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CULT DANGER EVALUATION FRAME Rate each from 1 to 10, with 1 being Very Low and 10 being Very High. [Use zero if non-existant. -- DMR] Be honest! 1- INTERNAL CONTROL: amount of internal political power exercised by leader(s) over members. 1._____________ 2-WISDOM CLAIMED: by leader(s); amount of infalli- bility declared about decisions. 2._____________ 3-WISDOM CREDITED: to leader(s) by members; amount of trust in decisions made by leaders. 3._____________ 4-DOGMA: rigidity of reality concepts taught; amount of doctrinal inflexibility. 4._____________ 5-RECRUITING: emphasis put on attracting new members; amount of proselytizing. 5._____________ 6-FRONT GROUPS: number of subsidiary groups using different names from that of main group. 6._____________ 7-WEALTH: amount of money and/or property desired or obtained; emphasis on members' donations. 7.____________ 8-POLITICAL POWER: amount of external political inflience desired or obtained. 8.____________ 9-SEXUAL MANIPULATION: of members by leader(s); amount of control over sex lives of members. 9.____________ 10-CENSORSHIP: amount of control over members' access to outside opinions on group, its doctrines or leader(s). 10.____________ 11-DROPOUT CONTROL: intensity of efforts directed at preventing or returning dropouts. 11.____________ 12-ENDORSEMENT OF VIOLENCE: when used by or for the group or its leader(s). 12.____________ 13-PARANOIA: amount of fear concerning real or imagined enemies; perceived power of opponents. 13.____________ 14-GRIMNESS: amount of disapproval concerning jokes about the group, its doctrine, or leader(s). 14.____________ Copyright 1976, Issac Bonewitz. May be distributed ONLY with this copyright notice intact. Posted by The Astro-Net, Pagan Distribution Network Node Nine, David Michael Rice system operator.


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