Robert Jay Lifton

What is a Cult? Whiteboard Animation Explaining the BITE Model

By |2018-11-22T12:39:37+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BITE Model Since my deprogramming from the Moon cult in 1976, I have come to learn of countless thousands of groups that I have never heard of before. Are they cults? Do they use mind control? Is it brainwashing? I have also been asked to comment on destructive family systems and controlling relationships. Over the decades [...]

The Radicalization of Patty Hearst: Mind Control by the SLA, a Political Cult

By |2018-02-15T08:28:04+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Radicalization of Patty Hearst: Mind Control by the SLA, a Political Cult CNN describes an alternative narrative to the radicalization of Patricia Hearst CNN has produced a special on the radicalization of Patricia Hearst, based on Jeffrey Toobin's 2016 book, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst  (See my [...]