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

Going Undercover with a Cult Infiltrator

Byline: Nathaniel Rich; 2013-11-01; Harper's; pages 35-44

Report: Infiltrating the Far Extremes

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 "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. . . ."

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

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