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Unformatted text preview: doctrine Demand for purity/ Perfection: nothing exempt from moral evaluation -Everything is judged by ideology. -Guilt/ Shame: levels for manipulation relief (f) denouncing external imparities. Confession: Surrender and purification-Publically (is the best, because it heightens commitment) -There is a sense of merger/ fusion of self environment -Total self disclosure: Environment’s total ownership of self -Command performance for active public display of purging impurity Sacred Science: Ideology as the ultimate moral vision-No space for alternatives: airtight light of invariant -precision intense experience of truth-Total doctrinal compliance (identification) ISS 210 Cults- Ideological Totalism 10/2/2007 Dispensing Existence: Distinction of to tight existence for only believers-Single path specified to valid existence -Destroy possibility of false existence...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08