October 18, 2015

Cult Parallels: Abraham-Hicks, Encouraging Laziness and Passivity (excerpt)

Why is it that so many people who become disillusioned with Abraham-Hicks and other Law of Attraction teachings come away feeling like they were brainwashed or part of a cult? In no particular order, I will be comparing components of Abraham-Hicks with known cult tactics in a series of blog posts. First up:

Encouraging and Reinforcing Laziness and Passivity

This blog is coming to you from Western Canada. As some of you may know, we are in the midst of our federal elections. Election day is tomorrow. It seems like a good time to admit something: I was once a proud NON-voter as a result of the ideology I followed.

The Teachings of Abraham are not outright against being interested in politics or the goings-on of the world. Ostensibly, all they teach is "get in the vortex and then" vote, or watch the news, or apply for that job. It doesn't sound comparable to a cult that tells people not to vote.

Yet, this ideology weaves together various assertions that groom followers into similar patterns of belief and behavior.

Abraham says...

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