In this episode we discuss how the church engages in cult like behavior, even exhibiting all 9 of the main themes of cult membership as described by Steven Hassan in his book “Combating Cult Mind Control”. Steve Hassan is a cult researcher and the leading expert on cult mind control tactics. We discuss how the church uses mind control to manipulate it’s members into strict obedience and loyalty to the church organization.


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    1. Hi Marlie, thanks for the question! I found the BITE Model in Steve Hassan’s Book “Combating Cult Mind Control” But you can go to his website at and search “BITE Model” and get the list there. Thanks for listening!

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