based on the idea of clearing the “thetans” of outer space entities from the human psyche.
377 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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These people scare the bejesus outa me!!!
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Jehovah's Witnesses Report Abuse
Too many reasons.
368 points - added 8 years ago by guest - 13 comments
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They've reworded the bible to fit the agenda
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Policies that value protecting the organizations assets and existence more than protecting its members. For example, a child abuse policy that makes it possible for pedophiles to abuse children and roam free without fear of being reported. Too many examples of this to list here but look up Candice Conti and Jose Lopez to get the gist.
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Too many abuses behind the scenes going on.
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False prophecies and slander of members who leave for conscientious reasons.
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A Christian adventist off shoot,one of the worlds biggest publishing companies,and landlords..
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If you want to live forever go to it, many reasons showing its true worship.
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These people follow the watchtower organization blindly. The "elders" lead them, not the bible.
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If you value your family organization. STAY AWAY!!!
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Its an organization not a religion.
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I agree that this organization is a family killer!
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Too many reasons that prove its true worship
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To many reasons show its true worship
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Amen to that!! Too many to count
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Roman Catholic Chruch Report Abuse
The RCC was a creature of emperor Conatantine the Great to unify the pagans and the christians, constituting a worldy church of idiolatry influence with the strong elements of adoration of humans instead of God (Pope, saints)
360 points - added 8 years ago by guest - 4 comments
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Marketing genius........this cult nearly ruined my belief in life, luckily I escaped its clutches at 18yrs of age, the last 30yrs of my life have been wonderful. Getting out was the best move I ever made.....
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Its definetly a cult.
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The Roman Catholic Church is not a cult. We do not adore the pope or saints more than god, the only resin we pray to saints is to help us better understand Jesus.
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Some Say RCC is a cult, because they have all signs of a cult. One adored man whom to follow (the pope). All sorts of venerable materials. And ceremonies of all types and effects. Myths, holy people, persecution of non-believers, conspiration etc...
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Ku Klux Klan Report Abuse
The KKK practiced cold-blooded acts of murder during their reign of terror, at its most potent during the time after the Civil War.
336 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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Not a cult, just a belief
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BAHAI Report Abuse
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Hare Krishna Report Abuse
Founded in 1966, the Hare Krishna cult was a fixture in the seventies, with yellow-robed disciples panhandling at every major airport and intersection. The epitome of hippie idealism, Krishna followers believed utterly in the God “Krishna” who was actually a character created for a novel, Mahabaratha.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/Mormons Report Abuse
69 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 9 comments
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YES YES
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Joseph Smith.......seriously, like every other cult or religious institution, prey on the weak and indoctrinate whoever is willing to take it onboard.
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Ruined my family
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yes, it;s a cult
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Not Sure, they saved my life and I am thankful for that. However these callings from God are BS. Many pass down amongst the same families. My reason for leaving
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Never thought it was a cult until i left it
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Yep, sneaky cult. So glad to be out.
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Absolutely a cult. I spent 21 years in it, finally got out.
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NOT A CULT
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International Church of Christ Report Abuse
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Beatlemania Report Abuse
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The Masonic Lodge Report Abuse
37 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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I would leave a comment but im too scared to.
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church of christ(filipino/manalo version) Report Abuse
its the same as jehova witnesses
36 points - added 9 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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this is really a cult of manalo who does everything for power and money.
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This isn't a cult. and it's "Jehovah's". Just saying
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Solar Temple Report Abuse
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Unity School of Christianity Report Abuse
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The People's Temple Report Abuse
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Children of God Report Abuse
A seriously twisted cult that delivered an evil message that sex with children was natural and right, The Children of God cult was also known as the Family and was founded by David Berg.
31 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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This teachings of this cult should NOT be taken lightly. The members of this cult have alot of children that suffer emotional issues with their parents that still worship David Berg (a sexually perverted con artist). Alot of cults think they are the answer. You would be stupid and desperate to give them your ego, your time and your money, your lust or your children, yourself and your life. They think they are better than anyone else. And sadly this has never changed!! People that like this group put alot of pressure on the victims and people that try to do things right. THE KIDS that have left this cult are heroic and they themselves should know that. X
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The Edge Church Report Abuse
Pretending to be a christian spirit led group, who are fakes and financial profiteers
30 points - added 10 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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I have never seen the Holy Spirit operating like these scammers. Definitely a cult.
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Branch Davidians Report Abuse
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Heaven's Gate Report Abuse
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The Unification Church Report Abuse
Better known by the mocking nickname, “Moonies”, the disciples of Sun Myung Moon believe that Moon himself is the divine being, or Messiah.
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Seventh-day Adventist Report Abuse
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Ya.. Seventh day adventists are not a occultists. Get your facts straight lol
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Their members say Ellen White is only a Messenger of God, but not Prophetess. Some members says she is their Prophetess.
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The Way International Report Abuse
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Harold Camping and the Campinites Report Abuse
They always think the world is ending.
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Ordo Templi Orientis Report Abuse
27 points - added 10 years ago by BrendaKaye - 1 comment
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OTO is not big at all
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The Mighty I AM Report Abuse
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Meade Ministries (End Timers) Report Abuse
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NXIVM Report Abuse
lead by proclaimed genius Keith Raniere , has been said to be the sister of scientology , using brain washing and mind control techniques to slowly seduce their self help students in to following "vanguard" (keith rainier) and "perfect" (nancy salzman) this he is a con man and a power hungry sex crazed who only cares about him self
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Aum Shinrikyo Report Abuse
Aum shinrikyo is a Japanese apocalyptic cult that once released sarin gas into the Tokyo Subway and killed 14 people.
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Teal Swan and Her followers.... Report Abuse
It's on the lower end of the scale.
1 point - added 4 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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Using a claimed past of abuse as a hook to snag followers, there are claims of abuse of follower(s) by followers and claims of neglect.
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ACN Report Abuse
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Atheology Report Abuse
Everyone who identifies their religion as atheism is actually taking the first vow of atheology. Anyone who says they have replaced the need for a deity with a trusty inn scientific knowledge is professing. Their membership to the Temple of knowlege under Atheology. That makes it the largest following next to the Catholic church with more converts than any other ricin combined. If someone leaves any religion the overwhelming majority come here. I am the founder and Servant of People, I am John the Intercessor.
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Zionism Report Abuse
Jewsih supremacist doctrine
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Christianity Report Abuse
This has to be in here. Largest religion in the world and obviously the truth/
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kind of a bias statement. don't you think?
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The DENOMINATIONS I'd agree with, but to say Christianity in general is incorrect.
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