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Losing reality : on cults, cultism, and the mindset of political and religious zealotry / Robert Jay Lifton.

Author/Creator:
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- author.
Publication:
New York : The New Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
210 pages ; 20 cm
Subjects:
Fanaticism.
Brainwashing.
Cults.
Religion and politics.
Summary:
"A definitive account of the psychology of zealotry, from a National Book Award winner and a leading authority on the nature of cults, political absolutism, and mind control"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Chinese communist thought reform
Revolutionary immortality
Ideological totalism
the "eight deadly sins"
On cultism and the larger society
Aum Shinrikyō
Nazi doctors
Trump
The apocalyptic twins: nuclear and climate threats
The protean alternative
Regaining reality.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781620974995
1620974991
9781620975121
OCLC:
1100627466
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