CONTENT WARNING: May contain some references to sex trafficking, abuse and general bad practices.
We’re all a bit obsessed with cults now, aren’t we? After Wild Wild Country has peaked a lot of peoples interest.
I’m trying to follow the story with the NXIVM cult which seems to have a lot of Smallville actors in it?
It seems Allison Mack was responsible for recruiting women as part of a self help group which actually turned out to be a sex cult.
According to prosecutors, after she recruited women to join the organization, she used tactics such as blackmail to force them into engaging in sexual activity with Raniere against their wishes, and enslaved them to do menial tasks, for which Raniere allegedly paid Mack. Mack is said to be second in command of NXIVM after Raniere.
Read of any cults recently? Or any good cult documentaries?
yeah my TV and her mum love talking about ‘communes’ and how nice it would be to live in a community where everyone helps each other out, so she said similar at the beginning of WWC. and was like ‘oh I’ve read Osho’s stuff he’s good’. ffs.
obviously the main thing about WWC, as with Scientology, is that OF COURSE it’s easy to build a fucking massive commune where you all just have sex all the time and never stop laughing if literally everyone who lives there is a fucking multi-millionaire to begin with.
Remember my dad telling me about Heaven’s Gate when it happened (people killed themselves en masse believing they were going to be transported aboard a spaceship following the comet Hale Bopp) and I was too young to really understand, so it just freaked me the fuck out, especially the little details about how they were all wearing new trainers and track suits. The website is famously still online and maintained by cultists who were left behind to keep spreading the word: