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The Hermes Far Eastern Shining Cult | Curing The World One Grift At A Time

Dec. 14, 2021

When Ann Fitzgerald met a group of New Age devotees at a festival in London, she thought that she had found a set of like-minded and supportive friends. Never did she imagine that she would spend the next decade in their gri…

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Multi-Level Marketing | The Cults Of The Business World

Oct. 5, 2021

In‌ ‌today’s‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌Let’s‌ ‌Start‌ ‌a‌ ‌Cult‌ ‌we‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌discussing Multi-Level‌ ‌Marketing‌ ‌companies ‌or‌ ‌pyramid‌ ‌schemes.‌ ‌From‌ ‌leggings‌ ‌to‌ ‌essential‌ ‌oils‌ ‌and‌ ‌kitchen‌ ‌knives,‌ ‌these‌ ‌…

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Colonia Dignidad | Chile's Secret Nazi Cult

Sept. 7, 2021

In today’s episode of Let’s Start a Cult – the story of Colonia Dignidad, a religious commune established on the foothills of Chile’s Andes Mountains. To outsiders, it seemed like a self-sustaining Christian community that s…

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The Ripper Crew | Chicago's Satanic Cult

Aug. 27, 2021

The Ripper Crew, a group that terrorized Chicago with a series of abductions and horrific killings between 1981 and 1982. Later, it would be revealed that they would eat the amputated breasts of their victims as part of thei…

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The Family An Australian New Age Cult

Aug. 10, 2021

In this episode, we are talking about an Australian New Age Group called The Family. This group forcefully adopted children and raised them on a compound in Australia. Sponsored by Db Journey: https://bit.ly/37cP8YP Our Soci…

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The Children Of Thunder

July 27, 2021

In this episode of Let’s Start a Cult – the story of the Children of Thunder, a trio led by a fanatic who believed that it was his mission to kill the leaders of the Mormon Church. To carry this out, he brainwashed his young…

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The House Of David

July 13, 2021

Unlike the majority of other cults, the House of David didn’t isolate itself from the rest of the world. In fact, its members even opened their commune to visitors, welcoming up to half a million of them during peak season. …

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Charles Manson And The Family

June 15, 2021

He may be long dead, but Charles Manson continues to strike fear in the hearts of many. This gaunt, unshaven man with wild eyes can be seen in dozens of photographs from the late 1960s and early 1970s – a period in American …

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Cult News: Love Has Won

May 18, 2021

In today’s episode of Let’s Start A Cult we are talking NEWS! That's right we are a news channel now... Just kidding but in there has been a recent incident involving the cult Love Has Won. We will dive in and find out how a…

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Part 2: Adolf Hitler And The Nazi Party

March 23, 2021

In today’s episode of Let’s Start A Cult we continuing our discussion of Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party and how this terrible cult nearly destroyed the world. Our Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/lets_cult Facebook: ht…

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Part 1: Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party

March 9, 2021

In today’s episode of Let’s Start A Cult we will be telling the story of a young boy from an impoverished Austrian family, who managed to crawl his way to the top of an organization that would later terrorize the entire Euro…

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The Matamoros Cult

Dec. 1, 2020

Unlike other cults, the Matamoros Cult was never in the mainstream; it didn’t amass thousands of followers nor was it a subject of controversy in its heyday. In fact, it was even trusted by the elite and high society of Mexi…

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Heaven's Gate

Nov. 17, 2020

Cults are built on logical, semi-believable premises that often involve religion and the leader as the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. It is these messages that draw hundreds of people in, causing them to commit horrific acts…

Guest: Greg Doiron
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Ho-No-Hana Sanpogyo

Oct. 20, 2020

Ho-No-Hana Sanpogyo targeted desperate people – often housewives with sick husbands and children who were searching for any possible cure to save their loved ones. Get Ad-Free episodes and episodes A Week Early on our Cultiv…

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Jim Jones And The People's Temple

Oct. 6, 2020

All of them were members of the Peoples Temple, an organization that began as an unconventional church in Indianapolis that sought to serve society’s marginalized before eventually morphing into a cult, thanks to the drug-ad…

Guest: Justin Ness