Cults

Parcast Network

+84 FANS
Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-ho...Show More
Best
Newest
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

43:08 | Nov 21st, 2017

The child of missionaries and grandson of a reverend, David Berg was destined for religious leadership. But, as a victim of sexual abuse who never received support, David developed twisted ideas. Greg and Vanessa discuss this apocalyptic cult’s chari...Show More
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

53:13 | Sep 23rd, 2017

Before, during, and after the Manson Family Murders, Charles Manson used psychological warfare to control his “Family”. But who was drawn into this “Family” and how? Greg and Vanessa explore several of Manson’s techniques, including mystical manipula...Show More
Get the best podcast recommendations in your inbox every week. 😎
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

47:15 | Sep 23rd, 2017

In the first episode of “Cults” Greg and Vanessa explore the life of Charles Manson: how he turned from a troubled “callous and unemotional” child into an infamous cult leader, where Manson got his inspiration, and what psychological factors molded a...Show More
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

1:00:23 | Apr 17th, 2018

Ma Anand Sheela orchestrated Rajneeshpuram’s movement from India to Oregon. As Rajneesh himself faded into the shadows, the cult’s grabs for political power led to wiretapping, poisoning, fraud and murder plots. We examine how Sheela was driven towar...Show More
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

1:03:02 | Apr 10th, 2018

Prophesied to die young and surviving near-death-experiences, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh felt discomfort with his own mortality from a young age. Over time, his spiritual studies and strong beliefs about capitalism and sexuality led Rajneesh to become a ...Show More
Show More (130)