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Inside the cults of mind control -

Title: Inside the cults of mind control -
Date: Sunday, 3 April 1994
Publisher: Sunday Age (Australia)
Author: Gary Tippet
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Louise Samways has spent the past decade investigating the many mind-control techniques of Australia's cults, gurus and personal development courses. She is also familiar with their tactics to keep critics quiet. The brick that slammed through the psychologist's car windscreen recently was a reminder that there are other, older methods of persuasion. She was frightened: "I'd like to hope it was just schoolkids playing stupid games, but when these things come one on top of the other, I don't think I'm ... [Read the rest at]