Gina’s parents joined Transcendental Meditation before the famed rock band The Beatles got involved. She moved all over the world, enrolling herself in various public schools and spending significant time caring for herself and other children as her parents followed the Maharishi. Gina had a relationship as a minor with a much-older man, who she … More New Episode on Friday, Oct. 19!
On this episode we learn about the harsh rules and restrictions for members — especially children — in Eugene Spriggs’ The Twelve Tribes, which began in 1970s Tennessee. Samie, founder of a nonprofit to assist people raised in cults, tells us all about growing up in this group and her detachment from mainstream society. Her … More Ep. 6: God’s Chosen People Available Now!
We wanted to share this link to Liberation Point, the nonprofit organization founded by our next guest, Samie, to assist people raised in cults who are trying to acclimate to mainstream society. Please check it out. It looks like a great resource. And listen to Samie’s story Friday on the next episode of Generation Cult! … More Liberation Point
Here is a sound clip from an interview with Samie Brosseau, who grew up in The Twelve Tribes before she escaped. Hear her story on Friday, Sept. 14 when Generation Cult’s Episode 6: “God’s Chosen People” airs on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and other places you get your podcasts.
On the next episode of the podcast: Samie grew up in The Twelve Tribes, a religious organization that began in Tennessee in the 1970s. According to former members, The Twelve Tribes beliefs fall somewhere between Judaism and Christianity. Although Samie was taught growing up that she was one of the new chosen people, treatment of … More Episode About The Twelve Tribes Coming Soon!
The host of Generation Cult was recently interviewed on another podcast called IndoctriNation. It’s hosted by Rachel Bernstein, who was just a guest on our last episode titled “Let’s Call an Expert!” Today we will share the interview from Rachel’s show IndoctriNation. We hope you aren’t confused. Just listen. Check out this episode!
Although we love a good personal story, we also love a good expert — so we’re going to call one. For this show we’re chatting with family therapist and cult specialist Rachel Bernstein, who has spent 27 years counseling people who grew up in high-demand groups. She’ll tell us about common struggles these people face … More Episode 5 is Now Live