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The true mark of cultism in God’s name

One of the key things that identify a cult is an over-emphasis on a certain doctrine.

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What you need to know:

  • This month marks a year since the beginning of the chain of events that led to the discovery of mass deaths at Shakahola.
  • The Senate’s characterisation of Mackenzie’s church makes it align with some of the common characteristics of cults.