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Keep Sweet, Pray and Obey | FLDS

Last night I finished watching the 4-part documentary series, Keep Sweet, Pray and Obey about the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) cult, led by pedophile Warren Jeffs. This was an excellently crafted documentary, but so difficult to...

One Mic One Voice Podcast: Trump’s Political Cult

“Join us as I discuss the political cult of Donald Trump with Dr. Janja Lalich. Dr. Lalich is a Sociologist and an expert on Cults. She is the most respected and cited authority on the growing influence of cults in our society. Dr. Lalich is a...

Take Back Your Life Now Available in Audio Format

I’m simply ecstatic to announce that my book “Take Back Your Life: Recovering from Cults & Abusive Relationships” has just been released in audio format, narrated by Sarah Edmondson. Available at Audiobooks.com and Audible...

Recommended Reading (updated May 2021)

These are some of the best books and publications about cults, thought reform, and related topics. Some of these titles may be out of print or difficult to find, but many are well worth the search. On Cults & Their Techniques of Influence and...

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Dr. Janja Lalich

Janja Lalich, Ph.D. is a researcher, author, and educator specializing in cults and extremist groups, with a particular focus on charismatic relationships, political and other social movements, ideology and social control, and issues of gender and sexuality.