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JOOST LAGENDIJK - Today's Zaman

5 hours 13 min ago

JOOST LAGENDIJK
Today's Zaman
We have been here before, Kay stresses: “Mentally unstable young men seeking to justify their violent and antisocial impulses will latch onto all sorts of fringe religious movements and cults to lend their urges ideological coherence. In 2014 they are ...

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The failures of the cult of 'celebrity endorsement' - Lifesite

10 hours 26 min ago

Lifesite

The failures of the cult of 'celebrity endorsement'
Lifesite
The phenomenon of suicide promotion on prime-time TV and social media is a development that clouds reasoned debate, covering it in a shroud of emotionalism. It lends itself easily to the use of euphemisms. The recent story of Brittany Maynard is but ...

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Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign
Telegraph.co.uk
“They can't simply wage a blind crackdown on any religious activity they deem to be wrong,” said the Shandong pastor, who claimed his congregation would support a genuine crackdown on dangerous cults. “Police make no distinction between right and ...

Religion in China - The Economist

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:01

The Economist

Religion in China
The Economist
It worries the regime that the growth of house churches may also provide more room for the growth of quasi-Christian cults, which may then—like the banned Falun Gong movement—become politicised, and turn anti-Communist. The party's fear of such cults ...

The cult of 'mindfulness' - Spectator.co.uk

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:12

Spectator.co.uk

The cult of 'mindfulness'
Spectator.co.uk
In the past year or so it's gone from being an eccentric but harmless hobby practised by contemporary hippies to a new and wildly popular pseudo–religion; a religion tailor-made for the secular West. Think how hostile an awful lot of companies are to ...

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Religious Pluralism: The Devil's in the Details - San Angelo LIVE!

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:15

San Angelo LIVE!

Religious Pluralism: The Devil's in the Details
San Angelo LIVE!
Despite opposition from various faith groups and an ACLU lawsuit, the statue has remained due to a loophole which allows donated religious articles to be displayed on government property. Since the Ten Commandments monument went on display, several ...

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Concerning Features of an Apocalyptic Cult in the Islamic State of Iraq and ... - Foreign Policy Journal

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 22:31

Concerning Features of an Apocalyptic Cult in the Islamic State of Iraq and ...
Foreign Policy Journal
[1] Five days later, on September 19, United States Secretary of State John Kerry called the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) “a militant cult masquerading as a religious movement.”[2] The term that both of those leaders chose to highlight is ...

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My three favorite Windows laptop alternatives - CNET

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:59

My three favorite Windows laptop alternatives
CNET
... disk and DVD upgraded. Snow Leopard runs on Mac side--not that I use it much. Not into religious cults. Yeah, I have several Linux boot disks on PC's. Like I said, I'm not into cults. I have Vista, 7 and 8--all fully licensed and legit. And Lion ...

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China plans tougher laws to fight illegal cults - The Rakyat Post

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 06:35

The Rakyat Post

China plans tougher laws to fight illegal cults
The Rakyat Post
Members of Quannengshen, the Church of Almighty God, are seen during their trial for the murder of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant, in Yantai City, Shandong Province Oct 11, 2014. China sentenced two members of the banned religious cult to death for ...

China to crack down on illegal cults after brutal murder of mother outside ... - ChristianToday

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 06:06

ChristianToday

China to crack down on illegal cults after brutal murder of mother outside ...
ChristianToday
Earlier this month a Chinese court sentenced two members of a banned religious cult to death for the murder in a McDonald's restaurant of a woman who refused an apparent attempt by the group to recruit her. The 37-year-old woman, surnamed Wu, was ...
China plans tougher laws to fight illegal cultsThe Rakyat Post
China to tighten laws to combat illegal cultseuronews
China Seeks Harsh Punishments for Cult CrimesChinatopix

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Tougher law to combat illegal cults in China - The Malay Mail Online

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:41

The Malay Mail Online

Tougher law to combat illegal cults in China
The Malay Mail Online
An amendment to the law will mandate prison terms of up to seven years for those who organise or make use of a religious institution or cult to spread “superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations,” the official China Daily said. The death ...

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China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults - Yahoo News

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:00

The Rakyat Post

China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults
Yahoo News
An amendment to the law will mandate prison terms of up to seven years for those who organize or make use of a religious institution or cult to spread "superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations", the official China Daily said. The death ...
China plans tougher laws to fight illegal cultsThe Rakyat Post
Tougher law to combat illegal cults in ChinaThe Malay Mail Online

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China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults - euronews

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:43

China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults
euronews
An amendment to the law will mandate prison terms of up to seven years for those who organise or make use of a religious institution or cult to spread “superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations”, the official China Daily said. The death ...

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China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults - Reuters

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:38

China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults
Reuters
An amendment to the law will mandate prison terms of up to seven years for those who organize or make use of a religious institution or cult to spread "superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations", the official China Daily said. The death ...

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China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults - Reuters

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:38

China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults
Reuters
Earlier this month a Chinese court sentenced two members of a banned religious cult to death for the murder in a McDonald's restaurant of a woman who refused an apparent attempt by the group to recruit her. The 37-year-old woman, surnamed Wu, was ...

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China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults - Reuters UK

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:37

The Malay Mail Online

China to tighten laws to combat illegal cults
Reuters UK
An amendment to the law will mandate prison terms of up to seven years for those who organise or make use of a religious institution or cult to spread "superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations", the official China Daily said. The death ...
Tougher law to combat illegal cults in ChinaThe Malay Mail Online

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Content filter is screening out religious websites, Hershey High student tells ... - The Patriot-News

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:22

Content filter is screening out religious websites, Hershey High student tells ...
The Patriot-News
A new content filter at Hershey High School is screening out all religious websites, a student told the Derry Township School Board Monday night. ... A notice appears that says it is being blocked because it displays "personal beliefs/cults." He said ...

Cult crimes to be harshly punished - AsiaOne

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:09

AsiaOne

Cult crimes to be harshly punished
AsiaOne
Under the amendment, if a person organises or makes use of a religious institution or cult organisation, or spreads superstitions to undermine national laws or regulations, he or she will face a prison term of three to seven years and fines. The ...
China Seeks Harsh Punishments for Cult CrimesChinatopix

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Backfire: One-Sided 'Meet the Press' Debate Makes Case for 'Outside Money In ... - Breitbart News

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:15

Breitbart News

Backfire: One-Sided 'Meet the Press' Debate Makes Case for 'Outside Money In ...
Breitbart News
Sunday's "Meet the Press" accomplished something I thought you could only see in religious cults and Womyn's Studies classes: gathered five people together who completely, 100% agreed on a hot button political topic. The issue is outside money in politics.

365/365 Day 298: 2Spooky: Top Ten Cults In Gaming - Game Informer (blog)

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 17:22

Game Informer (blog)

365/365 Day 298: 2Spooky: Top Ten Cults In Gaming
Game Informer (blog)
There are lots of religions in the world today. Beyond religion, though, are cults, groups of crazed people who often believe in inhuman practices that threaten the safety of others around them. Sometimes, those practices even involve bringing about ...

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