Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Two quotes about cults

From My life in the cult: How “serving God” unraveled into sex abuse, child neglect and a waking nightmare - Salon.com:

“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth.” -Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

”Often it is not so much the kind of person a man is as the kind of situation in which he finds himself that determines how he will act.” -Stanley Milgram