In order to not risk judging a religious group or organization unfairly, one should be educated on what specifically defines and comprises a cult group (since the ambiguous term "cult" is used in many different ways). As a basic definition, from Wikipedia: "the word cult in current popular usage is a pejorative term for a new religious movement or other group whose beliefs or practices are considered abnormal or bizarre by the larger society." Though a good starting point, it is somewhat too unspecific to be a satisfactory comprehensive definition.
HOW CULT GROUPS RECRUIT
Cults mainly recruit at universities due to unchallenged access to campuses and daily exposure to a large number of students. Moreover, recruiters are also known to infiltrate the faculty at schools!
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