Karen Geier public
[search 0]
×
Best Karen Geier podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Karen Geier podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
Join millions of Player FM users today to get news and insights whenever you like, even when you're offline. Podcast smarter with the free podcast app that refuses to compromise. Let's play!
Join the world's best podcast app to manage your favorite shows online and play them offline on our Android and iOS apps. It's free and easy!
More
show episodes
 
We all would like to think that we're immune to being persuaded, but were that true, advertising wouldn't work, the best candidates would always get elected, and our personal relationships would always be equitable. On Belief examines why, with so much information available to us to dissuade us from joining harmful groups. I ask people who have had first hand experience with harmful groups and sects how they were seduced, how they were tricked, and how they got out.
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode, we discuss: How Matt got involved in a Facebook group that 'supported' men who wanted to overcome Same Sex Attraction How groups recruit vulnerable men to join bootcamps What happens at bootcamps that promise to help you 'pray the gay away' What kinds of activities and 'therapy' happen at Conversion Therapy bootcamp Why he sat in a…
 
In this episode, we discuss: What kinds of kids get sent to these institutions What kinds of rules are there at these places What kinds of punishments happen How everyone is turned into a snitch What kinds of regulations govern these places What recourse kids have if sent there And much more Links from this episode: Troubled Podcast Troubled podcas…
 
WARNING This episode contains frank discussion of emotional, physical and sexual abuse of minors In this episode, we discuss: How Jim became aware of the initial allegations against R Kelly How R Kelly targeted his victims How R Kelly controlled his victims What we know about his co-conspirators Does R Kelly know he's an abuser? How "The Settlement…
 
In this episode, we discuss: How young widows are treated differently than older widows What strange things people say to you when you're a widow How people often try to burnish a dead spouse instead of being realistic about their lives What taboos there are around dating again How being a young widow changes how you parent And more. Lost and Found…
 
In this episode, we discuss: Why Dana quickly learned it's not ok to question things What happened when Dana chose a bible passage to discuss in group What happened to a friend of hers who was asked to leave What was the final straw for her What she learned about the group after leaving What life is like outside of the organization And more... Supp…
 
Dana was looking for a way to heal after a relationship break up. What she found was a high demand group with some questionable ideas about personal responsibility. In this episode, we discuss: What is Neo-Calvinism? What does Acts 29 believe? What is the Acts 29 lifestyle like? What happens in study groups? What made her begin to question her comm…
 
In this episode, we discuss: Some of the unusual requests made of him in the interview How forcing candidates to work for free set up a culture of precarcity What happened when he negotiated his salary What illegal thing he was asked to do The strange veneration of the group's leader And more... Follow Jordan at @jordanuhl on twitter or join his po…
 
In Part 2, We discuss: What it's like to leave a group and a marriage at the same time Leaving a group when you're not legally free to work inthe country where you live How having a son made Eric re-evaluate his experiences When he knew it was time to leave How he got out What he did once he was out And more... Support On Belief: A Podcast About Cu…
 
Eric joins me to discuss: How his family beng involved in an LGAT might have primed him to join ISKCON later in life What the belief system of ISKCON is How restrictive the lifestyle can be Why ISKCON is full of contradictions of practice vs doctrine How love and marriage are handled What the Devotee-Guru relationship looks like And more... Support…
 
In this episode, Marie and I discuss: What do Mormons actually believe? What are the expectations put on every member of a Mormon Family? How are Mormon sons and Mormon daughters raised differently? What does courtship look like in the church? What does the church actually teach about homosexuality? What is life like for women at BYU? And much more…
 
In this episode, we discuss: What preconditions cause Narcissism How to tell if you're dealing with a Narcissist Narcissists in the workplace Narcisissts in relationships Narcissists as parents What makes Narcissists the perfect Cult leaders How to protect yourself from Narcissists And more... Visit http://wkeithcampbell.com for more info Support O…
 
Glynn Washington and I discuss: Why he wanted to revisit Heaven's Gate Why there are people who are sad they missed their chance to join the departed What chilled him to his bone in the interview process What it was like for him growing up in a cult What it's like for an African American man to be in a cult with White Supremacist doctrine What it w…
 
The promise of Large Group Awareness Training is that it's a "bootcamp for the mind." You can get a lot of therapeutic benefit out of just a few highly intense days. The problem is, LGATs have always been pure moneymaking operations with no credible therapeutic basis. In this episode, Kate and I discuss: How she got involved with XXXXXXX What actua…
 
Juana Castanheira, our survivor of SGI contacted me after her episode to ask to further articulate what processing out of a cult looks like. In this episode, we discuss: The shame and guilt of leaving What happened when she tried to resign from her leadership position at SGI Why she later worked again for SGI Her experiences with MLMs Her experienc…
 
In this episode we discuss: Does everyone have suicidal ideation? How do you know whether you're having a fleeting thought of suicide or it's something more How to be a supportive family member, friend, partner to a person who is suffering suicidal ideation What can you do if you're a family member, friend, partner and you're concerned for a person…
 
Chelsea Lockwood, author of this Medium Piece Joins me to discuss her time in the Jehovah's Witnesses, leaving, and healing through Ayahuasca ceremonies. In this episode, we discuss: How aware children are made of the apocalyptic nature of the Jehovah's Witness beliefs Corporal punishment in the Jehovah's Witnesses What types of abuse she was privy…
 
In this episode we discuss: The history of the Jewish Funeral in America What happens from the time a Jewish person dies to the funeral What makes Jewish funerals different from Protestant funerals What happens at the unveiling Why Muslim bodies are prepared by volunteers What happens in the preparation of Muslims for burial What prayers are said a…
 
In this episode, we discuss: How to identify a problematic partner How sociopaths target and manipulate partners Why love bombing is important to both cults and abusive partners Whether we're as good at identifying liars as we thing The similarities between cult leader behaviours and abusive partner behaviours How to get out of a bad relationship A…
 
Dr Michelle Haslam (https://newkadampatraditionreport.org) Joins me to discuss how she was seduced by the idea of living in a peaceful intentional community, only to find out the group's main focus was expansion and encouraging cruelty. In this episode, we discuss: Who is (Was?) Kelsang Gyatso The differences between New Kadampa Tradition and mainl…
 
In this episode we discuss: How the group was not prepared for kids attending outside schools What kind of weekly schedule the members had How the group handled questions about the doctrine How Brother Julius disciplined followers How the group was at the mercy of Brother Julius' whims How Sarah got through it with the help of parties and teenage r…
 
Tony Ortega Joins me for an extra long episode to discuss what it's like covering a group like Scientology for so long. In this episode, we discuss: Why the Scientology/Nation of Islam alliance isn't so unusual What kinds of retaliations the Church has made against him and those closest to him What we know about the FBI's Trafficking case against t…
 
Loading …
Google login Twitter login Classic login