Wednesday, January 13, 2021

How Opus Dei is Cult-Like


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Opus Dei is often described in the media as “cult-like.”  Opus Dei numerary Meg Kates’ statement, “Members are free to come, free to go, free to participate, free not to, free to walk right out the door, free to stay” is deceptive.  The true personal freedom of numerary members, who make up 25-30% of all members, is hindered by the following controls that are put into place by Opus Dei.  The following table illustrates how Opus Dei’s methods resemble those used by cults.  It uses Steve Hassan’s BITE model (Behavior, Information, Thought and Emotional) of mind control described in Releasing the Bonds, Empowering People to Think for Themselves as the basis for comparison.  (more...)

How Opus Dei is Cult-Like

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