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I tend to agree with de Corbin. The word "cult" simply has negative connotations.

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I think the real question was more what defines a cult as a cult, or a religion as a religion rather than what do each mean.

I think, as most here do, that what defines a cult as a cult is what actually goes on within the group. Is it geared toward harming others? Is it structured to the point that it has only one leader? Does any member have a say in what goes on? Most religions are not geared to harm others, but to help others, have more than one [sign in to see URL] has one main leader (much like our US government), and all members have a say in what goes on. Most cults lean toward harm either to people outside the group, or within the group itself, have one leader who may have some underlings, but they do not lead in any fashion, and members have no say in what happens within the group. And that's only the really 'OUT THERE' things one can think of right off the top of their head. If I sat here and really thought about it deeply, I'm sure I could come up with some more comparisons.

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Thank you one and all. This is what I was looking for now the daughter has points of views other than my own.

Toriah, I really like the ABCDFG of

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