Monday, May 09, 2016

Gullible, worldwide

It's been a long day and I'm tired, I also have more work to do later tonight so I thought I'd blog about some low hanging fruit; religious cults. Apparently in Denmark there is a Christian cult that claims Autism is caused by demons; nothing too unusual there you might think but this crowd claim to be able to cure it! Their charismatic leader (aren't they always) pictured above, also claims to have cured cancer and homosexuality by "casting out" demons. You can check out their Website, it's the usual BS, a bunch of unfalsifiable claims and nonsensical biblical gobbledygook designed to impress the credulous.

I find it incredible that with the mountains of evidence on religious cults and their 100% record of ultimately revealing deviance or criminality, that people still fall for it in such numbers. As PT Barnum once (possibly) said, "there's a sucker born every minute", the fact there's is no evidence that he actually said it kind of makes the point. The people that run these kinds of cults are so obviously mentally ill, hucksters or sexual predators and yet it has become commonplace to simply shrug ones shoulders and laugh them off, unfortunately real (innocent) people are being fleeced and lives ruined because our society has been conditioned into unconditionally respecting anything that has the label "religion", in any other walk of life this kind of thing would never be permitted in civilised society (apart from banking of course, where the same levels of mysticism and fraud have almost been attained as religion).

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