The Cult Deficit

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Are we due for a rise in cult formation? Several factors may be attributed to the spike in cults during the 70s and 80s ー psychedelics, historical and technological bombshells, and more tolerant (lax) cultures. While cults have declined since then, we may see a resurgence of them soon as those same factors are on the rise; Artificial Intelligence seems to have already planted the seeds for future “techno-cults” that will likely grow as AI gets more sophisticated.
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