Tag Archive: cult leaders

Sep 06 2015

How to identify a psychopathic cult leader

JimJones

Leaders prone to psychopathy engage in promoting fanaticism and extremism. Psychopathic behaviour is characterised by the use of emotional manipulation, intimidation, bullying, terror and fear mongering in order to gain power and control over others. This article deals with psychopathy especially among religious leaders, who might gather devoted followers to form religious cults – sometimes …

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