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Adding links for all of this is a lot of work, so this is a work in progress. Care to help? Request editing access by emailing nsheeran@mica.edu
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If a link is missing, just fricken Google it
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Actors
http://www.lexido.com/EBOOK_TEXTS/THE_GAY_SCIENCE_FIFTH_BOOK_.aspx?S=361
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Aescetic
https://www.google.com/search?q=aescetic&oq=aescetic&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.2006j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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aesthepts
Conceptual aesthetics
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aesthetics
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesthetics
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aggregation
https://www.google.com/search?q=aggregation&oq=aggregation&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.1327j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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Aleistair Crowley
http://oto-usa.org/thelema/crowley/
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anti cult movement
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-cult_movement
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anti design
http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/antidesign/
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anti social impact design
Disillusionment with social impact design and the aggrandization of design practices to the point of rejection of objective or ethical motivations within one's practice.
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Apolcolypticism
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apocalypticism
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Auditing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auditing_(Scientology)
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Aum Shinrikyo
https://soundcloud.com/lastpodcastontheleft/episode-218-the-aum-shinrikyo-death-cult-part-i-mountain-wizards
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Away Team
http://www.heavensgate.com/misc/pressrel.htm
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Beat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_Generation
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bias
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias
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brainwashing
https://theunboundedspirit.com/how-they-manipulate-your-mind-thought-control-persuasion-and-brainwashing-techniques/
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Buddhism
https://www.are.na/block/1085738
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cannibalization
https://youtu.be/aZ8jeVaOH5U?t=1h11m7s
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castration
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6VwYtSsNLI
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chaos magick
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven%27s_Gate_(religious_group)#Structure
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Charismatic leader
http://www.criminaljusticeschoolinfo.com/cults-charismatic-leaders.html
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Charlie Manson
https://soundcloud.com/lastpodcastontheleft/episode147-charles-manson-part-1-an-incarcerated-life
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Christianity
https://billygraham.org/answer/how-do-cults-differ-from-christianity/
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cognitive capture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inattentional_blindness#Cognitive_capture
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cognitive dissonance
https://www.simplypsychology.org/cognitive-dissonance.html
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collectivism
http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/collectivism.html
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communitarianism
http://www.ecopsychology.org/this-changes-everything-by-naomi-klein/
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compassion fatigue
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/compassion-fatigue-how-much-is-too-much-bad-news
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compound
all cults need their compounds, unless they're wack
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computer mediated communication
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybersectarianism#In_China
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conditional design
https://conditionaldesign.org/manifesto/
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conditioning
Aum Shinrikyo "conditioned" its followers in preparation for the nuclear apocalypse using various mental and physical abuse, more at https://soundcloud.com/lastpodcastontheleft/episode-220-aum-shinrikyo-part-iii-the-soldiers-of-white-love
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crazy for God
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foolishness_for_Christ#Crazy_for_God
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cryptofascism
https://itsgoingdown.org/cryptofascism-fracturing-alt-right-gop/
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deprogramming
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/deprogrammed/
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design futures
http://www.designfutureslab.com/about.html
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destructive cults
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cult#Destructive_cults
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Dianetics
https://www.scientology.org/faq/background-and-basic-principles/what-is-dianetics.html
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E-meter
https://www.scientology.org/faq/scientology-and-dianetics-auditing/what-is-the-emeter-and-how-does-it-work.html
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Engrams
https://www.scientology.org/what-is-dianetics/basic-principles-of-scientology/engrams.html
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Evangelical
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangelicalism
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Expansionist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expansionism
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experientalism
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experientialism
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Fight Club
Fight Club is my favorite cult
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Flies
http://4umi.com/nietzsche/zarathustra/12
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Frepap
http://www.frepap.org.pe/biografia.html
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Fundamentalist
https://www.alternet.org/election-2016/rural-america-understanding-isnt-problem
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futurarchy
http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/futarchy.html
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Generation X
https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/08/why-generation-x-might-be-our-last-best-hope
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generative design
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtYRfMzmWFU
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groupthink
http://www.psysr.org/about/pubs_resources/groupthink%20overview.htm
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Hale-Bopp
http://www.heavensgate.com/
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heartistic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unification_Church_of_the_United_States#Neologisms
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Heaven's Gate
http://www.heavensgate.com/
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herd mentality
http://documents.routledge-interactive.s3.amazonaws.com/9781138793934/A2/Nietzsche/NietzscheHerdMorality.pdf
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Hippie
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippie
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holy artifacts
https://listverse.com/2012/08/11/top-10-odd-religious-relics/
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homophily
https://www.google.com/search?q=homophily+definition&oq=homophily+&aqs=chrome.0.0j69i57j0l4.2901j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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indemnity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unification_Church#Indemnity
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indoctrination
https://www.google.com/search?q=indoctrination&oq=indoctrination&aqs=chrome.0.0l6.1598j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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InterPlanetary File System - https://techcrunch.com/2015/10/04/why-the-internet-needs-ipfs-before-its-too-late/
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intersubjectivity
Metahaven notes the end of objectivity and the beginning of the age of intersubjectivity in its book "Can Jokes Kill Governments?"
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irrational primacy effect
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias
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Joburg Joburg, a lengthy sexual and criminal security checklist performed on staff as an auditing action on the E-meter, commonly seen as the roughest "sec-check" in the cult. The results are used as blackmail to keep departers silent about the abuses they've seen in the cult
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Knights of Xenu
http://home.snafu.de/tilman/kox.txt
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L. Ron Hubbard
https://soundcloud.com/lastpodcastontheleft/episode-261-l-ron-hubbard-part-i-grub-hubbard
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liquid democracy
https://medium.com/organizer-sandbox/liquid-democracy-true-democracy-for-the-21st-century-7c66f5e53b6f
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love bombing
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LSD
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Luddism
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Manson Family
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Marshall Applewhite
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meme
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meme-ify
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Merry Pranksters
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metamorphasis
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millenarianism
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Monastic
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Moonies
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moral authoritarianism
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narcissistic personality disorder
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neologism
as meme, as cult term
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nerds
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network theory
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New Religious Movement
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Nietzsche
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Nikes
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normcore
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Passing By
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phenobabitol
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political cults
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polygamist cults
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post political
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Poster
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posthumanity
https://hpluspedia.org/wiki/Transhumanist_ethics
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Preclears
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Procrastination
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