"The Man Who Saves You From Yourself" - Harper's - Nathaniel Rich

"The Man Who Saves You From Yourself" - Harper's - Nathaniel Rich

Going Undercover with a Cult Infiltrator

by: Nathaniel Rich | publication date: November 1, 2013 | Publication: Harper's | pages: 35-44

 "Nobody ever joins a cult. One joins a nonprofit group that promotes green technology, animal rights, or transcendantal meditation. One joines a yoga class or an entrepreneurial workshop . . . a recruit must never suspect he or she is being recruited. The second rule is that the cult must monopolize the recruit's time. . . ."

Rich shadows a private investigator from San Francisco who specializes in rescuing individuals from the clutches of cults.

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